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I have numb legs And a really sore back It came up all of a

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Hi thereI have numb legs
And a really sore backIt came up all of a sudden
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 4 months ago.

Hello,

Myself Dr Josh. and I’m happy to help with your question today.

Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

What is your age & gender?

Do you have any other known medical illness?

Any history of recent injury?

Waiting for your reply…

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I am female
35
No illnesses
No injurt at all
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 4 months ago.

Dear customer

Thank you for the quick reply.

The symptoms you have described of having sudden numbness in legs & sore back can have all kinds of different causes, as it is a symptom of many different diseases.

It usually arises from damage or disease of nerves.Its most common causes are:nerve compression syndromes, pressure on the spinal nerves such as that due to a herniated disk,high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke,transient ischemic attack.

Also this can be due to :Underactive thyroid,abnormal levels of calcium, potassium, or sodium in your body,lack of vitamin B12,certain medications.

The underlying cause of this numbness in legs should be identified and then treated by your doctor.

You need following tests:

-Electromyography(EMG)
-Nerve conduction studies,
-Certain blood tests,
-Electro physiological studies ,Nerve conduction velocity (NCV)

The most probable cause seems to be nerve root compression(pinched nerve).

So I advice you to make an early appointment with a neurologist for these tests to know the exact cause & hence its treatment accordingly.

Till than take tab. Ibuprofen 400mg from the counter. It is available as OTC(over the counter) without prescription & will help you greatly.

Hope this helped.

Please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you today we only get after positive feedback.Bonus is highly appreciated.

Is there anything else that you would like to know.I am happy to address your follow-up questions. Please use the REPLY BUTTON to reply back to me

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I am feeling dizzy tooIts a wierd feeling -
I cant even feel me touching my legs
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 4 months ago.

As you have dizziness too & severe numbness,it is advised to go to ER for examination & evaluation to know the exact cause & hence its treatment will be done accordingly.Shots may be given.

So you need to go to ER now.

And please do not forget to leave positive rating.Bonus are highly appreciated.

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Im scared
Could it be anything serious ?
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 4 months ago.

Although there does not seem to be anything serious but as the symptoms have a sudden onset, transient ischaemic attack and other causes needs to be ruled out.

So it is advised to go to ER for examination & evaluation to know the exact cause & hence its treatment will be done accordingly.

And please do not forget to leave positive rating.Bonus are highly appreciated.

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Expert:  Dr Josh replied 4 months ago.

Hi, just checking in to see how things are going.

Have you get checked by your doctor?

Do you need further assistance?

Is there anything else that you would like to know?

Please use the REPLY BUTTON to reply back to me.I am happy to hep you.

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh