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Stinging or tingling in the elbows and knees is usually caused by what?

Stinging or tingling in the elbows and knees is usually caused by what?

Inflamation: If the tingling is localized, it is likely local pathology of joints or soft tissues around the joint. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Tingling from hands to elbows n feet to knees. What can cause that?

Tingling from hands to elbows n feet to knees. What can cause that?

Nerve compression: Some kind od pressure on superficial nerves could cause that. Could be at wrist like eatly carpet tunnel. That does not affect legs. Need to see a doc if it occurrs daily. ...Read more

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I have constant numbing tingling at times burning pain and weakness below elbow to fingers and below knees. Worsen during sleep?

I have constant numbing tingling at times burning pain and weakness below elbow to fingers and below knees. Worsen during sleep?

Vague: Depending upon the duration of your issues, I would see a dr. Asap whom may refer you to a neurologist. You may need some tests done. Could be a pinched nerve, but impossible to tell without a history and exam. ...Read more

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My wife has pain in inner elbows, right above buttuck, outer knees, outer shoulder blades, depressed, can't sleep, tingling restless legs, why all this?

My wife has pain in inner elbows, right above buttuck, outer knees, outer shoulder blades, depressed, can't sleep, tingling restless legs, why all this?

Multifocal pain: This can be caused by many things. It would be appropriate for her to be examined, specifically by someone who can diagnose, or exclude the diagnosis of fibromyalgia which is typically associated with localized tenderness in many places and disruption in normal sleep "architecture" - there are many reasons for restless legs, so please have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain in elbows hands knees and legs Tingling down left hand side of face occasionally Bad memory IBS Tiredness Symptoms come and go for months?

Pain in elbows hands knees and legs Tingling down left hand side of face occasionally Bad memory IBS Tiredness Symptoms come and go for months?

See your physician: These symptoms may represent any number of conditions including anxiety, headache (for example, migraines), multiple sclerosis, etc. See your primary care physician for a full review of your history (be specific when you communicate your symptoms) and physical exam. Http://www. Cfah. Org/prepared-patient/prepared-patient-articles/talking-about-symptoms-with-your-health-care-team ...Read more

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Weird pain in right back, arm, neck, head n tingling in right knee and below. Had it before but got okay and now has returned again after 1 month.

See your doctor: You have a lot going on. It's best to be seen in person so you can have an exam and evaluation to figure out what's going on. It could be a problem with your spine, arthritis or fibromyalgia or pulled muscles. ...Read more

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Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.

Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.

Go to the ER now: Localized or unilateral (symptoms on one side of the body) numbness, weakness and tingling is concerning for an evolving neurological problem. People with these symptoms require emergent evaluation and should not attempt to drive a car. Let a family member, friend or ambulance do the transporting. ...Read more

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I'm 34 F have pain &tingling in left back knee, calf, hamstring & back (No swelling/redness) Numbness on heel & last 2fingers in arm. Have mild scolios?

I'm 34 F have pain &tingling in left back knee, calf, hamstring & back (No swelling/redness) Numbness on heel & last 2fingers in arm. Have mild scolios?

Too much: In all those anatomic distributions, I don't believe there is any one single diagnosis that can be invoked as an explanation. I'm afraid you have numerous areas of rheumatism and arthritis - I don't think your mild scoliosis is a factor here. ...Read more

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Can't walk in morning after sitting. Buttock pain left side and knee stiffness right. Tingling left arm thumb index throughout day. Which doc to se?

Can't walk in morning after sitting. Buttock pain left side and knee stiffness right. Tingling left arm thumb index throughout day. Which doc to se?

Primary care: These complaints are likely not related to one problem and somewhat difficult to localize and treat. The buttock pain may be related to your previously diagnosed sciatica or spinal stenosis or something entirely different. Lower back pain is always treated first with your primary care physician. The knee stiffness as well. The tingling may be managed via your PCP or orthopedics or neurosurgery. ...Read more

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Why would I keep getting hyperextension injuries of my knees and elbows?

Why would I keep getting hyperextension injuries of my knees and elbows?

Depends: There are number possibilities including some of which include: not allowing enough time between the injury and restarting activity for the injury to heal; genetic predispositions that allow more flexible or lax ligaments; the type of activity that your are doing and simple over exertion. ...Read more

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What to do if my aunt is an old lady 73 years old and she's been complaining about her knees and elbows?

What to do if my aunt is an old lady 73 years old and she's been complaining about her knees and elbows?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) XTR strength: Initially, you can give Acetaminophen for immediate relief. I like tylenol (acetaminophen) 500mg every 8 hours. But it would be better if she is examined for any hematoma, fracture, bone mass, swelling. These require further management. ...Read more

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Hi I have been suffering from psoriasis on my elbows and knees but am wondering wether this is psoriasis or something else.

