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Is painful and swollen and stiff joints, including headache symptoms of staph infection?

hi Shel.
this is all i could find from the internet.
The signs of cellulitis are those of any inflammation -- redness, warmth,swelling, and pain. Any skin sore or ulcer that has these signs may be developing cellulitis. If the staph infection spreads, the person may develop a fever, sometimes with chills and sweats, as well as swelling in the area.
you could read up some more at this link.
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Dec 17, 2017 | Health & Beauty


Numb Hands in the Morning

Numbness entails a loss of sensation in any part of the body. Hands aren't an exception. However, having numb hands when you wake up in the morning isn't a common symptom in healthy individuals. It can involve one hand or both hands.
In some circumstances, numbness may not be the only symptom. It is normally accompanied by other symptoms such as burning sensation, pin and needles, tingling sensation and electric shock-like sensation.

Sometimes, you may feel your hands become weak and uncoordinated.
Should you worry about this strange feeling?

There are several causes of numb hands in the morning. Anything that compromises the blood supply to the nerves of your hands can cause numbness. In some conditions, compression to the nerves of the hands will make you lose sensation in your hands.

Below, are the most common causes of numb hands in the morning:

Peripheral Neuropathy - this happens following nerve damage. It can be due to infections, side effects of medications, etc. This condition can manifest as tingling/prickling sensations in the affected hand. It is usually associated with increased sensitivity to touch. The hands may become painful and weak.

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome - this is another condition that can present with tingling sensations. It is one of the causes of numb hands in the morning. This occurs when there is compression of the nerve that pierces the wrist to supply parts of your palm. The nerve called median nerve. This can be caused by underlying comorbidities like hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes, thyroid gland dysfunction and autoimmune diseases.

Carpel tunnel syndrome may occur also during pregnancy and in individuals who have sustained injuries to the wrist or bone fracture.

Injury to the ulnar nerve - apart from median nerve, the ulnar nerve also plays important role in nerve supply. It goes from the brachial plexus and runs downwards to the arm and the forearm. This nerve is at risk of damage in individuals who involve themselves in sports like baseball, tennis or golf which needs a lot of grasping. When involved in injuries, trauma to the ulnar nerve which passes medially to the elbow joint can happen.

Like in an elbow joint dislocation or when bones forming the elbow joint get fractured. Injury to ulnar nerve also present as numb hands in the morning.

Diabetic neuropathy - this is also known to cause numb hands. However, it occurs in patients known to have diabetes. In fact, diabetes has devastating effects on the nerves and vasculatures in different parts of the body. When these nerves are exposed to elevated blood sugars for a longer duration, may undergo deterioration. The blood vessels in diabetic people are also said to undergo changes that reduce their ability to carry oxygen and nutrients to the nerves.

This poses further insult to the nerves. The nerves lose their function causing the loss of sensation. These individuals will present with numbness among many other symptoms.

Vitamin B12 deficiency - vitamin B12 helps in blood cells and DNA formation. It is one of the nutrients whose deficiency may present as numbness of the hands. It is common in individuals who strictly feed on vegetables. Since they do not eat animal meat which is rich in vitamin B12, such people are prone to its deficiency. Vitamin B12 deficiency is also common in individuals who take an excessive amount of alcohol.
It is also in diseases of the stomach and intestine like atrophic gastritis, celiac disease and Crohn's disease that hinder its absorption to the circulation.

Injury to the brachial plexus - this is a group of nerves that give branches from the neck, running to the arm, the forearm, wrist, and hands. It is rare for someone to get brachial plexus nerve injury. However, in situations like when there is over outstretching of the upper limbs or accidents like falling on an outstretched hand, injury to the brachial plexus may happen.

Additionally, underlying conditions like inflammation or tumors may cause compression to these nerves, rendering them malfunction. This also will present with the loss of sensations (numbness) of the hands.

If you feel numbness in your hands when you wake up in the morning, that might entail one of the above causes. It's important to see your doctor whenever this happens. You might need a thorough neurological examination or a blood test to check levels of sugar in your blood. In fact, management of this condition will need to be individualized. The management can be as simple as taking vitamin B12 supplements in case of vitamin B12 deficiency or having electrical nerve stimulation treatment.

You might want also to perform imaging studies like X-ray to check for any fracture or a Doppler ultrasound for any perfusion problems.


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I have pain in my right index finger.and in my left index and thumb.the left are also numb at the very tips.all three feel like i have chemical burns.which i dont.

consider what you do repeatedly
could be carpel tunnel syndrome where the nerves that are in continual use in the small hole in the wrist bones become inflamed and swell resulting in pressure on the fingers and palms
for more details go google and type in ---carpel tunnel syndrome -- and then go see your doctor for nerve testing in the hands

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What is a thumping pain

it is as an example from having this
when you are using a power saw and a piece of the wood flies off and slams into your thumb nail and bruises you whole thumb and thumb nail. As the blood is pumped through the bruised thumb by the heart you feel a pain on each pulse of blood flow through your thumb.
Toothache - Nerve infection - Pain that continues constantly

The pain is persistent and severe !
Headache - like migraine
Toothache - Nerve infection - Pain that continues constantly

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Does vascard cause constipation?

