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A 36-year-old male asked:

Legs feel weak sometimes. knees too. feel hard to stand and walk occasionally. scans are clear. what can i do?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Weak legs: Check for CK level, rheumatoid factor, ANA ESR CRP make sure not autoimmune process .Also check urine and check for DM, thyroid disease, B12 . What scans were done? LS spine MRI? C spine MRI? brain MRI( rarely MS) ? Did they check for ankylosing spondylitis? spinal stenosis ( you are young for that) Avoid alcohol causes myopathy. f/u /with neurologist/ physical medicine
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