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Muscle Weakness In Face
Stay asleep for 2-3 hours, sore fore arms, muscle weakness, tremors, stiffness in face, sick to stomach been happening for a while help?
See details: Then see a doctor and have the issues evaluated., there are numerous possible causes. ...Read more
Muscle weakness is either a subjective or objective symptom based on history or formalized testing. As a result, any complaint of weakness needs to be correlated with testing that can bring out that weakness, which sometimes involves putting that muscle in an isolated and 'disadvantaged' scenario to assess adequately. Such weakness can have multiple etiologies from ...Read more
When a nerve in the face is damaged (not severed) does muscle weakness slowly get better or spontaneously work as the nerve heals?
Allergies: You could be having allergies or a viral syndrome giving you muscle aches and itchiness, try anti allergy med and or cold meds and see if it helps if not see your doctor ...Read more
Are my symptoms since coming off lovanox---muscle weakness especially in legs and head feels better lying down--- part of withdrawal from lovanox sign?
No: These symptoms have nothing to do with this med. ...Read more
Severe pain in head for over a year, muscle weakness, sensitivity to light, nausea, disorientation, decline of eyesight. Any advice please?
Looks like you need: An evaluation by a medical doctor and likely some diagnostic testing. Unsure of what diagnosis the symptoms are suggesting, possibly MS or possibly narrow angle gaucoma, but sounds like you may need to see an neurologist and eye care provider. I would move quickly to be evaluated because sometimes the longer one waits, the changes may not be reversible. ...Read more
I have muscle weakness, head aches, loss of focus eye and thought and the slightest exercise seems to make my internal muscles hurt for days. Any ideas?
Small flesh colored bumps around the corner of my lip with a little bubble, muscle weakness, white and orange tounge, vulva itching, face breaking out?
I see a large purple circle whenever I enter a dark room or stare at a dark area. It lasts for a second. (I have an undiagnosed disease causing eye floaters, flashes of light upon head movement, muscle weakness, aches, rashes. Have slight cataracts.)?
Be seen: You would be well served to be seen and have a thorough evaluation by both a neurologist and an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Any doctors advice on symptoms spine pain, muscle spasms in ribs, dizziness, breathing probs, muscle weakness, tremors arms/head/legs not constant?
What's under hood?: Sounds like your car engine could use a tune up! I'd recommend seeing a primary care physician who can start the process by finding out when each problem began to discover its root cause (if possible). Labs & other studies will likely be needed. Only then, can good advice be given on lifestyle changes or medications that will get you singin' and dancin again! Good luck. ...Read more
Neck, left side back head, ear pain. Had slight asymmetrical smile and slight feeling of muscle weakness in eye. Tearing eye lip closed slightly crooked. Normal neuro physical exam and normal eye exam. Possible Bell's palsy?
Possibly/depends,,,: It's possible that this is Bell's palsy but it depends on how severe your symptoms are and/or if anything else might have contributed to this. It could be caused by an infection flare-up or this could be a viral infection like herpes. Apparently, this can have episodes that come and go and may not even need treatment. It'd be best to see a neurologist to be sure. Best of luck. ...Read more
Dysfunction: It interferes with the muscles ability to contract because it alters the electrolyte balance across the muscle memberane. You have to have the right balance of potassium and other electrolytes for the contractile elements of the muscle to be able to contract which is what gives you movement and strength. ...Read more
Many Possibilities: Weakness and wasting on one side can be caused by a number of things, including intervertebral disc disease, intervertebral foraminal stenosis. These irritate or with enough degeneration can cause decreased function in the nerve, which eventually causes strength or wasting issues. There are more potential causes, so it is advisable to be evaluated. ...Read more
Hypo: Potassium is needed to help muscle function. Without enough potassium, there is a change in the conduction of cells within a muscle. This change can lead to cramping, weakness and even heart arrythmias. People who have poor diets or who take diuretics "water pills" can develop hypokalemia more often. ...Read more
Yes: If you have a muscle injury, heating the area will not only increase the pain but also worsen the symptoms. ...Read more
Lessen you dosage: Consult with your doctor. The rx instructions indicate a reduction of dosage is in order under the guidance of your doctor. A pill splitter can cut the pills in half to give you half dose. You can eliminate certain days a week to cut your overall dose. I know a person that reduce their dose to taking only 5 mg once per week - approved by their doctor, and is doing well.. ...Read more
Yes, it can: In many cases, ambient heat can exacerbate underlying metabolic and endocrine dysfnctns, but many chronic neurological disorders can cause fatigue and increased weakness in presence of elevated temperatures. If you are unduly sensitive, might certainly check thyroid and hematological fnctns to start. ...Read more
This is usually determined by a physical exam and doing manual muscle testing
This is usually scored out of 5. The lower the number the more severe the weakness: typically between 4-5 would be consider mild and are typically grading with plus and minus as well. ...Read more
Sometimes: It depends on the degree of the compression and the duration of the compression. Often when a nerve is first pinched, there will be a lot of pain associated with that. Then the pain is replaced by numbness. Even though the patient feels better with decreased pain, this means that the nerve is much sicker because it can no longer transmit signals. Relief of the compression at may or may not help. ...Read more
See below: There is a normal range of muscle strength. Anything below that level of strength would be characterized as muscle weakness. Weakness that is not expected to change would be permanent muscle weakness. ...Read more
Transient weakness: Neurologically, transient weakness. Can occur with fatigue due to metabolic disorders or myasthenia gravis, or related to rare condition like periodic paralysis. More commonly, transient blood clots (TIAs), seizure, or migraine can cause temporary weakness but usually with other symptoms as well. ...Read more
Muscle fatigue: DOMS delayed onset muscle soreness is a result of the muscle fibers being stretched out more than they are used to. The effect of this is often felt 24-72 hours later, thus the term delayed. Inflammation in response to this stress on the muscle fingers gives pain and pain makes you feel weaker, You are not really weaker just it hurts to do things. ...Read more
So many things: There are so many things that could produce these very non specific symptoms. It really would not be responsible for me to list them here. It would be best to see your doctor and discuss your symptoms. ...Read more
I'm not positive that I'm having muscle weakness or loss of strength & I have been feeling this way for approximately 12 hours.
I have very low d and low b12. Was prescribed weekly B12 shots, and 50000iu d4 per week. How long before my numbess/ muscle weakness symptoms subside?
STOP D4 (?)! Take D3:
I've never heard of d4 in the 50000iu form-are you sure it's not d2? In either case you shouldn't take d4 or d2-no doc should prescribe d2 (please show this to your doc: http://bit. Ly/1hc250m). Also see http://bit. Ly/1ekkvkv ; http://bit. Ly/1gnxnk0
adults with very low d should take d3 10, 000 iu/day until it normalizes, which can take many weeks. It can take months for nerves to heal after this. ...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