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Difficulty Walking After Sitting
Many possibilities: If it is not getting better, see your doctor. Walking is a complex process, and many different medical problems can affect it. I suggest you go in for a good history and examination. Start with your primary doctor. ...Read more
Difficulty walking is a broad term that encompasses multiple medical conditions. One type of difficulty walking is called claudication. In claudication, a person can begin having severe pain or tightness or cramping that can make it difficult to walk. Claudication can have a vascular or neurological cause or both. Cardiac and pulmonary patients can have trouble walking ...Read more
Suffering tightness in calf when climbing several flights of stairs, or running up hills. Tightness goes after rest, or walking or running on level?
Clarification?: This sounds like intermittent claudication or leriche syndrome in which there is not enough blood or (circulation) to the legs during activity. I recommend seeing a doctor and checking the arterial circulation in the aorta and the lower extremities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower back pain when standing or walking slowly (shopping pace). Relieved by brisk walking, lying down or bending forward . In my 20s, no prior trauma?
That isn't normal: Are you a male or a female? Is this a trend? ...Read more
Needs to be checked: This difficulty in breathing after walking up stairs needs to be checked asap.It may be due to your heart or some problem with your lungs .We don't have enough information to tell you what it could be .Are you a smoker, do you have high blood pressure,and/or high Cholesterol? I suggest you make an appointment with your doctor and get yourself checked ...Read more
Overuse injury: Whenever we overuse our muscles, they tend to hurt and can get stiff. The theory behind this is that there can be a build up of Lactic Acid in the muscles due to the over exercise of the muscles without enough oxygen getting to the muscle. One must exercise and have periods of rest in between the workouts to help the muscles recover. ...Read more
Neurologic problem : The numbness suggest a neurological problem. There could be possible joint involvement as well. This is something that will need an evaluation by your physician and maybe a neurologist to start ...Read more
Both: Unfortunately, one of earliest muscle groups to lose control of is the quads and hip flexors. These are the muscles needed to stand from a squatting condition. Deconditioning will also affect the same muscles. Fortunately, you can strengthen them with straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle (slow) stairclimbing. ...Read more
Chronic knee pain exacerbated by exercise, crepitus, pain increases when walking down stairs, a feeling of something catching when walking down hill?
Im 43, male, having backache. I feel difficulty while standing up (stretching straight) after sitting for a long time. ?
I have pounding but slow heart for short periode after standing up or after sitting on toilette or after crouching?
This can be: Normal as the positions you describe decrease venous return. ...Read more
Get it checked out: If you do not have a cold, or wheezing to explain it, see your doctor. A failing heart has a hard time with the increased blood coming back to the heart when you lie flat. Sometimes obesity causes a problem by applying pressure to lungs. No matter what, not breathing right when at rest is not normal. See your doctor. ...Read more
Ache in right lateral knee while walking through stairs or while walking after sitting,what will be the diagnosis?
Difficulty breathing when standing or sitting up since 1 week ago. Better when laying down. Also upper, mid back pain.
More support: Probably would benefit from more supportive shoes and inserts. If still persists see podiatrist. ...Read more
I am experiencing dizziness (worsened by: changing head position, after exercise, hot weather, lying flat, sitting upright, prolonged standing) , ...
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
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