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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Systemic arthralgias: You are a little old for JRA but the hunt begins with a physical of hands and feet, shin swelling? fever, weight loss, fatigue/ eye problems, heart pr ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Schwarz
Specializes in Pain Management
Multiple Pains: It is difficult to determine any single test, or series of tests based upon a short description. General pains require separation and an inciting ev ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
More than D: Treating D is important because low D can cause weakness, but it would not cause all of your other complaints. You will need to have a have an evaluat ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcel Hungs
25 years experience Neurology
Nerve&muscle damage: Any type of nerve injury in your lower spine or in your leg can cause muscle weakness. Muscle diseases can lead to weakness. Sometimes brain conditi ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
There can be many : Reasons - a nerve impingement can cause this, a stroke can cause this, side effects of medication can cause this. For example, I have see it in some c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Karimi
15 years experience Neurosurgery
PMD: Typically this would first be evaluated by your primary medical doctor and then a neurologist.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Herniated Disc: Not necessarily. It depends on whether there is any nerve compression and where, anatomically, the compression is located. Your doctor can provide bet ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
1leg weakness: The most common cause of weakness and atrophy in 1 leg would be a chronic herniated disk in the spine, which has gone on long enough to damage the ner ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
You need and exam: Clearly, something has changed in you at least with respect with the strength in one limb and since it hasn't gotten any better over a long period of ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Siegel
28 years experience Pain Management
No: The nerves to the arms arise from the cervical region. The nerves to the legs arise from the lumbar region. I would go see a neurologist for ongoing ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Need neurology: Consult for accurate assessment and treatment plan.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
NOT AS PREDICTED: Your recovery is slow at best, but not necessarily an area of worry, unless there is a problem with your femoral nerve. Strongly urge followup visit ... Read More
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