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Why would a person get muscle weakness in the leg?

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Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology
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In brief: Nerve&muscle damage

Any type of nerve injury in your lower spine or in your leg can cause muscle weakness.
Muscle diseases can lead to weakness. Sometimes brain conditions lead to muscle weakness, too. A detailed neurological exam can identify the likely area of damage.

In brief: Nerve&muscle damage

Any type of nerve injury in your lower spine or in your leg can cause muscle weakness.
Muscle diseases can lead to weakness. Sometimes brain conditions lead to muscle weakness, too. A detailed neurological exam can identify the likely area of damage.
Dr. Marcel Hungs
Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: There can be many

Reasons - a nerve impingement can cause this, a stroke can cause this, side effects of medication can cause this.
For example, I have see it in some cholesterol lowering medications. Best to be checked out by a doctor if you have these symptoms.

In brief: There can be many

Reasons - a nerve impingement can cause this, a stroke can cause this, side effects of medication can cause this.
For example, I have see it in some cholesterol lowering medications. Best to be checked out by a doctor if you have these symptoms.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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