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Feeling Of Weakness Yet Heaviness In Right Arm Not Left
For the six months or so, I've had intermittent right arm limpness\feeling of weakness. It seems to get worse every time I think about it, but I feel like it has spread to my right leg. I am setting PR's in the weight room, so I don't think it really is w
Arm weakness: Why did you wait 6 mos. You should see your 1ry care physician & a neurologist ASAP. Good luck ...Read more
I have weakness my dominant arm. I'm don't play any sport however when I go to the gym I notice that when I do a seated chest press or pushups my right arm can't take the weight that my left arm dies. It just collapses. I was born with hip dysplasia, and
Cervical radiculopathy: You could have a pinched nerve in the neck which is affecting nerve impulses to the muscle, and subsequent weakness in the affected arm. There are other reasons that could cause weakness in the arm. Either way you need to be seen by an orthopedic spinal specialist and get a formal work up. ...Read more
I have been having weakness and heaviness in my right arm, for a while now I was recently diagnosed with bells palsy would that be why???
What can be the cost my right arm and hand being having this come and go weakness feeling. I'm not sure what's going on but it's scaring me badly. Help?
See below: Hard to say without more information. Get yourself seen for an evaluation. ...Read more
Maybe: It depends on your level of conditioning and how long you played. You should be seen to evaluate it. ...Read more
What could cause shocking pains with weakness in lower right arm and half of hand? I am also experiencing extreme fatigue and feeling unwell.
I've been having bad muscle pain, weakness, the feeling as if I'm having tremors inside my body, in my right arm and hand. What could be causing this?
Pain, weak, shakes: If you mean your question literally, your symptoms COULD be caused by any of a dozen things too numerous to list here. If what you mean by "what COULD be causing this" is "What IS causing this," it's unrealistic to expect an answer without seeing a live doctor in a real office who can take a thorough history and do a thorough physical exam. Your symptoms are far too nonspecific. ...Read more
She's 21,hd tb meningitis 1 nd half yr ago. Mentally she has recovered. Bt she's sedative nd hs spasm in left leg so can't walk yet mild weakness in right arm so can't hold firmly. Plz advise a cure
Should I go to ER 56 yr old female
bp left arm 130/90
bp right arm 159/93
achy non sharp pain top center chest, left shoulder pain radiating from neck area, weakness in left arm
Yes: Er eval is a good idea. You have chest pain and left arm symptoms radiating from the neck, these could represent angina, which means an impaired blood supply to the heart muscle from the coronary arteries. There are certainly other causes of chest and arm pain, but your combination of symptoms sounds concerning. It's better to be sure, go to the er. ...Read more
I have developed sudden weakness and numbness in left leg and tremor in right arm and left leg. Referred urgent MRI scan. What could this show?
Stroke or MS: Sudden weakness & numbness is worrisome for stroke. Think fast: face, arms, speech & time. Obviously someone didn't think that you're having a stroke. Multiple sclerosis comes to mind in young caucasian females especially those living in northern latitudes. But the best person to answer your question is the doc who ordered the test! Ask him/her what s/he hoped to find. ...Read more
I had blurred vision in corner of left eye and a week later I still have reduced acuity. 2 days l8r transient right arm weakness any neuro causes??
I feel tingles, some weakness & pain in right arm;pain in neck &some headaches;weight loss & plugged ear. Could it be brain tumor? I've TMJ and anxiety
Pain in arm or neck: Not likely to get pain in the arm or neck from a brain tumor without having signs of brain stem dysfunction. There are other conditions that need to be considered. Chiari malformation can produce tingling in neck and shoulders with headaches. You might have a couple of unrelated problems producing a confusing clinical picture. (separate neck and ear problem). A good examination might be in order. ...Read more
I had numbness in my right arm along with weakness for 20 minutes today. What could be the problem?
Tough to say: Without a good history and Physical exam, especially at 20yo, it is tough to say what your problem was caused by. Generally, numbness and weakness are caused by some nerve issues, and or possible underluying blood flow (vascular) issues that would affect your nerves (similar to pins and needles after sitting on your legs too long). See a Dr. if this continues to occur, best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Indeed, a cervical disc issue could do this. Good luck! ...Read more
No,it should: Not. Get to a Dr. and find out why your arm is weak. ...Read more
Herniated Disk: Pain & weakness in the distribution as you suggested is can after nerve irritation. Cervical Decompression can be helpful, however if your pain worsens I would not recommend continuing it. You might want to consider other options like epidural steroid injections if not resolving by a pain/spine specialist. If still having weakness you may need to see a surgeon. ...Read more
I have perceived arm weakness in my right arm but my arm isn't actually weak. I'm worried about a stroke because of my anxiety, how to tell its stroke?
Tendonitis: Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis, often presents as pain and/or weakness in the arm. Most of the symptoms are felt on the outside part of the elbow, down through the forearm. Lifting pain be painful, as can use I'd the hand or arm. Ice, otc nsaid's and braces are good initial treatments. If pain persists for more than 4-6 weeks, go see a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
C7 spine appear thin and irregular. Lot of pain in right arm n hanfs, numbness, weakness... Is it serious. What i ll do for this.
I've had numbness in my face now for 5 months. My right side off face and head, neck and arm. Are all numb and I can't hardly use my right arm due to weakness. What would cause this? I've been to ER and family dr they won't do anything.
Needs evaluation.: Your symptoms seem to represent a neurologic problem they merit a visit to a neurologist. ...Read more
Why would I have a dull ache in my right arm between my elbow and shoulder? No trauma. Pain comes and goes. Not severe. Slight weakness as well.
My mom, 66, with controlled hypertension, recently is experiencing sudden noticeable weakness/loss of strength in her right arm. Should i be worried?
Yes: She might have suffered a minor stroke. See doctor asap. ...Read more
Shakiness followed by déjà vu, strange nausea & perceived weakness in right arm. Holding my arms up they shake like crazy. Theweakness started 12hr ago?
EEG: Deju vu equals temporal lobe seizure until proven otherwise. Partial complex seizures can present as panic attacks. See a neurologist. Thank you for trusting health tap. ...Read more
How long can stroke symptoms last? The past week and a half I've had tingling in my right arm and leg, some weakness in my right arm, tingling on my l
Clarify: Please clarify what your question is. Can re-ask. Thank you. ...Read more
What does it mean to have selling by your collarbone and up chest. With weakness in the right arm and hand that had the swelling?
Pain in right arm from where joint is down right arm. Can't move arm certain ways. Weakness in hand. No injury started suddenly. Hurts to move arm.
Rt Arm Pain & Weak: Sometimes pathology in your neck can cause symptoms like this out of the blue (disc bulges or protrusions). Stenosis (narrowing around the nerves) can do this but usually see this in much older patients. Nerves that appear to be involved in your hand are C6, C7, & C8. If you meant shoulder joint down, then C5 may be an issue too. UCC or ER can prescribe Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack. See if arm gets going. ...Read more
Weakness in neck, excruciating pain running down right arm. More so in the upper arm. I was told I have osteoarthritis in the neck could be related?
My mother has sudden weakness in her right arm. Can't consistantly squeeze my hand. Not slurring her words andcan smile big with no drooping.
Arthritus. Boney growths everywhere. Pain and weakness in neck, upper back and right arm. Emg shows nerve damage at C5 (already stenosis). What now?
Need MRI of neck: You need an MRI of your neck to locate the area of spinal stenosis. You should go see an orthopedic spine surgeon after the MRI and will likely need epidural steroid injections in your cervical spine. If the injections do not work, likely you would need cervical neck surgery. ...Read more
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