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Hello,i have just come across this site & im hoping im on the right page,im new to this but im need in some help & advice & wondering if anyone has had same problems & have a ideal what it might be. Im 31yrs old with 3 children,i been complaing with leg problems since i was a child & been fobbed off telling me its growing pains,which im sure i stopped growing by now,any how my left leg has been giving away so badly i nearly fall i went to docs & they said to me if i lose feeling in both legs or my other leg does it also go straight into A&E within a hour leaving doctors i went to get up knowing my legs was getting worse as i had heavy feeling in them & struggled to walk (crawing along) i got up from sofa after short rest & my legs was competly numb i fell too the floor like jelly & was unable to get up from the floor i was paraylised from the waist down,i was taken into hospital through A&E when they rushed me in thinking i had Guillian Barre Syndrome after staying in hospital for 24hrs keeping a eye on me they didnt think it was this & sent me home,since coming home fom hospital i have a slight numb feeling down my left leg & sometimes travels to my right (like as if you touch a scar that weird dull num feeling) i have this all the time & im unable to walk without a zimber frame or some days unable to walk at all,i have-had no pain in my back or legs i just have the numb feeling,the problem i have i dont know what my legs are going to do i dont know when im going to fall or not as i have no warning sign,im scared to go out incase & im also embrassed being seen with a zimber frame being so young im finding it hard as i cannot look after my children like i once did,i have been like this for 8wks now & i have no change,the hospital sent me home did not want to refer me or assess me again as he felt i did not have GBS,therefore i have been left like this for 8wks,i have been back to my docs & he wrote a letter to ask why did they leave me inthis state as the doc see me fall on the floor twice within the time being in the docs,i finally got a app with the doctor i see in hosp after my doctor wrote a letter but he has given me a appointemnt for 3mths time....can you please advise me if anyone else had this or know what is wrong as i said im in no pain my legs just dont work! im finding it really hard & upsetting and i really dont know what to do,i keep trying to scut the net to see if there is any of my syptoms which im unable to find but i thought when i do come round to my app at hosp i can let them know or consider other ideas without them saying oh im not sure....oh sorry i forgot to add i had a MRI scan which i had to fight for whilst in hosp,this came back inculsive and slight pressing on my L4\L5 disks in lower back but not effected as wrote on letter,i would like another MRI to check again but no one is listening to me & im unable to get one,icannot afford private,i just i wish i knew what was wrong as it maybe minor & i can sort it or if its something in my life i will never get rid of i will get on with my life & deal with it but not knowing & being stuck in house for 8wks is very hard & getting me down. thank you so much for reading this i really hope someone can help me laura x
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