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Muscle Pain Fatigue Weakness
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
Deconditioning: You aren't detailed about what you mean by deconditioning, but yes, being deconditioned can cause weakness and fatigue. ...Read more
No and Yes: Motor nerve entrapment can definitely cause muscle wasting & weakness - but only of a particular muscle or muscle group innervated by that nerve. It's unlikely to cause weight loss except if you lose a large amount of muscle mass.If generalized weight loss &/or generalized muscle weakness is occurring, you need a proper medical evaluation to determine cause; it's unlikely to be nerve entrapment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Viral gastroenteritis (stomach bug), clostridium difficile colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease (crohn's or ulcerative colitis), malabsorption syndrome. In some circumstances, short gut syndrome, dumping syndrome...Among others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
very unusual: They are likely related to a similar cause. The potential list of causes can range from; poor postural mechanics, nerve root dysfunction from the neck region, muscular dystrophy and even some types of arthritis. It really warrants an evaluation from a specialist if you have not seen one yet. ...Read more
Narcolepsy?: Some patients have narcolepsy and cataplexy. It is characterized by sudden and transient episodes of bilateral loss of muscle tone without loss of consciousness often triggered by an emotional stimulus such as laughter, surprise, anger, fear or humorous situations. Other reasons are sleep paralysis (weakness on awakening), what could be normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need work up: See your doctor to get some blood test done - especially tsh. ...Read more
Dizziness reduced cognation lack of focus forgetful ear and eye pain headaches nausiea. Also abdom pain. Side pain back pain weakness of limbs?
Dizzy: With multiple complaints which apparently are uncomfortable, you need to see your pcp to find out the cause, whether medical problem or effect of some medication. ...Read more
Nerve damage: If you have unilateral muscle weakness and atrophy there has to be an injury or impingement of the nerve which innervates that part of your leg. A demyelinating process such as MS may also lead to muscle atrophy and weakness unilaterally. Other causes may be trauma to that muscle, prolonged immobilization in a cast, or not weight bearing on the leg can lead to loss of strength and muscle mass. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Water intoxication: Water intoxication also known as water toxicity results when an individual has consumed excess amount of water. The symptoms described here could result from water intoxication. Under ordinary circumstances your body does a very good job through thirst mechanisms to help manage the amount of water you should ingest. Ignoring these or taking in excess amounts can be very consequential. ...Read more
Many conditions: There are many possibly conditions that can cause this group of symptoms. It could be as simple as the flu or as serious as an autoimmune disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis or a serious infection. Can also be thyroid issue or lyme disease or other types of infections. Thus you should go see your doctor-. ...Read more
Symptoms: sudden fatigue then sudden energy, nauseous, headaches, weak (strength), abdominal pain?
What would cause severe joint pain, fever, spasticity, myopathy, neuropathy, facial swelling, fatigue, seizures, abdomen pain.. ect ...
One disease: is unlikely to do all this (Lymes Disease, Neurosyphilis, Porphyria , SLE ? Each could account for all but one of symptoms listed) I spent the better part of an hour trying to come up with one disease.......I give up. Must be one disease plus the side effects of a treatment or more than one condition. Lets figure it out!! Need more information!! www.healthtap.com/drericweisman ...Read more
Progressive muscle spasms, twitching, aches, pain, joint pains, stabbing pains and over all body inflammation. Possible causes?
Stomach flu: Is a viral gastrointestinal infection. There is no effective treatment for this condition. Have a good rest and drink a lot of water. Wash your hands after handling food (the condition is contagious). ...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
Have swallowing, bowel, muscle weakness pain and burning, extreme tiredness, tremors etc is this ms?
Many possibilities: Many disorders could cause your myriad symptoms, and would first see an internist and get thoroughly evaluated. If unanswered questions, get appointment with neurologist. MS diagnosis is based upon history, examination, and appropriate MRI findings, if other causes are excluded. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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