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I have recently been experiencing problems with my lower

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I have recently been experiencing problems with my lower legs. They can suddenly become weak and feel disconnected from the rest of my body. This very recently resulted in me falling and breaking a bone in my wrist.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for your question.You need to have your spine examined.Spinal cord compression in lumbosacral spine can cause this problem.Cord getting compressed in lower spine can cause weakness in legs.You may also need a test like MRI of spine to see if cord or nerves are getting compressed.Another possible cause cab Vitamin B12 deficiency.You also need to have Vitamin B12 levels in blood checked and if found low , supplements can be taken to bring them to normal levels.This is my initial answer.Please reply if you need any clarification.