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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Vit D--> weakness: Vitamin d deficiency can cause muscle weakness. This is not related to ms.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Muscle weakness x 1: weakness on one side, in one muscle group, could be due to injury or something called radiculopathy. The latter is a pinched nerve root in the lower ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience Neurology
Facial palsy: Bell's palsy which is the injury of facial nerve that innervates the facial muscles can cause facial assymetry. You need to check with your doctor for ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: The polio virus attacks the nerves in the spinal cord that supply the muscles. Called motor nerves. Polio does not affect the nerves that deal with se ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Trazodone: Is a newer atypical antidepressant. While trazodone, a nontricyclic antidepressant, can cause headaches, twitching muscles, dry mouth, nausea, but no ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Whichever part of the body is suffering the nerve entrapment, can go for muscle wasting and weakness ,if nerves are trapped by bands, scars .Pl get ev ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
One is observed: Generally speaking, muscle weakness is something a patient perceives and something that we can test for in physical examination by doing a manual musc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin answered
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Atorvastatin could cause muscle ache, cramps, sore or just not feeling well. You can add coenzyme q10 200mg a day and see if will improve. It did f ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: While it can cause very mild paresthesias, muscle twitching is not a common side effect. That being said, it is not well studied for specific side ef ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Cramps related to st: Pravastatin a satin medicine may cause leg cramps Try Co Q 10 200 u once daily, make sure to drink plenty of fluid. This might help, also have your bl ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
No: In fact it is used to treat these. If you are having twitching you should see a neurologist about it. If you were recently switched from another med ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
It can: It can. If muscle pain develops, stop Lipitor (atorvastatin) and see doctor.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Trpkovski
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Alternatives: Yes. I frequently tell my patients to try red yeast supplements and / or Niacin and/ or fish oil if they do not tolerate statins. Also important is ex ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
38 years experience Family Medicine
Need work up: See your doctor to get some blood test done - especially tsh.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcel Hungs
25 years experience Neurology
Narcolepsy?: Some patients have narcolepsy and cataplexy. It is characterized by sudden and transient episodes of bilateral loss of muscle tone without loss of con ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hopefully none!: If you have muscles stiffness on antipsychotics you need to tell your psychiatrist right away. This is a side effect that is unacceptable and needs t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss with MD: Usually not, the tightness may represent a coinciding event, discuss with the prescribing doctor.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Water intoxication: Water intoxication also known as water toxicity results when an individual has consumed excess amount of water. The symptoms described here could resu ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
It could: Whenever you exercise your muscle loose oxygen and produce lactic acid. This does result in cramping of muscles. Electrolyte imbalance cause this so e ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
MD?: You've seen an MD and had tests? Diagnosis? If no diagnosis, see neurologist ASAP.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dysfunction: It interferes with the muscles ability to contract because it alters the electrolyte balance across the muscle memberane. You have to have the right b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Helps weakness: But not specific for fatigue, and only helps stamina indirectly. Search for possible alternative reasons for your fatigue issues.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
A twitch is: A muscle contraction, and it can be caused by electrolyte imbalances, sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, or acid-base changes brought on by exerci ... Read More
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