Conditions with symptom: 'lack of mobility'
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I have recently been told that i have hyper-mobility syndrome but i had an injury on my right knee when I was about 7 i am now 24 and the last year or so my knee has been swoolen and very pain full and i have all so been going to the gym as was told my physiotherapy to go but it just getting worse I have doctors on monday but i dont wont to be just told to lose weight as they do what should i ask for to be done about it and can i get any support for my knee for the gym to stop it going back so much i also have started getting pain in my left knee to can you get DLA for this hyper-mobility syndrome?
I also have hypermobility & was diagnosed after having back problems (have also had knee probs). With this condition you need to keep yourself physically fit & healthy so your physio is right in saying you need to exercise. However, you need to be doing exercises that are appropriate for your knee injury - the physio should have advised you on this. Swimming & cycling would be good as they are non-weight bearing activities. I would avoid running/high-impact aerobics/squats/lunges etc until you have a proper diagnosis of your knee injury. If you are very overweight then you will need to listen to your doctor & take their advice - I lost 6 stone after my back problems did not improve even after surgery, and what a difference it has made! Make a list of your symptoms, and some questions to ask, and take this with you to the doctor. Also check out info on the Hypermobility Syndrome Association website. Good luck!
Could you please advise: I have been to countless doctors, MRI, specialists, sport doctors and we are still battling. Kyla is 15 years old and has extreme hypermobility. She has torn and injured ligaments in her wrists, ankles, knees are a problem, her shoulder, scapula moves up causing her clavicle to sublux and nearly dislocating. Her pelvis is rotating potentially causing her femur to sublux. Her quads are pulling tight affecting her patella- pulling it to the side, causing pelvis to rotate and vertebra to compress. Basically her ligaments are too weak to support her joints, most muscles are too weak to support her joints, some muscles are too strong pulling bones out of place. She is in so much pain. How can I help her? What treatment would work? She is thin, intelligent motivated and driven but cannot live a normal life- please help us to get her back to a normal life style. It breaks my heart to see her suffer with pain all the time.
How do i know if I have ADD/ADHD? I dont know if i have it or is just me being pure lazy, i kick my self up the backside because i can't complete things. went to 6form droppedo out because i was always late and never in, Went to college dropped out and always late but i enojoyed the course but stil.... Is it because i lack willpower? Ive made a appointment with a doctor soon but i can't help feeling its just me lack of will power
I am 18 and was diagnosed with ADHD when I was 8. It sounds like a posibility and I can relate to it because I was expelled from school in year 10 (age 15) and since then have had to sort myself out pretty much. I've been on loads of different dosages and medications and have got the right one for me now. Everyones different with it as I have a friend who's also 18 who has had ADHD diagnosed since he was about 14 and he takes no medication as he learnt to control it better. See someone, take advice and see how you feel
I can relate to you on this one. Im a 25 year old female and has recently just be diagnoised with Adult ADHD. Reading your comment I noticed you saying you droped out of education few times, A few years back i was the same, Just about managed to get through college, however I had two atempts of going to University and only lasted two months. I always felt different like there was a blanklet covering me. I battled with depression for few years and that was when I did my own research. ( what the internet is good at) I researched ADHD and i was surprised that all the symtoms of it i have and have had all my life! I managed to get my doctor to refer me and now my life is on track with the help of different kinds of therpy and medication. hope this is some help.
i am 30 yrs old and have a total lack of libido i have been to my doctor and she sent me to a sex therapist who i seen for 3mts and after we finished our meetings she sent me back to my doctor who then told me that there was nothing else she can do for me i have been with my partner for 8yrs and this is getting really affected by my lack of libido and i dont know where else to turn for help
iam 54 suffered spinal stroke hypertension gout ckd sleep apnea limited mobility can anyone advise best help to lose weight nhs dieticians best advice not to eat anymore than 90grams of fat per day
Hi, I’m a 53 year old male that has mobility problems and classed as obese. I have been having trouble with dripping when going to the toilet for some time and have had medication from the Doctor, but this has not stopped it, but when I go in the morning and also some times during the day my urine has a very strong smell. Is there anything else I can do to try and help my situation?
