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autoimmune diseases that cause muscle weakness

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Disconcerting: Thoughts might include an inflammatory autoimmune neuritis, cidp, even onset of ms, which is associated about 99% of adult pts. Need to get this diag ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Generalized muscle weakness is a sign of a significant illness (auto-immune or thyroid diseases are possibilities). Unintentional weight loss is anoth ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience in Psychiatry
Diabetes: Any disease which causes small vessel disease cause burning sensation, the best example is diabetes. Although there is need for thorough evaluation.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Focality: A lesion over the left side of the brain can cause right sided weakness, such as a stroke, hemorrhage, abscess, brain tumor. If you have focal weakne ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Hip pain: Your symptoms are not unique to one problem or disease. You should see a rheumatologist to get a diagnosis if your family doctor is unsure of the cau ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not sure.: Not sure i understand the question.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Possible thyroid: You might have a thyroid problem. You should see your physician to get a physical and blood test.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Polyarthritis: Several diseases and conditions can cause polyarthritis. I would suggest you make an immediate in-person appointment with a Rheumatologist to evaluate ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Vit D--> weakness: Vitamin d deficiency can cause muscle weakness. This is not related to ms.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience in Anesthesiology
Usually: Children should not be displaying muscle weakness. There is often a cause. See a pediatric neurologist for the best diagnosis.
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