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Spinal Cause Weakness Numbness Legs
Diagnosed at 24 w/ bilateral formalin spinal stenosis.Now 30, with leg pain, weakness, vision, numb.Ms runs in family members.Can they cause similarities?
I have 14 spinal disks with problems and 2 lumbar surgeries 20 years ago. I have pain, numbness, & weakness in both legs, right arm. Please help?
Difficult dilemma: Although you could be experiencing nerve compressions at several levels in your spine, you might also be suffering cervical stenosis, which is compressing spinal cord and nerve roots. Also, a co-morbidity, peripheral neuropathy, could be superimposed as a new problem. Need to sort out asap, and perhaps see a neurosurgeon, and maybe neurologist later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several potentials: Assuming this is bilateral and symmetrical, there may be a peripheral neuropathy. However, spinal cord compression in the neck can cause this. Rarely, ms might present in this fashion. Since there are multiple underlying causes, it is best to see your physician, and obtain a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Pain in my left leg from my knee down a lil numbness in my toes, I do have lower back problems can that be the cause? Also weakness in the am both legs sometimes
Right side numbness with weakness also. Brain and c spine MRI both normal, not get better and cold burning sensations are annoying.Legs buckle cause?
Numb: You need a good history and exam by a neurologist. Many possible causes. ...Read more
Can a slipped disc in neck cause numbness in my face, arms, and legs as well as leg weakness and altered gait and trouble walking?
See a physician: This sounds like something that needs to be looked at. You don't get facial numbness from a slipped disc or a herniated disc. Unlikely that symptoms would include the arms and legs as well as altered gait to the point of having trouble walking. This should be evaluated very soon by a physician. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve cause Numbness and weakness that comes and go on the right arm/hand and right leg/foot? Also, pain in the shoulder blade/bicep.
Yes: Numbness and weakness in the right upper and lower extremities may indicate nerve compression at the level of the spine. MRI and EMG could localize and prognosticate a compressive neuropathy and would give guidance to appropriate treatment options. Consult with a physical medicine and rehabilition specialist would be appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have clubbing fingers, numbness , restless legs, hemoptysis, weakness, bone pain, wrinkled fingertips.What disease can cause these symptoms?
Likely lung disease: With the symptoms especially and clubbed fingers, I am guessing possible pulmonary ie lung disease. Please seek a physician for comprehensive check up. ...Read more
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