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What specialist would I need to see if I have muscle weakness in one leg

A 53-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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Med: Lyrica (pregabalin) can cause tiredness, weakness. Diazepam can do too. Shakiness could be the symptom of anxiety or if you've not taken diazepam for ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Then see a neurologist and have the issue evaluated. This can be a serious problem.
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A 48-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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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Get diagnosis: Weakness and altered sensations could be due to back problems, such as cauda equine, but also, peripheral nerve disease, and this likely would benefit ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
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 39-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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a doc: It is not generally normal to have muscle weakness when you walk unless you are going way beyond your physical capabilities. It would be advisable to ... Read More

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