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What Causes Poor Circulation And Light Headed
Could be many things: There can be many causes, such as low blood pressure or variations in the blood pressure when one changes position from sitting to standing (orthostatic hypotension), or low pulse rate (bradycardia). If symptoms are bothersome enough and don't resolve with simple maneuvers such as hydration and standing up slowly, i would recommend a physical exam ad blood pressure/ pulse check by our doctor. ...Read more
Recently i've noticed after long hot showers i become light headed, nauseous & weak. Cou LD this be poor blood circulation?
Dehydrated: More then likely your dehydrated - drink more water. ...Read more
As a child i lost circulation to my right arm. I have bad circulation in both my hands, they always look red and swollen. Lately i get light headed
Rule out vasculitis : I would recommend you get seen immediately. It sounds like you may have vascular symptoms that may or may not be Takayasu's Arteritis. I am concerned that you need to be treated immediately in person because your dizziness may reflect cerebral ischemia. Good luck. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001250.htm ...Read more
What does dizziness, light headed, and the lose of circulation mean? I have just been given flovent 100 strength
Could be side effect: Of the medication. Get examined to check for problems with the heart, brain or could be from low sugar, low blood pressure etc inadequate circulation to the brain is uncommon among young individuals but common in older folks with risk factors- hypertension, dm i'd recommend a comprehensive blood work, ekg suggest to your dr to check for orthostatic changes in your blood pressure hope u feel better! ...Read more
Deconditioning: Severe deconditioning can be associated with these findings. ...Read more
Does Poor circulation cause painless red splotchy skin on the upper thigh? I had that appear suddenly, &heard poor circulation! Help?What could it be?
Unfortunately there: are a number of diagnoses that could result in the skin signs you describe. It will be impossible to narrow it down without actually examining you. It could be as simple as exposure to cold or inactivity and as complex as neuro-vascular insufficiency. If it persists I would recommend you see a health care provider so that you can be examined and a thorough history can be obtained. ...Read more
No but: No, but infection can and that can be serious. Have it looked at. ...Read more
No: But infection can and that can be very serious - it should be looked at. ...Read more
My hands and feet are always blotchy purple/red and freezing cold.I get lightheaded often so I think it could be something to do with poor circulation?
It is not normal: For a 16 year old to get light headed.....please visit your pediatrician. ...Read more
When moving my arms over my head or shaking salt on my dinner i get a dizzy / odd movement feeling. Is this def to poor circulation?
Dizzy: Not necessarily due to abnormal blood flow other possibilities too. ...Read more
White dots under the skin from forearm to fingers, my guess is poor circulation but i don't know, please help?
Having head numbness, seems like poor blood circulation in the back of head...Worst when sittingup, starts as soon as i awake and never goes away.
After laying on my face for two days now I have little clot looking rash. Is this a sign of poor circulation or something scary like angiogenesis?
It is not a sign of: either one. It is most likely pressure effect on the microcirculatory areas of the skin. ...Read more
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I've got a bit of poor circulation on my top lip. A small numb white patch. Im absolutely fine in myself. Will I get the colour and feel back?
Cause?: You are describing symptoms but without knowing the cause it's hard to say what the future holds or if there is any treatment available. Use Healthtap Prime to go over you medical, surgical, social, substance use, and family history to figure out what the cause may be. I'm not sure if testing is necessary but a picture of the white spot may be very informative to a doc. Good luck! ...Read more
Poor circulation?: How can you be sure this is the reason....Have not heard of this before. ...Read more
I am getting numbness in face and right arm at night is this due to poor circulation i also have pain in left carotid artery and weak heart?
Concerning: A blockage in the left carotid area can cause numbness,tingling and paralysis of the right side of the body. A vascular surgeon is best qualified to deal with this serious issue and I feel that this should be evaluated urgently. I assume you are already taking daily aspirin and more treatment may be needed to avoid a stroke if there is significant blockage in that artery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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