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Intermittent Arm Weakness
Nerve Involvement: Most common reasons for weakness without other symptoms are that a nerve controlling muscles in the arm has been compressed (can occur in the neck/spine, brachial plexus, shoulder, elbow). Other reasons like stroke or loss of circulation usually have other signs such nausea, loss of pulse, feeling of cold skin or numbness. Would advise testing and visit to neurologist or pcp first to diagnose it. ...Read more
Motor function: There is a normal range of motor strength that each muscle group in the body has. Arm weakness would simply be a lesser motor strength than normal in one or muscle groups that move the arm. ...Read more
Several poss. Causes: Could be illness such as ms, certain autoimmune disorders, every dystrophy, or others. Commonly, it's due to nerve impingement in the neck due to arthritis or disc disease. Other causes include rib, sternal, clavicle or thoracic spine dysfunction, rotator cuff tear, tendinitis and muscle strain, etc. A thorough physical exam, including osteopathic hand-on diagnosis, could provide an answer. ...Read more
What could cause worsening arm weakness and pain? The pain goes down both sides of the back of the elbow, but the whole arm is weak.
See doctor: This could be a sign of a "pinched nerve" in your neck. The nerves that control your arm exit small openings in your neck. If the neck injury irritated or compressed the nerve/s in your neck you may experience pain, numbness, and/or weakness. Your doctor can help confirm this and point you in the right direction for treatment. ...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 it's stroke?
Proximal: The muscles of the upper arm include the deltoid and the rotator cuff muscles that move the proximal arm and shoulder. They are important in positioning the hand in various positions in activities of daily living and as such are extremely important for daily functioning. There are multiple potential causes of weakness in this area. ...Read more
No, it should: Not. Get to a Dr. And find out why your arm is weak. ...Read more
Weakness: Arm weakness is not a symptom typically associated with heart disease. Usually it is more of a neurologic or muscular problem. It is concerning and should be evaluated. See your doctor. ...Read more
I am experiencing shoulder pain and shoulder stiffness. The following also describes me: Arm weakness. What should I do?
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How long have you had the symptoms?
Have you had an injury?
are you diabetic?
You probably need to have hands on evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon ...Read more
Maybe: It depends on your level of conditioning and how long you played. You should be seen to evaluate it. ...Read more
I am having severe headaches, left arm weakness, and sudden quick blackouts. Who should I make an appt with? I am also continuously losing weight
You have a # of: Problems. If this is occuring acutely please be transported to the emergency room now. Is you primary care provider aware of these episodes - if not, is imperative that he/she be informed asap. These are very serious sx - especially w your hypertension ; cardiomyopathy. ...Read more
I've been having left side upper arm weakness and pain. When I run my fingers over my skin there, It is lumpy underneath. What could this be?
I had a sudden onset of left arm weakness pain in my upper left chest that is running down my left arm and also left jaw pain. Started 12hrs ago?
My b12 levels have been normal but my pain has been progressing. Also I have been getting numbness all over along with leg, hand and arm weakness.
Numbness and: Weakness need to be evaluated by your doc. He/she may refer you to a neurologist. There are many possibilities for your symptoms. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Left arm twitching below elbow & shoulder & arm weakness/burning for past couple of days. Cause for concern? I repeatedly check bp, could be cause?
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Is it dangerous to take doxycycline if I've been experiencing some arm weakness? (What if I incidentally have myasthenia gravis?)
What causes arm weakness in right arm? It's been there since yesterday. I'm not having any other symptoms- no headaches, trouble walking, chest pain.
A good neurological: Exam is in order. Go from there. I cannot speculate beyond this. ...Read more
I have arm weakness. And when I look up my eye and forehead hurt. Had sharp eye pain last week. Like a muscle. I've been very anxious this week.?
I have cong. Cervical spinal stenosis on 3 levels. Mri is showing some compression. Lermittes signs, no reflexes in left arm & weakness. Options?
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??
Left arm twitching below the elbo and shoulder and upper arm weakness/burning, what could be the cause? I repeatedly check my bp, could that be prob?
I am experiencing arm numbness and arm weakness. The following also describe me: Shoulder muscle weakness, Weakness on one side of body, and Loss of speech. What should I do?
Get checked out: These symptoms are worrisome, get checked ASAP. Numbness and weakness and inability to speak are classic symptoms of a stroke, not common in your age group, but can be devastating. There are several other things that could cause this, multiple sclerosis, migraine, vascular infection (vasculitis), heart infection with blood clots come to mind, all serious. Did you have loss of vision in one eye? ...Read more
52, fem, leg and arm weakness, neck pain. Now I can barely stay awake while eating. Hands feel spongy and hurt. Can barely walk after sitting for five mins.
Have it evaluated: This issue needs a detailed evaluation to determine the cause and treatment options. You may want to start with a neurologist but do something before the problem continues to increase. ...Read more
I am experiencing arm weakness and leg weakness on the right side. I had an MRI and these are the results: Probable area of infarction involving the posterior limb of the left internal capsule. What does it mean?
I am experiencing frequent urination, knee pain, shoulder pain, arm weakness, arm numbness and wrist pain. The following also describe me: Numbnes...
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Bought a sinuflo ready rinse and as soon as I sprayed it up my nose I had rapid heartbeat/leg/arm weakness/ bad dizziness. It has benzalkonium chloride?
Could be a med rxn:
Just try this with salt water...
http://www. Amazon. Com/sinupulse-elite-advanced-irrigation-system/dp/b001cwt4ji. ...Read more
Pain in Lt shoulder blade/neck, pins& needles, clumsiness & arm weakness. Mri showed cervical Osteophyte. Does this mean I have cervical spondylosis?
I have had a steady headache, severe at times for two months, spontaneous lactation, left arm weakness and double vision, weight loss, no tumor on ct?
I am experiencing shoulder pain, arm weakness, popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint and shoulder muscle weakness. I have tendonitis. 4 years?
After a bee sting on my arm. I am experiencing arms tingling, arm weakness, arm numbness, arm swelling, finger numbness, finger tingling (quality: in the little finger, in the...
I am experiencing hand pain, finger pain, hand weakness, wrist weakness, arm pain, arm numbness, arm weakness and severe pain in extremity. The following also describe me: Numbness or tingling, Loss of strength, and Hand numbness. What should I do?
I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side), wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng
Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease and lab testing and a full neurologic exam. Arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid can cause joint pain but also muscle pain. Problems in the spine such as disc narrowing can cause some of these issues. Again you need a full workup by a provider ...Read more
See your Dr.: You need to see your dr for an accurate diagnosis. Depending on age it could be cardiac in origen but only a good h & p and ekg will reveal this. Only your dr can give you a good answer on this one. ...Read more
What causes severe upper arm weakness, rolled forward shoulders, and winging of the scapula (more pronounced on the left side) in a 30 y.o. female?
There ate many poss-: -ibilies. Winging of the scapula is best tested by doing a wall pushup. If severe winging could be due to nerve injury to the brachial plexus involving the long thoracic nerve of Bell. Seen after breast removal. Because of arm weakness brachial plexus higher up as in TOS can cause this. Seek out a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon 4 exam& images. Hands on exam is needed. ...Read more
Buring feeling in left arm. Hot to the touch. Also, there is a particular spot on shoulders that hurts when pressed. No pain when moving. No arm weakness.
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
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