What causes tingling sensation and numbness in the legs?
Await appointment with neurologist but stay vigilant
Good afternoon and I'm sorry that you're wife is having these complications. The fact that you've visited an ER and they actually did an MRI tells me that in all likelihood they were looking for the most serious types of problems that would require IMMEDIATE and/or AGGRESSIVE care such as stroke, bleed, or presence of a tumor, abscess/infection, etc.
Since they did not see any of those things they felt comfortable discharging her to home with the recommendation that she a neurologist. I believe this is a reasonable course of action and would imply that the best thing that you and your wife can do would be to simply be vigilant for any changes that may occur in her condition but otherwise there's nothing else "to do" until further tests (especially the neurological examination by the neurologist) can be done.
If changes begin occurring in her ability to move the feet and legs or if things progress for any reason above the waist to the hands and arms or if her ability to urinate or have bowel movements becomes altered from normal then, you may be justified in returning to the ER but if things stay status quo you have time to wait and see the neurologist.
They will need to physically examine her in order to determine the next best course of action to take in terms of testing. My guess is that they will consider doing blood work as well as an MRI of the brain. An electrical study MAY be possible in this case but I would first check bloodwork and an MRI of the brain before doing anything else.
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