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Does spinal stenosis cause temporary paralysis in the legs (10-20 seconds) before one can walk again and does this happen while a person is walking?
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I'm not a Doctor but by intuition I would say that orthopedic problems can not be "fluctuant" .

Neurological problems can be fluctuant although I have never heard of anything like 20 seconds paralysis. you should explain yourself better
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I suggest you see a neurosurgeon and have an MRI I do know stenosis can
cause paralysis and the lose of bodily functions. Can you stand on your heels
and your toes? If you can't it's a sign that your nerves are being pinched!
I have stenosis but my surgeon won't do surgery until it gets to the point that I can't stand on my heels or toes because i'm on warfarin and can'tnget off of it until it gets to the point that I stated above about toes and heels.  
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way off the beaten track!, BC
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