Pain and vibration feeling in calf. I have had two dvt s before
hi I am a 22 year old female. This past couple of days I have felt a pain in my calf today It has seemed to have goten worse with what feels like vibrating in my calf, and also pain n the kneecap sometimes and pain in the calf. I have had two dvt s before but though to be related to surgery . The first DVT was after a pilon fracture in 2008 were i got screws then I had my second DVT in may last year when i got the to know could this possibly just be the veins being sore or a possible DVT as I am worried an looking to fly in a couple of weeks on a long haul flight also. I have also started to get like a vibrating feeling in my spine also which I am beginnig to get irrated with as it is becoming more frequent and do not know what this could be. Thank you for reading this :) Kate
Hi,Kate,thanks for posting your query.Please get an Doppler study done to confirm the presence or absence of DVT again.Apart from DVT this can happen because of some nerve compression in the spinal cord above.Examination is must for proper diagnosis.bye and take care.
I find this answer helpful
You found this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer.
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Hi Doctor. About six years ago I woke with a rumbling/grinding noise in my left chest. Sometime the week before I experienced one episode of SOB. The week before that, I was rushing to the airport and felt something pop in my chest and that was followed by a feeling there was a jet of water running somewhere inside. When i held my breath, the noise (sensation) did not stop. The rumbling noise/feeling did not diminish and grew louder for a long time. After about 18 months (two stress Echoes, thousands of hours of anxiety and several Emergency ward visits for ECGs and seventeen doctors) later, a young locum said she could hear a loud systolic murmur and prescribed propranalol as a prophylactic (120 mg a day). During this time my regular UK GP refused to treat me unless I agreed first it was a psychological condition; so he put me on Sertraline even though I was adamant that this was a physical problem which I was severely frightened about. Before I got the medication I was in great distress of mind and had a real lack of energy (extreme weakness, not mental). I felt a wobbling in my chest when I walked; and I had a buzzing in my chest (in fact there were many noises but all seemed to be coming from a source of vibration in my chest). The symptoms abated significantly on taking the BB but, they did not go away completely until about 2007. I was then able to stop taking the BB for about a year without any symptoms. In 2008 it looks like (as I can t recall why) some symptoms returned, and I went back on 120 mg of propranalol daily. It is now 2011 and in May this year I had been able to reduce the propranalol to 40 mg a day and felt really good. I was able to work normally and live normally. Unfortunately, living normally included an enormous amount of job stress and relationship stress (10-year mixed race relationship with a Singaporean gal who is a Finance Manager and who makes twice what I make, so she refuses to relocate to Canada and has done so for almost ten years); and in February this year I buried my Mother, who died from colon cancer at 67. In 2005 my father died suddenly from an AAA (I had to rush to the airport to fly overseas to the funeral -- the cause of my rushing to the airport above HOWEVER my strange symptoms began BEFORE my Dad entered the hospital in 2005, not after his death). I did a sleep study in 2005 and was diagnosed with mild/moderate sleep apnea. However, I did not want to buy a CPAP machine. Many years ago I was diagnosed severely allergic to dust mites and mold. In Shanghai where I am currently living, I noticed recently that there was mold growing in the flat (and it looks like it s in the drains also); my symptoms reappeared with a vengeance shortly after I returned from Canada and my Mom s winter funeral (which I had to arrange as my three brothers could not help much including my eldest, all of whom live in Canada). I suspect that I have been waking up because I was unable to breath due to my sinuses closing during sleep, causing much sleep apnea. In fact, I can now say that my breathing became terribly disordered and I got a lot of central sleep apnea as well, due to the allergic reaction. The vibration noise (basically, a vibration) grew worse and then, unfortunately I ran out of propranalol for about ten days and could not get more. The vibration became enormous and violent, and I fear it damaged my heart. I left Shanghai and came to Singapore, to stay with my galfriend and hopefully recover. That was four months ago. I paid for another sleep study, which showed an AHI of 21 and I had about 1/2 central apneas. I was quite worried because I feared that I had mild heart failure as central apneas are unusual in healthy hearts. My stress Echo in July (also paid for privately as I can t afford private insurance and in any case it looks like I will face a raft of exclusions) as a result of coming completely off the propranalol and perhaps a severe allergic reaction to the mold. At the time, I was also smoking a pack or more a day and drinking 52% chinese wine (with a mixer) for about four to six months (about 200-300 ml a day). I stopped smoking about three months ago and no longer drink the chinese wine. I am also exercising regularly (swimming) which seems to help the breathing a lot; and taking a raft of supplements. My Cardio has been rather unhelpful in that he is so busy and dealing with many patients. I don t think he has time to really listen to me. So, what is my question? I can feel a pulsation/vibration in my chest constantly now; propranalol (40 mg) diminishes it significantly for about 10 - 12 hours. When i rest or relax and my heart rate drops below 50 (and of course, when sleeping, especially on my left or right side) the pulsation can be felt and it feels like atrial flutter. Recently i took an ECG but it showed nothing (but i think my heart rate was too high i.e. much above 50 for anything to show). The pulsation is not constant as far as i can tell (or else sometimes it is very low level) but it is aggravated by lying on my right or left side (i also get it, eventually, lying flat). When it starts, it continues for a few minutes and then tapers off. A few weeks ago, when it tapered off, i would get tachycardia or a faster heart rate for a few minutes and both morphed into a normal heartbeat. I have a stethescope and i have checked when i wake up at night (it just appears, for no reason) my heart rate; and it is an irregular beat. Over the past month since i started exercising, the irregular beat has diminished and I am able to sleep about 5 - 6 hours now (even without the CPAP, which I trialed for 3 weeks at a cost of $480) and, thankfully, the central apnea has pretty much disappeared. My Cardio is adamant i do not have any serious cardiac issue and i believe him; but the vibration is there and it worries me. I wonder if the propranalol was too heavy a dose and i now have permanent bradycardia, which of course would exacerbate the sleep apnea. I asked my Cardio if i should switch maybe to Metroprolol as it doesn t impact breathing as much but, he felt the propranalol is helping my breathing (but propranalol is contrainidcated in people with sleep apnea). I want to stop taking the propranalol because i think it is causing bradycardia and may even be causing some of the vibration . But when i stop taking it, the vibration is harder to deal with as it becomes quite intense (it is a regular, pulsing vibration that i can t hear well with the stethescope but it does seem to be there as a regular flutter like noise). I suspect maybe i am getting some flutter from the sleep apnea and i may indeed start using a CPAP machine (as it did seem to stop the flutter from occurring) but i would far prefer to sleep without it. My sleep clinic specialist did no followup really and expected me to adjust the machine...he only suggested i try the CPAP but did not insist i use it...he never made it clear whether i have mainly central or obstructive sleep apnea. Thankfully, i am sleeping more now than i was two months ago (one hour or two before i woke up, at that time) and i am only waking once or twice a night, generally although sometimes more (but i am not getting the pulsation much now even though i wake up, which is a good sign!). I do not know what to do! I don t want to use CPAP but i worry by not using it, i may be setting myself up for diastolic or systolic dysfunction (although my swimming is good and i can swim ten lengths a session 3 x a week now) in the future. The propranalol helps me a lot in terms of damping the vibration and calming my nerves; but i worry that it is also permanently damaging my heart by making it unresponsive (my sleep apnea study resting heart rate dropped to 38. My oxygen saturation dropped to 91% once or twice only in seven hours, so i don t think my sleep apnea is chronic but acute (due to severe stress and the moldy apartment environment in China) and that i may be able to use lifestyle changes and sleep aids (perhaps a dental device, but so far it has not worked well) to reduce or eliminate the apneas. I think the propranalol is a bad idea in the long term but don t know what else to take to dampen the pulsation...please can you help?
Today I began experiencing a vibration sensation (like a cell phone) in my lower left abdomen. I ve looked online and there are hundreds of posts about this symptom but no answers as to what it might be. They are intermittent but feel exactly like a cell phone is going off and laying on your stomach. No pain but extremely bizarre symptom. What could be causing this? Thank you.
hi i m sheetal. i m 29years old. i m not married. before two months i feel pain in my left side headache . from the very first week my left upper lip vibrate when i felt pain.. now it stop... now my upper left cheek feel heavyness.. i m too worried... i get my MRI but its normal. i got check my eyesight. its also perfect.. plz help me... one of the doctore prescribe me nulokind more and neurobion forte...
My daughter broke her left wrist four months ago playing soccer. She had a distal radius fracture with volar displacement. Four months later she has pain at the base of wrist and arm swelling purple discoloration and rwcently her thumb pops in and out of socket and a strange painful bump has appeared on her wrist on her pinky side she can move the wrist but much pain still exists
My 6 yrs old child on 19 Aug 10 fallen down from swimming pool ramp and left side of his head struck at my knee. after 40 min he got vomited and seized, as reached hospital, a fracture left side of head above the ear and struck spot was press down abt 2 cm inside in CT Scan report.He admitted for two days and given eption medicine for next six month after three month dr. adv EEG test to change in above mentioned medicine bcoz of its side-effect now Dr.given valproate 200mg & oppineuron You pls suggest what ur views
i broke my radius and ulna. i had open reduction with plate an screws. i have been in a soft cast and sling for 2 weeks. i have 2 questions. 1. How long before i can have somewhat normal use of my arm? 2. is it common to get a skin rash on the inside of upper arm when it is in a sling for extended period?
age: 31yr, height:5ft, weight: 58, There was a discharge from right ear;now doctor given antibiotics,discharge now stopped said this is cholesteatoma, but digital xray done on some others doctors advice: report is
x-ray mastoids-law,s view report:
There is e/o partial sclerosis of both mastoid air cells(L>R)
My cousin (22 yr old) met with an accident in which her Shin bone and Collar bone got fractured. Is it better to just plaster and let them heal, or use rods and plates to fix them? Would it be better to fix the leg fracture using rod, and let the...
I hit my head pretty bad and heard a sort of shattering sound like glass breaking. Problem is nothing got broken around me. I have a huge knot on the right side base of my skull. Is the sound I heard normal? Was it maybe a normal side affect?
My Wife recently undergone CT(Face) 3D scan for nasal bone fracture . She had and C-Section Delivery 22 day before. I have heard lots of side effects of CT scan and I am really worried. This is the 1st CT scan done.Please tell me the adverse...