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Muscle Weakness In The Head And Face
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
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
Tingling in hands and left leg thumb, numbness of the right side of the neck, face and ears, headaches, pain in the neck and weakness several times a day, feeling as the hot water spills in head?
Swollen trapezius muscle, tightness in the side of my neck with tingling all the way up to my head and face . Shoulder pain and chest pain under the c?
Neck &shoulder pain: Your age? Any exercise related? or any strenuous activity to trigger this episode?! Sometimes arrival of shingles try local moist heat to affected area I f no relief ,see your physician. ...Read more
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 possible: Muscle tension can certainly cause tingling in the face by causing referred symptoms and affecting the superficial nerves. If the tingling is worse when you press on the tight muscles, it is a good indication that the symptoms are related. A physiatrist can help develop a treatment plan for this and can help look for other causes. ...Read more
See doctor: This would be highly uncommon and I would urge you to get this checked out ASAP just to be safe. ...Read more
Burning pain in top of leg,calf muscles feel like their tightening, inner tremor,tingle in side of face,hot showers cause weakness and tremor in legs?
What could cause increasing muscle weakness in neck and constant aching weakness in upper spine area, hurts to hold up head, feels like neck and vessels are swelling, with pressure at base of head?
Yes: Often a pinched nerve in the neck or other cause of neck muscle stiffness can cause the "greater occipital nerve" to get irritated and produce sensations of numbness/ tingling/ "ants under the skin" in the region of the back of the scalp, the skin above the ears and even into the forehead. This is called greater occipital neuralgia and is a side effect of the primary issue. ...Read more
I have had headaches with tingles on head and face. Usually starts on the back of head. Loss of appetite, weakness in legs and arms, fatigue.
Muscle spasms: Usually a muscle spasm happens around the spine when it tries to "stabilize" the spine during a strain. When you strain it during sleep in a bad position or when you turn abruptly the wrong way, the spasm lasts long after the uncomfortable event is done. In order for it to go away, spine needs to be realigned, and the muscles need to relax. Sometimes heat helps that or muscle relaxants or yoga etc. ...Read more
Ok can low blood flow in the body cause muscle twiching in the arm and legs and back. Also have tightness on left side vain on neck and it feel compre?
Twitching: muscle tightness and twitching is usually an indication of magnesium, potassium or calcium deficiency, mostly magnesium. Low blood flow would cause lowering of blood pressure and dizziness, fatigue. If we are talking about compression locally like a limb, reducing blood flow, or falling asleep from lack of blood flow that usually exhibits and pins and needles sensation. ...Read more
Does tmj cause facial twitching around eyes and forehead and bridge of nose and also numbness in that area?
Pain in left side of neck into head dizzy body weakness eyes feel strange like they can't focus. Also get pressure in face and weakness?
You need Dr. Visit: A complaint of pain in one side of neck, dizziness, weakness, difficulty focusing and pressure in face needs to be evaluated by a physician. A careful history and physical exam is needed to diagnose the problem(s). Symptoms like these should be evaluated ASAP. It's a combination of training, experience and intuition(pattern recognition). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Herniated disc: A herniated disc in the neck can cause a pinched nerve or pressure on the spinal cord. Depending on the severity of the compression, the pain can radiate into the head, create tension migraines, radiating pain into the arms, hand numbness, weakness, and tremors or spasms in the legs. ...Read more
Weird tingling in forehead, mostly at the hairline and a single muscular type pain in the right side of my neck into my shoulders.
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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