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What does it mean if you have no reflexes

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Buckman
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Nothing: If you are not having any problems and this was routine exam, as long as both arms reacted the same it means nothing. Often the reaction in the arms i... Read More
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Arm reflex: You are most probably normal. Sometimes it is difficult to find the reflexes. Recheck next time you see your doctor.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
This means: Each nerve in the legs and arm supply certain muscles, when the reflex of that muscle is absent this means the nerve is injured.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Each nerve have two component, sensory component and motor component, if the motor component of the nerve effected that will lead to decrease of the r... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Post ictal: The brain will at times shut off a section of the body following a seizure. This is referred to as todd's paralysis. The region of the body that shu... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Tricky: Sometimes knee jerk may not elicit response. If you truly has no reflex in the left leg that will require further evaluation
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 29 years experience
Sjogrens: Itself can cause the neuropathy, which is peripheral, ms mostly central in brain. Dry eyes and mouth with former, no central lesions for cidp classica... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
See specialist: All the physical examination findings that you are mentioning are concerning. Most concerning for me, depending on the severity of the stenosis, woul... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Plan: Unfortunately your symptoms required doctor evaluation. It's impossible to make any decision without examination. Please, make appointment.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Deep tendon reflexes: Sometimes patients have reflexes that are difficult to elicit. Globally depressed or absent reflexes are frequently associated with Guillain-Barré sy... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Do you mean NMO?: This is complex. Gather you do have sjogren's, and seems that you must have some spinal cord issues, but do you really have multiple sclerosis or neu... Read More

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