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My wife woke this morning with no feeling in her left leg.

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My wife woke this...

My wife woke this morning with no feeling in her left leg. She cannot walk

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

She can sit up, but can't walk

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

She was one time (a few years back) diagnosed with high blood pressure. It has gotten better.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. A, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. A, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago

How old is your wife?

What other medical problems does she have? What medications does she take?

Aside from inability to move/feel her left leg, is she having any other symptoms? Any recent injury to the leg?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
None. She is 63
Doctor: Dr. A, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago

Ok, if she is unable to feel or move the leg and can no longer walk she should definitely see a doctor today. That means she should either go to an urgent care/ER or go to her regular doctor today. Let me know if you have any questions.

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Doctor: Dr. A, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago

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