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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes weakness in the left hand and leg?

yes I am 19 years old I have been having trouble with my left hand it is really clumsy and although it is not my dominant hand it worse than usual. I also feel weakness in my left leg. I am really concerned to have als or other muscle deteriorating disorder
Fri, 17 Aug 2018
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We have to go for a detailed evaluation to find out the cause. A nerve conduction study is required to confirm whether the nerves are week or not. Consult a neurologist and get evaluated.

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