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Temporary weakness on one side of body is a stroke, right?

Temporary weakness on one side of body is a stroke, right?

Not really: Temporary blood flow disruption called TIA"s typically reverse after 20-30 minutes. Persistent focal problems would be more consistent with a stroke. Transient focal weakness may be present with complex migraine events, and usually a fixed stroke does not develop. ...Read more

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Why does celebrex (celecoxib) cause blurred vision and slurred speech or weakness to one side of the body? Thats all i had

Why does celebrex (celecoxib) cause blurred vision and slurred speech or weakness to one side of the body? Thats all i had

By : By saying "thats all i had" are you stating that you are having these symptoms. If you are experiencing chest pain, blurred vision, slurred speech and weakness of one side of your body, please call 911 right now. You need to be seen emergently. If you are just asking a question and have no symptoms, let me know and i will respond back to you in a less urgent manner. ...Read more

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What causes numbness/loss of sensation on left side of entire body?

What causes numbness/loss of sensation on left side of entire body?

Stroke : The symptoms you describe could be caused by a stroke and require immediate medical care. Please call EMS (911) and get taken to the nearest hospital emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Fluttering in the testicles and tingling in torso and leg one side of body? Possiabilties?

Fluttering in the testicles and tingling in torso and leg one side of body? Possiabilties?

Lumbar radiculopathy: My guess is that you had a lumbar strain and the muscle spasm causing pressure on the nerve supplying these areas of groin and leg. To get the correct diagnosis see a physician who with the aid of physical exam and imaging studies can diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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Temporary weakness on one side of body is a stroke, right?

Not really: Temporary blood flow disruption called TIA"s typically reverse after 20-30 minutes. Persistent focal problems would be more consistent with a stroke. Transient focal weakness may be present with complex migraine events, and usually a fixed stroke does not develop. ...Read more

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What causes muscle spasms on one side of your face? Only one side around eye, mouth and cheek.

What causes muscle spasms on one side of your face? Only one side around eye, mouth and cheek.

Hemifacial spasm : Hemifacial spasm is contraction of one side of the face. It can be due to irritation of the facial nerve due to a blood vessel but can also be due to other central nerve system disorders. It is treated with Botox injections or sometimes surgery. ...Read more

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Numbness, tingleling and swelling on one side of the body. What could be the cause?

Numbness, tingleling and swelling on one side of the body. What could be the cause?

Many causes: Most severe possibilities are stroke, ms. Best to have your primary care doctor examine you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nerve pain on left side of head and down left side of body with nausea ?

What is the cause of nerve pain on left side of head and down left side of body with nausea ?

Thalamic pain: can produce pain on one side of the body (including the head). The clinical course may help with sorting out what is going on. Is this jolts of pain, progressive episodes of pain and are there any other symptoms besides nausea? Does change in body position relative to gravity affect the pain ? You need to have this worked up. Contact me if you like. (Neurology) www.healthtap.com/drericweisman ...Read more

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Can tumors and aneurysms cause numbness on one side of the body?

Can tumors and aneurysms cause numbness on one side of the body?

Yes, they both can: Both tumors and aneurysms can cause focal neurologic symptoms and deficits, such as one sided numbness, weakness; imbalance; speech and/or language difficulties; visual impairment (including double vision). However, unilateral numbness (depending on time course and exact distribution) could be related to blood flow issues (stroke) or demyelination in the brain (ms), or, spinal cord. ...Read more

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What would cause small tiny blisters up and down one side of the body on the right side of the the body?

What would cause small tiny blisters up and down one side of the body on the right side of the the body?

If it is up and down: much of that side - can't say. There are some conditions that just affect one dermatome . This will likely need to be assessed in person for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Does MS commonly cause tingling, muscle spams, prickliness and pain down one side of the body (for example left side)?

Does MS commonly cause tingling, muscle spams, prickliness and pain down one side of the body (for example left side)?

