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Causes Of Hand Weakness
See your doctor: These are important symptoms that need to be evaluated in person by your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
I am suffering from hand weakness... I have irritable bowel syndrome and B12 deficiency... Is that the cause of my severe hand weakness.. I'm 19 years?
Surprising issues: Most cases of b-12 deficiency occur in older age group. Who made this diagnosis? Need to check b-12 and methyl melonic acid levels. If hand weakness on one or both sides, could be due to nerve compression at wrist or elbow, and may be carpal tunnel.. See a well versed internist and address all of this. May be see a neurologist later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can motrin cause hand joint weakness? I've been taking 800 motrin daily for about a week. Now both hands weak when i make a fist
No: No it cannot. Have the problem evaluated. ...Read more
Can elbow tendonitis cause weakness in hand and arm? Experiencing these symptoms after taking time off gym over 2 months. MRI came back normal
FreaknessOfWeakness: Not directly. But any significant pain in an area of such frequent use (i.e. the elbow joint) will cause compensatory motions that tend to decrease the overall work load. This can be almost imperceptible but adds up over time, especially if you ditch gym for two months. This is where physical therapy could help: a program of specific graded exercises to get you back in shape with minimal pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have arm/wrist/hand weakness on my right arm and my forearm cramps up a lot, plus i get spasms in my upper arm. What could cause this?
Spasms and weakness: This could be related to thyroid and/or electrolyte levels (sodium, magnesium, potassium, etc.) but usually this is global not specifically in one arm or leg. You should first be evaluated by a medical professional as this could be a symptom of a nerve root being compressed from a disc, seizure or stroke which could be very serious. Make sure you warm up and stretch to decrease spasms. ...Read more
2 X's TFCC tear. Last 8 mon(s) ago. Ulna freely moving no pain. Can not flex hand and pick anything up. Gives way and that causes some pain. Aches and swells sometimes. Intermittent lateral forearm muscle tremor and hand weakness just started. Is this
TFCC tears are...: not easily diagnosed, or, unfortunately, treated. Since you have this diagnosis, I assume you've already seen an orthopedist and/or a physical therapist. It sounds like you're experiencing a significant amount of discomfort and disability. You would be wise to direct your concerns to them. I wish you the best. ...Read more
What neurological problems cause wrist tenderness when rubbed, but not gripped hand weakness and shaking? Carpal tunnel has been ruled out.
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