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Whenever i'm cycling and get to a 4k my quads start to seize up, what could be causing this?

Whenever i'm cycling and get to a 4k my quads start to seize up, what could be causing this?

Muscle cramps: Muscles cramp for various reasons. Stretch before riding, work on conditioning, and stay hydrated with a sports drink rich in carbohydrates and electrolytes. Once a muscle starts to cramp, its hard to get it to stop, but try stretching and massaging the muscle. ...Read more

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I am seventeen years old female. What can cause very sharp pains in both of my quads?

I am seventeen years old female. What can cause very sharp pains in both of my quads?

Leg pain: Check out your feet to make sure you don't have flat feet. Are your pains aggravated when you wear heels? Flat feet give you referred pain in your gastroscope. Get evaluated by a podiatrist or orthopod. You may need orthotics. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of this pain in my knee and quads?

What could be the cause of this pain in my knee and quads?

Overuse of quads..: The quadriceps muscles are the ones on top of the thigh, that connect your pelvis to your knee; underlying bone is the femur (longest in body). Most common cause of what you are describing are not well conditioned quads that are then overused (long runs, stairs..). The quads are key muscles to develop for any lower extemity activity. Weak quads r one of the most common causes of falls in elderly. ...Read more

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What causes a newbornbaby to get seize?

What causes a newbornbaby to get seize?

Multiple possibilits: Seizures can occur in newborns from multiple causes. Metabolic:low levels of glucose, calcium, magnesium, sodium, etc. Withdrawal: to maternal meds infection:meningitis, encephalitis or sepsis; genetic: aminoacid disorder ; lack of oxygen or blood flow to the brain prior to or during labor, delivery: stroke. A physician team will look into these is a systematic way & treat as indicated. ...Read more

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What is the cause of seizing fits at night?

What is the cause of seizing fits at night?

Epilepsy: If you or a loved one does have convulsions at night, get this treated ASAP. More than 20 available medications, and at least one should be readily tolerated and efficacious ...Read more

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Gb wkg 10 percent no sludge no stones can you tell me why and how it causes up right quad pain twds the ctr if rub skin lightly hrts if press doesn't?

Gb wkg 10 percent no sludge no stones can you tell me why and how it causes up right quad pain twds the ctr  if rub skin lightly hrts if press doesn't?

Gallbladder dyskines: If your gallbladder ejection fraction is at 10% and you are symptomatic from it, you should have gallbladder surgery/removal. You might have gallbladder dysfunction (aka "lazy gallbladder" or dyskinesia) or chronic gallbladder infection. If continued with symptoms, suggest gb surgery. ...Read more

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Poss things that cause what feels like insides/intestines r locked up after waking up in morn, have long term vomitin for15yrs w/left quad pain&backect?

Poss things that cause what feels like insides/intestines r locked up after waking up in morn, have long term vomitin for15yrs w/left quad pain&backect?

Need GI evaluation: 15 years is too long for vomiting to be a problem. If you have not had tests from a doctor especially a gastroenterologist that would be the place to start. Limited space here and online is probaby not the best way or place to evaluate such a long term problem. ...Read more

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Which causes a divot between my knee and quad?

Which causes a divot between my knee and quad?

Quad tendon injury: If it is just above your knee cap then it could be a partial tear of your quad tendon. Usually you will have weakness of knee extension, pain with getting up and walking stairs or long distances. You need to be examined to tell for sure. Many things can cause tissue thickness changes. ...Read more

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What would you recommend for quad weakness that causes difficulty standing from kneeling?

What would you recommend for quad weakness that causes difficulty standing from kneeling?

Various quad sets: Depending on your activity level and whether there is patella (kneecap) problems, there are many safe exercises for the quads. I do not recommend knee extension and knee flexion machines, which can make knee problems worse. I prefer straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle (slow) stairclimbing. Forcing yourself not to limp will also help. Lunges and squats are more difficult but effective. ...Read more