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Tailbone Pain And Weak Shaky Legs
Leg pain in all of both legs (burning/twitching) and weakness. Worse with use. Tailbone pain/sore at times. Could there be a connection? MRI normal.
Possibly: The first thing is that it is not normal to have pain and weakness in the legs in an otherwise healthy 22 year old. An MRI of the lumbar spine is a structural test, but in your case it should me noted: it would not normally show the coccyx unless specifically asked, it could be coming from other areas of the spine, and finally it might not be a structural problem and and so may not show up on MRI ...Read more
Most plausible cause:
Of your symptoms seems to be irritation of a nerve in your Lumbar spine, either from a disc herniation, arthritis, disc-facet joint complex, or some other space occupying lesion.
Check with an orthopod and be examined and investigated, so treatment could be started.
Good Luck. ...Read more
Several muscle groups are involved with steps!
Muscle fatigue, or weakness may lead to shakiness.
Lots of causes- from malnutrition, vitamin deficiency, viral or neuralgic illness.
See pcp with full history, and exams and testing.
In today's world of technology- have a family member video your walking and steps as part of the history. ...Read more
If gigantic: Typical ovarian cysts are too small to compress nerves leaving the lower spinal cord to enter the leg. A super large cyst could conceivably affect the retro-peritoneal ilio-hypogastric or ilio-inguinal nerves, or even the femoral, but I have never encountered this. I have seen post-operative complications affecting all of these nerves however. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lumbar radiculopathy: In the lower back, a nerve can be "pinched" by a disc herniation, or by foraminal narrowing. Unilateral leg weakness, associated with pain and numbness might be seen. If at l-4, weakness of thigh muscles, l-5 weakness foot dorsiflexors, s-1 weakness of foot plantar flexors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Fibromyalgia is purely a painful total body condition, and causes neither leg weakness or speech difficulty. If your symptoms were transient, might consider a tia, but if persistent and progressive, need to wonder about disorder of motor nerve cells, muscle disorder, or problem with nerve-muscle connections. Find an expert neurologist, and get this fully assessed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does haloperdol remain in system after stopped? Side effects remain shuffling feet, leg weakness
Cannot say in:
Your particular case, AND...
while the medicines blood levels go away in 1 or a few days, it's changes on the control of movement can often be permanent (tardive dyskinesia is the name for the change in movement associated with long term use of haloperidol and similar medications). ...Read more
Leg weakness upon standing. Must wait at least a minute before walking. Inside of left knee and outside of rt knee most painful.
Needs to be checked: We don't know your age and your life style like going to gym, playing sports, running, jogging in the past. Any history of injury and if you are or have been taking any medications. I suggest you consult your doctor to find out the cause of your knee pains and leg weakness so that it can be appropriately treated ...Read more
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
How much time take respiratory recovery in Gillian-Bere syndrome. My baby is on ventilator machine from 7 days and patialay recover leg weakness..
Mgt: It is an encouraging sign that the leg muscle strength is returning. The respiratory muscles will typically gain strength also and allow your child's physicians to wean her gradually from the vent. ...Read more
I have mild leg weakness. I find when I'm tired it seems worse and becomes hard to do activities such as climbing stairs. Is this expected? Any advice
Yes, with weakness -:
Your symptoms will get worse.
One needs to determine why do you have weakness in the first place?
Se your pcp to be evaluated/investigated ; treated. Any infective condition (with viral being rather common) will give you generalized weakness; a back issue with pinched nerve will probably give a one-sided weakness; or it could be due to a local soft tissue or bony lesions. Might need an orthopod. ...Read more
My drs are stumped so I thought to ask here, generally what causes several tiny focal lesions in brain with right body weakness w/ bilat leg weakness?
Brain: This needs to be reviewed by a neurologist. As you are in newjersey, perhaps a referral to princeton med center is in order. Mapquest says you are about 1.5 hours apart. Grab your phone and make the call ...Read more
Multiple things: If your left arm and leg are both weak, you can be having or have had a stroke. Alternatively, brain tumors or seizures can lead to such weakness. Furthermore, high neck problems (discs, tumors, fractures) that are asymmetric to the left can cause these problems also. These are just a few causes by the way. See your md for a full workup. ...Read more
Motor strength: There is a normal range of strength fro the muscle groups in the upper leg. Upper leg weakness is simply a strength that is below this normal range. There can be a variety of causes. ...Read more