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Numbness is is my legs and now moving up to my knees,

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Numbness is is my legs and now moving up to my knees, numbness, weakness and difficulty walking steady . My back begins to ache from walking,the strain of trying to walk (it tenses up). I was seen by a neurolgist approx. 8 yrs ago.
thanks for your help.
Judy H ays
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Stan replied 7 months ago.

Hi, Judy, Dr. Stan here to help you. The most likely causes are:


Central nerve root compression

You don't mention any bowel or urine problems, but if they are present you need to be evaluated immediately. You will need a MRI of your lower spine and another evaluation by a Neurologist. I am here to answer any additional questions you may have. Please leave a positive rating of 3-5 stars for this is how I am credited for my response. Thank you and feel better soon.