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what is muscle weakness on one side of body

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

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience General Surgery
Get checked out: These symptoms are worrisome, get checked ASAP. Numbness and weakness and inability to speak are classic symptoms of a stroke, not common in your age ... Read More
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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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
43 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly so: mild myalgia is a common side effect of many vaccines
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease ... Read More
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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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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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So many things: There are so many things that could produce these very non specific symptoms. It really would not be responsible for me to list them here. It would be ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Karimi
15 years experience Neurosurgery
PMD: Typically this would first be evaluated by your primary medical doctor and then a neurologist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Focality: A lesion over the left side of the brain can cause right sided weakness, such as a stroke, hemorrhage, abscess, brain tumor. If you have focal weakne ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle weakness and pain in one arm , finger numbness, ... Read More
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