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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Circulation (Definition)

1.Movement to and fro or around something, esp. That of fluid in a closed system. 2.The continuous motion by which the blood travels through all parts of the body under the action of the heart. Compliments ...Read more


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I do not have a rash it is the skin pigmentation causing blotchy like darker circles on my left calf muscle? Is this circulation?

I do not have a rash it is the skin pigmentation causing blotchy like darker circles on my left calf muscle? Is this circulation?

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more

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How do you cure poor leg circulation?

How do you cure poor leg circulation?

Good question!: If you smoke, don't! take Aspirin 75 mg - 325 mg daily. Keep BP and blood sugar under control. Exercise daily. Even if it's just for 15 min. Eat a mediterranean or low fat diet and take a statin. Finally, if you have rest pain, non-healing ulcers or very limiting pain with walking, consider revascularization by balloon/stent or surgery. ...Read more

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Can poor leg circulation cause formication?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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What causes poor circulation in arms and legs?

Poor circulation: Poor circulation may be due to poor health, cholesterol, diabetes, alcohol, or other medical condition that may affect the vessels that carry blood to the extremities. Genetics play some role. ...Read more

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What can a person do 2 reverse poor circulation in your legs?

What can a person do 2 reverse poor circulation in your legs?

See a doctor: You must know the cause of poor circulation before you can be treated for it. See you family doctor. ...Read more

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If my legs feel heavy, does that mean I have poor circulation?

If my legs feel heavy, does that mean I have poor circulation?

Pagin doctor so n so: See your doctor to get checked out to rule out anything serious! ...Read more

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If I have poor circulation in one leg, making it colder than the other, would it affect the results of an EMG/NCS?

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 more

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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.

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.

Peripheral vascular: If the circulation to your legs is poor you need to see a vascular doc to evaluate the situation. There are various options. If you are smoking you need to stop. ...Read more

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Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and I cannot feel my legs. Is this a sign of poor circulation? Or could it be something more serious?

Unlikely: A 29 year old is unlikely to have "poor circulation" to the legs, or what we call peripheral arterial disease (pad). You're also unlikely to have vein disease that would cause these symptoms. Discuss with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I'm getting poor blood circulation in my legs what could it be?

Multiple Reasons: The cause of 'poor circulation' can have multiple etiologies. It is very improtant to know the exact symptoms before making that diagnosis. Younger individuals are less likely to have circulartory issues unless they are inherited. A good history and physical by your physician will be able to determine, based on their finding, your problems. ...Read more

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Does this sound like poor circulation to you if legs are mottled?

Does this sound like poor circulation to you if legs are mottled?

Possibly: Probably yes but role out other causes like severe cardiac dysjuntion/shock, medication related, cold exposure. ...Read more

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If you have poor circulation, why do you get spots on your legs?

Depends on the cause: Patients with venous circulation problems will get "spots", usually brownish discoloration or small veins, around the ankle. This comes from increased pressure in the veins that causes small amount s of blood to escape into the tissue. Arterial problems usually have non healing sores not spots on their foot or toes and occasionally blue or red discoloration when they hand their foot down ...Read more

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My mon have verico vains in legs sometime when she walks her legs feel warm is that poor circulation?

No: Varicose veins can cause swelling and discoloration of legs she should be seen by a vascular surgeon to check for venous incompetence and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots on legs from poor circulation?

Spots from vein circ: Venous hypertension aka venous circulation problems can cause both hyperpigmentation [ brown spots ] and hypopigmentation [ atrophic or whitish spots} proper treatment of the underlying venous issue is essential however many of the skin changes can not be reversed. The reddish spot respond the best but not always. See a vein specialist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the type of doctor that helps with poor circulation in legs?

What is the type of doctor that helps with poor circulation in legs?

Several options: Vascular surgeons would be the most direct answer to your question. However, interventional cardiologists also perform procedures to correct this type of problem. Any of a number of doctors could also help diagnose such problems. ...Read more

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When I run my arms n legs turns numb and heavy which makes breathing even harder. What cause that? Poor circulation? What do I need to do? Call my pcp

Yes to see your PCP: But most likely you are just a normal person, who has recently started to run/exercise. The symptoms you mentioned are normal in that scenario. Your circulation is normal. As you continue and develop stamina, all these symptoms would reduce considerably. Though do check with your pcp to ensure you are healthy and get some baseline labs. ...Read more

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What can I do to reverse poor circulation in my legs and feet?

What can I do to reverse poor circulation in my legs and feet?

Poor circulation?: Foremost, let me say that again...Foremost is stop smoking (for those who are), healthy diet, control blood pressure and blood sugars. Keep cholesterol under control w help of your physician and regular exercise. ...Read more

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How do you remove spots on the legs caused by poor blood circulation?

How do you remove spots on the legs caused by poor blood circulation?

Depends: Most "vascular spots" are either spdier veins angiomas or hemosiderin deposits from venous insufficiency the first two can be treated with injections or laser the last is hard to treat and the goal is to prevent further extension Arterial disease can cause purple or bluish spots that are usually painful snd in the feet ...Read more

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I f I am experiencing leg cramps does that mean I have poor circulation?

Not necessarily: Cramps, tightness or "charley horses" during walking or activity might be intermittent claudication. This is a symptom common with pad. Cramps at night or during periods of inactivity that improves with walking is unlikely pad or poor circulation. Discussion with your physician may help further determine what the issue is. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will multiple surgeries on 1 leg cause poor circulation?

Possibly: It depends on what type of surgeries. If the vein is harvested for bypass, for instance, the venous and lymphatics are impacted and swelling can ensue. If the arterial circulation is impacted, symptoms may be pain with walking or even difficulty healing wounds. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor can help with poor circulation in legs?

Vascular Surgeon: A vascular surgeon is a specialist in the blood vessels of the body outside of the heart. They are trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the blood vessels with medication, surgery, and minimally invasive techniques (such as angioplasty and stenting) and are the only complete specialist in the vascular system. Visit www. Vascularweb. Org to find a vascular specialist near you. ...Read more

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What are causes of having poor leg circulation and excessive sweating in my groin area?

Circulation: Without delay you should either go to the Emergency Room or make a quick appointment with your doctor. It may turn out not to be a big problem but you do need to find out ASAP. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of poor circulation in the leg with top of foot burning the day before?

Causes of poor: Leg circulation can be smoking, elevated cholesterol, fatty deposits in the arterial wall, radiation exposure. There are systemic diseases like diabetes that have increased chances of developing peripheral arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease does not develop overnight so your day before top of the foot burning pain is not such an important clue. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more