YES: MS is the "great imitator" in that the symptoms are VERY DIVERSE and may mimic all sorts of neurologic symptoms! Ask your treating neurologist to check it out on your next visit. If you are not seeing a neurologist regularly START DOING SO! (My opinion only) Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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For 93 yrs. Mom with weakening kidneys. Weakness & edema at times. 1- is there any kidney enhancement treatment or diet? 2- can blood eecp therapy hel

For 93 yrs. Mom with weakening kidneys. Weakness & edema at times.
1- is there any kidney enhancement treatment or diet?
2- can blood eecp therapy hel

Check renal function: You mother needs to go to a nephrologist to see at what level her kidneys work. Her weakness could be a sign of anemia of chronic kidney disease which can be treated with injections to raise her hemoglobin, which will give her more energy. She should also collect her urine for 24 hours to see if she has any significant amount of protein in it. Low levels of protein can cause edema. ...Read more

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Woke up with numbness on one side of my body. Possible causes?

Woke up with numbness on one side of my body. Possible causes?

Numbness : If numbness involves face, arm, torso and leg of one side the problem could be at the brain level, perhaps thalamus , an area of the brain in charge of sensorial processing. If abrupt onset while asleep, may suggest a small vascular insult or stroke. A demyelinating disorder like multiple sclerosis may produce similar presentation. The best way to identify this is by an urgent evaluation & mri. ...Read more

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Polymyalgia rheumatica. What are recommended treatments long term after acute treatment with corticsteroids? Severe pain and weakness was sudden in upper body, but there is a history of migraines, excema, esp. Sun sensitity, and osteo arhritis with spinal

Polymyalgia rheumatica. What are recommended treatments long term after acute treatment with corticsteroids? Severe pain and weakness was sudden in upper body, but there is a history of migraines, excema, esp. Sun sensitity, and osteo arhritis with spinal

One : One of the ways to get correct information from a computer is to have the correct ( input) information in the computer. In medicine is the same , you need precise data to make the adecuate diagnosis . I don t mean to under estimate you impression of how you hands look or how they feel and i don t mean to under estimate your diagnosis of aquiles tendinitis or others, but in order to make the right diagnosis in rheumatology you need to have an appropiate history and physical exam, these two features give you a very very good hint of the diagnosis , that could then be confiorm by blood test or x rays etc.... Rheumatoid arthrtis is not always rheumatoid factor positive and there are 140 varieties of rheumatic diseases . I believe you need a rheumatologist to evaluate you and try to define what your ailments are to get the propper diagnosis and the propper therapy. ...Read more

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Sweating on right side of the body while the left is normal. Causes, the danger and control of such.

Sweating on right side of the body while the left is normal. Causes, the danger and control of such.

Must be: You must be evaluated. There is something definitely affecting your nervous system. See your physician to find out what is affecting. ...Read more

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What causes tingling on left side of body?

What causes tingling on left side of body?

Possible brain patho: Is it constant or intermittent. If tingling is indeed on whole left side including left face, left arm, left chest and left lower extremity without neck pain, it would indicate some pathology in right brain. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of anxiety? It's causing many problems like weakness.

How to get rid of anxiety? It's causing many problems like weakness.

Anxiety: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the flight or fight response which gives rise to many physiological changes include dry mouth. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What does numbness on your left side of the body mean?

What does numbness on your left side of the body mean?

Left sided numbness: It means you have to get checked out by your doc. At age 19 it may turn out to be ok but don't take a chance. ...Read more

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Could MS effect speach and movement of left side of the body suddenly with no numbness?

Could MS effect speach and movement of left side of the body suddenly with no numbness?

Yes, however: you should be seen by a Neurologist & formally diagnosed w/this condition as there are other causes ie TIA &/or stroke that could explain these symptoms.This is considered a medical emergency & you should go to the ER right away if this just occurred. Signs & symptoms of multiple sclerosis vary, depending on the location of affected nerve fibers.They may include:Numbness or weakness on 1 side. ...Read more

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