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I'm a 51 yr old female. These symptoms began (and continue

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I'm a 51 yr old female. These symptoms began (and continue off and on) when I was 34 right after the birth of my last child: abnormal sensations and weakness on left side of body. Feels like I need to be put on a stretching machine. Not exactly pain but horrible just the same. It is worse when I lay down at night, and worse if I try to read or work on laptop in bed. Occasionally, the numbness turns to just weakness and I have heavy legs I have to think 'pick up leg", sometimes slide feet instead. cont...
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 7 years ago.


I don't think that what you sense is psychological. I would recommend that you consult another neurologist for a fresh perspective on the problem. It sounds that the majority of your symptoms might be explained by a spinal cord compression. This in particular might explain the leg weakness for example. A spinal cord problem would not explain anything regarding the eye (cranial nerves). Multiple sclerosis can be a subtle and difficult diagnosis at times. Hopefully it is not that but you would want to know and there is treatment for MS. I use this an example as it can have different combinations of symptoms that can be difficult to make sense of. Anyway the bot***** *****ne is to listen to your body and see a new neurologist.

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