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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. Tanya Russo
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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

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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