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What causes weakness in the legs when diagnosed with idiopathic myopathy?

i have been diagnosed with idiopathic myopathy i have a history of lupus which is well controlled with palquenal . my symptoms include difficulty standing from a sitting position, inability to run or jump, difficulty climbing stairs, and occasional numbness ,tingling in feet, difficulty gettng up from a crouching position. i am awaiting further testing from a neuologist. my concern is my legs seem to be gettng weaker but i am very active walking and working out at gym 4 times a week. what can i expect as time progresses nd numbness in my feet and lightheadednessto jump or run,
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
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Hi,

Consult a neurologist and get evaluated.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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What causes weakness in the legs when diagnosed with idiopathic myopathy?

Hi, Consult a neurologist and get evaluated. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician