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Muscle Wasting In One Arm
Massive pain isolated in middle of back. Constant muscle twitching all over body primarily in legs. Weakness in left leg and arm. mri of neck normal?
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
Does compressed nerve cause muscle wasting in you pecks along with your arms and legs muscle. Because all my muscles in my body is weak and wasting 23?
Not like this: A compressed nerve could cause atrophy (wasting) of a single muscle or muscle group. If, however, muscles are weak or wasting all over your body, you need to be concerned about disorders like muscular dystrophy, rhabdomyolysis, or other serious problems.History-esp. family history-of nerve/muscle/autoimmune disorders are important & tests likely must be done.A visit to your doctor ASAP is in order ...Read more
Got tendonitis in elbow after lifting. 3 months now and spasms in forearm and tricep. Hand weak and loss of muscle on arm. Mri normal. Scared of ALS?
ALS is usually-: -symmetrical. Also stopping lifting will cause you to feel this way. If really still concerned or for a definitive diagnosis, make an appointment 2 see a neurologist. ...Read more
Muscle weakness x 1: weakness on one side, in one muscle group, could be due to injury or something called radiculopathy. The latter is a pinched nerve root in the lower back. It may also cause pain or numbness. If you have pain, numbness and weakness on one side, in one muscle group, radiculopathy is the likely answer. ...Read more
Occasionally spasms in upper arms, with loss of control of arms. Lasts about 1 min. then weakness.
Can a compressed nerve in the back cause you to have muscle weakness and wasting in your upper body and lower body. Arms and legs muscle.
Nerve Compression: Nerve compression can cause weakness and muscle wasting in the extremities. The nerves coming out of your neck go down the arm. The nerves coming out of the back go down your legs. If there is wasting in both the arms and the legs, their is likely a problem with both back and neck. See your chiropractor, for spine manipulation and rehabilitation. ...Read more
I have a pinched nerve in my neck which caused muscle weakness/atrophy in my right triceps and pectoral muscle. Is it possible to regain my strength?
Do muscle twitches start before weakness in ALS ?muscle twitches for past 12 days.arm feels weird and that's arm w twitches but twitches other places
Twitches: Muscle twitches are often present in ALS, but there are many causes of muscle twitching that are not ALS. For many people, such a symptom is entirely benign. It appears the internet information out there generally indicates ALS for muscle twitching- that is not what most of us would say in clinic. Here is another resource: http://www.neurocuro.com/muscle-twitching-and-fasciculation/ ...Read more
30 y.O. Female woke up with tingling in hand, spasm in bicep and pain in shoulder roughly around infraspinatus. Ideas of cause?
Keep moving: Get check up then need to do exercises for strength, cardio, flexibility, and balance. ...Read more
Is muscle fasciculation size/intensity a clue in considering BFS vs ALS onset? I've had intense, large fasciculations in feet and calfs for a week.
Numbness in hands, tingling in lower half of body, weakness of the limbs, loss of balance, decreased energy, and stiff muscles? It's not anxiety!
Consult Neurologist: Anxiety can have many symptoms, however muscle weakness and stiffness does not seem to be symptoms commonly related to anxiety disorders. Tingling, numbness and loss of balance could beproblems related to many neurological conditions, or side effects of medications/substances. A neurologist should be able to rule out any other issues that could be causing these symptoms. ...Read more
I am experiencing limb spasms.and muscle twitches in upper and lower limb, dx benign but can it turn to als muscle twiching , no other symptoms?
Unlikely: This coud be benign fasiculations. I asume your evaluation did not show ALS - This does not turn into ALS ...Read more
See your doctor: See your doctor. Many possibilities. Need examination and blood work. ...Read more
Allergy shot consistanly in left arm, now c/o left arm muscle pain and hand cramp in l hand an arm?
Time for Neurologist: These are such unusual symptoms that have followed allergy shots, so one should be cautious about blaming the injections on these new problems. Any injury to the body may cause a condition known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy/crps complex regional pain syndrome, but it is hard to imagine that allergy shots could bring on such a complication. Please arrange to see a neurologist now for workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What muscle or metabolic disease causes muscle burning but no weakness ? Very bad muscle burning in the biceps thighs and calves?
Muscle burning: Muscle burning pain may be muscle in origin or nerve in origin. If bilateral in biceps, thighs, and calves you would expect more of a systemic cause such as lactate build up after vigorous exercise; thyroid disease; inflammatory condition of the muscles, which can be infectious, autoimmune, or metabolic. Sometimes it can also be induced by new medications. ...Read more
My son has horrific muscle spasms in thigh and calf, with wasting. Discoloration in foot, hair loss on that leg. EEG EMG MRI Blood work all negative.
Pain in neck. Mycolic jerks balance problems muscle rigity and strength more sweating in armpit tremor in hand. Pain in neck is bad. Had images done. ?
CPK levels were at 58 (55-170 U/L), what does this mean? Muscle pain and heaviness in lower legs and upper arms.
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