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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Leg Weakness (Overview)

-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.


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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

Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
174 doctors shared insights

Leg Weakness (Overview)

-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.


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What does having leg pain, leg weakness, lower back stiffness, weightloss, and mental unclearity or confusion/spaciness mean?

What does having leg pain, leg weakness, lower back stiffness, weightloss, and mental unclearity or confusion/spaciness mean?

Weakness: A combination of those generalized symptoms in a young person, deserves immediate attention. Please find a local physician as soon as possible, and have a proper work up done. It most likely will require physical examination, lab work, and possible advanced imaging studies. Please seek help soon! ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Check cholesterol medications
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Have a venous ultrasound to check for reflux
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What can I do to treat fatigue, leg weakness, headaches?

What can I do to treat fatigue, leg weakness, headaches?

Find & Rx cause: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. These factors impair the patient's ability to produce energy and they end up chronically fatigued. There are numerous internal & external stressors that can contribute to this syndrome. Find & rx. ...Read more

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Nerve damage symptoms: leg weakness and numbness. Any way to treat this?

Nerve damage symptoms: leg weakness and numbness. Any way to treat this?

Yes: If there is mass lesion on your nerves such as a spur or disc- surgery would help. Otherwise therapy, meds, epidurals, tens unit etc would help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for legs weakness?

What is the best treatment for legs weakness?

Depends upon cause: Is you weakness a stamina issue due to de-conditioning? Or perhaps you have issues with muscle and/or nerve, or do you legs get weaker when walking or exercising? Under those circumstances, you need to see your doctor and uncover causation so all returns to normal. ...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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Leg weakness, higher ldl(168), hypothyroid. I use treanaxamic acid 500(7tabs) for heavy flow every period(2yrs. Is my legweakness due to use of tablets?

Leg weakness, higher ldl(168), hypothyroid. I use treanaxamic acid 500(7tabs) for heavy flow every period(2yrs. Is my legweakness due to use of tablets?

Not likely: With LDL that high are you on a statin? That may be a contributor. Also vascular disease may cause muscle weakness as can uncontrolled hypothyroidism. Other possibilities include but not limited to dehydration, vit deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, nerve or vascular compromise. I would see your physician if persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Would anyone please advice any physical exercises for improvement in leg weakness that occur after parasaggital frontoparietal meningioma surgery?

PT and Time: Weakness that occurs from removal of brain tumors can take several months to improve and improvement may be incomplete. The best thing to do is pt and exercise to build muscles and prevent contractures of the muscles and ligaments that can occur from disuse. ...Read more

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I get leg weakness and back pain with prolonged standing. Any options?

I get  leg weakness and back pain with prolonged standing. Any options?

Chiropractr,lose wt?: Sounds like an anatomical issue-pinched nerves. I recommend seeing a chiropractor or orthopedic doctor. If overweight, losing weight may help. ...Read more