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Poor Leg Circulation And Rash
I have a red, itchy, warm, slightly swollen rash on the bottom of my legs after sitting for a long period of time. What is this? Circulation related?
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Possibly: The sensation of creepy, crawly insect like disorder is more typical or superficial nerves responding to something topical such as a lotion, dry skin, etc. "poor circulation", presumably your refer to arterial, causes claudication, or a deep muscle ache. At your age, unless your have diabetic neuropathy, prior traumatic damage to your skin such as a burn, i would doubt. Ask your doctor to look. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
29yr male.brainfog on liftin weights & trainin my leg. vit levels fine.Fe-70ug/dl.Ferritin-40ng/ml.circulation is very poor.what tests shld i undergo?
Circulation: If you feel your circulation is poor see your doctor. As far as tests are concerned that would depend on what your exam shows. It would be unusual to have a vascular problem at 29 ,but if your lab test are normal for sugar, renal function and thyroid, it may help to get C-reactive protein, cholesterol, homocyseine. Your doctor may consider an ankle brachial index ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What are my options for poor circulation in my legs. I am at the point that i often cannot feel my legs and they are very cold. Thank you.
If I have poor circulation in one leg, making it colder than the other, would it affect the results of an EMG/NCS?
Probably Not, But...: Although temperature does play a role in the outcome of an EMG/NCV study, most neurophysiologists check temperature during the test to identify this as a source of error. To some extent, the answer to this question depends on the results of the test and the skill set of the person doing the test. I would discuss it with the doctor who performed the test, if possible. Stay healthy! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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