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I have been walking on crutches for the last 10 years and

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Hi there
I have been walking on crutches for the last 10 years and had a discectomy and decompression on my lower spine! I have been managing to walk quiet far with the crutches ! Suddenly six weeks ago I felt like my legs where being welded down and I could hardly move them forward ! I can't walk with crutches as my body struggles with being upright! I have involuntary movement and feel like passing out! Swallowing is hard and I keep dropping things! Got the slurred speech sometimes too! I have seen a spinal surgeon who believes I could have a degenerative disease! Currently on waiting list to see a neurologist! Like most people I'm scared as it's the unknown! Could it take loads of test to find the answer!? I'm worried as it's all happening so fast now! Would really appreciate your help!
Best wishes sharon
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 3 years ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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