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I have herniated disc, which causes right leg and foot weakness. Solution?

I have herniated disc, which causes right leg and foot weakness. Solution?

See a doctor.: Distal weakness that is the result of neural compression due to herniated disc needs evaluation and monitoring by a physician. If it is progressing or interfering with function it may need surgery. However, there are some big caveats here... How do you know that the weakness is not caused by another problem? This is where your physician evaluation is priceless. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Foot Weakness (Definition)

Foot weakness is a clinical finding in which the muscles that control motion of the foot have less strength. This occurs in conditions that affect ...Read more


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I have herniated disc. It causes right leg and foot weakness. What are the next steps?

I have herniated disc. It causes right leg and foot weakness. What are the next steps?

Herniated Disc: Please consult with you physician - some patients opt for pain management based on the severity of the pain, other opt for physical therapy to regain strength. ...Read more

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5 days post-op TKA. Numbness and tingling in lower leg , calf, and foot. Weakness in both hands. Slight dizziness when sitting or standing too long.

5 days post-op TKA. Numbness and tingling in lower leg , calf, and foot. Weakness in both hands. Slight dizziness when sitting or standing too long.

See your doctor: That is not normal. There can be a variety of causes-both serious and not. There is no way we could diagnose you in this setting. You need to talk to your doctor right away... ...Read more

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West nile treatment for symptoms : r leg wekness and foot drop?

West nile treatment for symptoms : r leg wekness and foot drop?

Rehabilitation: In rare instances, west nile viral infections can cause brain damage that can lead to weakness. Although improvement can continue for months if not years, some of the impairment can be permanent. Initially, physical therapy should be initiated to maintain flexibility and improve strength. Bracing can stabilize the foot. Depending on the degree of damage, tendon transfers and fusion may help. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

Since topical : Antifungals are so readily avialable and are effective - that is what i recommend. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for smelly feet?

Is there a home remedy for smelly feet?

Smelly feet: There are a number of ways to help this at home such as tea soaks, antibacterial soaps etc. The best solution is to see your podiatrist who will help develop a plan for you. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for warts on your feet?

What is the best home remedy for warts on your feet?

Acid and scraping: A otc acid and scraping with a pumice bar will help. If not, you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use). You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). ...Read more

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Athletes feet: is there a home remedy for it or simple home cleaning supplies?

Athletes feet: is there a home remedy for it or simple home cleaning supplies?

Itchy feet: Sorry you might be suffering from tinea pedis or.....Athletes foot. You can try soaking your feet in a vinegar sln (1 cup to 2 quarts water) treat your shoes with lysol spray dry thoroughly between your toes. Be persistent. If the condition continues ask for a podiatry referral. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for a itching foot?

Please describe a good home remedy for a itching foot?

Itchy feet: You can try oatmeal bath 1-2 cups in a bath. Squeeze undiluted lemon juice on itchy skin and allow to dry. You can also try thyme, basil leaves, juniper berries, aloe vera and mint! do not apply to broken skin though! if things get bad you can always try over the counter benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but beware that you will get drowsy! ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for athletes foot?

What is a home remedy for athletes foot?

Several: Soak feet in dilute tea solution. Soak in a very dilute bleach solution. Go to the pharmacy and buy some antifungal cream. ...Read more