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A 23-year-old male asked:

Heavy head/ base of head back of neck discomfort/ weakness in arms/ lower back discomfort/ lower legs weakness. what could this be?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Need evaluation: Those are alot of neurologic symptoms. Differential diagnosis range from cervical myelopathy to fibromyalgia. Highly suggest a prompt neurologic evaluation.
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Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
37 years experience
A lot of things: Those symptoms are worrisome. See an orthopaedist or neuorologist immediately. May be spinal cord compression in your neck. Get examined quickly.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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