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Hip Pain And Leg Weakness
Possible stage 4 brain tumor when neuro test good (ref vision strength) when main symptomp is hip pain and leg weakness!?
Brain tumor: Not the normal presentation but anything is possible. See your regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
What are the chanses of brain tumor when neuro test good (vision refl)and symptoms re leg hand back hip pain leg weakness stomach pain and little hd?
Unlikely: The symptoms you are describing are not strong predictors for the presence of a primary brain tumor. ...Read more
Had heminamilectomy (sp?) and Discectomy on Tuesday. I'm still having hip pain and some mild leg weakness. Normal?
Recent back surgery: Yes this is quite normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
After stretching, I could not stand from serious hip pain and burning. I have leg weakness and muscle spasms. Want to get back to the gym, but pain?
I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side), wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng
Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease and lab testing and a full neurologic exam. Arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid can cause joint pain but also muscle pain. Problems in the spine such as disc narrowing can cause some of these issues. Again you need a full workup by a provider ...Read more
MRIreadsC3-4 disc herniation stenosis with ap of 0.7cm? Indention on spinal cord. Could this cause left leg weakness from the hips down
Potentially: If spinal cord becomes severe enough, it can start to affect the legs, although there are other potential causes. Either way, I would be seen in follow up immediately. ...Read more
Burning pain above heel. Swelling beneath outer ankle. Pain increases when walkin especially on incomes or stairs. Heaviness and leg weakness to hip?
Problems linked?: Heaviness of the leg and hip weakness may be due to a back problem (L 3-4). This would not cause pain in the ankle (local process if there truly is some swelling) I would have the muscle CPK checked (on statin drug) the weakness in the legs is typically symmetrical if due to statin drugs but can be noticed on one side initially. If these problems persist you will need to be examined. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with hypohondria and general anxiety but I feel pain hips back uper nd lower hands legs stomach and leg weakness is this normal?
Not normal: I'm assuming that your physician has run many tests and cannot find a physical cause. Therefore the hypochondria diagnosis and possibly a tendency to experience anxiety in physical symptoms. If this is the case, consider psychotherapy to include techniques to reduce anxiety and pain. Psychodynamic therapy can often help to uncover the source of these symptoms too. ...Read more
Had blood neuro spine MRI test algoddoc says I have anxiety hypohondria sym pain back arms legs hips stomach leg weakness insom but ihave when relalx?
It's still pain: It's possible you have something called "central sensitization". It's when the way your brain processes information causes you to experience pain without there being a clear reason for it. Fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression can all cause such experiences. The good news is that there are treatments. You might want to consult with a psychiatrist or pain management specialist. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Not likely.: While pain is certainly a symptom of shingles, which can be present before the rash appears, it is not usual for it to cause weakness. See a neurologist and/or get a second opinion. ...Read more
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
I am having sciatica pain shooting down the leg, Leg numbness, Back pain, and Leg weakness. I need a doctors note for extensive walking limitations.?
Are you making a: Request for medical documentation/ recommendations? If yes, we can not do that on the general health education of HealthTap. ...Read more
I am experiencing low back pain, severe back pain and neck pain. The following also describe me: Back pain and Leg weakness. What should I do?
You need to see your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. Please do not self-diagnose or call it old age.
The pain MAY be from pinched nerves or something else. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am experiencing sciatica. The following also describe me: Muscle cramps or spasms (painful), severe, Pain shooting down the leg, Hunched or stooped posture, Back pain, and Leg weakness. What should I do?
L-spine evaluation: The least severe and easiest to treat would be piriformis syndrome. This is pinching on the nerve by a muscle in you buttock region. Given your presentation and posture that causes the pain to occur this could possibly be a buldging disc in your lower lumbar spine. You should be evaluated by your primary care provider and possibly be referred to a spine specialist if need be. ...Read more
Would worsening lower spine damage cause bone on bone pain and leg weakness? Prev MRI diagnosis annular tear, ddd, scoliosis...
See below: 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 as lower extremity weakness. ...Read more
Various causes: This could be vascular or neurological in origin. You really need to see your doctor. If you're having unsteadiness in the way you walk or weakness in your legs, it will require a formal medical workup. I would recommend you see a neurologist or an orthopedic spinal specialist. Pryor will require mris of your cervical thoracic and lumbar spine. ...Read more
Multiple things: If your left arm and leg are both weak, you can be having or have had a stroke. Alternatively, brain tumors or seizures can lead to such weakness. Furthermore, high neck problems (discs, tumors, fractures) that are asymmetric to the left can cause these problems also. These are just a few causes by the way. See your md for a full workup. ...Read more
Motor strength: There is a normal range of strength fro the muscle groups in the upper leg. Upper leg weakness is simply a strength that is below this normal range. There can be a variety of causes. ...Read more
Possibly: A compressed sciatic nerve can cause leg weakness. Often pain down the leg is due to a lumbar radiculopathy or irritation to the lumbar nerve roots that make up the sciatic nerve. The distribution of pain depends on which nerve is irritated although pain in the back or leg or "hamstring" is common. See your md if this pain lasts greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more
I have leg weakness/pain and a little back pain with prolonged standing. What can I do to alleviate the symptoms?
Find the reason: You have to find the reason for it before anybody could suggest treatment for you, check it out. ...Read more
Had cold for over week, past couple of days I've develop chest pain, headaches and progressive leg weakness. Is it time 2 see dr. Or let it pass?
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
Many causes: Parasaggital brain lesion, compression of spinal cord at the neck or mid back, lumbar stenosis, peripheral neuropathy, muscle disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, endocrine disorders, vitamin deficiencies, etc. These are examples, and if you wish more information go to www. Aan. Com. ...Read more
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