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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
I sometimes feel weakness in knees after jogging on the treadmill. Is that something to be concerned about?
I have severe weakness from knees down. Hard to walk sometimes. Need cane at times. No long walking. Ideas?
Recommend: medical evaluation at this point.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stretch: Get up and stretch and walk.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a problem with L4-L-5 disk cause pain at medial knee? Can it cause weakness in thighs? Thanks
Small vibrations lower thigh/back knee, no weakness, not visible, in intervals. No pain, no other symptoms. Started this morning. Felt when rest
Dehydration?: The nebulous description of your symptoms doesn't have me concerned at this point. It could be something as simple as dehydration. If it persists, worsens, or you get new symptoms like weakness or discomfort, see your physician - they will do an exam and order some blood work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Hi , i just answered your earlier question about geodon (ziprasidone). It sounds like u may have recently started Geodon (ziprasidone) and are nervous about how it is making u feel and what effects it might have on you. Taking medication of any kind worries people as we all know they can have undesired side effects. Please talk to your prescribing physician about what is happening to u so s/he can help u sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee weakness, pain, after excersize since dec., still now, dumb and bruised. Pops sometimes. What's wrong?
Stretch strengthen: Popping might just be from the underside of knee cap. Joints need to be reinforced by the muscles around them - so strengthening your quadriceps and hamstrings are important. Additionally the iliotibial band can refer with knee issues - so I am a big proponent of foam rolling.. Stretch, strengthen and foam roll - and of course make sure you have the right shoes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My father is having random sudden weakness in his knees, where he will be walking and almost fall down. what could this be a sign of?
I have had knee weakness for a few days. Yesterday i felt it hard to stand up or walk. I also feel vibrations on and around the knee cap.
I have been diagnosed with transverse mylitis, now I have been recommended to get a brace to help my knee weakness. What would be a good brace?
find orthotist: Trust that your docs have uncovered cause of your spinal cord problem, as could be due to early neuromyelitis optica or ms, and if so, you need specific rx. A brace is very personal, and the expert is termed an orthotist, who will design and work closely with a physical therapy and rehab team. Many different systems, but one should work for you. ...Read more
I had knee weakness for a 1 'n half month, no pain, sometimes popping, some swelling below the patella. Recently gotten slightly worse, any advice?
See below: If you're not have any history Of trauma fever weight-loss chills , night sweats other joint problems and others symptoms such as flulike symptoms a trial of a supervised physical therapy regimen who specializes in orthopedic musculoskeletal skeletal injuries for a few weeks to a month with icing after your exercise and short courses of anti-inflammatory medication with food if not medically contraindicated. If you don't get better and you weeks to a month I would go see an orthopedic surgeongood luck thank you ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Varying levels of pain in thigh, weakness and stiffness in knee, limp, "dent" in thigh, associated with accident 1+ year ago, should I be concerned?
Be seen: I would definitely think it would be wise to followup and be thoroughly evaluated for the cause of your current symptoms. I would not be worried so much as just would want to know the specific reason for your symptoms and whether or not something else should be done. ...Read more