Hi I have been suffering from psoriasis on my elbows and knees but am wondering wether this is psoriasis or something else.

Psoriasis: Psoriais does occur on elbows and knees, so your rash would be consistent with that diagnosis and a trained clinician could make the diagnosis with excellent accuracy.. A biopsy would provide a definitive answer. ...Read more

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What is this on the inside of both elbows and knees? It itches and is sometimes a little bit painfull as well. How can we treat it?

What is this on the inside of both elbows and knees? It itches and is sometimes a little bit painfull as well. How can we treat it?

Need to see MD: A persistent rash or lesion of some kind should be viewed directly by a health care provider to sort out what it is. ...Read more

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Itchi elbows and knees. Bumps come and go?

Itchi elbows and knees. Bumps come and go?

Probably: This is probably eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Itching on elbows thighs and knees. What is this?

Itching on elbows thighs and knees. What is this?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that can be itchy. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My elbows and knees have started hurting upon waking feeling like they were "locked" all night. Hurts to move them initially. What is going on?

My elbows and knees have started hurting upon waking feeling like they were "locked" all night. Hurts to move them initially. What is going on?

Arthritis: Sounds like you are describing new onset of morning stiffness which is one of the cardinal symptoms of the inflammatory arthritis family of diseases. If this sensation of restricted movement lasts for more than 30 minutes or so in the morning and persists or seems to be progressing I would discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark knees and elbows?

How can I get rid of dark knees and elbows?

See a dermatologist: I do not know the answer but a dermatologist does. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent hyperextension of my knees and elbows?

Ligamentous laxity: Is a common congenital condition that permits one to hyperextend joints and makes one "double-jointed". There is no need to worry about that when it occurs naturally. However, traumatic hyperextension injury is quite injurious. A knee brace when highly active or elbow protector can help. ...Read more

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My elbows and knee caps are extremely dry that are white and sandy. What can I do?

My elbows and knee caps are extremely dry that are white and sandy. What can I do?

See dermatologist: The might represent psoriasis, but please have a dermatologist examine you to get proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have really dry knees, elbows, shins, and forearms. How do I make them super soft?

I have really dry knees, elbows, shins, and forearms. How do I make them super soft?

Lotion: Try consistently using a skin moisturizer especially after showers/baths. If it does not work then see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have ashy elbows and knees. Do you know any medications that can get rid of it. Thank You.

Doctor Visit: Skin disorders are seen at best. A photo or by your description, it is in the location of what is called Psoriasis. Need more information to fully answer your question. Could always use a topical moisturizer or hand cream to see if it is just dry skin. See a doctor or a skin specialist called a dermatologist for complete diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to remove stretch marks? I have stretch marks on my underarms, elbows, behind (Gluteal region) and knees.

How to remove stretch marks? I have stretch marks on my underarms, elbows, behind (Gluteal region) and knees.

Stretch marks can be: Difficult to completely remove. However daily use of moisturizers with cocoa butter or shea butter can help. Scar creams such as Mederma can be helpful but are expensive. You might also try skin lightening creams to make the dark lines blend in better with the light lines. ...Read more

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Red little dots with te skin turning red around them and it seems to be spreading, it hurts badly when u touch it and its all over butt, elbows, knees?

Red little dots with te skin turning red around them and it seems to be spreading, it hurts badly when u touch it and its all over butt, elbows, knees?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at http://imgur. Com
the picture will be tagged with its own URL address

You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address (www.....com) listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on elbows and knees. Why?

Allerfy? Psoriaisis?: This could represent dermatitis or psoriasis. This could be assocated with food allergy or atopic dermatitis. Try hydrocrotisone over the counter. If not effective see dermatologist for evaluation amd treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps on elbows and knees. What could it be?

I have itchy bumps on elbows and knees. What could it be?

Rash: Any skin condition is difficult to identify without seeing it or having more history. What does it look like? Is it red? Flad/raised? Etc. It could be that your knees have come into contact with something and is showing an allergic reaction. Could be eczema or psoriasis or skin rashes can sometimes be a sign of something going on internally. Best to have a doctor take a look and take a full history. ...Read more

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Itchis bumbs on left elbow and right knee?

Various causes: Itchy bumps on elbow or knee could be due to allergic reaction to clothing or other substances, insect bites, early psoriasis, fungus, etc. If cortisone cream doesn't clear these eruptions, see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why would I have swelling in both knees and elbow?

Why would I have swelling in both knees and elbow?

See a rheumatologist: There are numerous causes for an inflammatory arthritis. See a rheumatologist to determine the cause and to start appropriate treatment. ...Read more