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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Right Hemiparesis

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Hemiparesis (Definition)

"Hemi" refers to half. "Paresis" means weakness. Hemiparesis refers to a weakness over one side (half) of body. The most common cause is from a cerebral infarction (stroke) on one side of the brain. It usually affects the opposite side of the body relative to the side of stroke, although if the face is involved, that tends to be on the same side as the brain ...Read more


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What causes pain in the left side of head?

What causes pain in the left side of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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What causes headache in left side of head?

What causes headache in left side of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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What causes headaches in left side of head?

What causes headaches in left side of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Possible causes of sudden facial numbness on right side?

Possible causes of sudden facial numbness on right side?

Need more info: How long does it last, where exactly is it, are there other symptoms? Don't have enough info to make assessment. ...Read more

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What could cause spastic paralysis on the right side of the body?

What could cause spastic paralysis on the right side of the body?

Central lesion: Brain injury from trauma, bleed, tumor, aneurism, ischemia, infection, or spinal cord injury from similar mechanisms all can cause an upper motor lesion resulting in both paralysis and spasticity simultaneously. ...Read more

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Causes of right side facing swelling?

Causes of right side facing swelling?

Facial Swelling: Hi! a number of causes exist for facial swelling. If you have fever, chills, pain, or pus you should seek medical evaluation asap. Sometimes a tooth abscess can cause swelling in the jaw or face. Parotid gland duct blockage is not usually painful, try fluids, sour candy, heat, and massage. If the gland is infected it will be warm, painful, and tender, you should seek medical help. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the right side of your chest?

What causes tingling in the right side of your chest?

Pinched chest nerve : If the tingling is very localized along one or more ribs then it would suggest thoracic nerve or nerve root irritation at spine. Shingles can cause pain and tingling but fluid filled rashes within few days of onset will clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left side of neck?

What causes pain in the left side of neck?

Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases pain in the left side of the neck could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left side of the head?

What causes pain in the left side of the head?

Headaches: There are several reasons behind the occurrence of head pains ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, teeth grinding, trauma, and different medical illness. You could try applying warm compresses to the back of the head/neck as well as on temples for about 10 minutes; it might help. Consult your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more

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What's the causes of pain from right side of stomach?

What's the causes of pain from right side of stomach?

On the right side: On the right side of your abdomen you have the appendix, gall bladder, liver, kidney, intestines, muscles, lower ribs etc the pain could be from one of these, but there can other reasons. You need to see your physician. ...Read more

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What are causes of right sided heart failure?

What are causes of right sided heart failure?

Many: Most common cause of r sided failure is l sided failure. Pulmonary hypertension, primary lung diseases and valvular problems can also produce this. ...Read more

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What causes numbness/loss of sensation on left side of entire body?

What causes numbness/loss of sensation on left side of entire body?

Stroke : The symptoms you describe could be caused by a stroke and require immediate medical care. Please call EMS (911) and get taken to the nearest hospital emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain on left side of abdomen?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What causes tingling on left side of body?

Possible brain patho: Is it constant or intermittent. If tingling is indeed on whole left side including left face, left arm, left chest and left lower extremity without neck pain, it would indicate some pathology in right brain. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain of right inside upper arm?

What causes severe pain of right inside upper arm?

Many causes : There are many causes to what you are describing and more information is needed. Consider a telehealth consult as it may be a good starting point in determining if this is something to be concerned about. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side of abdomen and diaphram?

Number of things: This could be something as minor as gas to as serious as an ulcer or spleen injury. In that general area, you have your stomach, spleen, parts of large and small intestine, diaphragm, and a portion of your pancreas. Cardiac issues can even cause pain in this area. With all of these structures, a physical exam is recommended to be sure to not miss serious issues. ...Read more

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Causes of calf spasms? What's the ddx?

Causes of calf spasms? What's the ddx?

Not clear: Alcohol, low magnesium, lumbosacral radiculitis, peripheral neuropathy, dehydration are some things to consider. ...Read more