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Dr. William Singer
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Depressed Reflexes (Definition)

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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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Cramps in sides and both arms regularly?

See your doctor: There are many causes for the symptoms you describe. You should see your doctor about this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Snapping triceps syndrome is it always in both arms?

Snapping triceps syndrome is it always in both arms?

No: ' Snapping triceps ' in my experience is rare, usually associated w/ ulnar nerve( funny bone) subluxation , and most often, unilateral. Best advice is to get a thorough examination by a sports medicine trained ORS. Commonly, 'snapping triceps' occurs later in extension of the elbow ( 110 degrees ), whereas ulnar n.'snapping' @ 75degrees)...(earlier before full extension).exam is the key.GL! ...Read more

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What is neuropathy I have pain in both arms, tingly sensation

What is neuropathy I have pain in both arms, tingly sensation

See below: Neuropathy can be caused by many things including diabetes and alcoholism. It is a disruption of the nerves fibers that can progress from a tingle sensation to pain and numbness. ...Read more

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Rash on both arms antecubital ?

Rash on both arms antecubital ?

Rash: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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What causes blisters on both arms?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Multiple underarm lumps under both arms ?

Armpit lumps : This is likely multiple boils or condition called hidradenitis suppurativa .Treatment can include antibiotics, drainage, surgery. Sometimes dermatology may inject with steroids to reduce them. These often recur and obesity and smoking are risk factors. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of excema on both arms?

How can you get rid of excema on both arms?

Eczema: The cornerstone of treating eczema is maintenance of the moisture status of the skin by using moisturizers. For worse cases, steroid ointments maybe applied. In your particular case, washing your arms less frequently will also help. A bedtime routine of applying a thick moisturizer on your arms and encasing them will also help. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

CTS: Multifactorial. But common things are common. First to rule out carpal tunnel syndrome. Check with your neurologist. You may need electrodiagnostic study. ...Read more

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Swollen wrist both arms no pain feel like knots?

Swollen wrist both arms no pain feel like knots?

Small knots: Do you mean by the size of a pea kind of knot? It that is the case it is likely to be a ganglion, which is thickening of the surrounding of the tendon. Usually it stays for long time with no trouble, but at times it might cause discomfort to the patient. If you mean otherwise, kindly I would like to ask you to post a photo of the wrists for better assessment ...Read more

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What is a rash on both arms where the elbow bends?

Atopic Dermatitis: If you are talking about the inside of the arms, opposite of the elbows, then atopic dermatitis. ...Read more

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Why is it important to take the blood pressure of both arms?

See details: A significant difference in the readings can indication certain types of vascular disease. ...Read more

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Is it abnormal for the blood pressure to be different in both arms?

Is it abnormal for the blood pressure to be different in both arms?

Yes and no: It's normal for the pressures to vary by as much as 10 points. If it's more than that averaged on multiple measurements, you've either made inaccurate measurements or there's a blockage in one of your subclavian arteries. ...Read more

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Upper arm and shoulder pain in both arms. No strenth to lift objects?

Upper arm and shoulder pain in both arms. No strenth to lift objects?

Beware neck: While you can have problems in both shoulders with bilateral upper extremity weakness we worry about problems coming from the neck. ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing this rash on both arms?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing this rash on both arms?

Only on arms: In general rashes isolated to a region have a cause that stems from a local irritant. Think about anything you are putting on your arms any oils, perfumes etc. Do you tend to sweat and wipe it on your arms etc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a sharp pain in both arms between shoulder and elbow?

What is the cause of a sharp pain in both arms between shoulder and elbow?

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