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I had transcatheter to repair a hole in heart since lots of anxiety and now upper legs feel weak shaky fill i may pass out? Should i worry

I had transcatheter to repair a hole in heart since lots of anxiety and now upper legs feel weak shaky fill i may pass out?  Should i worry

Ask questions: Any time you have an invasive procedure and you have symptoms afterwards that you are worried about the you should speak with the physician who performed the procedure. Only they know all of the details that go into your case. ...Read more

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What would cause a loss of range of motion in a hip? I am unable to abduct left hip. Upper leg muscles feel weak, leg feels "stuck" when i abduct.

What would cause a loss of range of motion in a hip? I am unable to abduct left hip. Upper leg muscles feel weak, leg feels "stuck" when i abduct.

Any groin pain?: Any pain or limping with weight bearing/walking? Morning stiffness? If so consider hip joint problem. Consider labrum too. If groin muscles are sore perhaps a muscle strain. Bursitis of the lateral hip or gluteus medius/minimus muscle problem perhaps but you would have soreness of the lateral hip. Nerve issue can also cause weakness - look for numbness or tingling in other parts of the leg. ...Read more

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Slip disk @ l5s1, pain in my right upper leg muscles, legs feel weak, shaky & burning pain along outer side, what is wrong?

Slip disk @ l5s1,  pain in my right upper leg muscles, legs feel weak, shaky & burning pain along outer side, what is wrong?

Nerve irritation: L5-s1 disk herniation (slipped disc) can irritate either the L5 or s1 nerve root. Nerve irritation can cause leg pain, weakness, numbness. The outside of the leg typically means the L5 nerve root is being affected. See your doctor, who can decide if MRI is needed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Upper leg weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Upper leg weakness?

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

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If upper leg muscles are deconditioned, are they constantly weak or is there intermittent weakness when using them?

If upper leg muscles are deconditioned, are they constantly weak or is there intermittent weakness when using them?

Weak and fatigable: Deconditioning typically appears as a loss of total strength (overt weakness) superimposed upon loss of stamina (rapid fatigue and exercise intolerance), both of which will slowly recover with time and a regimented therapy program. A rapid fluctuation in strength may be a sign of a superimposed neuromuscular problem. ...Read more

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Have recently been in a rta, since then my leg has become very weak and suffering from severe nerve pain down outer thigh. Mri rules out spine. Help?

Have recently been in a rta, since then my leg has become very weak and suffering from severe nerve pain down outer thigh. Mri rules out spine. Help?

Recommend EMG/NCS: Recommend you see a nerve/spine specialist (usually a neurologist or physiatrist) that does a lot of nerve conductions studies or is board certified in EMG to rule out any nerve entrapment or injury. If the MRI rules out your spine as a source then a nerve injury might need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain in left calf and back of left thigh. Frequent but slight spasms in calf. Leg feels generally weak and has been for 4 days. Is this a blood clot?

Pain in left calf and back of left thigh. Frequent but slight spasms in calf. Leg feels generally weak and has been for 4 days. Is this a blood clot?

Maybe: This actually sounds like sciatica or pain from an irritated nerve root in your lumbar spine. If your leg is hot, swollen, or tender to touch behind the knee or calf then a clot is more likely. I would recommend seeing your physician asap just to be sure. ...Read more

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I've been having pain & weakness in my lower legs and soreness in upper thigh. Feels as if i've been exercising all day but haven't. Any suggestions?

Need to be evaluated: Leg soreness and weakness can be from many things. Important things to rule out however are muscle disease including myositis/myopathy. Peripheral nerve problems or even spinal stenosis can cause similar leg symptoms. A good neurological physical exam is the place to start to better focus the work up. ...Read more

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Right leg weak(bum-thigh-knee).tingling in right leg if I sit on floor.This had happened a yr ago which got cured with yoga.NerveConductionTest normal?

Right leg weak(bum-thigh-knee).tingling in right leg if I sit on floor.This had happened a yr ago which got cured with yoga.NerveConductionTest normal?

Compression nerve: Somewhere you are compressing a nerve causing a compression neuropathy. Stay off the floor and ask your physiciasn where you are compressing the nerve ...Read more