On February 19, 2012, I noticed the beginnings of numbness in my right foot. Weakness
was evident in both legs later that day so I could not use a walker as I had been. The
numbness traveled up my right leg and over to my left leg in a matter of days. It has
been over three years with no improvement. My Neurologist cannot tell me what caused
this. He said alcohol kills germs so I stopped drinking with no improvement in 15 months.
I had chemo therapy in 2007.
Has anyone else experienced Neuropathy with PPS?
My feet have had neuropathy for years tho I am not Diabetic and it is gradually gone up my legs. No one has ever been able to explain why.
The rapid progression you describe is more suggestive of back problems or piriformis syndrome than neuropathy. (Both would be more likely in someone with polio weakness.)
Also consider any drugs you may be taking. It might be something you started taking months earlier. I developed neuropathy from Strattera after taking it for 5 years (though the progression was much slower than yours).
I had a Lamenectomy to relieve Spinal Stenosis about 2 years ago. It didn't help. I also have a
Scoliosis which might be causing it.
Thank you for your help.