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Difficulty Lifting Objects (Overview)

The term difficulty lifting objects would be an example of a symptom a patient might report to a doctor. A more detailed history, exam, and appropriate studies would then allow the doctor to narrow down on the likely cause. Difficulty lifting objects could be caused by weakness in the upper or lower extremities, lack of coordination, poor sensation among many other possible causes.


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My sister has developed difficulty lifting objects. What is it exactly?

My sister has developed difficulty lifting objects. What is it exactly?

?nerve/muscle issue: The difficulty could involve weakness or incoordination, and may be due to peripheral nerve or muscle disease, but could also be due to problems in the brain or spinal cord. It is imperative that she have a full evaluation with her primary physician, and if necessary, a referral to a neurologist. ...Read more

Difficulty Lifting Objects (Overview)

The term difficulty lifting objects would be an example of a symptom a patient might report to a doctor. A more detailed history, exam, and appropriate studies would then allow the doctor to narrow down on the likely cause. Difficulty lifting objects could be caused by weakness in the upper or lower extremities, lack of coordination, poor sensation among many other possible causes.


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What is the definition or description of: Difficulty lifting objects?

What is the definition or description of: Difficulty lifting objects?

Symptom: The term difficulty lifting objects would be an example of a symptom a patient might report to a doctor. A more detailed history, exam, and appropriate studies would then allow the doctor to narrow down on the likely cause. Difficulty lifting objects could be caused by weakness in the upper or lower extremities, lack of coordination, poor sensation among many other possible causes. ...Read more

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My sister has developed difficulty lifting objects. What is it exactly?

?nerve/muscle issue: The difficulty could involve weakness or incoordination, and may be due to peripheral nerve or muscle disease, but could also be due to problems in the brain or spinal cord. It is imperative that she have a full evaluation with her primary physician, and if necessary, a referral to a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have extreme pain in left shoulder, I have been diagnosed w/ bursitis, difficulty with pressure and lifting objects. pain relief w/elevation?

I have extreme pain in left shoulder, I have been diagnosed w/ bursitis, difficulty  with pressure and lifting objects. pain relief w/elevation?

Shoulder pain: Your doc can prescribe physical therapy. Please visit him/her. The doc may give you shots to help. Natural anti-inflammatory such as tumeric capsules may be helpful also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If one has difficulty lifting a 17 month old to hold what is the problem, weak wrists or weak arms? And how do you recommend strengthening what's weak

If one has difficulty lifting a 17 month old to hold what is the problem, weak wrists or weak arms? And how do you recommend strengthening what's weak

Exercising: How do you try and lift the child?Think about what part of your arms you seem to be using when you try and lift and that's the area of weakness.Myself I lift with with my arms, specifically using the biceps.Weight lifting regularly and using progressively increasing weights will help you strengthen those muscles.You can use resistance bands and mimic the same motion you make when trying to lift. ...Read more

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I have episodes of extreme weakness in my arms and legs resulting in very slow gait, difficulty lifting and sometimes have shortness of breath . ?

I have episodes of extreme weakness in my arms and legs resulting in very slow gait, difficulty lifting and sometimes have shortness of breath . ?

Concerning: Without having more information, it is hard to know what the problem is but it needs to be checked out with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Difficulty seeing distant objects?

What is the definition or description of: Difficulty seeing distant objects?

Blurred vision: Could be defined a number of ways. Myopia, myopia with astigmatism, astigmatism alone, even severe hyperopia can give blurry distance vision. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for my difficulty seeing distant objects?

What is the best treatment for my difficulty seeing distant objects?

Usually Glasses: Most people who have difficulty with distance just need to have the focusing of their eye corrected with lenses. Surgery may correct this also. Other more serious conditions can cause this as well. Need an exam to sort it out. ...Read more

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I have recently started noticing problems using my dominant hand. I have noticed having difficulty picking or gripping objects of any size. ?

I have recently started noticing problems using my dominant hand. I have noticed having difficulty picking or gripping objects of any size. ?

Use of hand.: Do you have any problems with sensation in the hand or arm? Neck pain? A pinched nerve in the neck can cause this, but it sounds like you should have exam by primary MD and eventually referral to neurologist or orthopedics. ...Read more

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Have macular pucker. Doorways wavy, objects larger but see 20/20. Could difficulty seeing curbs and turn lanes when driving at night be a symptom?

Have macular pucker. Doorways wavy, objects larger but see 20/20. Could difficulty seeing curbs and turn lanes when driving at night be a symptom?

Hard to say: Getting the opinion of a retina specialist that can examine the eye carefully and see what other, if any, eye problems might contribute, would be most appropriate. If there are no other problems and the pucker is identified as the cause symptoms, then the risk of surgery must be weighted against the magnitude of the problem and visual acuity, for surgical decision making. ...Read more

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What does it mean when corrective lense power gets increased every year during eye check up?Have difficulty seeing dist objects.Can i stop this?

What does it mean when corrective lense power gets increased every year during eye check up?Have difficulty seeing dist objects.Can i stop this?

Not really: You probably have myopia and this tends to progress over time until the mid twenties when it generally stops. If still significantly progressing, discuss with your ophthalmologist to rule out corneal problems which might be at risk. ...Read more

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I had my baby 3 months ago. I feel like she isn't tracking objects well. Is that a problem at 3 months?

I had my baby 3 months ago.  I feel like she isn't tracking objects well.  Is that a problem at 3 months?

Normal: All infants have troubles tracking both eyes to the same point, and generally get binocular vision between 4 and 6 months. At 3 months, this is normal. ...Read more

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I keep on seeing shadows on top of distant object.. What vision problem is this?

I keep on seeing shadows on top of distant object.. What vision problem is this?

Depends: Seeing a constant shadow around objects may just be an out of focus eye needing a refraction (glasses) or something more serious affecting the cornea, lens, retina or other. An eye exam will help sort out. ...Read more

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I am suffering from myopia..Now I have double sightedness(i can see double the object)..What is the problem for this and what can I do for curing?

I am suffering from myopia..Now I have double sightedness(i can see double the object)..What is the problem for this and what can I do for curing?

Double vision: Best to have an ophthalmologist evaluate this. If only double with one eye open this means astigmatism, irregular eye surface. If double goes away with one eye closed this is an ocular muscle alignment problem. ...Read more

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Watching fast moving objects in TV causes dizziness . please solve my problem..im unable to watch TV?

Watching fast moving objects in TV causes dizziness . please solve my problem..im unable to watch TV?

TV: If you cannot tolerate TV at your age you MUST see a Psychiatrist and/or Psychologist as soon as possible. Yes, you will be well controlled and begin to enjoy life again. ...Read more

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My balls have been stinging after carrying objects on a building site today wondering what the problem is?

My balls have been stinging after carrying objects on a building site today wondering what the problem is?

Here are some...: Lacking detailed history of general health and sequence of events + a direct physical exam, it is hard to tell what this pain may come from. How to verify what it is? Go to How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Clinically, one has to figure out if this pain is related to testicular twisting or epididymitis or referring pain from the disorders of local muscles, joints ...Read more

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Eye vision problem of seeing flying objects probably protein. Any cure.

Eye vision problem of seeing flying objects probably protein. Any cure.

Vitreous floater: You most probably have a vitreous floater. The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing your "dirt" floater. This can also reult in a retinal tear or detachment you should see your eye doctor to check the retina for this or hemorrhage (blood). ...Read more

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