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I have very poor balance in my legs. I have difficulty in getting up from sitting.

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I have very poor balance in my legs. I have difficulty in getting up from sitting.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
Hi--how long has this been going on and is there any pain? Do you have other medical conditions?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Frequent pain in both knees

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
Yes but how long have you had the problem and have you seen a doctor about this? And your other medical conditions?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

This unsteadiness has been on going for several years. I had a knee replacement on 20 March this year and that has been successfull,

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
OK but please give me more information. What exactly is the problem with this unsteadiness?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I also have prostate Cancer which is being treated by injections every 12 weeks

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
Please stay with me for a while. I need to know exactly what is going on with your legs and your balance.

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