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Left And Right Arms Slow Reflexes
What does it mean if you have no reflexes in left or right arms? Endo doc hit both arms and no reaction. But both legs reacted very quickly
Not by itself: If the only abnormality on your neurological exam is "weak" reflex in the left arm (which would technically be the triceps or the biceps reflex since the arm is that part of the upper extremity between shoulder and elbow) then, nobody could make a diagnosis of ALS based on this finding alone. Also, you are in the wrong age group for ALS and women are far less affected than men. All the best. ...Read more
21 y/o famale ,extreme tiredness,chronic headache ,tingling and numbness in left arm and leg,and brisk reflexes in all limps ..what this could be?
Most Likely: These symptoms are heard in clinical practice everyday. At your age and considering your current environment, you are most likely suffering from anxiety syndrome or possibly chronic fatigue syndrome. However, since you mentioned the brisk reflexes, I have a feeling you are thinking of MS. If you do not get a checkup, your thinking of all of these wild diseases will only make anxiety worse. ...Read more
I have cong.Cervical spinal stenosis on 3 levels.Mri is showing some compression . Lermittes signs , no reflexes in left arm & weakness.Options?
Deep tendon reflexes: Sometimes patients have reflexes that are difficult to elicit. Globally depressed or absent reflexes are frequently associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome. ...Read more
Neurologist could not get reflex on forearms, kept hitting and I ended up with huge black bruises on both arms, one the size of a silver dollar. Should I worry about bruises or reflex. I'm 72.
Yes!: Research have shown that acute alcohol intoxication results in diminished cognitive and psychomotor abilities. More importantly, this results in an increased number of alcohol-related accidents and deaths due to impaired performance of motor tasks such as tracking, and reaction time. Additionally, alcohol use tends to inhibit responses in go/no-go tasks, thereby complicating easier tasks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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