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Malformed Arms Or Legs
Nonspecific, but: May be indicative of medication reaction, such as anti-platelet drug group, acquisition of a clotting disorder, such as thrombocytopenia of any sort, and can be an issue in such severe events like bacterial endocarditis, or meningococcal meningitis, or Ebola, but you do NOT have any of these, of course. Have your doctor do some hematological testing. ...Read more
Yes: Usually RLS starts in the legs but often migrates to other body parts after treatment is initiated. Arms are more often involved than the trunk. ...Read more
What can cause severe joint pain? Almost can't put weight on legs or lift arms. Knees hurt and arm bones hurt
Get seen: You have one of the systemic rheumatologist diseases until proved otherwise. ...Read more
Arms and upper back aching. Arms and legs falling asleep easily. Vitamin deficincy? History of ehlers danlos GERD pots
Not Vitam deficiency: Would less likely be a vitamin deficiency. Your physician can check. With the background of POTS and Ehlers Danlos would suggest you discuss the possibility of Fibromyalgia with you physicians. We see a lot of people with Ehlers Danlos - also known as benign hypermobility who have fibromyalgia. Your physician will help with therapy which includes exercise, correct of sleep and stress issues. ...Read more
Possible neuropathy: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Neuropathy may affect your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels and the heart. For some people, the symptoms are mild; for others, it can be painful and disabling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Having pain and numbness in both legs when fold. Difficult to move if sit by folding legs. Feels like both legs are paralyzed. Why?
Nerves: Sitting cross legged both pinches and stretches nerves. Pretend that nerves are like water hoses, but instead of delivering water they deliver electricity. If you pinch or stretch hoses then less water flows. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve cause visible and non-visible muscle twitching sometimes painful in the legs and feet? Twitching also in face, hands and arms.
Numb/tingling in hands, legs, and feet on both sides. Muscle spasms in legs, back and arms. Loss of balance, dizzy, stiff. Is it Neuropathy or ms?
Bad choices: You probably don't need or want to pick A or B. Both require a doctor's DX and TX and it might be another thing altogether. A common cause of neuropathy is a diabetic condition w/ other signs too - are you a diabetic? Get into care if 'yes'! MS usually starts a bit later in age. Have an exam to find an answer. Best! ...Read more
No: The only organ in the body that really sleeps is the brain. "My arm is asleep" is just an expression referring to the pins-and-needles sensation that one sometimes has, usually as a result of the limb being in an awkward position. If the tingling is frequent or constant, it could be a sign of problems with the nerves in your legs or arms. If this is the case, you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe itching over arms and legs only above blood vessels, And radiating pain in shin bones both legs.. Could they be related, anything serious??
Not likely to be ...: Either one. Although almost any medicine can cause almost any side effect, bulging veins and feet and ankle swelling wouldn't be likely to be due to taking an snri. Estrogen could conceivably contribute to swelling and visible veins but, as dr. Isobe said, neither is likely to be the cause. Bulging veins and swelling generally means that you have an underlying vein problem that should be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic neck pain radiating into shoulders arms and down spine, unable to raise arms above head and weakness down arms n tingling in fingers. ?
Nerve pressure: You may have a disc problem or degenerative changes in the cervical (neck) spine with pressure on the nerves. In a few people, these symptoms go along with pressure at the top of the spine such as the chiari malformation. If your symptoms do not settle down, you should see your doctor. Other causes are possible. A lot will depend on your neurological examination. Diagnostic studies may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can tight muscles or muscle spasms in neck, shoulder or upper back cause pain down arms or tingly numb feeling arms?
Possibly: Anatomically the arms receive their control of sensation from the neck. Nerves that are irritated at the level of the neck often only result in pain traveling into one arm and not both. Given your age, it would be unlikely that there is significant degeneration to cause symptoms in both arms. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more
I have cspine stenosis c6/7 with bilateral weak arms clumsy hands weakness in legs unable to walk fast a change of gait can surgery help?
