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Bilateral Hand Tremor In A 3yo How Should This Be Evaluated
Rare: I do not believe that most family physicians and pediatricians would be comfortable diagnosing a 3 year old with this symptom. Certainly we would evaluate and give an opinion but would more than likely as you to be seen by a pediatric neurologist. There isn't one of them hanging on every tree so a referral to a children's hospital or referral center would likely be necessary unless in big city. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shaking Hands Or Tremor (Definition)
Shaky hands is a symptom in a person's hand or hands has a tremor (shakiness or small back and forth movements). Shakiness can be present at rest, all the time, or only when the person is trying to use his hands. Causes include, brain problems, nerve problems, muscle problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc. ...Read more
I am having soreness and stiffness in my leg. Is that considered spasticity? Also, what can be done to keep the leg warm. Is this something a primary care or neurology should handle?
What type of Dr should I see for bilateral numbness in hands and forearms? My primary is an OB/GYN, so that's not helpful.
Family practitioner: Family practitioners see a wide variety of symptoms that may come from a serious underlying illness requiring a specialist or from a common day condition. A family practitioner would know what type of specialist to consult. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a cyst in your wrist that cannot be seen externally or on X-ray? Severe wrist pain x4 mos, loss of strength X-ray ok
Cannot say: in your particular case without a direct visit/exam/etc. BUT cysts don't show up on x-rays. Irritations or damage of a nerve also does not show on x-ray. A tendon can have a bleb called a ganglion cyst; its symptoms generally are what you describe. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/basics/causes/con-20023936 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My shoulder is not resting in socket where it should be can this be fixed by physo or is sugery a possibilty?
Depends on why: It depends on why. If you have injured repeatedly, physical therapy can help most of the time and should be tried before surgery. If you were born with some severe malformation, surgery might be required. Even if you get surgery, some physical training to strengthen the muscles will lead to a faster and more successful recovery. ...Read more
Can be: You can damage your brachial plexus with certain dislocations. I would recommend seeing a physician to check on both vascular and nerve issues to make sure there is not lasting damage or necessary interventions. Consider seeing a physiatrist for this type of injury as they will be able to do an EMG if necessary. ...Read more
If severe pulmonary hypertension is discovered in an elderly person then what, if anything, should be done to treat it? Should the condition be monitored and how would this be done?
What should I do as a teen girl with recurring numbness in my toes? According to a quick checkup by my pediatrician no circulation or sensory problems
Numbness in toes: Frequently girls/ladies will wear shoes that pinch the front of the feet and this puts pressure to the nerves that run between the metatarsal heads (ball of feet) and this can make the area feel numb. This can become very painful over time. Squatting, tip toes and tight shoes should be avoided. Your local podiatrist can quickly get to the bottom of this for you. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with spondylosis in the thoracic region of my spine. I'm only 18 and was wondering if it is unusual to be getting this so young?
Is it possible to pull a muscle in your neck, around where you would check for pulse, by yawning, and how should it be treated?
Could a mild scoliosis cause uneven legs? How is this treated? Should a mild cause of scoliosis be treated if it is found in someone around their 20s?
Varies.: mild scoliosis in and of itself usually does not need treatment in and of itself. The relationship between leg lengths and scoliosis verses. A leg length discrepancy can cause a mild scoliosis. scoliosis does not cause one leg to be longer than itself; but because it can be associated with an obliquity of the pelvis, it can make one leg appear to be longer. consider being seen if concerned. ...Read more
Can a cyst or tumor on my thoracic spine be caused by a serious motorcycle accident? What type of doctor should I see for this?
Frozen shoulder?: Medically known as bursitis of the shoulder can cause significant pain and reduced range of motion, especially reducing the ability to raise the arm above the shoulder level etc....Often, bursitis occurs without obvious trauma. So, check with your doctor who can perform some simple maneuvers to determine the problem you may have... ...Read more
4 bulging disc in the neck. Could this be touching a nerve cause shoulder, arm and upper pain that was not seen on an mri? How can I find out if it is
Thenar muscle smaller on dominant hand but completely clean emg and ncs. Should i be concerned or can ths be a normal occurance?
What to do if I have serious heel pain followed by joint pain followed by swelling in a healthy 25-year-old?
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