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Occasional Knee Weakness
What to do if Enterococcus faecalis in the bladder, now longtime and cannot be cultured via urinalysis and has moved into the flanks, back of knees and back with extreme muscle weakness? Thank you
Septicemia: If the bacteria has entered your blood stream and is now causing weakness in your muscles you may need IV antibiotics. I would recommend that you see a doctor as soon as possible. You can also performa a virtual consultation with myself or another healthtap doctor using Prime services. ...Read more
My knee and ankle occasionally feel weak though no true weakness or pain. ANA + (no utter listed) RF 18.4. SED RATE norm and rnp, Smith, SSA, SSB negative. Stress and anxiety last 6 months causing?
False positives: Many people have positive ANA or RF and still don't have lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. These are nonspecific tests, and need to be combined with clinical findings that suggest the disease. Psychological distress can definitely cause musculoskeletal discomfort. Your symptoms sound mild and not dangerous. Work with your doctor to control symptoms rather than more testing. Physical therapy may help. ...Read more
Brief muscle twitches in hand, fingers, feet, knee, thigh, eyebrow, etc occasionally during day. No weakness. Worse when I think about it. Concern?
Age- 18 weight- 59kg height-168cms. male.. pain in knees. joined gym 1 month back.. feels weakness.. what to do?
Clinical information: This will be something your physician will need more information for. You may have just begian to much exercise too fast. When you begin exercise you have to start slowly especially since in the beginning you were Deconditioned you will also need a medical evaluation to see if there any other clinical issues involved in your discomfort ...Read more
Recommend: medical evaluation at this point.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stretch: Get up and stretch and walk.Get a more detailed answer ›