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Dr. Jeffrey Albright
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Can a compressed nerve in the back cause you to have muscle weakness and wasting in your upper body and lower body. Arms and legs muscle.

Can a compressed nerve in the back cause you to have muscle weakness and wasting in your upper body and lower body. Arms and legs muscle.

Nerve Compression: Nerve compression can cause weakness and muscle wasting in the extremities. The nerves coming out of your neck go down the arm. The nerves coming out of the back go down your legs. If there is wasting in both the arms and the legs, their is likely a problem with both back and neck. See your chiropractor, for spine manipulation and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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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. Ihab Ibrahim
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Unable to abduct upper left leg due to worsening muscle weakness. Lower back pain x6 yrs. Mri spine "not bad" mild disc herniation l4/l5/s1. Now what?

Unable to abduct upper left leg due to worsening muscle weakness. Lower back pain x6 yrs. Mri spine "not bad" mild disc herniation l4/l5/s1. Now what?

If muscle weakness: You should be evaluated by spine specialist. Either neurosurgery or orthopedic spine fellowship trained doctor who can relieve the pressure on the nerve by that disc. Assuming you have had conservative care, including physical therapy, possible injections by pain management, adjustment by chiropractor very briefly. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr saysgbs began 1/17 newsympt: legs givingout, dropping larger things than before, inc muscle weakness-limbs, typical?Other conditions? Brainmri-clean

Dr saysgbs began 1/17 newsympt: legs givingout, dropping larger things  than before, inc muscle weakness-limbs, typical?Other conditions? Brainmri-clean

Ascending disease: Your gbs may have been brought on by a viral illness, a flu shot or a side effect of other medicationthe disease usually begins in the lower limbs and is ascending in nature. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Timothy Re
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Is it possible for someone suffering from constant stress and (ocd) anxiety attacks to have muscle weakness in legs that lasts all day?

Is it possible for someone suffering from constant stress and (ocd) anxiety attacks to have muscle weakness in legs that lasts all day?

Possible: Absolutely possible because anxiety has strong effects on our muscles and systems. Weakness can be prevalent which chronic stress and anxiety. However this by itself is unusual and i would recommend an evaluation to make sure. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Replogle
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My mother is having sudden left-sided muscle weakness with double vision and tingling in her arm and leg? What could this possibly be?

My mother is having sudden left-sided muscle weakness with double vision and tingling in her arm and leg? What could this possibly be?

Call MD asap: People with sudden onset of weakness and numbness on one side of the body raise a strong concern for possible stroke, particularly when associated with possible brainstem signs of double vision. Early evaluation and/or treatment is very important to prevent worsening of deficits and/or possible treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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I've had symptoms of muscle weakness in the legs and arms, tingling in legs, aches, light headed, fatigue. What is this?

I've had symptoms of muscle weakness in the legs and arms, tingling in legs, aches, light headed, fatigue. What is this?

Complex, but: Consider there could be a developing peripheral neuropathy, and perhaps underlying cause such as pernicious anemia or thyroid disease. But your complaints could be indicative of multiple sclerosis or other types of central nervous system dysfunction. Do not worry regarding above comments, be pro-active, see a doctor and get this addressed. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?

I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?

Young but not health: At your age you are expected to be healthy and well. It looks like you have excess of stress from some source(s).You need more support from family and friends and reduce the stress in your life. You should go for daily walk every morning and gradually increase the distance upto a couple of miles of a brisk walk daily.This will help strengthen your mind and calm your nerves. You have no neuropathy. ...Read more

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Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Why would a person get muscle weakness in the leg?

Why would a person get muscle weakness in the leg?

Nerve&muscle damage: Any type of nerve injury in your lower spine or in your leg can cause muscle weakness. Muscle diseases can lead to weakness. Sometimes brain conditions lead to muscle weakness, too. A detailed neurological exam can identify the likely area of damage. ...Read more

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Loss Of Strength (Definition)

Loss of strength is a symptom in which a person loses some or all muscular strength, in one or more parts of the body. Loss of strength can be temporary or permanent, and can be caused by chemical imbalances, infections, brain or ...Read more


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Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Muscle weakness is a symptom in which a person has less strength in his muscles than previously. Muscle weakness can be in certain parts of the body, or a person can be weak all over. The weakness can come and go, or can be ...Read more


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