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Suggest Treatment For Tingling Sensation In The Legs

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Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Question: Tingly in legs and hands and episodes/flares of extreme leg weakness. Im a pro athlete. Its been going on close to a year maybe longer. The flares seems to be getting progressivley worse. Im 22 and during the last flare i couldnt make it the 20ft from my couch to my bed .
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Get examined by a neurologist

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
The symptoms described by you may be due to episodic weakness due to channelopathy or muscle disease.
You need to get a CPK value tested.
Vitamin D, thyroid profile,potassium and ammonia should also be tested.
Visit to a neurologist for detailed examination and investigation.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Neeraj Kumar (9 hours later)
Ive had several blood tests and been tested for lyme everything came back clear. I have an app wirh neuro at the end of october and just going stir crazy waiting for some sort of answer .
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (25 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Plan other investigations after neurologist appointment

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
The possibility of muscle disease or channelopathy needs to be evaluated,
examination by a neurologist and investigations based on clinical findings is advisable.
Wait for neurologist appointment before getting any further investigations.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Suggest Treatment For Tingling Sensation In The Legs

Brief Answer: Get examined by a neurologist Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your question and understand your concern. The symptoms described by you may be due to episodic weakness due to channelopathy or muscle disease. You need to get a CPK value tested. Vitamin D, thyroid profile,potassium and ammonia should also be tested. Visit to a neurologist for detailed examination and investigation. Hope you found the answer helpful. Do get back to me for further information. Regards Dr N Kumar Neurologist