Femur fractures refer to the fractures of the thighbone. The condition may occur due to a number of causes, ranging from pathologically weakened bones that fracture under their own weight or trauma from a fall or motor vehicle accident. The fracture can be of several types, depending upon its location, stability, the number of bone fragments, and skin piercing.
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My mother is suffering from acute leg pain. Filaria & femur fracture in right leg. Any suggestions for relief?
Query: Hello doctor, My mother aged 80 years is suffering from acute leg pain. She is a patient of filariasis in right leg and also femur fracture in the same leg. Reports of all recently done tests are normal. Please advice. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What the patient needs to do is: Keep the affected leg elevated over two pillows. Take tablet Orthal forte thrice a day for three days. Take tablet Carnitor 500 mg twice a day for three days. Revert back with the x-rays and reports to an orthopaedician a... Read Full »
Parkinson's disease patient fell down and unable to walk, why?
Query: Hello doctor, My mother is a patient of parkinson's disease since last 13 years. She is now 74 years old. She has been under medication like Syndopa plus, Syndopa CR, Amantrel, Admenta, etc. Of late, she had falls twice. From the last two days she is unable to walk for few paces also, as if she has ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description there are two main possibilities: First the fracture of femur which is very common in elderly and can occur with slight fall. If you think she is not able to move one leg then the possibility ... Read Full »