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What can cause a reduced arm swing in a young adult with pots syndrome ?

What can cause a reduced arm swing in a young adult with pots syndrome ?

Don't : Think they are connected. Did you injure your arm? Does it hurt? Do you otherwise have a full range if motion? ...Read more

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What are all the possible symptoms of post thrombotic syndrome in an arm?

Pain, swelling, weak: 1) shoulder or neck discomfort, 2) arm or hand swelling, 3) pain radiating to the hand or forearm, and/or 4) hand weakness. ...Read more

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Can i ask for a cast on my dequervains syndrome arm?

Not a top choice: You should be able to accomplish the same thing with a wrist splint. The splint can be taken off for bathing, etc, and casts are much more cumbersome! ...Read more

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Snapping triceps syndrome is it always in both arms?

Snapping triceps syndrome is it always in both arms?

No: ' Snapping triceps ' in my experience is rare, usually associated w/ ulnar nerve( funny bone) subluxation , and most often, unilateral. Best advice is to get a thorough examination by a sports medicine trained ORS. Commonly, 'snapping triceps' occurs later in extension of the elbow ( 110 degrees ), whereas ulnar n.'snapping' @ 75degrees)...(earlier before full extension).exam is the key.GL! ...Read more

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Why do angelman syndrome patients have uplifted, flexed arms during movement?

Why do angelman syndrome patients have uplifted, flexed arms during movement?

Unknown: I don't think anyone knows, but it is very characteristic of the syndrome. ...Read more

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I have resless leg syndrome. It's big in my feet and starting to be in my arms. Is something wrong?

I have resless leg syndrome.  It's big in my feet and starting to be in my arms.  Is something wrong?

Let me explain: You have a strong urge to move your legs. These sensations are typically described as crawlingcreeping cramping tingling pulling or tugging. Your symptoms start or get worse when you're resting such as sitting or lying down. Your symptoms are partially or temporarily relieved by activity as long as you keep moving. Your symptoms are worse at night. If you have those, check with doctor for help. ...Read more

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Is an arm tic a common sign of tourette's syndrome?

Is an arm tic a common sign of tourette's syndrome?

Can be: Motor tics, and simple tics are often seen before complesx tics in tourette's disorder. Symptoms can vary over time but usually have a peak around age 9 or 11. ...Read more

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I have cubital tunnel syndrome in my dominate arm. Will having surgery be a good option?

I have cubital tunnel syndrome in my dominate arm. Will having surgery be a good option?

Depends: There are conservative options for cubital tunnel syndrome but the response to them can be variable. If your symptoms are bad enough to warrant surgery, then surgery can be very helpful often with complete resolution of symptoms. There are a variety of surgeries out there including endoscopic, in situ and transposition surgeries. Speak to your surgeon about which is best for you. ...Read more

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Can thoratic outlet syndrome cause left side of face and left arm numbness?

Can thoratic outlet syndrome cause left side of face and left arm numbness?

face no, arm yes: Assuming that to syndrome has been confirmed on left side, the left arm can become numb but not face where nerve supply is from higher level trigeminal nerve. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome but i only have issues with right arm?

Diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome but i only have issues with right arm?

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon for those who suffer from thoracic outlet syndrome to only be affected on one side and not the other. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have horner 's syndrome right arm pain I have had no treatment I am very afraid should I be worried?

I have horner 's syndrome right arm pain I have had no treatment I am very afraid should I be worried?

Horner's syndrome: Needs explanation. It can be caused by a lung cancer which has also involved the nerves to your arm (if the affected eye is on the same side as your arm pain). Please see a neurologist very soon. ...Read more

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I have honer's syndrome with no treatment should I be worried. Right upper arm is in pain new symptom. I am very scared?

Have it checked: If you mean horner's syndrome - small size pupil, drooping of the eye lid etc. On the right side also, it would be prudent to see a doctor since these symptoms might be related. ...Read more

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Is an ultrasund performed dfferently than an ultrasound for thoratic outlet syndrome and an ultrasound just on the neck down to the arm?

Several ways: Ultrasound- doppler spectral analysis and images can be done with various devices and probes, and frequencies essentially anywhere in the body. Arteries, veins, organs can all be examined. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for compartment syndrome in the arms?

What are the treatment options for compartment syndrome in the arms?

Pressure measurement: to confirm the Diagnosis and then surgery most likely. Final decision depends on your treating physician's Dx. Good Luck and Happy Holidays. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why angelman syndrome victims have uplifted, flexed arms during movement?

Can you tell me why angelman syndrome victims have uplifted, flexed arms during movement?

CNS profound effects: Some affected never learn to walk or speak. Walking may start at 2 to 6 years. Fewer than 80% have the happy expression, an unstable gait, with the uplifted flexed and pronated arms. The genetic effects on the CNS are being researched.. ...Read more

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Chest left pain, not sharp, left arm pain with back pain, dont have other simptons, what is this? I have Panic Syndrome :(.

Chest left pain, not sharp, left arm pain with back pain, dont have other simptons, what is this? I have Panic Syndrome :(.

See your PCP ASAP: Pain in your chest that radiates to your left arm is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. See your doctor for further investigation, tests and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with impingement syndrome in the rotator cuff, but the real pain is about 8 inches lower in the upper arm muscle. I'm 50 yr female?

I've been diagnosed with impingement syndrome in the rotator cuff, but the real pain is about 8 inches lower in the upper arm muscle. I'm 50 yr female?

Referred pain: The nerves that supply the rotator cuff comes from the neck at the c5 and c6 levels. The same nerves supply the skin around the side of the upper arm. Since your brain is unable to process pain coming from the rotator cuff tendons, it interprets the pain as coming from the area of those nerves, or the skin from the nerves. This is called referred pain. ...Read more

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