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Why do my legs feel weak and shaky?

Why do my legs feel weak and shaky?

Get it evaluated: There can be several possible causes, some of them serious. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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My legs are hot and feel weak and shaky. Why could this be?

My legs are hot and feel weak and shaky. Why could this be?

See your physician: The many possibilities include vitamin deficiency, drugs, medications, infection, diabetes, anxiety, Guillain-Barré syndrome, herniated disc, tremor, spinal cord injury, cardiovascular disease, etc. See your physician for a full evaluation -- sooner if the symptoms worsen. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tremor.html , http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/leginjuriesanddisorders.html ...Read more

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Hi, from past few months I have been noticing a lot of weakness in my body. I also feel shakiness in my hands and suffer from cramps in legs and feet.

Hi, from past few months I have been noticing a lot of weakness in my body. I also feel shakiness in my hands and suffer from cramps in legs and feet.

See a physician: You should consult a physician. Who can examine you and run some lab test to rule out other causes of weakness and tremors like anemia hyperthyroidism and medications.I guess that you may be suffering from dehydration, hypokalemia or hypoglycemia which is causing your symptoms. In the meantime you cut back on all caffeine nicotine and alcohol intake. See your internist for work up asap. ...Read more

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How do I tell the difference between shakiness in legs and shakiness in neuropathy.

How do I tell the difference between shakiness in legs and shakiness in neuropathy.

May not be very easy: It sounds like your question is asking the difference between shakiness in the legs due to weakness of the muscles (such as after heavy exercise?) vs. weakness in the legs due to lack of neuronal control or innervation? Your best bet is to get a neurological examination since other things needs to be noted physically and by history before arriving at that sort of conclusion. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between shakiness from low blood sugar and from neuropathy in legs?

How can I tell the difference between shakiness from low blood sugar and from neuropathy in legs?

Low sugar: Is potentially dangerous and life threatning, also may be associated with excessive sweating( di aphorisms), shakiness and confusion. Diabetic neuropathy does not give you sweating and usually not shakiness ,but unsteadiness if for eg it involves your lower extremities. ...Read more

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