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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
What is harayama?: My apologies, but what is harayama? Pain and muscle wasting often correlates with nerve compression. Depending on what muscles are affected and wher ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: One can see muscle wasting from problems with either the central (brain and spinal cord) nervous system or the peripheral nervous system (all nerves o ... Read More
Dr. Peter Glusker
47 years experience Neurology
Muscle loss: There are a number of possibilities...But more information is needed.... Where is the loss? Arm, leg, which muscles specifically. Nerve or root or ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
44 years experience Podiatry
No simple answer: There are quite a few diseases that fall into the muscle wasting or atrophy category. They have different causes and as such, different treatments. So ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Atrophy: Muscle wasting is a general term to describe the gradual loss in muscle mass and can have a umber of potential causes. Atrophy is a similar term.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: But not without stopping the drugs.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Not first symptom: In the example of carpal tunnel which is compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, the first symptoms are usually sensory with numbness, ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Loss of muscle mass: Patients that have conditions that can cause progressive muscle wasting are typically neurologic which are associated with a decrease in muscle mass l ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Symptom? : Without a good history one cannot be sure of the cause an L4 lesion, say a disc can cause it as well as conditions such as diabetic amyotrophy.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
Antithyroid drugs: Prefer antithyroid drugs rather than radioactive iodine in most of my pateints with hyperthyroidism. Do Not us drugs, decongestants etc, too much caf ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Atrophy means a decrease in bulk of which muscle waisting is a similar term when looking at muscle tissue. There are many reasons for why this can oc ... Read More

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