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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Leg Weakness (Definition)

Motor strength is usually graded from one to five with five being normal. Any motor grade of the lower extremity that is less than five would be classified ...Read more


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What is the treatment for a herniated disc caused by a car accident that is causing leg burning numbness and leg weakness for almost 8 weeks ?

What is the treatment for a herniated disc caused by a car accident that is causing leg burning numbness and leg weakness for almost 8 weeks ?

Surgery: It is difficult to give specific advice without an exam and access to the mris and other essential data. My advice is to see a spine surgery or neurosurgeon for an opinion if conservative therapy has not helped. ...Read more

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What can cause leg weakness/tiredness?

What can cause leg weakness/tiredness?

Many causes: In your age group, may consider spinal stenosis, poor blood flow to legs, such as intermittent claudication, myasthenia gravis or muscle disease, peripheral nerve issues, spinal cord compression caused by neck degeneration. But could well be a benign problem, such as deconditioning, gaining weight, having thyroid issues, even depression your doctor can sort all of this out. ...Read more

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Is it called leg weakness when your leg is so weak you can't stand on it and if u do you fall and it only last a min? Or is this temporary paralysis?

Is it called leg weakness when your leg is so weak you can't stand on it and if u do you fall and it only last a min? Or is this temporary paralysis?

Unclear: One leg or both? it is hard to say for sure based on your description which at the least sounds like severe weakness and at the most can be paralysis. Also, further information such as onset, duration, triggers, frequency, and other symptoms would be important as this is a concerning event. Please speak with your physician or you can make a virtual appointment with me for further discussion. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cysts cause leg weakness?

Could ovarian cysts cause leg weakness?

If gigantic: Typical ovarian cysts are too small to compress nerves leaving the lower spinal cord to enter the leg. A super large cyst could conceivably affect the retro-peritoneal ilio-hypogastric or ilio-inguinal nerves, or even the femoral, but I have never encountered this. I have seen post-operative complications affecting all of these nerves however. ...Read more

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Can lower leg weakness be a part of type 2 diabetes?

Can lower leg weakness be a part of type 2 diabetes?

Vascular disease: Lower leg weakness can be a sign of many things including diabetes, type ii. Diabetes can cause pad and swelling in the legs leading to heaviness and weakness in the legs. If you have concerns please visit a podiatrist for an evaluation or visit www.Eastpennfoot.Com for more information. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower back pain and leg weakness?

Could be referred : Low back pain with radiation down one side of the leg could be due to a pinched nerve. If you injured your back, strained muscles of the back and hip can irritate a nerve or cause a herniated disc which pinches the nerve. Fortunately this can be resolved non-operatively in most cases. Moist heat, light stretching and over the counter anti-inflammatory medications may help. Persists? See you doctor. ...Read more

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Can lower leg weakness be attributed to type 2 diabetes?

Can lower leg weakness be attributed to type 2 diabetes?

Yes: A complication of diabetes mellitus, no matter what type 1 or 2, is peripheral neuropathy. Weakness but more commonly numbness are symptoms of neuropathy. You should consult with your physician urgently regarding this weakness. ...Read more

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Is having lower leg weakness a frequent part of type 2 diabetes?

Is having lower leg weakness a frequent part of type 2 diabetes?

Not frequent but: Could happen. Weakness in the leg in diabetes caused by neuropathy because of the effect on the sensory nerve more than motor nerve in diabetes, weakness does not happen often. ...Read more

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Weird leg weakness and tiredness. Seems weak when climbing stairs?

Leg weakness: Could be claudication, a serious symptom pf pad. Needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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Leg weakness and tremors since getting and epidural cortisone shot in back. Why?

Leg weakness and tremors since getting and epidural cortisone shot in back. Why?

Check with pain doc: Leg weakness after epidural injections is alwasy concerning and may indicate some injury to a nerve or surrounding area. You must get this checked out with your pain doctor. It may be the that the epdidural steroids unmasked an underlying nerve injury that was present before the injection or it may be new. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain at the lumbar puncture injection site with leg weakness?

Is it normal to have  pain at the lumbar puncture  injection site with leg weakness?

Possibly: Pain directly at the lumbar puncture injection site should only last a few days. Injection of contrast material for imaging study or medication for therapeutic reasons can create temporary irritation of the nerves. This will result in weakness. Don't wait on this, please consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have leg weakness and tremors since epidural cortisone shot in back. What should I do?

I have leg weakness and tremors since epidural cortisone shot in back. What should I do?

Contact the doctor: If the leg weakness and tremors started after the epidural injection you should immediately contact the doctor who performed the procedure. If you have difficulty contacting that doctor, contact your primary care physician or whomever referred you for the epidural. ...Read more

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Is the severe pain at the injection sight of a lumbar puncture followed by leg weakness normal?

No: Call the physician who performed your lumbar injection imediately. There is concern accross america for those who received steroid injections without preservative from a compounding pharmacy in mass. After may 12, 2012. For complications (fungal infections.). ...Read more

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I had a csection 2 weeks ago and ever since ive had leg weakness almost like my legs want to give out?

I had a csection 2 weeks ago and ever since ive had leg weakness almost like my legs want to give out?

Call your OB MD: Your previous OB GYN, who did the C/section, can give you more accurate advice based upon their previous care and examination. ...Read more

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I contracted Mono last year, now I'm having problems with dizziness and leg weakness. And my last blood test came back normal.

I contracted Mono last year, now I'm having problems with dizziness and leg weakness. And my last blood test came back normal.

Likely unrelated: Years ago there was some talk about a chronic mono but the CDC has debunked that speculation. Your symptoms are very non-specific and could be related to dozens of differing diagnoses. I would work with your PCP over time to sort it out. Many of these take time to show their true form before they can be labeled and treated. ...Read more

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10 months left side arm leg weakness, numb, hard to walk, now it is getting better, numbness almost gone, no dr has answer to why it happen?

10 months left side arm leg weakness, numb, hard to walk,  now  it is getting better, numbness almost gone, no dr has answer to why it happen?

See neurologist!: You do not say what kind of docs you have seen and what sort of work-up you have had. Have you had a MRI of your brain? Have you seen a neurologist? Please do both, if either have not been done. If you have see a neurologist, and not gotten an answer that is clear to you, please get a second or even a third opinion. Glad this appears to be getting better. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can ashtma/copd issues cause dizziness at times? I also have leg weakness, any connection? It's a progressive thing that's gotten worse over time.

Can ashtma/copd issues cause dizziness at times? I also have leg weakness, any connection? It's a progressive thing that's gotten worse over time.

If you are 24: ...And have been told you have copd, you might need a second opinion from a board certified pulmonologist. Asthma and COPD should not cause dizziness, and leg weakness is not at all a common manifestation of either. You need a good doctor, not a brief chat on the internet. ...Read more

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Why would a female have pelvic heaviness and leg weakness. I do not have a UTI (negative culture, no burning), but it feels similar to a UTI coming on.?

Why would a female have pelvic heaviness and leg weakness. I do not have a UTI (negative culture, no burning), but it feels similar to a UTI coming on.?

Uterine Enlargement?: You should see your gyn! a pelvic ultrasound is painless and provides invaluable information. Your symptoms may be coming from uterine enlargement of which there are many reasons. ...Read more

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