I was involved in a motorcycle accident back in June, 1972 when I was 14 years of age, which compressed my spine at 7th and 8th thoracic vertebrae, leaving me paraplegic requiring a wheelchair for mobility, with no feeling below my ribs. For years, until 2008, I used a condom catheter since I lost voluntary control over my bladder and urination, but due to more sustained leakage because of slippage, I now have a supra-pub catheter inserted into my bladder, bypassing my penis. I have learned to deal with being paralyzed, which includes lack of feeling and usage of my lower body, that is all but sexual dysfunction. I miss the feeling provided by sexual activity tremendously! I haven't had an orgasm since before the accident. I still have full erections, both due to manual stimulation as well as spontaneously; however, when my penis is in relaxed state, it withdraws until it...disappears! It recedes and drops out of sight. It becomes so embarrassing that I can't find the courage to talk to my doctor about the issue! The whole reproductive paralysis issue has been so embarrassing, such as penal withdrawal during foreplay, that I have not attempted intercourse. Yes, you heard me right, I have never had the full sexual act. Am I the only one to have such problems? Is my life going to continue to be sexless?
i'm no expert in the medical sense about your penis but i wouldn't worry about living your life sexless. if you find the right woman she will understand and help you through it. you just need to remember if any woman doesn't stick around because of it then she is not worth being with. get the courage to talk to your doctor about the disappearing penis but i would think its not a big deal as my ex partner had the same thing happening from time to time. hope things get better for you
2 years ago i got ill i was normally fit and well i have a problem with walking one day i will be fine and can walk normally and the next i cant walk at all i have to use a mobility scooter to help me get about.I have seen doctors and they dont know what has caused my legs to stop walking every test i have had has come back as normal i have seen a specialist and they have said i have m.e but im not convinced so please could you help me and give me some advice
Hi Michelle, I have several sugestions: -See a neurologist to see if you have any type of muscular dystrophy. -Have a very detailed MRI Scan of your spine, especially your lumbar spine -Blood tests to check for VDRL and HTLU 1, Hepatitis B and C (I think you could have these done at an STD Clinic) -Lumbar puncture to detect infection, including herpes -Have you had genital herpes? This could be the cause -Have you had an antibiotic from the Quinolone family? It can cause this type of problem as a side effect, for a long time -Did you have the Swine-flu jab (the Pandemix one available in 2009) about 3 to 4 weeks before your problem started? I hope you find all this information helpful
I have had mri scans full blood count everything come back fine. It all started a couple of months after i had the contracepive depo injection and i think this has caused some problem with my muscles but no one knows what i have i have
I AM 37 AND HAVE ALWAYS STRUGGLED WITH EYE CONTACT AND SCORED 36 ON THE TEST WHICH CONFIRMS MY THOUGHTS THAT I MAY HAVE A FORM OF AUTISM. I AM ATTENDING A CPN FOR DEPRESSION AS I LACK THE ABILITY TO FORM ATTACHMENTS BUT NO-ONE WANTS TO GIVE ME A DIAGNOSIS WHICH I CAN WORK WITH. I MANAGE IN DAY TO DAY LIFE BY TRYING TO FIT IN BY BEHAVING AS I SEE OTHERS DOING, BUT JUST DON'T FEEL NORMAL AND PEOPLE HAVE NOTED MY LACK OF EYE CONTACT AND DON'T KNOW HOW TO GO FORWARD FROM HERE. WHO DO I SEE TO GET A DIAGNOSIS IF I KNEW WHAT WAS WRONG WITH ME THEN I COULD WORK ON FIXING IT, AS IT IS I FEEL SO LONELY BUT CAN'T DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT. I CAN FORCE MYSELF TO MAKE EYE CONTACT BUT AM NOT COMFORTABLE WITH IT AT ALL....
I am a 51 year old woman. I have never found sex enjoyable and have never been given an orgasm by another human being. Over my life, each partner has had an affair due to my lack of interest which has also left me distrustful. My current long term partner of 8 years is now losing patience. I am seeing a sexual therapist but the appointments are a month apart. The first month I had to do pelvic floor exercises, the second month I have to play with food in my mouth ?? It is 8 months since I approached the gp for this referral and quite frankly am feeling desolate at the lack of help it is giving me. I have said this is my last attempt. If sexual therapy cannot help then I feel I am best to simply withdraw from relationships and any attempt at sex. Help....what do I do, where do I go ???
I am a 21 year old hetrosexual male with very little body hair. I have no hair whatsoever under my armpits and only a small amount of wispy, very fine pubic hair in my genital area. I have no facial or chest hair either, however I am of normal stature (6ft tall) with a normal head hair and a normal sized penis and testicles (6" x 5 1/2") I find it extremely embarrassing in changing room situations with other men but the worst situation by far is when a new girlfriend, (who so far have all been much hairier than me, by the way) sees my virtually hairless body and says something like 'I wish I didn't have to shave all the time' - and 'you're so lucky' which is not really what I want to hear. Do you think my lack of body hair may be down to a lack of Testosterone or could it be something else?
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