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Muscle Spasm Symptoms
These are treatable: Muscle spasms unfortunately may not be curable depending on their etiology, but they are most definitely treatable. Many patients with upper motor neuron syndrome from cord of brain lesions due to a stroke, a spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis for example, will experience increased muscle tone, muscle spasms and spasticity. There exist several pharmaceutical agents aimed at decreasing the f. ...Read more
Muscle spasms are typically painful involuntary muscle contracures which can occur in any part of the body, such as the neck, back and legs. There are various causes of muscle spasms such as recent injury or trauma and dehydration. Typically, patients can modify activity, rest, stretch, utilize heat or ice for treatment of muscle spasms. Rarely, patients can also ...Read more
Been Prescribed Valium 5mg 1/1 to 1 pill every 8 to 12 hours for severe pain and muscle spasms throughout my back.Symptoms been ongoing since 10/12/13?
Sometimes: If paravertebral muscle spasms have been ongoing for awhile they can eventually cause some events to occur that could incite neurological symptoms. What kind of neurological symptoms are you having, and where is your muscle spasm(s) occurring? If you are experiencing any loss of bowel or bladder control or numbness in your upper inner thighs you need to be evaluated ASAP. ...Read more
Have pinched nerve with leg symptoms (muscle spasm in morning) and limited on activity. Is it safe to use muscle simulator device on those muscles?
Could I have multiple sclerosis even if my MRI was normal? I have a lot of the symptoms (muscle spasm, weakness, tingling down my back and legs), but my MRI didn’t show anything. Can an MRI miss ms?
Typically not: Mri is the most sensitive test available to aid in the diagnosis of ms. While there are rare cases of MRI negative ms, the vast, vast, vast majority of patients with ms have MRI abnormalities. Having said that, given your symptoms it would be important to know if the cervical and thoracic spinal cord were imaged. If brain and spinal cord imaging negative then not likely to be ms. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Imbalance, shortness of breath, light headed, dizziness, rapid heart rate, anxiety, hypertension, neck muscle spasm..These are my symptoms, what is it?
Is there one medicine for spasticity and muscle spasms? Associated with neuropathy. Which is recommended??
Pain: Usually muscle spasm is the bodies attempt to stabilize a bone or joint that hurts. It is seen most often in association with back and neck pain. As the muscle spasm continues, metabolites of muscle contraction build up in the muscle which add more soreness to the pain. Treatments can be aimed at reliving the source of the pain or relaxing the muscle spasm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain tightness: A muscle spasm is a painful over tightening of a muscle. It is most commonly caused when a muscle does not have an adequate supply of oxygen to perform the task that is being asked of it. Then it kind of seizes up and stops working until you can get some blood flowing into it again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hip/ butt muscle spasms on left side like charlie horse. Recent MS dx. Possible symptom? Very painful lasted 2 days already. Suggestions?
SOME THOTS: Pain is very common in ms, and can present numerous ways, and even migraine is present in ms pts at a frequency of 2-4 times normals. However, your muscle spasms could represent a separate process in hip, back, pelvis. (unlikely, but if you were given steroids, check for avascular necrosis in hip). Lastly, do not want to second guess your doc, but there are oral meds now (no needles). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On xifaxan for 4 days and I'm having random frequent muscle spasms.Should I be concerned?Cipro/flagyl caused same symptoms that never fully subsided.
Please clarify...: Were your muscle spasms in the gut, abdomen, extremities, elsewhere? ...Read more
L4-s1 fusion 10 weeks ago. Some symptoms better but now new severe r. Back pain x1mo. L5, on the spine to r. Pain10/10 turning in bed. Leaning to l. 2° pain. Xrays ok, they insist it's muscle spasm?
How long after withdrawing from Valium now off 31days do withdrawal symptoms last for .Was on low dose for 1yr had muscle spasm in rt foot .
Can 7.5mg methotrexate+low dose pred. cause frequent (mainly unilateral) muscle spasms/twitches &mild shakes? Or more likely new autoimmune symptom?
Autoimmune: Typically when you have a reaction to medications, it should happen bilaterally. Unilateral symptoms would make me concerned for other etiologies. ...Read more
Seen a gastro Physician esomeprazol and aero-om, still feel some annoying symptoms like bumpings all over my abdomen no pain. Are this muscle spasms ?
Muscle spasms: Muscle spasms in your abdomen may feel like cramping, a crawling sensation, or the movement of worms. You may be able to see the muscles moving or contracting on their own. Muscle spasms can be painful. They may be more apparent with rest or with movement. What do you mean by bumpings? What else does it feel like? How long does it last? Does anything make it feel better or worse? ...Read more
I am on prednisone for 5 days, will my symptoms of cervical stenosis start up again, had pain go down arm, and arm still hurts, many muscle spasms.
After blow to kneecap, cannot straighten knee or bear weight? X-rays normal, how to proceed? Other symptoms: blue lower leg, pain on both sides of knee, muscle spasms when aggravating knee
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
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