Limbs

What is Limbs?

The limbs or extremities, are the jointed appendages of the human or other animal body. In the human body, the upper and lower limbs are commonly called the arms and the legs.

Questions and answers on "Limbs"

Suddenly, the past few days, my right leg has swelled at least 2 times larger(even my toes).
It was a bit discolored, but seems better color today. My doc is on vacation...should I be concerned??
and go to e r.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, doppler ultrasound of the lower limbs should be done

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

Yes, you should definitely consult a doctor.

The foot should be examined. Pulses should be checked in both limbs. A doppler ultrasound of the limbs (both arterial...

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What does this mean: 'the neorological examination of lower limbs was unreamkable'

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Brief Answer:
Refer below

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic!

This means that the functioning of nervous system supply(like nerves etc) to your lower limbs is good. You need not have to worry about this. It says that this particular examination is normal.

Hope I have...

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My blood pressure is pretty different every time i take it and is different from arm to arm. Is it normal to have variation in readings if i take ten cinsecutuve readings?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Some variation is normal

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome.
This is Dr. Sameer, Cardiologist.

Some variations in Blood pressure readings in different limbs are normal.

In upper limbs variation of 10mm Hg is normal & in lower limbs variation of 20mm Hg is normal.
If it is more than that,...

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I have aching legs, soreness.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Needs to be investigated.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone through your query and understand your concerns. The failed angioplasty attempts probably have no relationship with your sore and aching legs. There are two broad possibilities to consider....

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Hello, I had a growth scan on 32 weeks. The report reflects FL is 58mm. Doc said me that this is the growth of 30 weeks foetus. Iam worried about the FL growth.May I know what may happen to the babies growth?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can be constitutional

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
I have reviewed the report.
The fetal length is definitely less than gestational age.
It can be due to constitutional short height in the family.
Sometimes, the short...

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When I have a fever, my legs become paralyzed. I fall to the floor and can't get up.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
?? Strongly suspecting a condition called GBS

Detailed Answer:
Hello sir and welcome.

Thank you for writing to us.

I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help. I strongly suspect a condition quite rare and unique called...

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Pain in low back.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Take treatment and precautions as advised

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Low back pain at this age may be most commonly due to muscular spasm.
Is there any history of trauma, weakness in lower limbs, urinary complains, any...

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Herniated disc symptoms

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Brief Answer:
Back pain on walking, bending and radiating pain in lower limbs.

Detailed Answer:

Hl
Thanks for your query

I'm Dr Sudhir Kumar

I have gone through your query and understand your concern.Herniated disc will cause back pain with tilting of back toward one side.Pain will be more in...

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I am 82. For a couple of years I have had the feeling of having socks on my feet, mostly under the ball of the foot and under the toes. No pain. Still have feeling there. Is the same day or night. It seems to be spreading a little further under the foot. What is peripheral neuropathy?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It indeed, appears to be peripheral neuropathy.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Rayma.timmins,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query.

These symptoms of paresthesias(abnormal sensations) in feet are classical for peripheral...

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Hi my upper back has straightened out i havrincreased sensation in limbs and legs are no longer symmetrical, also completely using both eyes equally to see where i used to use left more

Lots of small aches and pains in hands elbows shoulders and base of skull with new feeling of knees being weak sometimes

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
X ray and clinical evaluation needed.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on Health Care Magic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. Ideally I would need to examine you clinically but that is beyond the scope.

Could you please get an X ray of...

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Hi I am a person with spina bifida with no other problems excpet back pain and weaker lower limbs. But was able to walk normally like others At 21 years age, i was operated to correct the bifida. From then my back pain was reduced. But got more weakness to my left lower limb. Limp while walking. Not able to walk normally as previous.

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my polio effected leg was operated at my age of 6 years, in result there is a difference of 1/2 in length betwwen two leg. that s why there is a limbing in my walking. My question is that which kind of trouble may I face in my future ? can it be paralised in my old age ? Now I am 42 years old.

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