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What are the causes for clonus hyperreflexia in both arms and legs. MRI shows no signs of MS or neuron impairment?

What are the causes for clonus hyperreflexia in both arms and legs. MRI shows no signs of MS or neuron impairment?

MRI only tells: .. part of the story. If you have myoclonus and hyper-reflexia, you must establish a strong relationship with a good neurologist in order to get diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. North of the equator, there are several devastating neurological disorders that cause these symptoms, multiple sclerosis being only one of them. Please get yourself diagnosed quickly. ...Read more

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Why can't both arms lift same type of weight?

Why can't both arms lift same type of weight?

Asymetry: We tend to be asymmetric in our use of each side of our body - for example if you are right handed you naturally do more things, without thinking about it, with your right arm. So, your right arm will typically be stronger. Even ambidextrous people will have a tendency to favor one side and will then be stronger on that side. You can try to equalize the sides, but it is difficult ...Read more

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I can lift both arms up with out it drifting down, no facial drooping or any other signs. Is this normal?

I can lift both arms up with out it drifting down, no facial drooping or any other signs. Is this normal?

Confused: Are you concerned about a stroke? If so, there are many symptoms you can experience with strokes including one sided weakness (arm drift, etc), facial droops. Other concerning symptoms include one sided numbness, difficulty thinking or speaking, headaches. Clarifying your question will help us answer specifically what you are looking for... ...Read more

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For the past month I have been experiencing a funny buzzing feeling and heaviness in both arms. What can this be?

For the past month I have been experiencing a funny buzzing feeling and heaviness in both arms. What can this be?

Cervical disc: A central bulging disc can put pressure on the nerve to both arms giving you your findings. You need to see a spine surgeon. ...Read more

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Isnt it weird that the cubitaltunel symptoms happened at both arms at the same time?+ they seem to disappear in the morning, can it be something else?

Isnt it weird that the cubitaltunel symptoms happened at both arms at the same time?+ they seem to disappear in the morning, can it be something else?

Not weird: Can be related to sleeping position One conservative treatment for early cubital tunnel is night splints to prevent elbow hyperflexion while sleeping. If no symptoms during day at work or during activities then try night splints . if symptoms present during activities, may need nerve studies to eval health and compression of nerve ...Read more

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What causes weakness and pain in both arms?

What causes weakness and pain in both arms?

To general: Need more details. Any complaint of weakness needs a formal evaluation with your doc. ...Read more

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What could be a major arm pain in both arms?

Cervical disc: A central bulging disc can put pressure on the nerve to both arms giving you your findings. You need to see a spine surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes numbness/tingly feeling in both arms and face?

What causes numbness/tingly feeling in both arms and face?

Hyperventilation: Complaint of paresthesias in both upper extremities & peri-oral region of face is a non-physiologic/anatomic pattern of neural function/expression. More likely explanation is systemic metabolic changes in blood acid-base balance incited by hyperventilation. Underlying anxiety disorder is commonly primary cause in the symptom-arousing causal chain of these physiologic events. ...Read more