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I'm 45 and as long as i remember i've walked with a limp.Cant stand l leg without hip dipping. Can barely lift left leg while laying on my side.Help?

I'm 45 and as long as i remember i've walked with a limp.Cant stand l leg without hip dipping. Can barely lift left leg while laying on my side.Help?

Need to be checked: You are 45 and never consulted a doctor to find out what was and is the cause of your limp.You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic specialist ti find out your limping and not able to lift left leg.You need a thorough history as to when your symptoms started ie from birth or after an illness or injury, and thourough exam including neuro exam and imaging like xrays, MRI or cat scan to find the cause. ...Read more

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Im tiny and cant gain weigjt.Im 5ft3 and 82 pounds.I been at tgithiss weight for as long as I can remember.I am 5 weeks pregnant will my weight affect?

Im tiny and cant gain weigjt.Im 5ft3 and 82 pounds.I been at tgithiss weight for as long as I can remember.I am 5 weeks pregnant will my weight affect?

No: Your initial weight will not be harmful to the baby. It is recommended that an underwight women gain between 30 and 40 pounds during pregnancy. More than half of this will probably be after 20 weeks. You don't need to binge to make this happen. Your body usually knows what it needs to do. Eat a healthy, balanced diet with more calories than normal and you should be fine. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Im 29 and feel like I forget a lot of easy things is tjere a reason why I cant remember simple task?

Im 29 and feel like I forget a lot of easy things is tjere a reason why I cant remember simple task?

Many possibilities: Forgetfulness can be caused by many things such as anxiety, ADHD, distractions, not understanding the tasks. Of course, there could be other issues going on which would necessitate a doctor visit. ...Read more

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I am 20 year old but now I am losing my memory. I can't remember things for a long time. What should I do?

I am 20 year old but now I am losing my memory. I can't remember things for a long time. What should I do?

Seek medical help: Without knowing specifics, its hard to say. But speaking with your family doctor may help to direct the course of diagnostic studies if any. There are different patterns of loss of memory that may give your doctor some clues. Your past history is also important. For example, a history of alcohol use, drug use, or traumatic brain injury certainly are factors that can contribute to memory loss. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a coma patient to start remembering things?

How long does it take for a coma patient to start remembering  things?

No fixed answer: This question can only be answered on an individual basis. There are too many variables to answer here. The range is from one second (concussion) to never (permanent coma). ...Read more

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Why do old people lose short term memory but remember things from long ago?

Why do old people lose short term memory but remember things from long ago?

Can't make memory: The parts of the brain involved with making new memories (hippocampus and its connections) function less well with age and with disorders such as alzheimer's. Once a memory has become set in the brain (consolidated) the memory areas are not needed to access the information. Thus memory loss usually affects newer more than older memories. ...Read more

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I m 27 yrs old and i m feeling weak on memory i can't remember things for a long and l think a lot before taking any decision.. Plz tl hw to improve?

Memory issues: If there is indeed true memory difficulties which is either new or worsening, you will need to first determine its potential cause. See your doc who will run tests to find out what's going on. Hopefully, he will be able to guide you further into what can be done about it. ...Read more

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