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Hallo leg and foot pain after legbypass went to vascular dr. And said leg is nice and warm so bypass was succes, but still in pain help?

Hallo leg and foot pain after legbypass went to vascular dr. And said leg is nice and warm so bypass was succes, but still in pain help?

Reperfusion pain: After having a revascularization performed, patients sometimes may experience what is known as reperfusion pain. This occurs when tissue that has been lacking adequate blood supply is suddenly given the blood it needs to properly function. This may resolve over time. Close follow up with your vascular doctor is recommended. ...Read more

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Unilateral lower leg swelling. Wear compression socks and elevate feet for saphenous reflux, leg remains same size. Might swelling not be vascular?

Unilateral lower leg swelling. Wear compression socks and elevate feet for saphenous reflux, leg remains same size. Might swelling not be vascular?

No: You have venous stasis. Any other swelling can be like abscess formation, muscle herniation. Fracture, and if you have the above trust me you will know it right away. My advice if you have good arterial flow get 30-40mmHg compression sock and use them. Cut salt from diet and elevate feet when at rest ...Read more

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Hi I had an old hip injury iv been to surgn and now vascular spealist they dono wats wrong to be diagnosed nxt is pain clinlic. Symptoms swalln whole right side, feet, leg, arm and hand plus chronic pain all the time?

Hi I had an old hip injury iv been to surgn and now vascular spealist they dono wats wrong to be diagnosed nxt is pain clinlic. Symptoms swalln whole right side, feet, leg, arm and hand plus chronic pain all the time?

Unilateral Swelling: Studies show that unilateral swelling has a large differential diagnosis which includes lymphedema and obstruction of venous return. The lymphatic and venous drainage of the upper and lower extremities are separate so your MD may entertain a diagnosis of congenital lymphedema. Imaging will be paramount in determining the anatomical cause of any obstruction, and a full H&P including family history ...Read more

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Help with pain post dvt leg knee to ankle, pain at night sleeping. Vascular surgeon said continue wear compress/socks (day). put feet up. What else? Thx

Help with pain post dvt leg knee to ankle, pain at night sleeping. Vascular surgeon said continue wear compress/socks (day). put feet up. What else? Thx

NSAID: An NSAID (like ibuprofen, naproxen, or high dose aspirin) will help the pain. If you're on an anticoagulant ("blood thinner"), this will increase the risk of bleeding but can still be used if you're not having bleeding problems. (and I would let your doc know what you're doing and why). ...Read more

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I have a venous us and see a vascular doc in a week for severe bilateral foot/ankle swelling attacks. The leg cramps/pain behind knee.? How to sleep?

I have a venous us and see a vascular doc in a week for severe bilateral foot/ankle swelling attacks. The leg cramps/pain behind knee.? How to sleep?

One of the concerns: Is a clot, a bakers cyst is another that comes to mind. A clot is serious if present and needs to be dealt with immediately. The question is did you already have he ultrasound or not? If you didn't go get it done...And do not wait a week. If you did and it was negative, I would call the doctors office anyway explain your ina lot of pain and ask to be seen earlier.
Perhaps ice would help.... ...Read more

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I have symptoms of peripheral vasular disease, pain in right calf and foot goes numb whenever pain is there. Pls advise, as no neuro docs in our city?

I have symptoms of peripheral vasular disease, pain in right calf and foot goes numb whenever pain is there. Pls advise, as no neuro docs in our city?

Sciatic nerve irritation.: You are probably a little young to have vascular disease. Much more likely you have some lumbar disc disease with pinching. When you pinch the nerve you may get numbness, weakness, pain or loss of proprioception. That means your foot doesn't feel quite right when you put it down. Try some low back exercises. You can find lots of low back exercise if you Google. I think you'll also find those on YouTube. If you are overweight, it will also benefit you to lose weight. ...Read more

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What are options for vascular leg problems?

What are options for vascular leg problems?

Vascular Consult: You would need a formal consult with a vascular specialist to answer this question. Seek out a board-certified vascular surgeon to evaluate your leg with an exam ; possibly an ultrasound or segmental pressure study. He would question you about your specific symptoms and base your workup based on your history and examination. Your options could then be discussed with you based on this. ...Read more

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I been having numbing in my legs and feet and I don't know what causing this problem?

I been having numbing in my legs and feet and I don't know what causing this problem?

See neurologist: Could be due to peripheral neuropathy or a problem within lumbosacral cistern, such as stenosis. Do not delay, schedule neurology consultation and get to bottom of causation. ...Read more

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If you have a club foot, are you also more likely to have other leg development problems?

If you have a club foot, are you also more likely to have other leg development problems?

Usually not: Club foot is usually an isolated deformity, although it can be associated with meningomyelocele most frequently. Sometimes, what appears to be a true club foot is actually a deformation from position in utero that is reversible without surgery. ...Read more

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Could vascular problems in your leg have an impact on migraene headaches?

Could vascular problems in your leg have an impact on migraene headaches?

