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I want to know what causes leg weakness?

I want to know what causes leg weakness?

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

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Leg Weakness (Definition)

-when U R legs don't do what they used 2. In other words it can B relative as the statement I just made. It can also B U comparing Ur self R another stronger individual. Congenital means from birth. Unilateral is 1 side Vs the other. This leg tires faster than the other, noted especially on hills or stairs,& this can B from many things including disk herniation or strokes. ...Read more


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Having L5S1hemilaminectomy &disectomy. What can I expect for recovery and results?i do have leg weakness

Having L5S1hemilaminectomy &disectomy. What can I expect for recovery and results?i do have leg weakness

See details: You need to ask your surgeon not a doctor who cannot examine you or see your MRI. Figue 6-12 months to a complete recovery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Leg weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Leg weakness?

Leg weakness is-: -when U R legs don't do what they used 2. In other words it can B relative as the statement I just made. It can also B U comparing Ur self R another stronger individual. Congenital means from birth. Unilateral is 1 side Vs the other. This leg tires faster than the other, noted especially on hills or stairs,& this can B from many things including disk herniation or strokes. This type needs eval. ...Read more

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What can cause leg weakness and random sharp body pains?

What can cause leg weakness and random sharp body pains?

Diabetes for one: No specific condition is responsible for this combination, if indeed they are related. But statistically in the us diabetes is probably the most common disorder capable of causing both complaints. Other possibilities are numerous including b vitamin deficiency, aids, guillain-barre, syphilis, etc. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing my strange feelings of leg weakness?

What could be causing my strange feelings of leg weakness?

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

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I still have some numbness and leg weakness two months post back fusion. Is it permanent?

I still have some numbness and leg weakness two months post back fusion. Is it permanent?

Back surgery: It may take several months to fully heal post spinal fusion if there was nerve impingement it may take longer to resolve or there may be some permanent damage depending on the severity of the impingement ...Read more

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What can cause me to have sudden leg weakness at martial arts class?

What can cause me to have sudden leg weakness at martial arts class?

See your Doctor: There can be a variety of causes, but what first comes to mind is a low back condition which can often be aggravated with high floors, high kicking, etc. See your chiropractor to evaluate for neurological deficits due to disc bulge or herniation, as well as ruling out anything in the abdomen/pelvis. ...Read more

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