What causes weakness in legs and balance issues in an elderly man?
proper clinical exam, blood tests. probable reversible condition
Hi and thanks for the query
I think it's too early for you to bother this much. I understanding it could be very hard and difficult.
A proper clinical review from a doctor is however needed. Diseases like Guillain Barre syndrome that present as such with steroid therapy early generally reverses the condition. Blood tests to measure blood potassium levels could be important. Changes in serum potassium could present with intermittent limb weakness.
I think it's a good idea to get an x Ray done. Seeing A Dr for other blood tests and a proper clinical review is important. It's so early to worry much. With a proper review a it sounds,his condition should be reversible.
Thanks and kind regards as I wish you the best of health .
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