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Atrophy Of Lower Legs
Injury to R foot 6m ago. Disuse atrophy to lower leg. Muscle twitching along inner aspect of foot, now up to inside of leg to calf. Suggestions?
Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more
I am having numbness and tingling in my hands, legs and feet. Also muscle atrophy in my lower legs. What's going on?
I have periferal neuropathy in my lower legs, but now I have muscular atrophy in my upper legs, what can I do about the atrophy?
Some reasons:: Sounds like a fairly progressive problem which needs to be clearly diagnosed. You could possess an immune inflammatory neuropathy which could readily respond to ivig, or you might have a motor neuron disorder, or you might possess a cauda equine syndrome, instead of a neuropathy. In short, this needs concerted expert attention. See a neuromuscular specialist at your nearby medical school. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to improve atrophic scars on the shins? I have several small indentations from injuries on my lower legs. My derm says there is nothing I can do!
Derm is correct: So you have some scars on your legs. I have some, too. They are from football, but people prefer my exciting war stories. My friends all wish they had some of their own. ...Read more
Legs vibrating????: Unclear what you mean "vibrating feeling". If episodic and no other symptoms then i wouldn't worry about it. As an interest, do you often have a computer on your lap and/or keep a phone in your pants pocket or on your belt? ...Read more
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