Doctor insights on:
Both Arms Twitching
Im having strange shakes in both upper arms and twitches in my legs, have a slight headache and am beginning to feel nauseous, what could this be?
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Recently, have begun experiencing muscle twitches in both arms and legs more than 24 hours after consuming 1-2 alcoholic drinks. What could this be?
Sore shaky arms with occasional muscle twitches. No weakness though, i tested by picking up heavy objects with both arms. So should that rule out ALS?
Swollen Lymph nodes under both armpits and left side neck, itchy skin on both arms with rash, left upper arm hurts, muscle twitches here and there ?
Exam: Do not ignore these symptoms. Make an appointment for a comprehensive physical exam-asap. ...Read more
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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