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If u have a small deformity and your grip is weak due to RA .. How can we have a strong grip and stop deformity from developing?

If u have a small deformity and your grip is weak due to RA .. How can we have a strong grip and stop deformity from developing?

Two steps: 1. Have your rheumatologist check to make sure the RA is well controlled with no active inflammation and also check for any underlying structural damage. 2. Get a referral to a hand therapist for strengthening. ...Read more

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12/24, received 1 unit of blood for hct 9, h.r. 114, and extreme weakness. Although better, still quite weak w/intermittent high h.r. Is this normal?

12/24, received 1 unit of blood for hct 9, h.r. 114, and extreme weakness. Although better, still quite weak w/intermittent high h.r. Is this normal?

Transfusion: if your HCT was 9 I would not think that one unit of PRBCs would raise your blood count very much at all. So yes in this scenario it is normally abnormal for you to still feel weak and have an elevated HR. This is because you are still severely anemic. ...Read more

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Intermittent body twitching in both sides from over 2 month with no weakness or numbness can that be serious?

Intermittent body twitching in both sides from over 2 month with no weakness or numbness can that be serious?

Doubtful: Twitching is likely nothing to worry about, especially on both sides of your body and without other symptoms. It's reasonable to see your doctor for an exam and perhaps some blood tests to check your electrolytes and thyroid function. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about colon cancer or something else if I have a intermittent painless weak?

Should i be worried about colon cancer or something else if I have a intermittent painless weak?

Ask again: What is intermittent painless and weak? Please ask the question again so i can understand better. ...Read more

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For two weeks i've had intermittent weakness, sluggishness, and loose bowels; feel good for a day , then bad again?

For two weeks i've had intermittent weakness, sluggishness, and loose bowels; feel good for a day , then bad again?

May need testing: Lots of possibilities. Basic labs can help to look for a cause. (low vit d?) also other causes like irritable bowel disease. You should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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My right arm felt weak and pain whenever I grip it tight. And it has been a month now?

My right arm felt weak and pain whenever I grip it tight. And it has been a month now?

Any injury?: if you are experiencing this without any incident or accident, then the spasm associated with the tension in your grip creating a domino of reaction in the muscle in the arm causing pain and weakness. use heat bad. relax and meditate. relax your grip a little and imagine you are holding something very fragile. not working see a doctor to make sure there is no neurological event. ...Read more

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My right hand feel weak somtimes. I can't grip tightly and when i does my hand will be shaking. This is happening only to the right hand. Why?

My right hand feel weak somtimes. I can't grip tightly and when i does my hand will be shaking. This is happening only to the right hand. Why?

Weakness: Weakness on one side is concerning.You are younger and that makes more likely a peripheral nerve problem issue.However a central problem such as tumor could be possible. I would see a provider to evaluate this problem. ...Read more

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