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is abnormal gait a symptom of neurosyphilis

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PT and pain doc: Unclear where your pain originates, as tremors and abnormal gait should not hurt. 1. See a physical therapist to work on balance and assistive device ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Abnormal gait: manner of walking is not normal.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Gait and balance: Problems sound significant, and you can start with your pcp. The differntial includes neurological problems of the central nervous system, benign but ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Treatments available: Chronic foot pain in a 10 yo should be evaluated so proper treatment can be started. It may be an arch issue & if so orthotic shoe inserts can bri ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Strengthening : exercises as well as stretching and possibly custom-made functional orthotic device should help.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs an exam: I don't know what "seizures near the ankle" means? Without the ability to speak with and examine your mother it's not possible from the limited inform ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Chronic fatigue: Chronic fatigue can arise from many sources - not the least of which is not sleeping soundly. Have your doctor refer you for a sleep study. If that tu ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
Neurosyphilis: Neurosyphilis is an infection of brain/spinal cord caused by untreated syphilis (caused by the bacteria treponema palladum). It is a late complication ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christina Lenk
28 years experience Neurology
Big difference: Neurosyphilis is usually slow in onset and causes balance problems and dementia-like symptoms. Tb meningitis comes on more quickly and tends to cause ... Read More

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