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I have episodes of extreme difficulty standing up+extreme weakness when walking afterward. prior i get dizziness, neck pain, and headache. causes?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Neuro Condition: Gait is a manner of walking or moving on foot. It is an important aspect of signs that may provide information about several musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. There are several basic pathological gaits that can be attributed to neurological conditions. Rec.: see a neurologist for further investigation.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Need Neurological ev: Symptoms can be from CNS disorder, peripheral neuropathy.Myopathy, some metabolic disorder, auto immune disorder and others you need to have extensive evauation including a detailed history, family history, past history, occupatinal history and comprehensive physical exam including neurological exam and blood/urine test and may need imaging like mri/cat scan to find out your diagnosis. Consult neurolog.

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Last updated Feb 6, 2018

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