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What Specialist Would I Need To See If I Have Muscle Weakness In One Leg
PMD: Typically this would first be evaluated by your primary medical doctor and then a neurologist. ...Read more
Muscle weakness is either a subjective or objective symptom based on history or formalized testing. As a result, any complaint of weakness needs to be correlated with testing that can bring out that weakness, which sometimes involves putting that muscle in an isolated and 'disadvantaged' scenario to assess adequately. Such weakness can have multiple etiologies from ...Read more
Which one of my meds could be causing tiredness, weakness, jet leg feeling, skipped heart beats, muscle weakness and shakey ness if I try to do much?
Bulging disc, loss of bladder sensation, l-4 l-5 pars defect muscle weakness and numbness in left leg and also stenosis my primary care gier is so backed up I will not be ableto see him until january so how do I go about gettting my pain meds
I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side), wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng
Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease and lab testing and a full neurologic exam. Arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid can cause joint pain but also muscle pain. Problems in the spine such as disc narrowing can cause some of these issues. Again you need a full workup by a provider ...Read more
I have muscle weakness in my right leg below my knee to my ankle. I fall alot and no longer have the ability to walk a straight line.
Nerve damage: If you have unilateral muscle weakness and atrophy there has to be an injury or impingement of the nerve which innervates that part of your leg. A demyelinating process such as MS may also lead to muscle atrophy and weakness unilaterally. Other causes may be trauma to that muscle, prolonged immobilization in a cast, or not weight bearing on the leg can lead to loss of strength and muscle mass. ...Read more
Neuro suspects remnants of mild gbs after nerve study. What can I do to help recover and reduce muscle weakness in legs that has mostly stabilized.
All of a sudden had muscle weakness in leg and can't walk/run/drive (6mnths) for long time. CPK is 184IU/L and sr cr which used to be 0.9 is now 1.2.
You need and exam: Clearly, something has changed in you at least with respect with the strength in one limb and since it hasn't gotten any better over a long period of time you should have it looked it by a doctor. I am also concerned about the increased serum creatinine....but have you tried drinking water in generous amounts? Sometimes, a person gets a bit dehyrated and those numbers bump a bit. ...Read more
See your doctor: See your doctor. Many possibilities. Need examination and blood work. ...Read more
If I have herniated disc-no pain, will riding bike in the "aero" position lead to worse leg muscle weakness?
Herniated Disc: Not necessarily. It depends on whether there is any nerve compression and where, anatomically, the compression is located. Your doctor can provide better advice by performing an MRI of the spine, if he hasn't already. Unless you have had sciatica or a previous history of leg weakness, you can always try a bicycle run and see if it affects you. ...Read more
Are my symptoms since coming off lovanox---muscle weakness especially in legs and head feels better lying down--- part of withdrawal from lovanox sign?
No: These symptoms have nothing to do with this med. ...Read more
No: The nerves to the arms arise from the cervical region. The nerves to the legs arise from the lumbar region. I would go see a neurologist for ongoing problems ...Read more
Av muscle weakness above my knees and my legs keep collapsing, but I keep getting the feeling of water trickling down my right leg. What could it be?
Need neurology: Consult for accurate assessment and treatment plan. ...Read more
Acl reconstruction, 6 days out (hamstring). Muscle weakness, swelling, wobble when weight put on leg. Normal? Dr said I should be walking 1 week out.
NOT AS PREDICTED: Your recovery is slow at best, but not necessarily an area of worry, unless there is a problem with your femoral nerve. Strongly urge followup visit in next few days with your surgeon, and find out if this is just a slow recovery or a post-operative complication which needs to be addressed. ...Read more
Dr saysgbs began 1/17 newsympt: legs givingout, dropping larger things than before, inc muscle weakness-limbs, typical? Other conditions? Brainmri-clean
I injured my back 2 weeks ago. I have had muscle weakness, pain, numbness and tingling, and swelling in my right leg ever since. Is this normal?
Seek medical care: You are describing a radiculopathy.U may have a herniated disc that caused the back pain and is pressing on the nerves that go to the leg. Weakness/ numbness is evidence of neurologic compromise and needs immediate attention before damage is permanent. Go in to ur doc. ...Read more
Can a pinched spinal cord in the neck cause muscle weakness and astrophy on your whole arm and leg muscle. Can a pinch back spinal cause same.
To involve the leg: There would have to be spinal cord involvement or a second lesion below the cervical level. If you develop increased tone and reflexes to go along with weakness and atrophy the problem may be further upstream (eg stroke). If the issue is "where is the lesion? " the answer may need to come from a neurologist. That's a big part of what we do. ...Read more
Iam having extreme pains in my legs. Also feeling some discomfort in my lower back. My doctor points it to muscle weakness. But I have strong disbelief?
My daughter 4 yrs old still had muscle weakness, atrophy, hyperreflex, positive babinski reflex affected only left leg.?
Neurologist: Not sure what workup has been done, and what diagnoses have been made, but I would highly suggest getting a neurologist involved to investigate. This constellation of symptoms suggests an issue at the spinal cord level, or a nerve degeneration issue, and requires immediate evaluation. ...Read more
Can you have muscle weakness in you arm and legs if you have cervical entrapment in your neck and back due to a disk herniation?
Yes: Depending on what vertebral levels are affected, you can have pinching of the nerves as they exit one or both sides of the vertebral column, so one or both sides could be affected. If the disc herniation is toward the spinal cord, esp. In the neck where there is little extra space, the effects could be worse & affect more then the limbs. Weakness/decreased reflexes are an indication for surgery. ...Read more
Is it possible for someone suffering from constant stress and (ocd) anxiety attacks to have muscle weakness in legs that lasts all day?
Bad muscle weakness, can't walk or keep arms up long. Stairs, standing up hard. Resisted rheum pushing arms, legs. Read this shows nrml strngth?
See details: Something does not compute here. I am not certain how truly weak you can be if the rheumatologist found normal strength on exam. Get an opinion with a neurologist. ...Read more
Can doctors prescribe meds online and also take insurance online severe pain in lower back< muscle weakness, numbing of the leg. Sciatica symptoms
No: Typically you need a face to face evaluation and determination regarding your issues. Controlled substances can only be hand signed at this time. Non-controlled substances/medications can be called into your pharmacy, but I recommend seeing a doctor to determine what is best for you. ...Read more
Anxiety out of nowhere, weight loss 25 lbs with no change in diet, loss of libido, mental fog. Muscle weakness in right side leg. All came on suddenly?
Mental fog: Start with a consultation with a psychologist. She/he will help you from there. ...Read more
My mother is having sudden left-sided muscle weakness with double vision and tingling in her arm and leg? What could this possibly be?
Call MD asap: People with sudden onset of weakness and numbness on one side of the body raise a strong concern for possible stroke, particularly when associated with possible brainstem signs of double vision. Early evaluation and/or treatment is very important to prevent worsening of deficits and/or possible treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing sciatica. The following also describe me: Muscle cramps or spasms (painful), severe, Pain shooting down the leg, Hunched or stooped posture, Back pain, Leg weakness, and Muscle weakness. What should I do?
See ortho: Sounds like you have a back problem which should not be ignored. See an ortho doc ASAP. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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