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My Cast Is Too Tight
My hands and arms feel uncomfortable and painful when i wear long sleeves. My sleeves aren't too tight but it feels like my circulation is cut off.Why?
See doctor: Most people don't have the feeling that their circulation is cut off when wearing long sleeves. So, if you're having the sensation, you need to see your doctor, so they can check your circulation in your arms while wearing a longsleeved blouse. This will give better clues as to what might be causing this feeling, or if you have a medical condition that may be brewing. This needs further work up. ...Read more
No,but...: No, but you are likely perfectly normal. Without doing an exam it is hard to say if you have a problem. I would suggest you see a gyn. ...Read more
I have a problem with my heart. My chest feel's very tight, but not too tight that it is painful, but too tight that it is very uncomfortable. ?
Just got wrist cast off after 5 wks. Whenever I put pressure on my palm it is very painful. Is this normal?
Probably: Your wrist hasn't moved for 5 weeks. it will take some more time for it to be back to normal. ...Read more
I wear a neoprene sleeve over my knees because of some arthritus.When i remove it, my knees feel swollen. Is it too tight?
Leg in cast and toes turn very deep purple very quickly when not elevated. Just had brostrum gould surgery. Is this normal or could cast be too tight?
Swelling: Just elevate as much as possible--a hard cast does not allow for much swelling, so you have to keep it the swelling down as much as possible. You can also ice behind your knee, which helps--20 minutes at a time... If the toes stay purple even after elevating and icing, then yes, the cast may be too tight. You don't want it to be too loose either though... ...Read more
Have really tight leg Muscles what should I do i can't lift my leg very high because it's too tight
Ace wrap: Yes if the wrap is too tight it can circulation. Try to wrap the ace without excessive stretching of the bandage. Also, do no wear it all day and removed when sleeping. If you foot gets swollen or changes color then the wrap is too tight. ...Read more
I had midfoot fracture 2 months back. I had elastic cast for 5 wks, it was so tight sometimes now I feel pain and my big toe lost some stiffness. Could that be due to a tight cast?
Knee brace too tight and after prolonged use calf feels tight and swollen? Should i get a new one?
Knee brace: Yes get a brace that is more comfortably. ...Read more
Lower leg feels tight, like a pressure. Wearing socks it feels tighter. it is not the sock, if I switch socks (R2L and L2R) it still feels tight/press?
Lower leg: Tightness in the lower leg could come from different causes. Th e most serious condition could be caused by blockage in your venous system or veins.I would see a physician to exclude this ...Read more
I have incredibly tight foreskin, i can't pull it over the head of my penis and if i try too hard it hurts. Is this normal?
Phimosis: Presume foreskin is covering glans penis & can not be retracted for necessary hygiene. Suggest you consult a urologist who will likely recommend circumcision. You might be a candidate for application of prescription strength steroid cream, but i get the sense that you need surgery. You are at risk for balanitis, inflammation of head of penis and possibly penile cancer if feft untreated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had my foot taped for plantar facistus. Was it wrong to shower with tape and now very uncomfortable. I would pull off the tape but it's too sticky.
Ball for plantar fas: See a podiatrist who will give you an exercise ball for plantar fascitis which is excellent for pain relief,among other modalities Take the tape off. Supplements- Vitamin B12,arthritis formula etc.Go on line to willner chemist.com & talk to the holistic pharmacists & order needed agents. ...Read more
I sprained my wrist a long tie ago. When to hand dr since it is not feeling better and he said to wear brace 24/7. It hurts more with the brace. Why?
My toes hurt under the nail whenever there is pressure. Started after wearing too tight shoes. I had an ingrown toenail removed but it still hurts.
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