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My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms and legs, health normal,
What are the cause and remedy?
Needs to be checked : Pain in arms and legs all the time needs to be checked by your doctor. She is only 22 years old and having frequent pains in both arms and legs. She should make an appointment with family doctor. Will need detailed history past and present and comprehensive medical examination. And if indicated may need blood and urine test and may be other tests to find out the cause and appropriate treatment . ...Read more
6 months bck I got high uric acid then it was contrlld, still I feel pain in arms and legs bt in tests my uric acid level is normal. What should I do?
No: I have never heard of that being a complication of allergy pills. ...Read more
yes: Neuropathies secondary to lupus may cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Cabg 11 months ago. Having a lot of cramps and pain in arms and legs. Is this common after this type of surgery?
Sternal area discomfort can persist, but usually has declined by 3-4 months.
Vein harvest sites in the legs can be a nuisance with healing and numbness but not usually cramps.
You probably need a vascular exam. Since you had heart disease, you have some other risk factors and may have something else going on. ...Read more
Muscles are sore and I'm feeling a sharp pain in arms and legs today after the gym. What should I do about this?
What could cause sharp stabbing pain in arms and legs? My feet hurt when i first wake up and walk on them.
I haven't had a lot of energy. Even if I sleep all day I still have no energy. Just recently I have pain in arms and legs when trying to fall asleep.
Please start by seeing your primary doctor.
Most likely you will be referred to a Neurologist to determine the cause of your symptoms and plan correction. ...Read more
Terrible pain in arms and legs, low grade fever pain bad enoigh cannot bear weight at times. Family history psa & RA could it be rheumatology issue?15yr old
Definitely could be : From what you describe and family history, this indeed could be a rheumatologic problem. Based on other history and physical findings, I could think tick borne disease or rheumatic fever. Have a doctor evaluate and order appropriate blood work, and refer as needed. ...Read more
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 more
Multip possibilities: Possibilities are multiple. Pain in the limbs could be caused by a problem in the muscles, joints, tendons, nerves or other conditions such as referred pain from the spine. If pain is severe and persistant do see your physician for an exam and appropriate testing for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
I sometimes feel quick sharp pains in my arms and legs. It happens in the legs more often and more than once during a day. Should I worry?
Not to worry: Dear ChelsieH, it is normal to feel "quirky" things like hurting or tingling or twitching intermittently. We worry when symptoms happen consistently, like every day and/or if they are progressing (getting worse) in any way. If these pains are short and intermittent, I wouldn't worry. Let us know if they become stronger and more frequent. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Recurring shooting pains in arms and legs (particularly arms) most days. Seems to flare up in the cold, are these symptoms of anything serious?
Family practice : Although you are young it could be a circulatory problem coldness can constrict blood vessels. There is a condition called reynolds that resembles this. Check with your dr. ...Read more
My son has bites on his arms and legs and we can't tell what it is because we have not been biten by anything i really need help to know what it is?
Insect bites?: The best way to clarify is to have him checked to ascertain the nature of the lesions. Lesions that look like insect bites in the exposed part of the body is consistent with insect bites especially if itchy and raised with injection marks off center of lesion or the effect of sun exposure. Other household contacts do not necessarily have to be affected. Take car.e ...Read more
Hello. I started working out in 2013, then I stopped working out altogether. 3 years later, my arms and legs look smaller and I gained weight. Why?
That's what happens: When we exercise less, our muscles get smaller and weaker. When we continue eating more calories than we use up each day, the extra is stored as fat (awaiting the day we have a famine and need to use the stored fat). That's how nature works. To reverse this, one can just eat or drink FEWER calories than is being used each day, and resume exercising. ...Read more
Many things: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side. Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If both of the entire hands and feet are numb, then a peripheral neuropathy is more likely. This can be related to long-standing diabetes. This problem needs to be worked up by a physician. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, impaired venous circulation, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Many disorders: Neuropathy, myopathy, spinal cord disorder, multiple sclerosis, various brain diseases, myasthenia gravis, thyroid problems, diabetes, anemia, sleep disorders, medication reactions, depression. This illustrates that you need complete physical exam to start and then your doctor can decide how to proceed. ...Read more
Dermatologist: You would have to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more
Medical evaluation. There can be a variety of causes.
Take care. ...Read more
Not likely: This could be many things. Has she been in an area where there are ticks? Does she have other symptoms? Have you been sticking her with pins (just kidding)? If this progresses or she has other symptoms would let a doctor take a look at this. Without seeing, it, impossible to diagnose. ...Read more
Lose it everywhere: You cannot just lose weight in selected areas. You have to lose weight all over your whole body in order to reduce the areas that you are interested in. Sorry, but there is no such thing as spot weight loss. It's all or nothing; but, that's not such a bad thing either -- just takes longer... ...Read more
Most likely spinal : Although peripheral neuropathy can cause the symptoms, arm symptoms are usually less than leg symptoms. If arm and leg symptoms are pretty equal, the problem could be either coming from brainstem or upper spinal cord problems. Nutritional deficiencies, like low blood calcium can do this too. ...Read more
Midget vrs dwarf: "Midget" refers to a person who is very short, but normally proportioned. A person who is small but doesn't have disproportionate limbs or other body parts would be a midget (term considered offensive by most). On the other hand, "dwarf" referrs to a person who is small and has disproportionate body parts. Usually a midget is considered if they are under 4'11". ...Read more
Not: Not normal. You should see a vascular surgeon to make sure there is no arterial narrowing. Also, make sure your heart is working well. ...Read more
I have: Had patients leak fluid fron the legs from swelling. ...Read more
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