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What Would Make A 1 Year Old Have Weak Leg Muscles
Weak leg muscles 1yo: May be developmentally normal as most babies don't walk until age one — but should have a pediatric or orthopaedic evaluation because certain serious conditions such as muscular dystrophy or other neuromuscular disorders can present as leg weakness. ...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
Please spell out: ARS. I know what ARV therapy stands for, but not ARS. Anti-retroviral side effects? If you do mean ART, please specify which ARV's you're referring to. ...Read more
I have lower back pain that sometimes feels like my muscles are ripping apart and sharp pain that also caused leg weakness what could this be?
After stretching, I could not stand from serious hip pain and burning. I have leg weakness and muscle spasms. Want to get back to the gym, but pain?
Nerves: Typically, numbness points to nerves. Numbness associated with weakness is concerning for spine disease (pinched nerves). You should consult a physician for evaluation sooner rather than later. ...Read more
It a right thigh muscle twitch above my knee (going on a week) cause for concern? I have no leg weakness or other symptoms that I know of at all.
Maybe: Persistent muscle twitching can be due to overuse of the muscle, or irritation of the nerve going to that muscle. If there was no unusual activity to provoke it, there may be irritation of the nerves that go to the leg which come from the low back. You may need imaging of the spine. ...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, and Leg weakness. What should I do?
L-spine evaluation: The least severe and easiest to treat would be piriformis syndrome. This is pinching on the nerve by a muscle in you buttock region. Given your presentation and posture that causes the pain to occur this could possibly be a buldging disc in your lower lumbar spine. you should be evaluated by your primary care provider and possibly be referred to a spine specialist if need be. ...Read more
Can a tear muscle in the back cause arm and leg weakness muscle astropy and also abdominal weakness.and can MRI find torn muscle and legaments.
A : Torn muscle in back will not affect nerves supplying arms and legs. ...Read more
Muscle pain come and go and right leg weakness. Didn't start til couple days after the nerve block. What can I do? It hurts bad. My shoulders was sore.
Call physician: You should contact the physician who performed the procedure as soon as possible; your symptoms may be a complication of the nerve block or a progression of the underlying problem. ...Read more
Sat for a month on a chair with bad lumbar support, have lumbar pain, muscle spasms (on/off spine), some leg weakness.walking often helps often worse.
See doctor for meds: BAck pain is common and reported by 80% of patients. NSAIDS such as naprosyn (naproxen) or motrin are helpful. Sitting is often worse and standing up especially with on leg on a step oftern helps. Your doctor will examine the back and can give you helpful muscle relaxants that will aid work and sleep. Time usually makes it better. Exercises help some ...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
I have severe muscle spasms in my left leg. Weakness in both legs. Both hands fall asleep and I have a loss of sensitivity in my fingers?
See Neurologist now: Your symptoms are very concerning, urgent that you see Neurologist asap. Comprehensive workup is indicated including blood tests, MRI of spine and brain. If these symptoms just started, call 911 or go to the nearest ER. You did not give any history, but it will be important to determine if you have had recent injury, trauma or involved in Motor vehicle accident. Please see Neurologist now, ...Read more
What causes lower leg weakness, joint pain, blurred and double vision, scaly skin and back pain with muscle spasm when sometimes eating? No diagnosis
How are the changes of a brain tumor when u have leg weakness pain legs arms back stomach and very small muscle spasms? Reflex strength vision good
Not sure: I am not sure what you are asking. Rephrase the question and repost it. ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain (severity: severe) (side: lower). The following also describe me: Muscle cramps or spasms, Pain shooting down the leg, Leg weakness, Back tenderness to touch, Leg pain, and Difficulty moving joint. What should I do?
Brain CT and MRI clear, c spine MRI-slightly degenerated discs
What's th problem?
I am experiencing leg numbness, leg weakness, chest,back pain, skin rashes torso, neck, muscle pain, bloods all low neutrophil lowVit D,low platelets
See doctor: These symptoms and lab findings can be manifestations of various illnesses. Your health issue needs a systematic approach and often further testing to point out the underlying disease... You need to see a physician if haven't yet. ...Read more
Nausea, trouble falling and staying asleep, sleep 5 hours a day and exhausted. I get lightheaded, leg weakness, muscle spasms, palpitatations, fatigue. 3.4 potassium last results and was prescribed potassium supplements. Could it be my potassium?
No: Not that simple. Sounds like you need a better DR. ...Read more
I contracted Mono last year, now I'm having problems with dizziness and leg weakness. And my last blood test came back normal.
Likely unrelated: Years ago there was some talk about a chronic mono but the CDC has debunked that speculation. Your symptoms are very non-specific and could be related to dozens of differing diagnoses. I would work with your PCP over time to sort it out. Many of these take time to show their true form before they can be labeled and treated. ...Read more
Very: Many things can cause this, but he should be checked by his pediatrician, electrolyte imbalance, rf muscle disease are 2 things that need to be evaluated. ...Read more
Herniated discs l4/l5, l5/s1, bilateral sacroillitis x5 years, chronic back pain and worsening leg weakness. Sick of pt, now what?
Sick of PT: Unfortunately, with your issues exercise is an important factor. Swimming is best as it can be low impact while keeping the joints moving. Si joints can be made numb with raiofrequency performed by a qualified pain doc and can last upto a year or more. Herniated discs too can be treated with minimally invasive techniques, esp if they are contained (the outer rim is intact). ...Read more
R. Leg weakness and severe pain l4, L5 fusion L3 herniation 3 years since 1st surgery back pops when I get up doc says xray looks good. Leg getting wors?
Second opinion: At this point I would get a second surgical opinion. ...Read more
2 years ago I was on Zyprexa. It caused tingling in my lower legs and feet when walking. Climbing up & downstairs I had leg weakness. Guillain-Barre?
Very Unlikely: The reports of Zyprexa causing Guillan Barre Syndrome a serious neurological condition is highly suspect and unlikely in my opinion. And you are talking of having taken Zyprexa 2 years ago and was never diagnosed with this serious condition and your symptoms of leg weakness and tingling are so non-specific. I will say it is highly unlikely.If you have any symtoms now consult a neurologist ...Read more
Can a one-year-old child pull a muscle or strain their leg? My daughter is very active and it pains her to walk? Any thoughts?
Sprain vs. Fracture: If she is not able to put weight on the leg, she needs to have X-rays taken. There are certain fractures, most notably toddlers' fractures of the tibia, that are often diagnosed clinically even if X-rays are normal. These injuries need to be immobilize to ensure proper healing. ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain (side: lower) , back injury, reduced spinal flexibility, sciatica, pain shooting down the leg, calf pain and foot numbness. The following also describe me: Leg numbness, Leg weakness, Leg tingling, Leg pain, and Muscle cramps
See a neurologist a physician with expertise in nerves. The symptoms of leg numbness, weakness, tingling are due to nerve impingement.
There are various meds, treatments for sciatica. Orthopedics also deals with these symptoms
Start with your PCP and move forward with getting these symptoms resolved to start feeling better. ...Read more
Having L5S1hemilaminectomy &disectomy. What can I expect for recovery and results?I do have leg weakness
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