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Treatment Of Pharyngeal Numbness
I have numbeness inmy outer side of right thigh. Can u tell me what is the problem. It gets better when i give it hot water treatment?
Surgery,XRad,Chemo.: The three consistent modalities of treatment for these tumors are surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. These can be given alone or in combination. Surgery and chemotherapy, like Cisplatin or 5-fluorouracil or surgery and radiation are given for locally advanced disease, while local disease gets surgery and radiation. Advanced/metastatic disease is treated by palliative chemo. Like paclitaxel. ...Read more
Finger numbness: There are at least 2 broad categories of why your fingers wound be numb: blood flow or nerve related. It depends on which one it is for definite treatment. Vascular could be caused by poor circulation. If nerve related it would be the ulnar nerve impingement typically at the medial side elbow or at the wrist "Guyon's canal". There are other reasons too depending on the clinical setting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What treatment is there for numb toes from wearing high heels? Toes have been numb for a month now.
Could be a neuroma: If just 2 or 3 toes are "numb" this could be from a specific type of nerve irritation called a neuroma. If all the toes are numb, something else may be going on. See a podiatrist for a physical exam and diagnosis... Then specific treatment is much easier to recommend. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Large herniation at c7. Pain is not severe, but arm is numb and weak. 2 months of conservative treatment hasn't worked. When do I consider surgery?
Herniated disc: Numbness and weakness require you to have neurosurgical consult. Now a days there are minimal invasive procedures to correct herniated disc. Emg report is important. Remember arm is important for activities of daily living and earning livelihood. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee swelling pain numbness had injection and physical therapy didn't work see nothing on MRI degeneration on X-ray what could be problem
?Patellofemoral Pain: Patellofemoral syndrome causes anterior knee pain typically increased with activity and worsens when descending steps or hills. It can also be triggered by prolonged sitting, affecting 1 or both knees, and may have normal mri, usually related to abnormal patella tracking. Tx can include patella taping, stabilization brace and therapy to strengthening vmo, increase hip/calf/it band flexibility. ...Read more
My husband hurt his back shoveling gravel a year ago and since then he has experienced severe back pain numbness in the right leg and foot and at times his right leg gives out he takes 4 ibprohen s several times a day he has been to therapy and numberous
See below: Time for him to see neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon. My have ruptured disc that is compressing nerve(s) to (r) leg. An MRI or ct myelogram should provide needed info. Hope he hasn't waited too long to prevent any damage from being permanent. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have spondylolisthesis and two herniated discs. Physical therapy doesn't help and neither does prednisone. I have pain and numbness in my legs and b?
Spine specialist: Sorry to hear the therapy and medications haven't been helpful. You should consider seeing an orthopedic specialist to discuss other options for treatment. Often a physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist) can be very helpful to review the physical therapy you've tried, prescribe other techniques that may be helpful and also consider a spinal injection. ...Read more
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