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I had Sarco in 03 with O2 of 75%. Been feeling bad for at least 2 weeks. In 06 I now have memory loss and tremors. Could this be a result?

I had Sarco in 03 with O2 of 75%. Been feeling bad for at least 2 weeks. In 06 I now have memory loss and tremors. Could this be a result?

Good, tough question: (Presumption "sarco" = sarcoid.)
I'm not sarcoid expert. I'll offer a couple of thoughts that others can amplify.

Do you have evidence of active disease now (blood tests, chest x-ray, other)?

Overall, relationship sounds improbable to me (i.e. I doubt new symptoms related to old illness). ...Read more

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Memory Loss (Definition)

There can be short term memory loss such as "where did I put my keys? " or long term memory loss such as "where did I live as a child? " There also can be catastrophic memory loss such as ...Read more


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Can toxins cause tremors, memory loss, and confusion, and trouble speaking? If so what kinds of toxins to look for? I don't have a cell phone.

Can toxins cause tremors, memory loss, and confusion, and trouble speaking? If so what kinds of toxins to look for? I don't have a cell phone.

Could be anything: There is a huge list of issues that could cause the symptoms and toxins are among them. This really depends on where you live and what things you encounter on a daily basis. It also depends on your age and other medical issues. I would suggest that you see a Neurologist and they could perform a thorough evaluation and decide on the best testing. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor and trembling. The following also describes me: Memory problems. What should I do?

I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor and trembling. The following also describes me: Memory problems. What should I do?

Shaking & Memory: There are multiple causes for both of the symptoms you mention and it is very important to find out what is happening. Please see your doctor. Sometimes tremors are from unknown causes as we get older. Memory issues may be from fatigue or anxiety. Getting a good diagnosis will let you know how to deal w/this; Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have tremors, headaches, memory problems, I drop things, etc. I have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, RSD/CRPS, fibromyalgia and degenerative?

I have tremors, headaches, memory problems, I drop things, etc. I have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, RSD/CRPS, fibromyalgia and degenerative?

Many issues: 1: You should see a Psychologist.
2: I don't know your age but assume it is age 30 or more. Type 2 diabetes can be totally corrected so you will not have diabetes. A diabetes educator can work you through your type 2 diabetes and you will be a different woman. Have your primary doctor refer you to the dietitian.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Seen many psychiatrists for decline in memory then loss of speaking skills then increased tremors and lightheadedness on the left side, my syndrome?

Seen many psychiatrists for decline in memory then loss of speaking skills then increased tremors and lightheadedness on the left side, my syndrome?

Neuropsychiatrist?: I don't know who you've seen in the past, but it may help to see a neuropsychiatrist at a major medical center. Many medical schools have departments focused on people who suffer from rare, difficult-to-diagnose neurological & neuropsychiatric conditions. Your needs may be exceeding the expertise of psychiatrists in your community alone. Ask them for referral to a tertiary medical center. ...Read more

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I suffer from floaters, muscle/joint pain, tremors in arms and hands, numbness and tingling in arms and hands, headaches, worsening vision, memory loss, frequent UTI and illness. Is it possible that I might be suffering from ms?

I suffer from floaters, muscle/joint pain, tremors in arms and hands, numbness and tingling in arms and hands, headaches, worsening vision, memory loss, frequent UTI and illness. Is it possible that I might be suffering from ms?

Lots of symptoms: You report many fairly serious symptoms and really need a good, full medical workup. Some of your complaints do sound like possible ms signs but there are other conditions too. There is no reason for you to try to self-diagnose - let the pros do that with your help in honestly carefully providing the history of these things. Best wishes for a healthy outcome. ...Read more

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Zoloft (sertraline) can couse tremors and hair loss?

Zoloft (sertraline) can couse tremors and hair loss?

Zoloft (sertraline): An SSRI commonly prescribed to treat depression and anxiety can precipitate a tremor in some cases. Anxiety can cause tremor as well, so it's important to review w/ ur doc & compare to pre-treatment baseline. Hair loss is not a side effect that is commonly associated with sertraline. If you're experiencing hair loss, report this to your MD for proper work up as sertraline is unlikely 2 b related. ...Read more

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Please help my mum said my dad has Parkinson's, has no tremors, the only test he's had is a memory one, can this confirm it alone! Doesn't sound right!

Please help my mum said my dad has Parkinson's, has no tremors, the only test he's had is a memory one, can this confirm it alone! Doesn't sound right!

Parkinson's: A good diagnosis is going to involve a thorough neurologic exam combined with MRI, and can certainly be supplemented by a good neuropsychological exam, which is likely what your mum is calling a memory test. Also not every person with this disease will show significant tremors. ...Read more

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Can propranonol cause sudden hair loss after being on it for 2 years for tremors?

Can propranonol cause sudden hair loss after being on it for 2 years for tremors?

Propranolol & hair: Propranolol is in a class of medications called beta blockers. All beta blockers can cause hair loss, usually of the telogen effluvium type, meaning when the medication is stopped, eventually the hair will regrow. However, it is unusual to have a sudden onset of hair loss after 2 years, although still possible. Please see your dermatologist for an evaluation as there are other causes of hair loss. ...Read more

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Is it possible 2 have MS even if the brain MRI was normal? I have all the symptoms; fallen102 times since oct12, speech&memory issues, tremoring etc

Is it possible 2 have MS even if the brain MRI was normal? I have all the symptoms; fallen102 times since oct12, speech&memory issues, tremoring etc

See below: If you have a normal MRI of brain and spinal cord, you do NOT have MS. You may well have neurological issues, and there should not be much challenge in confirming your diagnosis if you find an experienced competent neurologist. ...Read more

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I have atrophy, loss of strength and grip as well as tremors in hands. Thought it was kennedy's disease but blood test came back neg.

