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Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Muscle weakness is either a subjective or objective symptom based on history or formalized testing. As a result, any complaint of weakness needs to be correlated with testing that can bring out that weakness, which sometimes involves putting that muscle in an isolated and 'disadvantaged' scenario to assess adequately. Such weakness can have multiple etiologies from ...Read more


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What nerve causes facial muscle weakness?

What nerve causes facial muscle weakness?

Cranial Nerves: Facial expression and movement are controlled by several of the cranial nerves (cn). Ocular motion by cn3, 4, 6. Eyebrow lift by cn3, eyelid closing by cn7, muscles of chewing by cn5 and the rest of the face by cn7. ...Read more

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What causes facial muscle weakness?

What causes facial muscle weakness?

Facial palsy: Bell's palsy which is the injury of facial nerve that innervates the facial muscles can cause facial assymetry. You need to check with your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I have some facial muscle weakness. Brain MRI about a year ago showed nothing. Was told it was anxiety. Could that be the only cause? I fear als.

I have some facial muscle weakness. Brain MRI about a year ago showed nothing.  Was told it was anxiety. Could that be the only cause?  I fear als.

Doubt ALS: Weak facial muscles are associated with a few hereditary muscle diseases (e.g., fsh), but can be due to problems with cranial nerves, such as facial or trigeminal, and problems outside cranial cavity may not be seen on standard brain mri. Very unlikely that you have als, but if you need more information, a facial nerve EMG might be of some value. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin all over my body and face, fatigued and muscle weakness.

I have itchy skin all over my body and face, fatigued and muscle weakness.

Allergies: You could be having allergies or a viral syndrome giving you muscle aches and itchiness, try anti allergy med and or cold meds and see if it helps if not see your doctor ...Read more

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When a nerve in the face is damaged (not severed) does muscle weakness slowly get better or spontaneously work as the nerve heals?

When a nerve in the face is damaged (not severed) does  muscle weakness slowly get better or spontaneously work as the nerve heals?

Expect this: If the nerve coverings are the source of damage, it will take about 4 weeks, but if the central axonal core is affected, recovery speed is similar to fingernail growth, about 0.1 mm per day. Your surgeon can help explain this process. ...Read more

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24 years old female having generalised muscle weakness cant walk much or move .waht possible she iss having?what the treatment?

24  years old female having generalised muscle weakness cant walk much or move .waht possible she iss having?what the treatment?

Many causes: There are a lot of causes including muscular, neurologic and hormonal disorders. She needs to see a board certified neurologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

Therapy: After removing any possible reversible causes from the equation, i would recommend therapy for strengthening. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause rapid heart rate when standing, over 100 bpm, and muscle weakness? I've been experiencing this for a month. Docs can't find anything

Can anxiety cause rapid heart rate when standing, over 100 bpm, and muscle weakness? I've been experiencing this for a month. Docs can't find anything

Yes: Yes, anxiety can cause these symptoms. I'd recommend treating your anxiety as aggressively as possible with medication and psychotherapy, and then seeing if these symptoms decrease. I see that you're taking birth control pills. Sometimes birth control pills can contribute to anxiety as well. You may want to discuss this possibility with your physician. ...Read more

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What techniques could be used to determine the cause of severe muscle weakness after only mild exercise?

What techniques could be used to determine the cause of severe muscle weakness after only mild exercise?

Many: The workup would start with metabolic tests, thyroid function tests, serum chemistries, blood counts, and could progress to electromyograms, nerve conduction tests, and also muscle biopsy. ...Read more

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Does sleep deprivation cause extreme muscle weakness?

Does sleep deprivation cause extreme muscle weakness?

Be strong, get help: If you are running on empty, you need to recharge. A car won't run without fuel. You need to address the source of your sleeplessness. Sleep dysfunction has an impact on health. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/summer12/articles/summer12pg16.html sleep deprivation has been used as a form of torture, don't torture yourself, get help. ...Read more

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Feeling dizziness and extreme muscle weakness after sprinting. Please help?

Feeling dizziness and extreme muscle weakness after sprinting. Please help?

Various causes: Are you fully hydrated, do you have issues with blood electrolytes or glucose, do you perhaps possess deconditioning and need to slowly build up? However, you might possess a disorder of muscle metabolism.. Best to check with your regular doctor and design a more comfortable fitness regimen. ...Read more

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What exactly causes the problems from a rotator cuff injury? Muscle weakness or damage?

What exactly causes the problems from a rotator cuff injury? Muscle weakness or damage?

Both: The problems with a rotator cuff injury involve pain, swelling and limited motion. The treatment may involve ice, rest and nsaids. Sometimes a cortisone injection can be helpful. If the rotator cuff is totally torn, one might have limited motion. Then one might need surgical treatment for the problem. ...Read more

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What muscle disease can cause burning in your muscles but no muscle weakness ? Any idea ?

Diabetes: Any disease which causes small vessel disease cause burning sensation, the best example is diabetes. Although there is need for thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the difference between neurologic muscle weakness and metabolic muscular weakness?

Different cells hit: Neurologic muscle weakness is due to any disorder of the nerves activating muscles that causes weakness. Metabolic muscle weaknees is due to a disorder, usually of the muscle cells themselves, that leads to incomplete/inappropriate use of "fuel" conversion into energy by the muscle cells. ...Read more

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Undiagnosed cognitive impairment and muscle weakness, other these related?

Undiagnosed cognitive impairment and muscle weakness, other these related?

This is one: Set of symptoms that can't be adequately addressed using this internet forum. I would encourage you to have both the cognitive issues and the muscular weakness assessed in person with a physician. Take care. ...Read more

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Is muscle weakness while taking risperidone serious? Elderly grandma (88) gets tired more easily.

Can't tell...: If the muscle weakness is related to risperdal. You should talk with her md to determine what is the cause of muscle weakness. The use of Risperdal type medications used be elderly is now considered potentially dangerous and must be used with caution. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Weak Muscles (Definition)

Muscle weakness can be described as either a perceived or measurable loss in muscle strength. This loss can be due to host of conditions, including but not limited to, age, ...Read more