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Weak Pulse In Wrist Also Low
Not necessarily: Wrist pulses may or may not correlate with blood pressure. How a pulse feels to the fingers is affected by many factors. Blood pressure is more accurately measured on the upper arm. Wrist BP monitors are helpful but they really need to be verified with more accurate means. ...Read more
Not really: As long as you are feeling ok -- and make sure that you eat well. ...Read more
Is it normal for the pulse in your wrist to disappear or become weak when you raise your arms above your head and hold them up?
Anatomy: Yes. Of course. That means less blood is flowing there against gravity. Your scenario is obvious. ...Read more
Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago. numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und
Weak : Weak pulse and bulging veins in one limb could indicate a serious problem with the blood vessels in that region. Such problems, which include something called arterial dissection and something called venous thrombosis, could threaten the limb or your life. These sort of symptoms should be evaluated right away. Problems with the large arteries and veins in the neck or in a limb are usually first tested with an ultrasound, using a probe placed on the skin. There is usually no discomfort involved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I take my pulse on my wrist, what is the difference between a hard and soft beat? High or low blood pressure?
Let me try to explai: A hard beat is high number of your blood pressure; the soft beat is the lower number of your blood pressure. High blood pressure when either the low and high beat are high, low blood pressure also will be diagnose when either one is low, let it me know if that help. ...Read more
Rt shoulder hangs low and have slight hand and wrist weakness but good muscle strength in arm. Clean ncs and emg but still feels awkward. Cause?
Shoulder injury: Perhaps, you injured your shoulder on that side some time ago and it never healed properly or left you with mild weakness in the hand and wrist without being severe enough to be detected on emg/ncv studies. Rehabilitation exercises may improve function. Have you had radiographs of the shoulder? ...Read more
I had a d&c because i miscarried, im low in my blood and I am anemic, am i going to be ok? I feel weak and my heart pulse is 112.
Anemia: You are anemic, another name for a low blood count. The blood you lost with the miscarriage may be more than you thought. That you feel weak sounds normal. That your pulse is 112 BPM is higher than normal. Follow your doctor's instructions and look for warning signs that you need to be seen again. To help yourself, push fluids such as gatorade. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just took my blood pressure and it was real low for me felt really weak this afternoon and b/p was 85/55 pulse rate was 118 had to sit down ?
Weakness: Your symptoms desire to be investigated further to determine their cause. You had a resting rapid heart beat. Was it regular or irregular? You low BP could have been caused by your heart beating either fast or irregularly. Go to your physician or a cardiologist and get evaluated for the cause of your rapid heart rate. Good luck and make sure you are not taking too high a dose of your BP meds. ...Read more
Could I have low BP despite extremely strong pulse and vice versa? Running and extreme strong pulse same BP reading as calm and weak pulse when I took
Yes: The strength of your pulse is often unrelated to the actual blood pressure. This variance is even greater as we age. The intensity of the pulse can also be affected by thyroid disease, anemia, aortic regurgitation and exercise. Also, the farther you are from the heart, the less the pulse accurately correlates with the heart's output. So, the neck pulse correlates better than the wrist pulse. ...Read more