Unlikely: The most common vascular problem in the legs, atherosclerosis, has no impact on migranes. There are far less common casues of vascular problems (vasculitis, or vascular inflammation) which can cause headaches -- but remember this is pretty unusual. ...Read more

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What leg exercises are best if you have a foot problem?

What leg exercises are best if you have a foot problem?

Get a Diagnosis 1st: First, see a Podiatrist tolearn what the Foot problem is. Only, then, can you learn if and what needs exercise. Be sure to ask if the exercises can be performed weight bearing or non-weight bearing. Tehy may be as simple as calf flexions or toe raises, or alphabet exercises. ...Read more

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Just found out I have a sciatic nerve problem. My leg and foot are swollen is that a cause of it?

Just found out I have a sciatic nerve problem. My leg and foot are swollen is that a cause of it?

Just found out I hav: Sometimes, but sually there is a compression of the veins in the affected limb that can cause the swelling, to be safe ask for venous ultrasound to make sure no blood clots; otherwise talk to the doctor who diagnosed you with the sciatica, he would be able to tell you better after examining you. ...Read more

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I'm having problems with my back. It some time feeling like my spine pulling apart and my right leg is feeling heavy my foot num and change colors?

I'm having problems with my back. It some time feeling like my spine pulling apart and my right leg is feeling heavy my foot num and change colors?

Need MRI: Disc injuries and other types of spine abnormality can cause nerve problems into your leg. It is certainly reasonable to get this checked. ...Read more

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Broken fibula & tibia in 99. Leg length discrepancy of 1.5" but only tibia is short. Fibula bowing. Problems feet up. Pursue Taylor spatial frame?

Broken fibula & tibia in 99. Leg length discrepancy of 1.5" but only tibia is short. Fibula bowing. Problems feet up. Pursue Taylor spatial frame?

Other options?: You're 30 and no longer growing, problem won't get worse. A 3/4" heel lift on your shorter leg may resolve most issues. If not, surgery to lengthen the short tibia with external device is possible but results may not be worth the effort to get there. You really need to discuss with orthopedics your current issues with shorter leg and if they will resolve with surgery. ...Read more

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My husband has numbness from groin to feet. He has had every nerve test on back and legs he is fine. No drs know what the problem is it'd getting wors?

My husband has numbness from groin to feet. He has had every nerve test on back and legs he is fine. No drs know what the problem is it'd getting wors?

? Spinal cord: Given the history I would wonder whether a spinal cord problem can be causing the symptoms. If that is so usually there is some disturbance in bowel or bladder function. There may also be imbalance and weakness in the lower extremities. Please have a thorough neurologic exam to determine the need for imaging of your spine. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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Can venous problems cause cold foot/lower leg or is that only related to artery problems?

Can venous problems cause cold foot/lower leg or is that only related to artery problems?

Cool: Extremities are usually from arterial issues the warm swollen extremity can be from venous stasis disease and or infection ...Read more

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Can muscles cause irritation to nerves? Prickling burning sensations in legs and feet. No disc problems.

Can muscles cause irritation to nerves? Prickling burning sensations in legs and feet. No disc problems.

Sometimes: The scalene muscle in the neck can pinch the nerves of the brachial plexis if they are overgrown and tight. There is also a piriformis syndrome in the pelvis that can compress nerve. ...Read more

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My father have a problem in left leg about 2&3 weeks. And left foot will be rest when a.c. on and pain in left leg?

Exam: He needs to be checked for PVD and PAD (peripheral vascular disease/periperal arterial disease) as well a for metabolic and neurologic issues. Have him examined ASAP. ...Read more

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My brother is 17 yrs old and only 50 kgs and 5 feet 8 inches tall. He is a vegan. He also has a problem of leg crossover while running.

My brother is 17 yrs old and only 50 kgs and 5 feet 8 inches tall. He is a vegan. He also has a problem of leg crossover while running.

Hip dysplasia: Slight hip deformities from birth and muscle imbalance are the first things I think of as causing the cross over. Experiment with shoe wedges based wider laterally. Remind your bro that Homo Sapiens is an omnivore and needs animal protein to produce many of the hormones hat keep him running. All veggies is a poor choice. He does not have the second stomach of ruminants to properly digest them. ...Read more

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(My Cousin) Pain is felt around buttocks, straight down the leg to feet, also visible are burn like sores which ooze blood, what problem is this?

(My Cousin) Pain is felt around buttocks, straight down the leg to feet, also visible are burn like sores which ooze blood, what problem is this?

BUTTOCK PAIN+++: THIS REQUIRES A VISUAL EXAM, A GOOD HISTORY FROM THE PATIENT, AND A VISIT TO A PCP OR AN INTERNIST.
AND WITH ALL DELIBERATE SPEED. . . LIKE NOW! ...Read more

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Burning, tingling, and sharp pain in my hips, legs and feet. What can cause this problem?

Nerve Pain: You are describing nerve dysfunction. Nerve pain is usually described as burning. Tingling is also associated with a damaged nerve. You should discuss this with your doctor as to why the nerves may be damaged as treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more