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Can anxiety cause brain tumor-like symptoms? I fear that I have a brain tumor because I started getting nauseated and weak fatigued and muscle shaking

Can anxiety cause brain tumor-like symptoms? I fear that I have a brain tumor because I started getting nauseated and weak fatigued and muscle shaking

Yes.: Symptoms raising concern for brain tumor vary depending on the part of the brain they affect. Uncontrollable nausea and vomiting (without diarrhea), dizziness, vertigo or focal weakness or sensory loss in one part of your body on one side of your body would be symptoms to watch for. Brain tumors are rare, and it's much more likely your symptoms are due to anxiety. A neurologist could help. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have a tumor on my right arm muscle. What could it be?

I have a tumor on my right arm muscle. What could it be?

Have u seen an md?: If but just feeling a mass and have not had it looked it then that would be the first step. Torn or attained muscles can feel like a lump but usually with pain and difficulty with motion. If it is a tumor it most likely would be a fatty benign lipoma but these can become or b malignant. Physical exam and likely an MRI would be first steps to evaluate. Could b clot, lymph, met but need more info. ...Read more

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Afraid brain tumor also hypondriac p.O.T.S did MRI spine clear blod neuro test god have twiching legs weakness pain back arms hips insomnia muscle spa?

Afraid brain tumor also hypondriac p.O.T.S did MRI spine clear blod neuro test god have twiching legs weakness pain back arms hips insomnia muscle spa?

You do not have: A brain tumor. You need to have a thorough neurologic exam, eeg, andneuromuscular testing. The imaging is definitive; your symptoms suggest physiologuc etiology, of which a variet of potential sources. ...Read more

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Describe arm weakness with brain tumor. Is the weakness so bad that someone can barely lift an arm, or like muscle fatigue?

Describe arm weakness with brain tumor. Is the weakness so bad that someone can barely lift an arm, or like muscle fatigue?

Depends: Sorry, but depends on location and growth rate of tumor. Usually slow/insidious loss of strength & coordination. Often notice fine motor control issues first (penmanship deterioration, then holding pen, then holding cup, then raising arm...). ...Read more

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My right hand muscle has disappeared. There is a huge gap between my thumb and index finger. My arm is also shrinking. Can it be a spinal tumor?

My right hand muscle has disappeared. There is a huge gap between my thumb and index finger. My arm is also shrinking. Can it be a spinal tumor?

See below: You appear to have atrophy of the r hand muscles (thenar area). Why? Don't know. Get checked by your doc soon. There are a lot of possible causes. ...Read more

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Can symptoms of pancoast tumor spread to the feet and the other arm?

Can symptoms of pancoast tumor spread to the feet and the other arm?

It is a type of canc: This cancer can definitely spread, typically into other distant organs, not likely to go to the arms or legs but more to lungs, liver, brain or bones. Your oncologist can help clarify it for you while you are being treated. ...Read more

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Can tingling in arms and legs that comes and goes be a symptom of a brain tumor?

Can tingling in arms and legs that comes and goes be a symptom of a brain tumor?

Unlikely: I suppose that this is possible but this would not be a typical presentation of a brain tumor. Many other things are much more likely to cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause brain tumor-like symptoms? I fear that I have a brain tumor because I started getting nauseated and weak fatigued and muscle shaking

Yes.: Symptoms raising concern for brain tumor vary depending on the part of the brain they affect. Uncontrollable nausea and vomiting (without diarrhea), dizziness, vertigo or focal weakness or sensory loss in one part of your body on one side of your body would be symptoms to watch for. Brain tumors are rare, and it's much more likely your symptoms are due to anxiety. A neurologist could help. ...Read more

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Slap repair/bicep release in shoulder. Good 1st 2 wks. Then much worse. All upper arm muscles severe pain, even under arm. Symptoms 4wks ago. Docs unsure. Help?

Slap repair/bicep release in shoulder. Good 1st 2 wks. Then much worse. All upper arm muscles severe pain, even under arm. Symptoms 4wks ago. Docs unsure. Help?

A number of possibi-: Lities, including the suture used has become undone or the screw/anchor used has pulled out.
In both cases you would benefit from another surgery, to put it right.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing some serious muscle pain in my arms after weaning my little one (15 mo). Is this a typical symptom?

