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Muscle weakness

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Find out why: Is it a problem with nerve, muscle, neuromuscular junction, medication rxtn, a progressive problem with the spine, a thyroid disorder, a vitamin defic... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
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Integrative Medicine 19 years experience
Many Possibilities: Weakness and wasting on one side can be caused by a number of things, including intervertebral disc disease, intervertebral foraminal stenosis. These ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Many: The workup would start with metabolic tests, thyroid function tests, serum chemistries, blood counts, and could progress to electromyograms, nerve con... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Anxiety: Muscle weakness, tension or fatigue can be part of anxiety symptoms.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
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
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
MCV and anemia: Mcv or mean corpuscular volume is a measure of red blood cell volume. We use MCV to differentiate types of anemia- low volume ( microcytic), normal ( ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
51 years experience
Lessen you dosage: Consult with your doctor. The rx instructions indicate a reduction of dosage is in order under the guidance of your doctor. A pill splitter can cut t... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Temporary: Weakness in the muscles that cones and then goes. In other words, the weakness is temporary. A Tia (mini stroke) is just one example of a condition ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Sometimes: It depends on the degree of the compression and the duration of the compression. Often when a nerve is first pinched, there will be a lot of pain asso... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Muscle fatigue: DOMS delayed onset muscle soreness is a result of the muscle fibers being stretched out more than they are used to. The effect of this is often felt 2... Read More
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