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Legs shake when having bowel movement

A male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Stool impaction: You describe stool impaction. If 100 percent stuck, then disimpaction is required, either with gloved finger or fleets enema. ER trip may be next st... Read More
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
There are stool soft: There are stool softeners you can take so that it's easier to have a bowel movement. The numbness in the legs is because of the position on the toilet... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Muscle weakness?: If you have this after sitting in the toilet sheet for some time and feel weak above the knees , few things need may casue it. Check your potassium le... Read More
Dr. Neal Hakimi
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Are you...: spending extended periods of time on the toilet? Or are you resting your forearms on your thighs while sitting on the toilet? Those could be causes fo... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Thigh swelling: If there is definite swelling of the right thigh, it should be evaluated by your physician. Phlebitis or some other thigh pathology would be a possibi... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Need to see doc soon: If these symptoms are new they are very concerning. It is possible they are not related, but if they are related immediate evaluation is necessary.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See a Dr: These symptoms might be related, but without a thorough history and physical exam, it is not possible to suggest a diagnosis. See your Dr who can take... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Straining of muscles: With the bowel movement you strain other muscles in the legs. Your physician can evaluate you and see if you have any other musculo skeletal reason
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Multiple systems: Those are a lot of symptoms. You should start by seeing your primary care physician to make sure that there is nothing systemic going on. After that... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Possibly Sciatica: Have your doctor look at your low back and maybe order an MRI to see whats going on.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 30 years experience
Fissure: Severe anal pain caused by a bm which persists after is usually a fissure.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
This combination of: symptoms is consistent with an autonomic dysfunction. Perhaps POTS. You should see a health care provider for evaluation. I would suggest you see a ca... Read More