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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
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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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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Clinical, perceived: Muscle weakness is either a subjective or objective symptom based on history or formalized testing. As a result, any complaint of weakness needs to b ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Zooberg
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle weakness: Waking up with muscle weakness , you need to be seen medically and get blood workup to check your electrolytes and muscle enzymes.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hemiparesis: Hemiparesis describes the condition of weakness on one side of the body and not the other. Although there are multiple potential causes, having had a ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience 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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
I could possibly: Generate a very large list of medical conditions that may lead to these types of symptoms. It is best to speak with your doctor and start with a basi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Many: The workup would start with metabolic tests, thyroid function tests, serum chemistries, blood counts, and could progress to electromyograms, nerve con ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Muscle weakness, tension or fatigue can be part of anxiety symptoms.
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A 37-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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