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Causes Of Back Of Neck Weakness
Test yourself: If you mean muscular weakness you can test yourself. See how long you can hold your head up while laying flat on your stomach or back. Or you could ask your physician to test your neck strength. ...Read more
Need more info: Neck weakness can be a laxity of neck muscles and difficulty w/ holding up or turning head. Possible causes include: •motor neuron disease, guillian barre syndrome, myasthenia gravis, hyperparathyroidism, carnitine deficiency, myotonic dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, trauma or injury or pinched nerve...To list a few. ...Read more
Test yourself: If you mean muscular weakness you can test yourself. See how long you can hold your head up while laying flat on your stomach or back. Or you could ask your physician to test your neck strength. Neck weakness may feel like you are bobble headed or have trouble holding up your neck. ...Read more
Exactly: what it sounds like. You can't hold your head up without it feeling like or actually falling forward or backward without your control. ...Read more
Can't get any answers from drs . Numbness for 6 months face head neck & weakness in arm & drooping right side of face. Please help ? I
I have all symptoms of a stoke. Would numbness head, face , neck & weakness in arm switch sides ? My face droops. 1 side. Please help 6 months i've had this ..
What should I ask dr to check if I have hirsutism, low BP, extra fat around neck, weakness, exhaustion, increased allergic reactions to things, hives?
First you need: to see doctor and confirm hirsutism, (hair growth in typically male patterned areas). Usually this is accompanied by irregular menses and/or painful menses. You may also need work up for thyroid disease. See your doctor and they will decide what workup you need, that's their job ...Read more
Heavy head/ base of head back of neck discomfort/ weakness in arms/ lower back discomfort/ lower legs weakness. What could this be?
Painfull bad headaches, w/vomiting, numb/tingling fingers, stiff neck, weakness in legs & spine hurts. Mri&ctnormal.Neurologist said not migraines! help!
Discuss with neuro.: The neurologist may not think they are migraines, but am sure they are not finished evaluating you. If you are dissatisfied with the level of communication, you can always obtain a second opinion. Without access to all your data and the inability to do a full history and exam it would be grossly inappropriate to try and speculate. Have you had a lumbar puncture (spinal tap)? ...Read more
Can a pinched spinal cord in the neck cause muscle weakness and astrophy on your whole arm and leg muscle. Can a pinch back spinal cause same.
To involve the leg: there would have to be spinal cord involvement or a second lesion below the cervical level. If you develop increased tone and reflexes to go along with weakness and atrophy the problem may be further upstream (eg stroke). If the issue is "where is the lesion ?" the answer may need to come from a neurologist. That's a big part of what we do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could moderate to severe stenosis in cervical and thoracic spine cause pain, weakness in the upper arm, dizziness and tinnitus when stretChing my neck?
Some advice: Although your symptoms could be prompted by cervical stenosis or even nerve pinching at the foraminal outlet, the dizziness, and tinnitus, makes me wonder about co-morbidities, and would think of inner ear issues, but also vascular problems, such as subclavian steal syndrome. Find a neurologist who is open to investigating this more thoroughly. ...Read more
What causes arm weakness , lifting causes facial spasm, movement or touching head causes spasms, back of head and neck sore. Mri of brain and neck ok?
Pain: Yes sinus infections can cause your head and neck to pain. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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