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Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Sexy heart: A few things could be happening. Sex releases natural chemicals that can speed things up. They include natural opiates like endorphins and Adrenalin ... Read More

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pain: many things can cause this. Some of the more common ones would be hypothyroidism, an electrolyte imbalance, a viral illness to fibromyalgia. More ra ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No. : Osteopenia is simply softening of the bones. It is not painful and does not affect the muscles.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Something does not compute here. I am not certain how truly weak you can be if the rheumatologist found normal strength on exam. Get an opinion with a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Get diagnosis: Weakness and altered sensations could be due to back problems, such as cauda equine, but also, peripheral nerve disease, and this likely would benefit ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See your doctor: See your doctor. Many possibilities. Need examination and blood work.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
See physician: Assuming no injury has occurred, you need a complete examination and evaluation to see what is going on and why it is happening. It may be a neuromusc ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: You need to be seen by your doctor to sort all of those symptoms out.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
19 years experience in Neurology
Check bloodwork: Anemia, high or low blood glucose, low sodium, low calcium, low magnesium, liver problems (with elevated transaminases)--all these are possible causes ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A doctor can evaluate headaches and offer treatment. Some medicines are "preventive", and others stop pain after a headache starts. Headaches are very ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lumbar scoliosis: Where you diagnosed by a physician. While the tingling and numbness in the arms may result from cervical radiculopathy, The spasms in the buttocks and ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
35 years experience in Wound care
Dehydration: The signs and symptoms you are listing can be for dehydration. Light headed, tingling extremities and brain fog. Dehydration can occur if the core tem ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
MD?: You've seen an MD and had tests? Diagnosis? If no diagnosis, see neurologist ASAP.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Age 17?: As a minor we cannot answer specific medical questions for you unless you can demonstrate parental permission as that would constitute unauthorized tr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience in Orthodontics
The internet: When you experience significant symptoms, the internet is not the first venue to get answers, see an md as soon as possible.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Back pain: There is concern for spinal cord damage in your thoracic spine and an MRI is needed of the thoracic spine immediately. Pressure on the spinal cord can ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Potential causes: Many possible etiologies, including problems within brain, neck, middle and lower spines. Certainly, MS can present with leg weakness and spasticity, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stress reaction : Your symptoms may be related to a heart issue but due to your age and unknown other medical history, this is less likely. There are also many other ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Dr or E.R. can check: Sudden onset of pain and weakness in the neck, shoulders, forearms, and hands can be due to a problem in the spine, among other things. Damage to one' ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
C ur doc: U may have a disc problem in your neck, causing pressure on the nerves/ spinal cord that control your arms and upper back. Go in and get checked.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Dorfman
35 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many possibilities: This constellation of symptoms may be as simple as a viral illness or as severe as spinal cord compression. Much more information is needed and a full ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Neurology consult: I would encourage you to call and make an appointment with a Neurologist for a full history and physical exam and possible imaging. Good luck.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Radiculopathy and HA: Neck pain and/or pain around the shoulder blades with associated weakness and/or numbness into the shoulder, arm or hand implies a pinched nerve from ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Yes but : The nerves would be different for the hands and feet.
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