Arm pains: No. It is common for the breasts to become slightly engorged during the weaning process, which may be a little uncomfortable but should not be painful.
If that pain radiates into your upper arms, particularly if you have fever or if your breasts or arms are warm, I would be concerned about infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am on prednisone for 5 days, will my symptoms of cervical stenosis start up again, had pain go down arm, and arm still hurts, many muscle spasms.

I am on prednisone for 5 days, will my symptoms of cervical stenosis start up again, had pain go down arm, and arm still hurts, many muscle spasms.

You need to: Follow up with your doctor. The cervical stenosis can cause the problems you describe. It's possible the prednisone is simply not working. Perhaps a cervical collar would help? ...Read more

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Have suspected ms, muscle weakness in left lower arm and hand gets worse thru the day but ok at night. Ms symptom or something else? Ms not confirmed.

Have suspected ms, muscle weakness in left lower arm and hand gets worse thru the day but ok at night. Ms symptom or something else? Ms not confirmed.

Here is an approach: First, be certain that problems in left arm are not associated with nerve compression at wrist, elbow, shoulder, or neck. An EMG study will certainly help. Secondly, mri's of both brain and spinal cord may be helpful, and spinal fluid analysis can also be needed. If your current doctors are unsure, get a second opinion at a nearby medical school. Unlikely, but maybe a myasthenic problem exists. ...Read more

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On&offupper left back pain nerves or muscle? Could this also cause pain in arm& (chest warm twitching sensation) all this is giving me anxiety symptoms

On&offupper left back pain nerves or muscle? Could this also cause pain in arm& (chest warm twitching sensation) all this is giving me anxiety symptoms

Pain Management: Complaints of anxiety and chest/arm pains can be purely a muscle involvement however your complaints should be taken more seriously because they may represent conditions involving your heart. I would recommend to you that a full evaluation by your primary treating physician take place to assure you have no associated cardiac or other serious involvement in your case. ...Read more

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Ongoing muscle spasms, pain and weakness in arms & progressed to shoulders, neck and legs. Started metformin a few weeks before symptoms. Could there be a Connection? RABDO? What test would you suggest?

Ongoing muscle spasms, pain and weakness in arms & progressed to shoulders, neck and legs. Started metformin a few weeks before symptoms. Could there be a Connection? RABDO? What test would you suggest?

Lactic acidosis: Patients have developed lactic acidosis while on metformin which can cause a host of symptoms including muscle pain and weakness. There is a blood test for lactic acid. Rhabdo can occur and has occurred when certain medications have been added to Metformin. A test also called a CPK can be run to see if muscle inflammation or injury has occurred. Seek medical attention now ...Read more

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Why does my left pectoral muscle, arm and side of chest hurt so much? It is preventing me from sleeping. Also I don't any symptoms of heart problems

Pec Major injury?: The Pectoralis Major muscle and tendon course across the chest laterally across the axilla to insert onto the arm bone. Pain about the muscle may be a symptom of a muscle strain or partial tear. This injury usually occurs during weight lifting. Seek an orthopaedic evaluation if the symptoms persist for more than a week ...Read more

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Experiencing muscle weakness/cramps /Aches in jaw, arms, shoulders, legs (both sides) 6 days and no other symptoms what could this be?

Experiencing muscle weakness/cramps /Aches in jaw, arms, shoulders, legs (both sides) 6 days and no other symptoms what could this be?

Cramps: Such diffuse cramping of multiple muscles raises the question of deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, sodium or potassium. Your physician can order the appropriate tests in order to check for these conditions. ...Read more

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Neurological symptoms in legs and arms experiencing hyperesthesia (NOT painful) and sometimes numbness and erratic mild muscle pain. Fibromyalgia?

Neurological symptoms in legs and arms experiencing hyperesthesia (NOT painful) and sometimes numbness and erratic mild muscle pain. Fibromyalgia?