Yes: you describe both radicular and myleopathic symptoms if you have central canal stenosis with cord compression the natural course of symptomatic cervical myleopathy is progressive worsening with lower extremity envolvement conservative care is not appropriate in my opinion big question is this foraminal or central canal stenosis? Symptomatic central canal stenosis is best treated surgically ...Read more
Seek Help Now: It's best to get this checked out now ! Your symptoms may be related to a more serious condition. Your muscles that move your limbs are controlled by your nervous system. Your nervous system can be affected by medication, different types of drugs, infections both viral and bacterial. Don't delay and seek medical help now. ! ...Read more
Unlikely.: I doubt that crossing of the legs will lead to either neuropathy or varicose veins. For neuropathy to occur, it would mean that there was pressure on a nerve to cause the problem. This would be quite difficult to happen with simple leg crossing. Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning valves and crossing of the legs will not damage the valves although it could decrease the venous return. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unproven: There are many reasons for spider vein formation including genetics, pregnancies, aging, trauma and sun exposure. Some have suggested that wearing high heel shoes and crossing the legs will increase the chances of spider vein formation due to the increased pressure on the legs from the shoes or crossing. Although it sounds plausible, there is no real proof that leg crossing worsens veins. ...Read more
Yes: Vascular problems can lead to swollen limbs and should always be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more
Arm/leg stiffness : By arm and legs do you mean hands, feet, joints, fingers? If this is been an ongoing problem, it may be due to a systemic condition. Examples include rheumatoid arthritis and a few others. Mention this to your doctor so you can get examined, obtain labs and possibly imaging studies. Its important to get a diagnosis earlier than later. Good luck. ...Read more
Not fibromyalgia.: But, whatever is is, not enough info given. When does it occur; how long has it been present; what makes it worse; where in your arms and legs; does it occur at night, or only with activity. You need to answer these yourself and see your doctor with these answers in your head! than you can be properly evaluated for a long list of potential diagnoses! ...Read more
Stretch them!: Why does this bother you? After sitting hunched up over a computer or in a chair, or other things before bedtime, it may feel good to stretch out when you hit the sack. I do! If that helps you feel better and the symptoms are gone, no worries. If you mean something more complicated, please ask again and explain. If it is really worrying you, or just began unexpectedly, see you. ...Read more
Never heard longer: It doesn't. Nor does it make it grow back thicker although the blunt end from shaving may make it feel coarser. Research since 1920 denies the myth but it survives. Yet, since the irritation is not good and it feels rough, why do it? Other than for competition swimmers, hair can be an attraction - that's mostly why it's there. Or, try gentle waxing. Best! ...Read more
See a doctor: how old are you. this kind of symptoms are age and gender related. we know that you are a female it could thyroid problem.it could be diabetes,or blood sugar problem. so the best way is to see a doctor ,that will be able to run some tests ,and narrowed it down to the proper cause. good luck. i hope that will answer your concern. thank you for using health tap. ...Read more
Not a nurse but....: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Possible stroke: Go to emergency room immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am a 25 year old lady and I am having widespread pain all over my body. It's mostly in my back, legs, arms. What can this be?
Myalgias: #fibromyalgia? Widespread pain both sides of body of woman, absent fever or other signs of infection, raises suspicion for generalized medical conditions like underactive thyroid ; fibromyalgia. Proper approach is general medical evaluation, ; be prepared to report how long have had ; whether have had any injuries like falls/motor vehicle accidents or weight changes. ...Read more
Hi there i keep getting sharp painful pain shooting down my arms and leg been told its gowning pains but im normally 23 years old?
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain % will be arm ; leg fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten arms use standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benign: This is most often an extremely benign condition and does not require any medical evaluation. I would not worry about this. ...Read more
Keep investigating: Go to a different doctor and bring all your records including blood tests and scans etc. Fresh eyes may find the reason. The condition may present itself more clearly with time or maybe go away. Stay patient and observant. Keep a diary of all the symptoms. When they started etc how they have changed. Good luck! ...Read more
Hair: Ever seen a cat that is scared? The cat's hair will stick up from being stressed! Your hair also can stick up from static electricity. ...Read more