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My Muscles Feel Weak After Exercise
What to do if Enterococcus faecalis in the bladder, now longtime and cannot be cultured via urinalysis and has moved into the flanks, back of knees and back with extreme muscle weakness? Thank you
Septicemia: If the bacteria has entered your blood stream and is now causing weakness in your muscles you may need IV antibiotics. I would recommend that you see a doctor as soon as possible. You can also performa a virtual consultation with myself or another healthtap doctor using Prime services. ...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
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
2-3 times/week for 1 month I went to infrared sauna. Last time I felt sundburned and my muscles feel weak. It feels like it tremble since 2week. Normal?
Not sure...: Saunas are very good for pain control from sore joints and muscles, however, you need to take precautions to avoid heat exhaustion. Infrared saunas should be set in the range of 100-120 degrees. You should always drink water before, during, and after the sauna session. Also, if you just started using the sauna, you need to slowly increase the time and temperature as your body gets used to it. ...Read more
Inability to sleep properly. Eating makes me feel a bit nauseous. Head and muscles feel weak and heavy. Could this be symptoms of exhaustion?
There are many...: Possible causes (pregnancy, medical problems, anxiety, depression, stress) for the symptoms you present. Work on sleep hygiene/get better rest; maintain proper regular nutrition with foods that produce the least nausea. Address any issues that may be causing anxiety or depression. Reduce stress in your life. If sleep & eating improve but symptoms persist or worsen, seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
I have the following runny noseblood coming out with mucas headache rising fever muscles feel weak dizzyness I do have asthma and im an anemic help!
What would cause a loss of range of motion in a hip? I am unable to abduct left hip. Upper leg muscles feel weak, leg feels "stuck" when I abduct.
Any groin pain?: Any pain or limping with weight bearing/walking? Morning stiffness? If so consider hip joint problem. Consider labrum too. If groin muscles are sore perhaps a muscle strain. Bursitis of the lateral hip or gluteus medius/minimus muscle problem perhaps but you would have soreness of the lateral hip. Nerve issue can also cause weakness - look for numbness or tingling in other parts of the leg. ...Read more
Recently completed a 3 month injection course for B12 deficiency (108). I still get tired easily, leg muscles feel weak and achy. CBC values normal.?
Got thinner overall, muscles feel weak sore especially right arm feels burning when used for short time, witches everywhere, clonus, MRI ok, is this als?
I hurt my neck wrestling on monday night and my left arm muscles feel weak and my left thumb is sore. Its been like 3 days. I can move my arm though?
See doctor: Neck injury with associated arm weakness especially if it involves the hand can be a serious injury. It suggests the possibility of a nerve root injury at the neck level. This could be related to a herniated disc, an irritated nerve root, or just a neck strain with associated muscle spasms resulting in nerve pain. Regardless, you need to see a doctor before you are cleared to wrestle again. ...Read more
What techniques could be used to determine the cause of severe muscle weakness after only mild exercise?
Can a Vitamin D deficiency cause muscle weakness, shakiness and exercise intolerance? I have low vitamin D, I'm being treated, on week 2, feel awful
Severe vitamin D def: May cause Adults to experience "bone pain" as well as muscle weakness. There is no clear pattern of symptoms. In fact many people remain asymptomatic despite low levels. But here are the more common symptoms: Fatigue, General muscle pain and weakness, Muscle cramps, Joint pain, Chronic pain, Weight gain, High blood pressure, Restless sleep, Poor concentration, and Headaches. ...Read more
Nausea and muscle weakness lasting hours after short exercise (~10mins). I am obese and just started today after months of inactivity. Is this normal?
Normal: It will take a while for your body to accept exercise on a regular basis again. Don't give up. ...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?
Unfortunately yo did not provide your age.
That said, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team may be well able to get you under control without too much delay or they may feel it necessary for you to be sent to the main hospital.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
I'm being treated for a sinus infection and my muscles feel weak/sore/fatigued all over. Is this normal. I'm worried about Guillain barre syndrome.
Guillan-Barre: Syndrome is not what you described, it is rather starts as numbness, weakness that spread from below upwards, occurs weeks after having a respiratory or gastrointestinal illness, it is still a rare disease. With sinusitis and upper respiratory infections you can have soreness all over if there is a viral component, the usual rest, fluids and pain killers advice holds true still, wish you wellness ...Read more
Pneumonia 9 weeks ago. All labs normal. Leg muscles feel weak at times. Recovering from pneumonia or something else I should worry? Healthy 34 yr F.
Lower left abdomen pain and shooting pain in both legs and arms muscles feel weak-burning. Colonoscopy clear vag sono clear what could be the issue?
Severe joint pain over 1yr, now all over bone pain. Muscles feel weak/numb toes n fingers numb. Hurts worse w/use. Rheumatologist said blood ok help?
Clinical, perceived: 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 brain to muscle itself. ...Read more
Yes it is typical.: After a viral illness like a bad cold or the flu, we tend to feel achy and later we can feel weak while we are recovering. It is best to rest up and take it slowly so you can recover completely. ...Read more
I could possibly: Generate a very large list of medical conditions that may lead to these types of symptoms. It is best to speak with your doctor and start with a basic work up first. That will help eliminate items from that list. ...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
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more