Probably not: Fibromyalgia is a specific condition that should only be diagnosed by an expert. FMG is associated with specific trigger points not general numbness & hyperesthesia. Unfortunately even health care professionals toss around the term Fibromyalgia leading to many missed diagnosis & 'therapeutic misadventures' (which can be deadly). See a neurologist, & then a FMG specialist if a diagnosis isn't made. ...Read more

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I have symptoms of the flu. However, I also have numbness in my arms, and neck and I have muscle soreness in my neck and back. Should I see a doctor?

I have symptoms of the flu. However, I also have numbness in my arms, and neck and I have muscle soreness in my neck and back. Should I see a doctor?

Yes: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Have multiple symptoms tremors balance stiff muscle speech mycolnic jerks neck pain and back arms heavy tingling in legs. What could it be Seen docs.

Have multiple symptoms tremors balance stiff muscle speech mycolnic jerks neck pain and back arms heavy tingling in legs. What could it be Seen docs.

IsYourNameJoeCocker?: If you have no idea at this point, then you've seen the wrong "docs." Any one of them a neurologist? What you describe is a bit too complicated to suss-out online but I'd suggest you find a good neurologist and get a better answer. In the meantime do not drive or do anything that would put you in danger of injury. And stay away from stimulants or intoxicants like alcohol. ...Read more

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Sudden warm feeling in left arm now. Yesterday had muscle pain, chest after huge sneeze, n slightly fast heart rate (if it's related).No other symptoms.

Sudden warm feeling in left arm now. Yesterday had muscle pain, chest after huge sneeze, n slightly fast heart rate (if it's related).No other symptoms.

Symptoms only that,: May have many possible bases & are thus inadequate to arrive at reliable diagnosis. Given description, muscle pain mostly likely form sudden abnormally strong contraction producing some damage/pain. Faster heart rate common in response to pain, especially if also scared. All these are only clues, not any necessarily unusual or reliably predictive of any ongoing or necessarily serious body problem. ...Read more

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Symptoms c7/T1 MRI mild posterior disc bulge / mild scollosis can you have cervical Ridiculophy? Would it be both arms & muscle spasm upper spine

Symptoms c7/T1 MRI mild posterior disc bulge / mild scollosis can you have cervical Ridiculophy? Would it be both arms & muscle spasm upper spine

Possible: Based on the MRI your disk does not seem too significant. However if this happened acutely it is certainly possible that you can get upper extremity radiculitis or radiculopathy as well as back muscle spasm. ...Read more

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I've had symptoms of muscle weakness in the legs and arms, tingling in legs, aches, light headed, fatigue. What is this?

Complex, but: Consider there could be a developing peripheral neuropathy, and perhaps underlying cause such as pernicious anemia or thyroid disease. But your complaints could be indicative of multiple sclerosis or other types of central nervous system dysfunction. Do not worry regarding above comments, be pro-active, see a doctor and get this addressed. ...Read more

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I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?

I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?

I would see a neuro: Doc for this. Things that have to be ruled out include lyme's disease and ms among other things. Please get an evaluation to set your mind at ease or to get timely treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Any doctors advice on symptoms spine pain, muscle spasms in ribs, dizziness, breathing probs, muscle weakness, tremors arms/head/legs not constant?

What's under hood?: Sounds like your car engine could use a tune up! I'd recommend seeing a primary care physician who can start the process by finding out when each problem began to discover its root cause (if possible). Labs & other studies will likely be needed. Only then, can good advice be given on lifestyle changes or medications that will get you singin' and dancin again! Good luck. ...Read more

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Long term symptoms, constipation, spots in vision, stomach pain, headaches, muscle weakness thru whole body, arms legs especially. Docs don't know why?

Long term symptoms, constipation, spots in vision, stomach pain, headaches, muscle weakness thru whole body, arms legs especially. Docs don't know why?

AnswersAreWithin You: Rec work in reality: your primary physician (as an embodied soul attached to a mind, fragile brain+body) is yourself. Would people who only went to bodymechanicschool (not healthschool) typically paid by people (who don’t know either of you) for doing tests&txs (for sxs of advanceddisease) which don't require much of their time/effort (vs. Helping you troubleshoot), be very effective helping you? ...Read more

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Is nf1 a dangerous disease? Do all get tumors on the body and other complications? There is mild freckling on the left armpit no other symptom.

Is nf1 a dangerous disease? Do all get tumors on the body and other complications? There is mild freckling on the left armpit no other symptom.

