A 31-year-old male asked:
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6ft tall. Severe Back pain when rest at night only, not during the day. Muscle weakness in arms/legs. Worried about cancer? MRI or X-ray? Worried

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Doctor's examination: After more history, then decision which way to go, neurologist input may be needed, wish you well
Answered on Feb 13, 2019

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