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Fealig To Much Of Weakness
Struggling to get a diagnosis for the gradual loss of hand function from time to time. Fatigue, weakness in hands, joints feel swollen, little bumps t?
Rt side of body from head to toe is slightly skinnier but emg rules out muscle atrophy. I feel slight diff in walk and use of arm. What can cause this?
Hemibody difference: It depends if you have any sensory symptoms. If there are no sensory symptoms and EMG is normal, then this might not be a problem. Muscle atrophy usually is determined by measurements like circumferential measurements of limbs or measurements from MRI images. Emg determines peripheral nerve or muscle issues. Muscles can hypertrophy with use. Muscle atrophy can occur with lack of use like bed rest. ...Read more
Is a 3mm spinal cord compression at C5-C6 significant enough to cause symptoms? R arm pain weakness limited ROM to the right dizziness
This is pretty : Non-specific info. Please seek medical attention.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are there muscles surrounding the hip joint? I have a bad hip & feel the need to stretch muscles (it feels like.) I'm unable to do so b/c of injury.
Be careful of hip jt: What people call the hip frequently is not. If you are talking at the side of your pelvis this is not the true hip. This may be the area of the greater trochanter. You should see your ortho doc and then may well get some physiotherapy that you can use as needed to ease the discomfort. The doc should tell you exactly what is wrong ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
All my bones are cracking andi feel like gumbo. Also significant loss of muscle strength and unable to stand for amy period of time. Out of breath wea?
How are the changes of a brain tumor when u have leg weakness pain legs arms back stomach and very small muscle spasms? Reflex strength vision good
Can pinched nerve make you loose weight, since pinched nerve cause muscle weakness. And I know we have muscle in are stomach to digest out food.
If only that simple: Can you imagine the business doctors could have in their offices if all we had to do was cause PINCHED NERVES so that people could lose weight? Oh yeah man...give me that little cervical or lumbar radiculopathy for those flabby 15 lbs. Sorry though...not that simple...pinched nerves can HURT and be painful but they don't trigger or aid in losing weight. ...Read more
What causes pain in the bones of the pelvis? It feels very much like a flu pain but in bone. Also lethargy, and I bruise easy. Sweating at night too
Can anxiety cause ms symptoms? Have mri of head and neck. Everrthfjne. Still blurred vision abnormal sensation all over body. Off balance. Difficultly swallowing. Hard to control urine. Sore muscles. Shock of pain when I look down running from neck to han
Loss of strength inlegs and hands. Hands have pricklys in them.Strength in hands to a point that hard to open can of pop.Legs feel real weak.?
Describe arm weakness with brain tumor. Is the weakness so bad that someone can barely lift an arm, or like muscle fatigue?
I feel so much weakness, especially in legs. I masturbate daily. Is the weakness due to excessive masturbation?
What could cause a band of numbness from jaw to neck with a feeling of a noose. Inside, not the skin. Its defo not anxiety. ?
What could be cause of decrease in height? Compression of joints, off ssri still on geodon (ziprasidone). Spine feels exposed on surfaces.Workout less and much weak
Unclear: For older patients, decreased height is common due to loss of disc space height, loss of joint cartilage, etc. At your age that would be highly unusual. My first suspicion would be a change in posture causing what appears to be a decrease in height. If you have had an objectively measured loss of height over time, you should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
What to do if i'm verry lean and have barely any muscle. Can lack of muscle also cause 'knock knees'?
I will say : It's more structural you were born that way. It is possible if you are flatfooted that an orthotic may make you not as flat footed and in return not as knock kneed. ...Read more
Do antipsychotic cause muscle damage or rewire them because of muscle tightening and stiffness? I have trouble crossing legs and bending bc lowerback
Not muscle damage: I don't know which antipsychotic you're taking, but all of them at a high enough dose can cause movement problems such as stiffness and tremor, etc. This isn't a muscle problem. Instead it has to do with the balance of neurotransmitters in nervous system pathways affecting movement. Many of these problems can resolve when the med is stopped, but some last much longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What might someone have if they experience muscle pain especially in the knee, much weight loss, loss of appetite, and very tired all the time?
Many options: Are available. It will depend on the severity, and goals of spasticity management.May not want to remove all spasm as it can be beneficial in several ways.There are systemic medications, local medications like Botox as well as implantable systems. However the first step in any spasticity management program is a medically appropriate stretching plan.See a sci physician and discuss the options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer