Phantom limb

What is Phantom limb?

A phantom limb is the sensation that an amputated or missing limb is still attached to the body and is moving appropriately with other body parts. Approximately 5 to 10% of individuals with an amputation experience phantom sensations in their amputated limb and the majority of the sensations are painful.

Questions and answers on "Phantom limb"

i have a pain in my back, under my shoulder blade it feels like. its not sharp pain but when i move my head forward i can feel the pain and then it...

doctor1 MD

This is initial stage of cervical disc syndrome and if precautions are not taken, may lead to cervical disc prolapse too. CDS may, however be due...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

I was in a car accident 14 years ago and had my arm amputated 8 days later. to this day i have really bad phantom pain. its always there not...

doctor1 MD

Hello there,

Thanks for writing in.

I'm sorry that you had to through a traumatic experience with the car accident.

Painful sensations due to...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

what does limb body wall complex has to do with the plantea anterior? please help and is the baby in danger

For an immediate answer, try our premium service   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Phantom limb

Ask Question
Doctor Image

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Lab Tests
Related Procedures
Related Medical Topics