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Muscle Fatigue In Legs
32yrmale. Since 6 months have muscle fatigue (legs&lower back) in the mornings. By afternoon it becomes better. Mornings I feel tired. Blood tests normal.
Recommendation: You definitely need doctor's evaluation. Neurologist. Sometimes you need to wait for appointment for 3-4 months. Please, make the appointment. ...Read more
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
Muscle burning, fatigue, heavy legs, heart palpitations, gerd, malaise lasts for mos. Diagnosed with ptsd and panic disorder. Anxiety cause these symptoms? My doc sees no blood test abnormalities.
Yes, but: Stress is a complex biology that produces many "non-specific" (vague, little on tests) symptoms. The symptoms you mention are within the spectrum of symptoms seen in chronic stress biology; but, that does not prove it is the cause for you. Since it has been going on for months and tests negative, stress a likely cause. Mechanisms complex and not simple to understand. ...Read more
Nausea, severe headache, loss of appetite & balance, fatigue, tingling, muscle weakness (legs), vomiting, severe lower back pain. Negative head ct, mri. Guesses?
Numerous symptoms: This is certainly a severe condition, and you must continue to search for a cause. Get several specialists involved. This may be a severe reaction to some unexpected toxin. Look carefully at the history. Did ths start after a specific even like a vaccination e.g. Gardasil or vaccine booster? Gardasil is given to girls about 15 reactions tend to be under reported. Keep searching for the cause. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Small fiber neuropathy and have pain throughout legs and feet. I also have major muscle fatigue?
Neuropathy: If you have not yet seen a Neurologist about your feet and legs please have your doctor set you up with a Neurologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Is burning muscle fatigue in the calf normal after a long road trip? I tried to walk when I could but chances were few and far between
No it's not: Is it just one calf? If so, you could have a blood clot and you need to be evaluated now. If it is both, well, it COULD be two clots but that's unusual. If there could have been pressure under the thigh during the trip and if the symptoms are resolving, then not to worry. If you are on BCP's, then do worry. ...Read more
When I'm standing for no reason my knee will just twist or turn that I wobble. Is this just muscle fatigue or a tiny ligament tear and what to do next?
Not little: A knee that gives out needs ortho eval 2 b sure it is not a major instability ...Read more
Pain in hand, knee joint, lower back, neck and muscle fatigue, wht it could b? Ra factor, serum c-reac= -ve, cbc, tsh, k, calcium, CPK all test normal
Why do I get muscle tiredness in my legs walking upstairs, regardless of the time of day. I exercise 3 times a week, but not always legs?
Exactly: It is a very specific set of muscles that we use to go up stairs, and they are not really used to that extent with other activities, so that is a common complaint. Your stair climbing muscles are not terribly conditioned, despite your other areas of exercise. Good question. ...Read more
Is it true that quick fatigue/cramping of a muscle in the leg compared to the other leg is a symptom of compartment syndrome?
Exertional compartment syndrome is characterized by reproducible aching in calf often associated with foot tingling or numbness when exercising due to swelling of the muscle in the confined area the nerves and blood vessels go thru
Measuring the pressure with a needle before and after exercise makes the diagnosis
Surgery fixes it ...Read more
Possible lupus. Felt great so decided to jog two miles. Now legs/muscles feel week/fatigue.? Unusual for me. I use to run for miles
Lupus: It is vital that you pursue whether or not you have lupus or some other autoimmune disease. Report your symptoms to your doctor and get examined and have tests done to diagnoses your problem. There is treatment for many types of autoimmune disease. Meanwhile maintain a healthy lifestyle, do not smoke or take recreational drugs, use alcohol in moderation. ...Read more
I've been having sporadic muscle spasms. Ranging from legs spasms to now muscle spasm under my rib cage on the left side. Extreme fatigue and achy.
Electrolyte problem?: The nature of your symptoms - muscle spasms in different areas - suggest a systemic problem (something affecting the entire body), rather than a regional one. Electrolyte abnormalities come to mind, specifically low potassium (hypokalemia). Talk to your doctor or use HealthTap Prime to get blood, urine tested to see if there's an explanation as to why it's occurring. Good luck & thanks for posting ...Read more
Which one of my meds could be causing tiredness, weakness, jet leg feeling, skipped heart beats, muscle weakness and shakey ness if I try to do much?