Variable: Dark brown skin patches, raised spots (lisch nodules) on the iris of the eye, fractures of long bones in childhood, freckling armpits, neurofibromas (tumors on the skin or deeper in the body), larger tumors under the skin (plexiform neurofibromas), with pressure on nearby nerves or organs, cognitive impairment (adhd, learning disorder. Most people just get mild forms of disease and nothing else. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a strained pectoral muscle. Doc says I have that yet I don't know. It hurts far too much. Right side. Armpit to below nipple.

What are the symptoms of a strained pectoral muscle. Doc says I have that yet I don't know. It hurts far too much. Right side. Armpit to below nipple.

Armpit pain: Do you have numbness tingling, coldness in the arm? That would point to something like a clot in the vein artery is really painful with real coldness to the arm). Did it occur after exercise? Thoracic outlet syndrome? rarely gallbladder., mediastinal/.neck lesion, carotid issue, need CXR f/u w/ doc,

http://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/services/heart/disorders/hic_Thoracic_Outlet_Syndrome ...Read more

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Is muscle twitching a symptom of lymphoma? No muscle pain or weakness just random twitching in muscles. Have a swollen lymph node in armpit. I'm 18

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Is muscle twitching a symptom of lymphoma? No muscle pain or weakness just random twitching in muscles. Have a swollen lymph node in armpit. I'm 18

Not typical: A lot of early lymphoma have no symptoms. Some can cause local symptoms depending on their anatomic location and size. Muscle twitching is not a typical sx from lymphoma. Classical constitutional sx (not everyone) are: fever, night sweat (soaking sweat), and weight loss (10% over 6 months). Systemic sx can occur in aggressive or late lymphoma. ...Read more

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Friend has an baseball sized tumor? Growth on the outside of his chest. It looks soft & says it 's bleeds when he moves to fast& 2 tiny 1's on arm

Friend has an baseball sized tumor? Growth on the outside of his chest. It looks soft & says it 's bleeds when he moves to fast& 2 tiny 1's on arm

May be sarcoma: Most common lesions to reach baseball size on chest wall are lipomas. However they don't bleed. One must consider if primary, that lesion is a form of angiosarcoma or vascular dysplastic melanoma. Treatment never offered unless dx available. If easily resectable, this approach needed. Two other lesions may represent mets and once dx made, PET/CAT important to find other possible sites. ...Read more

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What if I have a tumor in just my left arm?

What if I have a tumor in just my left arm?

Depends...: If it's a benign tumor like lipoma, no threat to life or limb. If cancer, different story. Get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a new tumor on my arm cause lymphedema?

Can a new tumor on my arm cause lymphedema?

Yes: Depending on where the tumor grows and which tissues it involves, it certainly can cause lymphedema of the arm. In particular, if the tumor involves the lymph nodes in the arm pit (axilla), this could Prohibit lymphatic drainage from the arm and cause lymphedema. ...Read more

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Can a few really hard muscle knots in the shoulder be tumors? Really painful.

Can a few really hard muscle knots in the shoulder be tumors? Really painful.

No: Tumor in muscle is clearly different from the surrounding tissue and is not contractile. Do you perhaps have myofascial pain syndrome? ...Read more

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I have a desmoid tumor in my adbominal wall by the rectus muscle should I remove it?

I have a desmoid tumor in my adbominal wall by the rectus muscle should I remove it?

Your Doc advice??: The doctor who diagnosed you to have desmoid tumnor must have given you some advice! What did he ask you to do??? . Please tell us the full story, then we can guide you further.
Desmoid Tumor is a low grade cancer, so removal of the tumor is the best choice to be able to control it.. ...Read more

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Have Polynueuropathies and it's hard to raise my arm and I have a pain in my back. I saw online it could be a tumor. Should I go to the ER?

Polyneuropathies: For how long? Injury? What was done? How was diagnosis made? If never assessed ER may be first stop, they will make sure it is not acute and then refer you. Could be rotator cuff injury (usually not acute), MS, disc (infection or slipped), rarely lymphoma (CXR), autoimmune, rarely impingement, vascular, rarely schwanoma. F/u/ w ER ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more