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Suggest treatment for weakness in the legs

My sister-in-law , age77 has fallen recently as the result of the strength vanishing from both her legs instantly. This has happened several times . When she rests for a few minutes she regains her strength as though nothing has happened . No warning , no after effect , nothing ! What is going on ? Thanks .
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
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Hello,

We have to rule out possible causes like peripheral neuropathy. Consult a neurologist and get evaluated. A detailed evaluation is required including nerve conduction study.

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Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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