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Why After The Gym My Arms Feel Like They Restricted From Blood Flow
Perhaps...: The most common causes may include: a) your highest rib may be rubbing against the arm blood vessels b) you may have an abnormality of your aortic arch which restricts blood flow c) over exertion can cause swelling within your muscles which in rare causes can restrict normal blood flow. D) chronic blood clots could also contribute. If it keeps happening, see your doctor and share these ideas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been feeling restricted blood flow in my arms for past few days, what could be the problem? I am women age: 25 and have perfectly good health
Blood vessel, nerve?: A person who gets numbness, tingling, or odd sensations in a part of his body may be pressing on the nerve to that part of the body. Pressing on the blood vessels to that part of the body is also possible. The person can see his primary care doctor and show him exactly what happens. The doctor may then refer to a neurologist or cardiologist. An ultrasound scan can check the blood flow to the arm. ...Read more
I've noticed that recently blood flow is more easily restricted in my left arm when bent. E.g. resting my head on my left hand while on desk. Concern?
You are describing: symptoms of restricted blood flow, such as..? Numbness, tingling (like falling asleep) and pain can be associated with dependent position over long periods of time. It has to do with the nerve being compressed or overstimulated. If you have recurrent purple or blue hands, even without prolonged pressure on them, you need to get checked out by healthcare provider ...Read more
Is a pulse oximeter still accurate when you're lying down, arms flat by side? Doctor said less blood flow might affect it..!
Yes: Hi Matthew, a pulse-oximeter is still accurate when lying down. A few things that can affect the reading are the temperature of the patient's hands as well as if there is any nail polish obscuring the sensing device. ...Read more
Nurse couldnt retrieve blood from veins (both arms). Does this indicate poor blood flow (due to lack of excercise maybe)?
Minor sunburn from 2 hours of sun hurts terribly. When standing, can feel blood flow to arms and legs making it hurt to walk. No blisters just pink.
Sunburn: Mild symptoms of sunburn include redness and pain; swelling, fever and blisters can occur with more severe burns. Sunburn across the chest and back or across joints can cause pain with movements like breathing or walking. Sun sensitivity can occur in patients taking antibiotics or have underlying rheumatologic disease. Cool compresses and lotions with aloe can help decrease discomfort. ...Read more
I had a doppler ultrasound done where they checked my blood flow. They check both legs/arms/pelvic area. Test came back abnormal. What could it be?
Narrowed artery: I imagine you were having cramps in your legs after walking some distance? The abnormal peripheral doppler study was most likely expressed as an elevated ankle-brachial index. This is a ratio of the blood pressure between the arm and ankle. Values between .9 & 1.0 are considered normal. Below .9 suggests artery narrowing and above 1.2 suggests hardening of the arteries. ...Read more
What would cause your arm and face to feel heavy and dead? Like when you wake ip and cant move your arm cuz no blood flow but it happens when im awake
Starts when sleep?: Does this problem always occur during sleep? Do you sleep with your arm under your head? You may suffer from arm numbness from the weight of your head during sleep blocking circulation in the arm that gets better when you wake up and change position. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I'm having a dull throb in my upper right arm. It's been going on since earlier this evening. There is also odd blood flow to the rest of my arm.
Arm pain: Logan any injury to the arm? You say odd blood flow, is this because the color of the arm is different than the left or is it something you feel? If any swelling noted in the arm, if arm color different from left or if the function of the arm is not normal, you should have this checked out. Many more questions to ask that this space does not provide. Best I can do in this format. Hope this helps ...Read more
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