I have atrophy, loss of strength and grip as well as tremors in hands. Thought it was kennedy's disease but blood test came back neg.

Weakness: Multifocal motor neuropathy with conduction block, inclusion body myositis, myotonic dystrophy, motor neuron disease and cervical spine disorder are among the neuromuscular conditions that could lead to atrophy with hand grip weakness. A neurologist with neuromuscular training may help you to find out the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes 90lbs loss unintentionally, your back to burn w/pain, mem loss, tn, pn, fibromyalgia, headaches, low grade fever, tremors head&neck?

What causes 90lbs loss unintentionally, your back to burn w/pain, mem loss, tn, pn, fibromyalgia, headaches, low grade fever, tremors head&neck?

Fever?: Amongst the constellation of symptoms of significant weight loss, burning back pain, #fibromyalgia, memory loss, eadaches ; neck tremors, the most worrisome relationship is fever ; significant weight loss. A general medical evaluation is necessary to discover what might be a serious problem. With back pain, urinary tract infection is possible. Tests are needed. ...Read more

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What is happening? This headache is the worst I've ever had and it's different. Dizzy, nausea, tremors, confused, emotional, loss of consciousness

ER: Hi, Thank you for your question.

Your symptoms concern me. I strongly suggest you get emergency care.

Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions.
Dr. M ...Read more

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What to do if I have hand tremors on one side, loss of appetite, weight loss please help!?

What to do if I have hand tremors on one side, loss of appetite, weight loss please help!?

See your doctor: ....soon. Tremors on just one side is unusual and weight loss is a sign that your body is not healthy. ...Read more

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I'm on lithium for b type2 and trazodone 50mg (to sleep) and citalopram 20 mg. I experience constant hands tremors and poor memory is that normal?

I'm on lithium for b type2 and trazodone 50mg (to sleep) and citalopram 20 mg. I experience constant hands tremors and poor memory is that normal?

Side effects: Slight tremor may happen at therapeutic lithium levels. Sometimes one can feel lethargic with lithium, and that could affect memory. Please talk with your psychiatrist about these effects. Hoping you're having your lithium level checked periodicially also. ...Read more

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Loss of lordosis in neck; causing tremors, pain and numbness, shaky weak legs, movement of neck causes uncomfortable sensation in body, is this normal?

Loss of lordosis in neck; causing tremors, pain and numbness, shaky weak legs, movement of neck causes uncomfortable sensation in body, is this normal?

Not normal: The combination of symptoms you are experiencing are quite concerning. I suggest that you see your gp right away. If not available, this could be handled by your local walk-in clinic or a;e. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I have hyperthyroid symptoms with normal ft4, tsh and ft3? Have weight loss, increased HR, Nervousness, inner tremors.

Can I have hyperthyroid symptoms with normal ft4, tsh and ft3? Have weight loss, increased HR, Nervousness, inner tremors.

Since: Labs are normal I don't believe your symptoms are due to the thyroid. See your doctor to find out cause. Further testing may help ...Read more

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Are there any tremor medications that don't cause hair loss when mixed with trazadone, lyrica (pregabalin) and Lexapro?

Are there any tremor medications that don't cause hair loss when mixed with trazadone, lyrica (pregabalin) and Lexapro?

Trazadone combo?: Severe hair Loss is a known side effect of Trazodone. Although some medications can cause hair loss, pregabalin (Lyrica) does not commonly cause hair loss. Unfortunately, antidepressants like SSRIs and SNRIs do cause hair loss. ...Read more

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Is there a birth control that doesn't cause weight gain, hair loss or tremors?

Is there a birth control that doesn't cause weight gain, hair loss or tremors?

Yes: Birth control pills contrary to most believe have minimal effect on weight usually due to water retention and effect of estrogen. Doubt BCP and trmor association. Discuss with your doctor trial of different BCP with higher progesteron ...Read more

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What kind of disorder causes drop foot, loss of balance, twitching, tremors, dizziness and can be completely cured by taking a benzodiazepine?

What kind of disorder causes drop foot, loss of balance, twitching, tremors, dizziness and can be completely cured by taking a benzodiazepine?

An anxiety disorder: Plus or minus conversion disorder can give you all the above symptoms--and I have seen several people with such presentations. You may want to treat with a good psychiatrist who can provide long-term treatment without resorting to benzodiazepines, though. There are significant problems with benzodiazepines, especially if one uses them long-term. Take care. ...Read more

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Just diagnosed w/ hypothyroid TSH 25 in the ER. Symptoms are hyper, rapid pulse & weight loss, tremors, freq. Bathroom. How is this possible? Thanks.

Just diagnosed w/ hypothyroid TSH 25 in the ER. Symptoms are hyper, rapid pulse & weight loss, tremors, freq. Bathroom. How is this possible? Thanks.

Repeat the test: Hi. First of all, no symptom is specific for a disease, and no disease is specific for a symptom. You were on l-thyroxine for 2 weeks for TSH 25. You could have had a postpartum thyroiditis (as you state) that was caught in the hypothyroid phase which then recovered and went back to normal. Then the 100 mcg dose could make you hyperthyroid. Your doc will check labs to see. Good luck! ...Read more

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