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What Causes Your Feet To Swell During Travel In Flight And Now Vehicles
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Severe pain in hands and feet when exposed to cold. What meds can increase blood flow to warm the hands?
No meds: Episodic vasospasm (constriction of small arteries) of the fingers or toes. It is characterized by digital (fingers or toes) blanching or white color, cyanosis (blue), a feeling of numbness or dulled sensory response and rubor (red) after cold exposure and rewarming. Patients with raynaud's phenomenon should avoid unnecessary cold exposure and wear warm clothing. ...Read more
When i'm ready to go to sleep my feet starts to burn and the palm of my hands also, and some cases my whole body starts to heat up.
What causes veins to dialate in feet and feet to become red and hot to touch in a healthy 19 year old male? only happen right before bed or in shower.
What can a person do for fluid build up, in both legs , ankles and feet. it hurts so bad at times. they are so swollen especially in hot weather ?
Medical check up: Swelling of feet indicates fluid retention. It can be caused by many different conditions.......from varicose veins to Heart, liver or kidney disease. In order to find the cause, you should go see your doctor for a physical exam and some simple blood tests for the start. Later more tests for the affected organ may be necessary in order to make the final diagnosis and proper treatment.. ...Read more
What would cause me to feel my pulse (in a line) in multiple places in my lower leg without having to physically touch the area? Stand/sit/lay
What's the cause of passing blood during going to toilet and sharp pain in my legs down to the foot?
I get hot (temperature) and itchy feet at night and during the day my hands and feet can get so hot to the bone the nerves hurt. What causes this?
What would cause the inside of your foot and ankle to itch intensly when you are sitting down. 59 year old female.
When the whether is cold outside my hands feet and head begin to get hot and those body parts begin to itch and swell. What is this and what can I do?
Cold urticaria: I have seen this response to heat, and there is something similar that occurs in the cold known as cold allergy. You can have it tested for and confirmed by an allergist. Here is a wikipedia article: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cold_urticaria. ...Read more
How can I stop/reduce my face getting red as this happens all the time from talking to people or walking in the house from being outside in the cold?
Treatmt for flushing: Flushing can be treated with oral medications or a vascular laser. All things that warm up one's face, including hot showers, direct sunlight, spicy foods, hot drinks, alcohol, exercise and in some people social interactions, can cause the face to become flushed. Flushing can also be the initial stages of rosacea. ...Read more
If I am 38 weeks pregnant can traveling to a higher elevation cause my water to break or can traveling at all cause me to go into labor?
Can neuropathy travel from the lower body to the brain? How likely and what are the consequences? (been getting persistent headache lately same place)
Now when i cross my legs while sitting, my leg will go to sleep! are these changes to me, due to menopause?
No: This has nothing to do with menopasue. ...Read more
What causes all your fingers to suddenly start tingling and blood vessels to swell in the hands/wrist?
Small nerve damage: Blood vessels have not nothingh to do is with it. ...Read more
17h trip on bus that made 2 rest stops. Spent most of the ride with my legs stretched across seat next to me and I fidget alot. Could that prevent dvt?
From the knees down my legs are swollen and hurt to walk. Took a 6 hr car trip, both ways this wknd. How long will it take to get back to normal?
Depends ...: First have to know what's causing your legs to swell like that. The cause could be cardiac, liver, kidney. You need a good workup by a good internist who will get a thorough history, a complete physical exam, a laboratory exam, maybe an EKG and CXR and when all the data is in have a long heart-to-heart with you on what's been found and why and what can and should be done about it. No blinders! ...Read more
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