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Burning pain in top of leg,calf muscles feel like their tightening, inner tremor,tingle in side of face,hot showers cause weakness and tremor in legs?

Burning pain in top of leg,calf muscles feel like their tightening, inner tremor,tingle in side of face,hot showers cause weakness and tremor in legs?

MRI brain with FLAIR: The facial tingling and response to hot shower is concerning. Your neurologist will want to do a good exam and get an MRI of the head to exclude MS or clinically isolated syndrome. ...Read more

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Muscle weakness in my thigh why?

Muscle  weakness  in my thigh why?

Muscle weakness x 1: weakness on one side, in one muscle group, could be due to injury or something called radiculopathy. The latter is a pinched nerve root in the lower back. It may also cause pain or numbness. If you have pain, numbness and weakness on one side, in one muscle group, radiculopathy is the likely answer. ...Read more

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Recently I have almost fallen because of a sudden weakness in my thigh area while going down or coming up stairs? What could be the cause?

Recently I have almost fallen because of a sudden weakness in my thigh area while going down or coming up stairs? What could be the cause?

Various: Presumably you have some dysfunction of the muscles in the leg which most likely originate in the spinal column. You might have a disc displacement, compression fracture or a vacular or tumorous lesion interfering with the nerve supply. You should see your neurologist to sort this out fairly quickly. ...Read more

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Why do I feel weakness on my right thigh when running?

Why do I feel weakness on my right thigh when running?

Thigh Weakness: Interesting problem. This can be related to the joint and give way due to low back, hip, or knee issues. Also neurologic problems can present like this as well. Occasionally a stress fracture can also cause "weakness" due to pain. Runners are often uncomfortable and a use to "tuning out" pain. I would have it evaluated. Make sure you go to your doctor in running clothes with your running shoe. ...Read more

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Can a problem with L4-L-5 disk cause pain at medial knee? Can it cause weakness in thighs? Thanks

Can a problem with L4-L-5 disk cause pain at medial knee?  Can it cause weakness in thighs?  Thanks

Sometimes: L4/5 disc usually affects either the L4 and/or L5 nerves. If the L4 nerve is affected (in the foramen) then the thigh can be mildly weaker. If the L5 is affected, then the foot strength will be affected. Please see a doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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Small vibrations lower thigh/back knee, no weakness, not visible, in intervals. No pain, no other symptoms. Started this morning. Felt when rest

Small vibrations  lower thigh/back knee, no weakness, not visible, in intervals. No pain, no other symptoms. Started this morning. Felt when rest

Dehydration?: The nebulous description of your symptoms doesn't have me concerned at this point. It could be something as simple as dehydration. If it persists, worsens, or you get new symptoms like weakness or discomfort, see your physician - they will do an exam and order some blood work. ...Read more

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