Yes it can be a side effect.

What are the possible side effects of Adco-Vascard? All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome: Constipation; cough; dizziness; flushing; giddiness; headache; heat sensation; heartburn; light-headedness; muscle cramps; nausea; nervousness; weakness. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur: Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); fainting; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent dizziness or light-headedness; shortness of breath; slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat; sudden, unusual weight gain; swelling of the arms or legs; symptoms of heart attack (eg, chest, jaw, or left arm pain; numbness in an arm or leg; sudden, severe headache or vomiting); tender, bleeding, or swollen gums; tremors; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; vision problems; wheezing; worsening chest pain (eg, longer, more often, more severe); yellowing of the skin or eyes.

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Where is the sphenoid organ located.

SPHENOID BONE ANATOMY The sphenoid bone carries its share of creating part of the base of the cranium. While it can be seen laterally and inferiorly, the shape of the bone is a bit unusual and is often described as moth or butterfly like. The butterfly shape looks very much like the body accompanied by the two wings which form the orbit. The "body" of the bone consists of the sphenoidal sinuses and the saddle shaped depression which is remarkably prominent. This is called the sella turcica. Commonly referred to as "Turk's saddle," this is where the pituitary gland resides. The lateral walls of the nasal cavity are assisted in formation by the inferior projection of pterygoid process. The sphenoid bone is associated with ample foramina properties. SPHENOID BONE STRUCTURE The smaller portion of the "wing" in the rear of the skull helps create a large opening that allows the transfer of optic nerve passageway through the optic canal. The ophthalmic artery also transverses through this passageway. A triangular opening that can be found in between the "wings" associated with the sphenoid bone. This opening is known as the superior orbital fissure and is designed to allow the ophthalmic nerve safe passage to the eyes. The ophthalmic nerve is part of the trigeminal nerve. Additionally, the trochlear nerve, the oculomotor nerve, and the abducens nerve all travel through this same triangular opening.

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What is the cause for burning feet and lower leg's with a tingling pin's and needles sensation continueous day and night?

Best to actually see a doctor about this one. If you want to self-diagnose, do a Google search. There are lots of possibilities.

Nov 17, 2014 | Health & Beauty

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What are the effects ol low pressure on the human body?

I assume you mean low blood pressure.
For some people, low blood pressure can signal an underlying problem, especially when it drops suddenly or is accompanied by signs and symptoms such as:
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  • Fainting (syncope)
  • Lack of concentration
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea
  • Cold, clammy, pale skin
  • Rapid, shallow breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Thirst
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    atmospheric pressure
  • When the atmospheric pressure drops, tissues expand. The expansion of tissues in and surrounding joints aggravates the nerves, causing pain. Thus, patients living in geographical locations with a higher atmospheric pressure tend to experience a greater severity of osteoarthritis (pain in the joints due to expansion of tissues). Drops in atmospheric pressure also have an impact on headaches, particularly sinus headaches. When atmospheric pressure drops (such as in an ascending airplane or before a storm), gases in the sinuses and ears are at a higher pressure than those of the surrounding air. The air pressure tries to equalize, causing pain in the face and ears. Those that suffer from chronic sinusitis or have a cold have the most issues, as the air becomes trapped in the sinuses and is unable to equalize.

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Cluster headaches

Cluster headache (CH) is a neurological disorder characterized by recurrent, severe headaches on one side of the head, typically around the eye.[1] There are often accompanying autonomic symptoms during the headache such as eye watering, nasal congestion and swelling of and around the eye, all confined to the side of the head with the pain.[1]
Cluster headache belongs to a group of primary headache disorders, classified as trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias or (TACs). The condition is named for the demonstrated grouping of headache attacks occurring together (cluster).[1] Individuals typically experience repeated attacks of excruciatingly severe unilateral headache pain.[2] CH attacks often occur periodically; spontaneous remissions may interrupt active periods of pain, though about 10-15% of chronic CH never remit.[2] The cause has not been identified.
While there is no cure, cluster headaches can sometimes be prevented and acute attacks treated. Recommended treatments for acute attack includes oxygen or a fast acting triptan.[3] Primary recommended prevention is verapamil. Steroids may be used to prevent a recurrence until verapamil takes effect. The condition affects approximately 0.2% of the general population,[4] and men are more commonly affected than women, by a ratio of about 2.5:1 to 3.5:1.[1]

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