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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Chu
50 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve root irritatio: Numbness is always a sign of nerve irritation. You need to be examined by a neurologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist for presence of nerve r ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Cohen
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a specialist: There are multiple reasons to be experiencing numbness in the leg. You need an evaluation by a physiatrist or neurologist.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let try to help: Can you move your index finger or thumb when it locks up? If you cannot move either one of them, that's what we call trigger finger. Let me know pleas ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle cramps: You have some type of problem with either your calcium or magnesium. Possibly potassium.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Odd changes in muscle activity and muscle behaviors are hard to figure out in words. One can go to his primary care doctor and show the doctor exactly ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Internist: Your internist will the best to start with , he could guide or treat you.
A female asked:
Dr. Seth Black
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Avoid over opening: Although this needs proper evaluation, it sounds as if you are sublimating (popping out of the joint space). If so, place a fist under your lower jaw ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Further workup : May need further workup. Have you seen a rheumatologist? There are many other potential causes. Psoriasis is one example. A percentage of patients ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hand & leg: Odd association. Possibly a metabolic, calcium or magnesium or potassium issue. A more rare central nervous system or vascular issue may be considered ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
29 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Get a physical: Sounds like your muscles have too much tone. This spasticity or cramping could be part of the same condition you had when you were a child. But you al ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Diet ; exercise: More muscle needs a program of weight lifting as well as a balanced diet, ; protein supplements during ur heavy workouts ;on ur light days do cardiov ... Read More
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