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Longterm tightness&pain up one side of body.Foot has just'collapsed' & underside 'stretched',walking painful,yet I am told no arch collapse.what else?

Longterm tightness&pain up one side of body.Foot has just'collapsed' & underside 'stretched',walking painful,yet I am told no arch collapse.what else?

PTTD?: I wish I could see it. Even though you were told no arch collapse, it sounds like posterior tibial (tibialis posterior) tendon dysfunction, the most common cause of unilateral (only one foot, not both) adult flatfoot. Take a large piece of paper, wet the bottom of each foot, and stand. Do they look the same, or is one flatter? ...Read more

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Joint pain in one side of body(hip and back esp), aching pain in same leg. I'm 4 mos PP, and 30 yo. Could this be arthritis?

Joint pain in one side of body(hip and back esp), aching pain in same leg. I'm 4 mos PP, and 30 yo. Could this be arthritis?

Unlikely: ? 30 yo post-partum with unilateral hip-leg pain. Concern for hypermobility Syndrome & incurred unilateral sacroiliac joint (SIJ) subluxation from birth trauma. A SIJ belt (BOA.com) might help, which would be diagnostic. For a definitive diagnosis see Osteopath. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing pain in one side of the body and very light tremors, also some pain in the head. Can you help me?

I've been experiencing pain in one side of the body and very light tremors, also some pain in the head. Can you help me?

Headaches: There are many possibilities and you must see a neurologist as soon as possible. The diagnosis can range from multiple sclerosis to a tension migraine. The physical examination is important. ...Read more

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Does MS commonly cause tingling, muscle spams, prickliness and pain down one side of the body (for example left side)?

Does MS commonly cause tingling, muscle spams, prickliness and pain down one side of the body (for example left side)?

YES: MS is the "great imitator" in that the symptoms are VERY DIVERSE and may mimic all sorts of neurologic symptoms! Ask your treating neurologist to check it out on your next visit. If you are not seeing a neurologist regularly START DOING SO! (My opinion only) Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it possible to have damaged my muscle tissue? I've encountered a swollen lymph node, swelling in the hip and pain in one side of the body

Is it possible to have damaged my muscle tissue? I've encountered a swollen lymph node, swelling in the hip and pain in one side of the body

See a doctor: Cannot possibly evaluate this long distance. You need a full detailed history, physical exam and probably will undergo lab tests and imaging studies. The sooner you do this, the better. Hope you get better quickly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Temporary weakness on one side of body is a stroke, right?

Temporary weakness on one side of body is a stroke, right?

Not really: Temporary blood flow disruption called TIA"s typically reverse after 20-30 minutes. Persistent focal problems would be more consistent with a stroke. Transient focal weakness may be present with complex migraine events, and usually a fixed stroke does not develop. ...Read more

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Got few vitiligo patches at one side of body, can I use tan oil and expose it to get it a little bit darker? Had vitilgo since 8-9 y/o never increased

Got few vitiligo patches at one side of body, can I use tan oil and expose it to get it a little bit darker? Had vitilgo since 8-9 y/o never increased

No: If it tans dark from this, it is not vitiligo. As you tan darker, the vitiligo, by contrast, will become more conspicuous. You can use fake tan spray to hide the vitiligo. Are you SURE of the diagnosis? ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hives on one side of body?

How do I get rid of hives on one side of body?

Antihistamines: Whether the hives are localized or generalized, the first line treatment for hives is oral antihistamines. There are several new generation antihistamines including zyrtec, Allegra and claritin (loratadine). The distribution of one sided is curious. Take a photo and see an allergist or dermatologist. They can assist in determining cause and more specific treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Muscle weakness on one side of body?

What is the definition or description of: Muscle weakness on one side of body?

Hemiparesis: Hemiparesis describes the condition of weakness on one side of the body and not the other. Although there are multiple potential causes, having had a stroke is one of the most common causes of hemiparesis. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve in neck cause vertigo? Have also gotten goosebumps on one side of body.

Can a pinched nerve in neck cause vertigo? Have also gotten goosebumps on one side of body.

It can.: If you are having excessive pain, your autonomic system can get affected. It is possible vertigo and unusual skin rash/color is related to neck condition. It is best to ask your primary care to review your symptoms all together. ...Read more

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Fluttering in the testicles and tingling in torso and leg one side of body? Possiabilties?

Fluttering in the testicles and tingling in torso and leg one side of body? Possiabilties?

Lumbar radiculopathy: My guess is that you had a lumbar strain and the muscle spasm causing pressure on the nerve supplying these areas of groin and leg. To get the correct diagnosis see a physician who with the aid of physical exam and imaging studies can diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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Recurrent tingling episodes on one side of body inc. face, arm, side scalp and leg 4 months! WHAT IS IT? Could a stroke over months cause this? Help

Recurrent tingling episodes on one side of body inc. face, arm, side scalp and leg 4 months! WHAT IS IT? Could a stroke over months cause this? Help

See your doctor: These types of symptoms usually catch my attention. It would seem unlikely in your age group for this to be a stroke. Still to be certain it's not or something else MRI is very sensitive. And discuss this with your doctor ...Read more

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Shiver felling on one side of body similar to being cold, vitals are good, strength is equal in both hands and feet face is symmetrical possible dehy?

Shiver felling on one side of body similar to being cold, vitals are good, strength is equal in both hands and feet face is symmetrical  possible dehy?

Could be anything: These symptoms can be due to many different possible causes. Only way to know is to see your doctor, get examined and tested and treated if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are possible DX for swollen tender lymphnodes in groin and elbow crease on one side of body only - not STDs. Hashimotos?

What are possible DX for swollen tender lymphnodes in groin and elbow crease on one side of body only - not STDs. Hashimotos?

Local infections: Swollen glands, or lymph nodes, drain infections from the nearby region. Hashimoto thyroiditis would not be a leading cause of swollen glands. ...Read more

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If seizure only on one side of body in three year old autistic child lasts 15 minutes can it cause brain damage or be fatal? Occured 3 xs in 3 mos..

If seizure only on one side of body in three year old autistic child lasts 15 minutes can it cause brain damage or be fatal? Occured 3 xs in 3 mos..

It depends: One main danger of a seizure is that a person may stop breathing. That can lead to brain damage and even death, especially if prolonged. Also, there is the risk of something called: aspiration pneumonia caused by inhaling the stomach contents into the lungs from vomiting around the time of the seizure. A child having a seizure could injure her/himself accidentally during the event. ...Read more

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