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My 91 year old dad constantly complains of feeling so cold
My 91 year old dad constantly complains of feeling so cold from the hips down that he violently shivers yet his feet and legs feel warm to the touch. He is not over weight nor diabetic. What can cause this and what can we do about it. Additional blankets offer no relief.JA: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?Customer: No fever, possible PAD.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Loss of ambition, muscle weakness.
I fell on my thumb the last Monday of June. It was x-rated
Good morning. I fell on my thumb the last Monday of June. It was x-rated but no fracture. I still have pain and a slight bit of swelling. Wondering if I should see a specialist or if they would be able to do anything for me. It hasn't gotten any better.
I have had numbness and tingling in the outside part of my
I have had numbness and tingling in the outside part of my right knee for about 6 months. Lately it has been painful for me to put weight on the knee - for example when I am on my hands and knees or when I lean on it to get into bed. It does not effect my walking and is not real painful when I am just sitting, but the numbness has turned into a dull pain. Any ideas?
I have a reoccurring pain up gh on the inside of my right
I have a reoccurring pain up high on the inside of my right thigh. I first noticed it Thursday night. Yesterday, Sunday, I had no pain at all. The pain is a dull pain. Last Friday I did some intense pruning of trees and shrubs in my yard and was sometimes up on a ladder. I didn't feel any pain while working but later that evening the pain would return, depending on how I was sitting or standing. It doesn't interfere with my sleep. When I woke up this morning at my usual time, I could slightly feel the pain, making me think I need to check this out further. I am a 69 year old male. Thank you.
What could my possible diagnosis be? I'm a 30 year old male.
what could my possible diagnosis be? I'm a 30 year old male. About 15 weeks ago I went to pick up an object the wrong way. I felt and heard a pop in my low right back and instantly felt pain. the pain radiates to the front of my hip and down to my mid glute sometimes. Pain has lasted this long hoping to get back to normal asap
I thank you, in advance, time and patience. My husband wound
Hello. I thank you, ***** ***** for your time and patience.My husband wound up with sepsis after a surgical procedure. He went from 185 pounds to 136 pounds (at 6 feet tall.) He has gained about 8 pounds back in 3 months - but he is still looks like a skeleton. He eats like the proverbial horse.Anything he can do, eat, take - so he can get bak to "normal."Thank you very much
I have electric shooting pain now with partial numbness ofView more medical questions
Hi Pearl. I have electric shooting pain now with partial numbness of the index finger - when reaching for something or extending my arm. Also beginning to feel similar onset of symptoms in thumb of opposite hand. Big toe on right foot has electrical sensation when stretching or pointing toe. Trying to rule out some things. ThanksJA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?Customer: Worse with extension. Better with no extension. Energized but fatigued due to insomnia - stress due to job change, moving. Weather here is not good for me - damp cold - since eating an eat right for your blood type diet, feeling much better overall. Joint pain and stiffness much improved but knees were weak, now improved with therapy.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Scoliosis. Cervical weirdness when I am looking down and turning my head - it's a clicking sound. I feel like cervical spine is weak - muscles are getting increasingly stiff - exercise and gentle stretching helps a lot. No major diseases or hospitalizations.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Neurologist about your situation and then connect you two.