Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
194 Doctors are Online

Suddenly lost sensation in leg. What are the complication?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Practicing since : 1994
Answered : 9086 Questions
my dad is in hospital because he has use of his leg hegot up during the night and lost the power in them YYYY@YYYY

Posted Thu, 2 Aug 2012 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 3 hours later
Thanks for posting your query.
Sudden loss of power in the legs after getting up from the bed is likely to be due to nerve compression at the level of spine due to spondylottic changes in the spine or suggestive of stroke.
Most of the times the strength returns after a while once the posture is changed. An MRI of the spine will help in detecting any long term changes that have taken place.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Follow-up: Suddenly lost sensation in leg. What are the complication? 16 hours later
none at the momentn
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 7 hours later
I wish your father an early and trouble free recovery.
Please do recommend our website to your friends too.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Orthopaedic Surgeon

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor