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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

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

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Age- 18 weight- 59kg height-168cms. male.. pain in knees. joined gym 1 month back.. feels weakness.. what to do?

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

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What is leading to pain and weakness in knees and hips.?

What is leading to pain and weakness in knees and hips.?

Many possibilities: Pain can be due to many things such as trauma, gout, infection, inflammation of the bursa, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can a problem with L4-L-5 disk cause pain at medial knee? Can it cause weakness in thighs? Thanks

Can a problem with L4-L-5 disk cause pain at medial knee?  Can it cause weakness in thighs?  Thanks

Sometimes: L4/5 disc usually affects either the L4 and/or L5 nerves. If the L4 nerve is affected (in the foramen) then the thigh can be mildly weaker. If the L5 is affected, then the foot strength will be affected. Please see a doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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I sometimes feel weakness in knees after jogging on the treadmill. Is that something to be concerned about?

I sometimes feel weakness in knees after jogging on the treadmill. Is that something to be concerned about?

Probably not: Without pain, it is unlikely that your sensation of weakness is a signal of anything permanant of harmful, especially if it only happens after jogging. ...Read more

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Small vibrations lower thigh/back knee, no weakness, not visible, in intervals. No pain, no other symptoms. Started this morning. Felt when rest

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 more

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