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My left foot towards sideways/outwards, even in different shoes. I'm 67, 6' tall woman, narrow feet with high arch, hammer/crossed toes & neuropathy.
Hip muscle weakness: The neuropathy has not caused the lateral deviation In the foot placement. This is typically a hip,muscle weakness. You should be in a better shoe,to,accommodate the hammer toes, or see a podiatrist to determine if foot reconstruction is needed for these multiple maladies ...Read more
Blood pressure 124/74. Paulse 68. Which number matters more? Top sys. Bottom dia. Paulse should be around?
BP reading: The more important number of your blood pressure is the systolic one, in your case, 124. The diastolic one, 74, is less important. Cardiovascular events occur more frequently and are related to the elevation of the systolic bp. Your blood pressure should be below 140 systolic if one is not a diabetic and at 130 if one has diabetes. Your pulse of 68 is fine and should go up with exercise. ...Read more
Don't get: too caught up in acupressure or acupuncture for weight loss. While I personally do believe there is real value in acupuncture for certain ailments, weight loss is not one of them. If you are really interested, feel free to google acupressure points for weight loss and many different sources will come up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Docs stumped, head pressure, drop foot, slight tremor, lack of balance, dizzy when exercising, dilated pupils at times? high IgA n clean mri
Get Referred: If your doctors don't know what it is after all those tests, get referred to a specialty diagnostic hospital like Mayo clinic or Johns Hopkins and let them review your tests and see what else they can tell you. Sounds like you might need to see a neurologist if you have not already. ...Read more
Why does/would wearing an abdominal binder raise my blood pressure? Both diastolic and systolic increased by 10 points, pushing me into hypertensive range 135/105.
High above 100 usually around 105 resting pulse. Age 55 obese high bp and diabetic high cholesterol. Wat could be the reason of high pulse no stress?
BP: If the difference in BP between the right arm and left is > 15 mm Hg, it requires evaluation for peripheral vascular disease. A british study showed that this finding will also increase the risk of future stroke. Therefore, If the difference is consistently 15 mm Hg or greater, further evaluation is warranted ...Read more
BP AVERAGE: Average BP 130/78 is excellent for a 57 yo man. Newest guidelines recommend 130 and 75-80 as target for therapy. ...Read more
Your BP Is in the: Low normal range (normal BP 100-140/ 60-90) and your heart rate is slower than the average (60-90). Ask ur dr if he would consider cutting down on the dose of your metoprolol. God bless u! http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/highbloodpressure/abouthighbloodpressure/understanding-blood-pressure-readings_ucm_301764_article.Jsp#maincontent http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/physicalact. ...Read more
Bp shot to 185/110,pressure in heart, tightness in head hand and foot.Age 33 fem.tests all clear,internist says bp stress related.med resistant?
Work with your doc.: Unsteady or what i would term labile hypertension can be tricky, and due to several factors. If already have hypertension (a disorder of persistent elevated BP that can predispose to heart disease and strokes--and not just occasional high blood pressure). A high salt meal, episodes of emotional stress, being at the doc's office can all elevate BP even if HTN controlled. Work w doc, avoid stroke. ...Read more
Human Vital Signs: It can be. Do you feel ill or have any unexplained symptoms? ...Read more
Got dysautonomia, blood pressure 124/60, wide pulse pressure, will fludrocortisone bring the diastolic BP up and make it more normal?
High blood pressure: It sounds like you have high blood pressure, and need to work with your doctor on this. Medications may be needed. Also you may have been up moving around -- and your pulse increased to accommodate this. People who are physically de-conditioned may have slightly elevated heart rates like yours too. ...Read more
See below: The jnc vii recommendations are a BP of 135/80 or less is normal. ...Read more
Low impact: Swimming is probably the lowest impact exercise you can do to lose weight--riding a stationary (or nonstationary) bicycle puts some pressure on your feet, but not as much as running or walking would. Weight training also burns lots of calories--upper body would probably be more applicable to you. Also, nothing better than diet--cut out sodas and high calorie snacks, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hard skin on the major pressure points of the soles of my feet which can be scraped off daily and then grows back very rapidly what is this ?
Hyperkeratosis: This is thick dead skin that forms, especially if you walk barefoot or use thin socks. Make sure your socks are thick and use an exfoliating moisturizer like amlactim or urea cream. ...Read more
How do the cells and tiny capillary walls in the soles of our feet hold up to all of that pressure and abuse?
Thick skin.: The skin covering the soles of your feet is the thickest on your entire body; and it thickens even more if you use your feet a lot, such as run marathons. The thick skin protects the underlying structures from damage. There is also a layer of fat below the skin that acts as a cushion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got a pain in my foot and it really hurts. It's when I tense my foot or put pressure on it. What could it be?
Foot Pain: Is there any pin-point tenderness to the area? Any history trauma? How long? Sharp pain direct on bone could be stress fracture. Where on your foot is important to know? Any discoloration? Swelling? You should have this checked if this has been more than a couple days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have terrible foot pain (in the lowest part) when I move, squeeze, apply pressure and rotate it. What can I do? :(
Ankle sprain: You should see a Podiatrist or foot specialist for an accurate diagnosis. To make the right diagnosis we need more history.There are many possibilities: plantar fasciitis, ankle sprain or an Achilles tendinitis. Each of these are treated a bit differently although rest, stretching and ice can be used. Additional physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medication may be recommended by your M.D. ...Read more
For the past two weeks the ball of my left foot has been extremely painful, hurts when flexing and with pressure. What could this be?
Pain caused by: When you have pain at the ball of your feet, it could be from several causes. If you've been active, you could be causing "capsulitis" or inflammation of the joints at the ball of your feet. Also, there could be a stress fracture, but diagnostic tests are needed to rule that out. Lastly, you could also have an aggravated nerve called a "neuroma" or (historically) "morton's neuroma". ...Read more
Fasciotomy of medial foot 12/13 (41 mm/hg) relieved symptoms & pain. Last wk symptoms returned and pressure today was 53 mm/hg. How urgent is this?
Urgent: We consider any compartment with a pressure of over 35 mm of mercury to be enough to limit blood flow and lead to tissue loss. I recommend you have this evaluated by a general or ortho surgeon, or er doc asap. ...Read more
Gravity: 20's male with "sacral pain with standing" might have effects of upper body weight bearing down on pelvis and pelvic joints, a sacroiliac joint. Lax and injured ligaments of the sij might be the pain generator. See an osteopath for hands on diagnosis. If fever see sooner than later. ...Read more
Plantar fascitiis : Is a possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have bad pain along the side of my left foot for few months when pressure is applied what could it be ?
So since yesterday the left side of my left foot has been hurting pretty badly especially when i put pressure on it?
Pain on top of my right foot, especially if i put pressure on it, slight slight swelling. Its more to the center of foot?
I'm 32, 203 pounds, 5 foot 1, smoker, no kids no health issues. My BP is always 110/68 give or take. Is this Blood pressure good?
Blood pressure 149 over 60. Is the bottom number way too low? Or is lower better? Male 25 years old. 6 foot 3 inches and 320 pounds.
Need to repeat: If this is real you have a widening difference between top an bottom value should be 40 . May hve a problem with aortic valve. Need to see a md. ...Read more
I can not put no pressure on my high ankle spain and its almost been a week and it's tured to the right and I need to get back on my feet a.S.A.P?
I woke up with a pain in my foot where peroneus brevise is
there was no twisting or extra pressure
i wind a band around my foot
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