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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?
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
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
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
Why do I have raise hot whelps on my arms, and both arms are in pain. I feel really bad too. Whats the problem?
Hot whelps: Many possibilities. Best to be checked by your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
For the past month I have been experiencing a funny buzzing feeling and heaviness in both arms. What can this be?
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
The previous day my boyfriend was sick. The sickness was over the very next day but, today he woke up with both arms feeling num and tingly wats wrong?
See a doctor: Have him see his doctor soon. It may be nothing but there are certain neurologic disorders that can follow a simple viral infection. ...Read more
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