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What are symptoms of celiacs disease and am I more likely to have it because my grandfather does?

What are symptoms of celiacs disease and am I more likely to have it because my grandfather does?

Variable Sx; slight: Celiac can have variable sx, incl gas, bloat, diarrhea, wt loss, rarely gain, constipation, joint aches and pains (often from vitamin d def), fatigue (often from iron def), osteoporosis, swallowing probl, rarely liver probl. Can get screened with blood testing, and/or genetic testing. Assoc with other autoimmune diseases such as ibd, psoriasis, rheum arth, lupus, type 1 diabetes, thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Difficulty Walking (Definition)

Difficulty walking is a broad term that encompasses multiple medical conditions. One type of difficulty walking is called claudication. In claudication, a person can begin having severe pain or tightness or cramping that can make it difficult to walk. Claudication can have a vascular or neurological cause or both. Cardiac and pulmonary patients can have trouble walking ...Read more


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My nephew 11 y old got a cerebral infarction 7 days back with minor signs of speech, v little droop and little difficulty walking.Can he recover 100% ?

My nephew 11 y old got a cerebral infarction 7 days back with minor signs of speech, v little droop and little difficulty walking.Can he recover 100% ?

Can: There is no test than can predict degree of recovery following a stroke (old nomenclature) cerebral infarction (new nomenclature). However the brain is very good at relearning and finding other neurologic tissue to be 'trained'. A child's brain should be more "trainable". Do they know what caused the stroke? ...Read more

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If you are bowlegged, will you eventually have walking problems?

If you are bowlegged, will you eventually have walking problems?

Possibly: Being bow-legged puts increased stress to the lateral or outside compartments of the knees. This can lead to osteoarthritic changes in these compartments. ...Read more

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I've recently been having walking problems, calves hurt whenever i walk. Any advice?

I've recently been having walking problems, calves hurt whenever i walk. Any advice?

PAD/PVD: If you're describing muscle pain rather than joint, you might have peripheral artery/vascular disease (PAD/PVD). Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-artery-disease/basics/symptoms/con-20028731. Symptoms abate w/rest then recur w/more activity. Legs may be cold w/less hair growth. Wounds are slow to heal. If you smoke, quit. Then go see Family Doc for evaluation (ABI) ...Read more

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Do hydrocephalus cause walking problems?

Do hydrocephalus cause walking problems?

Depends on cause: Many patients with hydrocephalus are otherwise normal without walking problems. Some with spina bifida can not walk at all. In elderly with low pressure hydrocephalus, walking gets worse even without pressure. If this is new and progressive, a thorough neurological evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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At my last check up, I forgot to tell the doctor about walking problems. Is that ok?

At my last check up, I forgot to tell the doctor about walking problems.  Is that ok?

Walking difficulties: It is important to share issues with your physician. Walking difficulties can be a herald of something more serious. Early diagnosis and treatment may be in your best interest. ...Read more

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I have pain on left leg and hand. It could be nerve problem. I have difficulty walking, balancing my walks. Even noow my left side is in pain. ?

I have pain on left leg and hand. It could be nerve problem. I have difficulty walking, balancing my walks. Even noow my left side is in pain. ?

See your doctor.: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I have neuropathy in feet and legs...NO PAIN just numbness (nerve problems) resulting in difficulty walking . How can I get relief.

I have neuropathy in feet and legs...NO PAIN just numbness (nerve problems) resulting in difficulty walking .  How can I get relief.

Diabetes?: You don't mention your age or if you have diabetes - but if you do be concerned about your blood sugar control. Have a good exam and let the Dr diagnose the underlying condition(s) that might be better managed. It's a really good idea to nip this before pain or other problems. ...Read more

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Have lower back pain difficulty walking more than 200m shortness of breath..Any idea what the problem could be?

Have lower back pain  difficulty walking more than 200m shortness of breath..Any idea what the problem could be?

DOE w/ LBP: The cause of shortness of breath with activity (dyspnea on exertion) and lower back pain cannot be readily known by a physician unless you are seen by the doctor in person for an evaluation. These two complaints are very general, have a myriad of causes and likely involve more than one body system or organ. Any answer would be speculative. Seek proper medical evaluation when in doubt. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in lower back. Radiates down left leg. ER visit xray shows no bone problem. Pain medication works little if any. Difficulty walking.

A few possibilities: None of these show up on X-ray: disc or ligament injury, pinched nerve due to disc or vertebral dysfunction, nerve inflammation, muscle spasm, or several other causes of sciatica-type pain in the back & leg.A good history & phys. incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers.Manipulation can solve several of these causes.MRI may be needed if reflexes/strength are diminished. ...Read more

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What causes extreme difficulty walking after a leg workout?

What causes extreme difficulty walking after a leg workout?

Overuse injury: Whenever we overuse our muscles, they tend to hurt and can get stiff. The theory behind this is that there can be a build up of Lactic Acid in the muscles due to the over exercise of the muscles without enough oxygen getting to the muscle. One must exercise and have periods of rest in between the workouts to help the muscles recover. ...Read more

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How long does difficulty walking associated with sciatica last?

How long does difficulty walking associated with sciatica last?

Hard to Say: Usually the initial nerve irritation can last 3-6 weeks and the disc herniation causing the sciatica may take up to 6-9 months to heal, so its hard to say how long you will have this depending on how bad the symptoms are for you. You may want to see a pain/spine specialist to see what your options for treatment may be if you are in a lot of pain. ...Read more

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Grandmother with dementia having difficulty walking, how to help?

Grandmother with dementia having difficulty walking, how to help?

Try not to make: Any changes in her routine or where you go w/her. Social and geographical cues help your grandmom to orient herself. Please find a support group for yourself to avoid caretaker burnout. Ask her doc about walking exercises or pt if she will cooperate. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If I have difficulty walking because my leg got hit, what can I do?

If I have difficulty walking because my leg got hit, what can I do?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Why does my grandma have difficulty walking?

Why does my grandma have difficulty walking?

Many possibilities: Arthritis in major leg joints (hip, knee, ankle, foot) can limit walking. Stenosis (narrowing of nerve channels in low back) can cause leg pain, weakness, feeling. Neck or midback stenosis can compress the spinal cord, making walking difficult. Brain & other nerve problems can affect walking. Poor leg circulation is another possibility. She should see her primary doctor. ...Read more

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My 13 mo has a sudden difficulty walking?

My 13 mo has a sudden difficulty walking?

Get checked !: If you r 13 month old was walking well previously and now is not walking at all, get him or her checked by their doctor. Perhaps it's nothing serious, but children don't stop walking unless there is something going on. ...Read more

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I'm having some difficulty walking or standing after sex?

I'm having some difficulty walking or standing after sex?

That isn't normal: Are you a male or a female? Is this a trend? ...Read more

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What to do if i broke my neck and letley I have been having difficulty walking?

What to do if i broke my neck and letley I have been having difficulty walking?

Need to see a spinal: Surgeon, as to be evaluated properly. You could have the walking problems associated with it or is due to some other reason. Ct/mri scans would be needed, before a DX can be reached. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my pops has gout, which saddens me so much, cause he has difficulty walking?

What do you suggest if my pops has gout, which saddens me so much, cause he has difficulty walking?

Gout rx: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Celiac Disease (Definition)

An immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in ...Read more