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Constipation And Muscular Dystrophy Symptoms
Have swallowing, bowel, muscle weakness pain and burning, extreme tiredness, tremors etc is this ms?
Many possibilities: Many disorders could cause your myriad symptoms, and would first see an internist and get thoroughly evaluated. If unanswered questions, get appointment with neurologist. MS diagnosis is based upon history, examination, and appropriate MRI findings, if other causes are excluded. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscular dystrophy includes a number of disorders which are associated primarily with abnormalities of the architecture of the cells, often causing changes in size and function (weakness). These disorders are typically inherited, and recognized early in life, although there are of course exceptions to this. Prognosis is based on the type of MD and expression ...Read more
Could the constant stress, anxiety, and fatigue of having Crohn's disease cause muscle twitches and muscle pain?
Not exactly: Teen w. Chron's has anxiety, fatigue, "muscle twitches" & myalgias. These are symptoms; which can occur in Fibromyalgia (FM). Primary cause of FM officially "unknown". IBS, Chron's & Ulcerative colitis might be varying intensities of dysautonomia of intestinal Smooth muscle. My evaluations have found pelvic joint instabilities in Chron's patients & per diagnostic criteria given in the ODG. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Water intoxication: Water intoxication also known as water toxicity results when an individual has consumed excess amount of water. The symptoms described here could result from water intoxication. Under ordinary circumstances your body does a very good job through thirst mechanisms to help manage the amount of water you should ingest. Ignoring these or taking in excess amounts can be very consequential. ...Read more
How effective is skelaxin (metaxalone) in helping with the spasmodic symptoms associated with myotonic dystrophy (related to muscular dystrophy)?
Yes: Muscular dystrophies are a subgroup of myopathies characterized by muscle degeneration and weakness. ...Read more
Many possibilities: The symptoms you present are not specific they may represent metabolic problems like thyroid or parathyroid disease, true arthritis, muscle disease and many other possibilities. If symptoms persist further evaluation needs be done see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible : yes, stress can cause a multitude of physical symptoms, such as the ones you mentioned above. However, it is important not to just attribute physical symptoms to stress without looking for other possible causes also. If you have persistent physical symptoms of any sort, you should get them checked out by your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Can my neurological disease of spinocelebar ataxia cause irritable bowel syndrome with. Constipation?
Severe weakness, fatigue, muscle pain, migraines, can't eat, flu symptoms, infections in nose and mouth, digestive problems, vomiting. Any suggestions?
Yes: Please repost with the results of any workup your doctor has done and/or what (s)he thinks about what your problem is. If you haven't seen a doctor about it, then please explain why you haven't. ...Read more
Weakness...: ...More prominent in large muscles than in small ones, progressing to inability to stand up without assistance (see http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/gower_maneuver ); muscles are enlarged early on ("pseudohypertrophy) but wither later. ...Read more
Diagnosed with overactive bladder at 19 (male) can this cause sharp/dull cramps pain in bladder due to muscle contraction?
Possibly: Overactive bladder may be contributing to the pain, but i would also consider other causes of bladder pain, such as interstitial cystitis (ic), an inflammatory condition of the bladder. Suggest you talk to your doctor about the pain you are experiencing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any doctors advice on symptoms spine pain, muscle spasms in ribs, dizziness, breathing probs, muscle weakness, tremors arms/head/legs not constant?
What's under hood?: Sounds like your car engine could use a tune up! I'd recommend seeing a primary care physician who can start the process by finding out when each problem began to discover its root cause (if possible). Labs & other studies will likely be needed. Only then, can good advice be given on lifestyle changes or medications that will get you singin' and dancin again! Good luck. ...Read more
What are the extraintestinal symptoms of IBS-C? Can patients experience fatigue, poor sleep, headaches, back pain, and heart palpitations?
Limited to bowel: Technically speaking, IBS-C (constipation predominant) shd only affect the bowels. IBS isn't a systemic disease like IBD (inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis). That being said, IBS can certainly cause anxiety / panic disorder (it has a way of affecting the mind, sleep, & there4 personality), which can then explain the symptoms u describe. TTYD & perhaps a counselor regarding ...Read more
Diastatis recti plus bladder prolapse with bowel involvement wondering about surgery have also diabetes and myofascial pain syndrome?
Constipation (Child) (Definition)
A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more
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