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Neck pain and numbness. Back pain and weakness and legs now!

Hello, I’ve had really bad neck pain and numbness in hands and feet. Saw a neurologist had nerve test done, therapy, and prescribed gabapentin. Well test results came back as carpal tunnel. Now I still have the neck pain and numbness and now have severe back pain and very weak in legs I can barely stand up!  Any help
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Just because you have carpal tunnel doesn't mean you don't also have a back problem.  I'm not sure I understand how carpal tunnel, which is a wrist problem, would affect all these other areas, but that doesn't mean you don't have it.  I'm also not sure I understand the gabapentin, it might help with nerve pain but won't help with numbness.  I would think for this stuff you'd want to see an orthopedic surgeon.
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