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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Exp 35 years

Amputation of leg above knee

Premium Questions

Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

I am a below knee amputee, and my residual limb sweats so much that I have to stop what I am doing because the pain is so bad. Is there anything I can do? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

a diabetic foot that couldn't be cured and the plastic surgeon advises amputation below knee to avoid getting ... over his body oozing through his legs and is unable to breathe properly. We are not... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

I am a 64 year old male (123 kg) with my left leg amputated below the knee and spend a lot of time sitting down, I have had a heart bypass 6 years ago. when my stump gives me trouble I spent more time ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Gaurang Krishna MD

Knee arthritis , varicose eczema lower right leg ulcer 2004-2006 (healed), returned circa 2008 .... Keeping leg up assisted eczema healing & shrinking to 12.7x12.7cm perhaps as small as 9x7cm. 0%... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gaurang Krishna ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

My father-in-law had his leg amputated from below the knee, he is in rehab and can not keep anything down, he is getting weaker, what could be wrong with him? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

Hi unfortunately I developed an ulcer on the bunion of my left foot which needed amputation, however prior to the surgery the toe next to the big toe had been amputated. My right leg was... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr. Rishi MD

of Blood supply in small vessels cause gangrene in her leg & it got below knee amputated. Now the problem is the second(left) leg is showing 2 fingers black but the rest of the leg is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rishi ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  Praveen Jeyapathy MD

71 yr old gangrene in both legs, one leg was amputated below the knee,now needs to be cut higher, now other foot has turned black, he now refuses medical treatment, he left the hospital without... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Jeyapathy ( Diabetologist)
Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

to no avail. Now he is recommending amputation below the knee. Needless to say, she is devastated. If she ...My 79 year old mother has gangrene that started in one toe, but has now spread to her lower... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashakiran S ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Muhammad Ali Rauf MD

ago surviving a double leg amputation? He s in nyc and 2 days ago lost his right leg above the knee. He s having a stress test tomorrow and will either have stints put in his left leg ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Ali Rauf ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

Phantom pain is a common problem after amputation. There are several medication that try to help with phantom pain including gabapentin and lyrica. These are anti-seizure medication that help with neuropathy. Some...

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

should itake BKA as below knee amputation. this is to be decided after local examination by surgeon

Dr. Amruta Jankar MD

HELLO, yes it is normal to feel numb or asleep in leg when the nerve in lower back is pressed because of longer sitting or a sudden jerk. The numbness goes off in some time. If persists for a day or longer please...