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A 21-year-old male asked:

Habe leg stiffness and pain had blood works spine brain mri neuro test all clear afraid of als but doc said anxiety can it be caused by anx?

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Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Possible: If all work ups have not found any underlying problems for your symptoms, it will be a good idea to get evaluated psychiatrically. The stress of being medically screened sometimes can be so overwhelming for some, that even after no diseases are found, the worry continues. Talking to a psychiatrist may be helpful. Good luck.
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Leg stiffness and pain are not due to anxiety. Has a muscle biopsy been done? I had a similar patient once where it turned out to be a rare muscle disease found on biopsy.i kept on telling her we had to keep on searching neurologically until we found the answer.
Oct 20, 2013
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