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Does Buerger's disease cause a walking disability?

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Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018
Question: my mom was just diagnosed with buerger disease. she is now dependent on a walker, she can't apply pressure on that foot is this normal?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (14 minutes later)
buerger disease is involving arteries and veins.
not every patient has dependency on walker .
what is the age , associated disease as diabetes or else
kindly attach reports done as an attachment so that I can guide more precisely
welcome for any further assistance
regards take care dear.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (9 minutes later)
she is 63/64 and has no other medical issues.
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Different conditions possible, need further details for proper evaluation.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query for your mother thoroughly .

* Seems different possible reasons for current issue as vascular , neurological or
else .
Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Buerger`s disease - duration , involving which of the limbs .
2. Since how much time walker dependent .
3. Can she manage to stand without walker or not .
4. What about functionality of hands .
5. Any reports done if available , provide as an attachment in follow up
conversation .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (38 minutes later)
I will send the report tomorrow when I get to her house the only thing I have is the MRI report
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (29 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Sure , along with MRI report kindly provide further details asked per last conversation please .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (30 minutes later)
MRI results
MRI results
it will not let me send it I'll take pictures and try again tomorrow
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Hi

You will require only to upload a scanned copy of report which will be sufficient
rather than trying to upload all images .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (14 hours later)
MRI results
it keeps telling me its more than 5 mb and can't send
it keeps telling me its more than 5 mb and can't send
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Welcome .

* Just kindly give answers of my 4 questions kept in my second conversation and
single page report of MRI which is within few KB only ( no need to bother for
all the plates of MRI in MB size ) .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Does Buerger's disease cause a walking disability?

buerger disease is involving arteries and veins. not every patient has dependency on walker . what is the age , associated disease as diabetes or else kindly attach reports done as an attachment so that I can guide more precisely welcome for any further assistance regards take care dear.