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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Upper Body Discomfort

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Could dysautonomia cause weakness and upper body discomfort, followed by sinus tach up to 170 not relieved quickly by lying down, and vomiting? Cardiac echo, EKG normal and arteries scanned.

Could dysautonomia cause weakness and upper body discomfort, followed by sinus tach up to 170 not relieved quickly by lying down, and vomiting? Cardiac echo, EKG normal and arteries scanned.

Yes: Dysautonomia is a general term that refers to a group of conditions characterized by abnormal function of the autonomic nervous system. It can affect multiple different organ systems. Common symptoms include dizziness, weakness, fainting, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, cold hands and feet, abnormal sweating, fast heart rates, slow heart rates, and others. Info at www.Dinet.Org. ...Read more

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I have discomfort all over my upper body sometimes. It feels like my skin is sore to the touch all over, strangest feeling ever. What is this?

I have discomfort all over my upper body sometimes. It feels like my skin is sore to the touch all over, strangest feeling ever. What is this?

? Fibromyalgia: It is difficult to be specific without being able to perform an exam. However, fibromyalgia is a possibility. I would urge consultation with a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Several weeks of random stiffness, discomfort, spasms and cramping all throughout upper body seems to start in left shoulder. Er check was normal.

Several weeks of random stiffness, discomfort, spasms and cramping all throughout upper body seems to start in left shoulder.  Er check was normal.

Radiculopathy vs rtc: Sounds like either a cervical spine degenerative disk problem, or alternatively something like a rotator cuff problem more localized to the left shoulder. ...Read more

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What causes upper body tingling?

What causes upper body tingling?

Two main factors: You have abnormal pressure on the spinal cord or neuropathy ( inflammation of the nerves). ...Read more

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I shake when I yawn. My upper body mostly. It happens every time. What causes it?

I shake when I yawn. My upper body mostly. It happens every time. What causes it?

Normal response: It is common to have some muscle reaction to a good yawn as there is the bodies reaction to the yawn. Our muscles tighten and we shake in response to the trigger of the yawning episode. If it is a very light yawn it might not cause the response to occur but it is common with larger yawns. Hope this helps. It is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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My face and upper body warms up suddenly and i feel lightheaded. Possible causes?

Warm and lightheaded: One possible cause is a vasovagal response. Basically, your body has a reaction in which your heart starts beating too slowly or your blood vessels expand. People can become lightheaded and even faint, which is called vasovagal syncope. ...Read more