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limp

 [limp]
an abnormal gait pattern in which one side of the body dips or moves slightly downward with ambulation.

limp

(limp),
A lame walk with a yielding step; asymmetrical gait.
See also: claudication.

limp

(limp) any gait that avoids weight bearing by one leg.

limp

Etymology: ME, not firm
an abnormal pattern of ambulation in which the two phases of gait are markedly asymmetric. See also stance phase of gait, swing phase of gait.

limp

(limp)
A lame walk with a yielding step; asymmetric gait.
See also: claudication

limp

gait unevenness, e.g. due to trauma, pain, infection, inflammatory joint disease, neuromuscular dysfunction

Patient discussion about limp

Q. My two years old boy started to limp and to complain about foot pain. what can it be? My two years boy is complaining about a left foot pain. the pain starts in his thigh and radiates down. He doesn't have fever or any other symptom. He started waking in the age of 1.5 years and he never walked well. He seems like he is never balanced on his left leg. His labor was traumatic, and I needed a C-section. what can be the source of his complaints?

A. Hello...has your son been seen by a pediatric orthopedist? There are many things this could be...including flat feet, no arches (have the child step in water and then walk on concrete...see if you can see an arch there or is there nothing but the water with no indication of an arch. Just in case of something more serious, and not to frighten you, but let's say things are out there today, ? a rare syndrome or even Charcot? Only a pediatric orthopedist could address those types of issues and no mom ever wants to see her son or daughter suffer...
it hurts us as much as them I think! If it continues or gets worse, please do not delay in seeing the pediatric orthopedist to be sure.
I hope this was helpful and blessings your way. BARBS

Q. is the one first question i asked here a lame one? it's just that it's been 15 days. i think i put some real effort in confronting myself so as to benefit, not waste anyones or my time. i don't know i figured more feedback would be offered. hey if it's kind of a i don't know hopeless question maybe any answer, really any answer at all would be appreciated? thanks...

A. Thank you!

Q. My arms go limp And my chest hurts. There is no way I can lift my arms. It lasts 10 min. This eposode comes on every few days. Its scary. Drs. have no clue. Thanks betty

A. well, i'm not a Dr...but there is a web site that might give you a clue on what's wrong and what questions to ask the Dr. sometimes it's important to know what kind of Dr. you need:
http://symptoms.webmd.com/symptomchecker

good luck! i hope you'll get a lead!

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But you are countered with the worst possible outcome, as both limpers call and the flop comes down 10c-9c-8c.
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I called with Ace, Ace, Jack, 7 (single suited in clubs) after one early limper, only to see two more calls after me and we went to the flop with six players including both blinds.
van der Giessen JW, Rombout YB, Franchimont JH, Limper LP, Homan WL.
As a small child in the early Eighties I remember vividly chewing my way through a ham salad (contents: limp lettuce, even limper cucumber, mushy tomatoes, hardboiled egg with obligatory slightly blackened yolk, ham from a tin) in a bid to see the "pretty pictures" on my Auntie Brenda's best plates - the willow pattern.
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It's funny because I took Luis to one side and asked him to get the goal of the limper for me in the second half
His power salute was limper than a lettuce and his bandy-legged dancing looked like he was being electrocuted.
Moua T, Zamora Martinez AC, Baqir M, Vassallo R, Limper AH, Ryu JH.
Paul Hanagan showed a fine judgement of pace as he made all on Kuala Limper for trainer David Elsworth in the 1m handicap.
The salad that lay alongside was limper than a Londoner's handshake and featured one of the most tasteless tomatoes I've ever encountered.