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Why Do I Feel Weak In The Knees And Generally Unstable While Pregnant
Relaxin: Relaxin is a hormone that is released in pregnancy. It relaxes the connective tissue in your joints. This makes them looser and makes you more unstable when you walk or exercise. Relaxin is the reason pregnant women waddle. It is also the reason pregnant women are more likely to dislocate their joints. Take things slowly and use extra support when pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
30 weeks pregnant randomly get light headed and feel weak in knees to the point I can't walk what could it be?
Sometimes my knee feels unstable and weak. When I sit down, I can feel it beating and sometimes it feels like it is twitching. What is happening?
Had lateral release 2 weeks ago, knee still swollen painful & feels weak & unstable will this improve what if it stays unstable what will they do?
Ask your surgeon: Best one to really answer the questions is the one who fixed the knee. You could have an infection, or be bearing too much weight on it or be too active too soon which could explain the problems. This does need evaluating. If the knee is truly not stable, further repair will be needed to correct this problem ...Read more
Hypertension of my right knee a few yrs ago, now when I over do my exercise it feels very heavy,tight, weak,and unstable. ?
Had knee pain after jump roping.Knee felt unstable/hurt.Calves wear weak, and tight quads...Now everything feels better after 2weeks..What was this?
My doctor said my knee is good after a x ray and MRI but it still feels unstable , I think it might be patella tracking or weak quad muscles?
I slightly twisted my knee and heard a pop. There was no pain, no swelling. I could walk, put weight, although felt weak/unstable?
May need to see MD: Usually pops have to do with abnormal movement or tears of cartilage. In the knee this could involve ligaments, tendons or the meniscus. It is good that there is no pain or swelling but if your knee feels unstable then use an elastic bandage like a Ace wrap to improve stability and see your doctor if this does not improve in a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both ankles pain at paroneal. Knee pain. Doc said not structural but functional problem. Abnormal gait, unstable hips, weak lower back. How to correct?
I'm 8 & a half months pregnant, I just tripped. I scraped my knee a little I feel the baby moving so should I go to the ER?
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