Your symptoms may:
Suggest kidney problems if your creatinine level is high.
Have a comprehensive blood work with your dr including bun/ creatinine (main kidney function tests).
In the meantime, check your blood pressure (should be lower than 130/80) and cut down on salt and protein intake.
Take care! ...Read more
25 y/o male w/sudden widespread burning muscle fatigue. No pain or tenderness, just burning fatigue like when in the midst of a workout. Mostly legs. Hap'd.Once 1 yr ago but recovered after +-2 months?
Check it out: There are lots of problems that cause this kind of discomfort. I suggest you go see a doctor, have an exam, have appropriate lab tests and you'll probably come up with the answer. Good luck. ...Read more
Does essential tremor cause muscle tiredness and pain? Do I've essential tremor, as my body (arm, leg, abdomen). Starts shaking if I do work/exercise
Achy knees, ankles, hips, and fatigue muscles in legs - every morning past 4 days is this my lupus? My lupus is very mild so I never know and im new
Ache: This is very likely your lupus. The symptoms you describe fit lupus. However, if you are concerned that it may be something else, see your treating physician ...Read more
Last 5-6 months, I'm a 65 year old male suffering tiredness & very sleepy after 2-3hrs work also muscle soreness in shoulders & legs, stopped statins?
Anemia: Fatigue can be due to low iron in the blood, medications, weight, heart and lung problems or sleep deprivation. Most likely its anemia or sleep apnea. Do you snore? Have blood in the stools, poor nutrition? A simple blood test will detect anemia. Use a small recording device and record your sleep. If you awake gasping or loud snoring, your tiredness could be not enough sleep. ...Read more
The hairs on my leg have fallen off, I have low fatigue, muscles weak, constantly thirsty, weird taste in my mouth. What could this be?
Internet Diagnosis: More info is needed to even begin to diagnose your condition. You really need to make an appointment with a local physician who can take a complete medical history and complete a blood workup. Only then will you truly know what ails you and what treatment you need. ...Read more
Can multiple lumbar radiculopathy cause leg muscles to feel fatigued quickly with walking that leads to mild cramping feeling sometimes?
Yes: Yes, it is one of several potential causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely determine the cause. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
Can someone have Lyme disease without fatigue? Muscle aches/tightness in right side of body, esp upper back/scapular area, arm, and leg for 3 weeks?
I've had muscle weakness and fatigue on my right shoulder, and leg. A muscle near my spine is swollen, on right. Should I see a doctor? Had 14+ days.
Yes, of course: See a doctor to determine the cause and start appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have lupus and the lately my leg muscles feel very fatigue and my joints in my legs ache can lupus do this my lupus tends to be very mild so I dunno?
See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
30yrmale. Since6month leg muscle weakness (had vitD, B12 def).CKP is 184.feel fatigue in leg when I walk for 10mins. Is it Myopia? Will kidney get affected
Need more informat: WE need more information. It is not myopia and I doubt we have enough information but unlikely to be kidney involvement. Weakness can be vascular, neurologic problem or muscular to suggest a few possibilities. Your physicians will need to consider these and other causes. ...Read more
Why I feel fatigue, muscle pain/weakness (head, hand, leg muscles) while raise hands to hold even a light-weight or bend forward to do something?
Weakness: I am as worried as you are! This is not normal, but we cannot sort it out without more information. You definitely need to see your doc for an exam and any appropriate testing. Hopefully it is something minor, and will be an easy fix. If needed, consider seeing a neurologist. Remember you can always get a second, or even a third opinion, until you are satisfied with your diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
My symptoms are Cough, dry, extra yellow mucus, fatigue and muscle pain in left leg. I do not have a fever. Symptom came on one by one, leg pain last?
Exam: You must consider: shutting off your computer and getting checked at an UC clinic or ER. Your symtoms cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more