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The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Neuropathy : This will depend on the cause if the nerve weakness. Trauma, compressive, nutritional deficiency, toxic, metabolic ( diabetes), vascular, immune related. The causative agent should be identified and removed if possible. Sometimes steroid and immunoglobulins are used in immune mediated neuropathy. Vitamins replacement should be quick if needed vit b12). Avoid alcohol, keep normal sugar levels. ...Read more
Possibly: Most common problem in line with your symptoms in the class of drug that Crestor belongs to is diffuse muscle pain and inflammation. Rarely this can result in high levels of inflammatory markers or breakdown products of muscle being released that have their own host of problems - discuss with the prescribing physician. ...Read more
Possibly: A compressed sciatic nerve can cause leg weakness. Often pain down the leg is due to a lumbar radiculopathy or irritation to the lumbar nerve roots that make up the sciatic nerve. The distribution of pain depends on which nerve is irritated although pain in the back or leg or "hamstring" is common. See your md if this pain lasts greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more
Went for chest ct, lungs good but s shaped scoleosis? Would it only cause weakness, nerve issues below waist if any? Any possible tie-in w sjogrens?
No to Sjogrens: No to Sjogrens and very unlikely it is causing issues in the legs. ...Read more
Can permanent L5 nerve damage cause weakness and cramps in the calf muscle as well as buttock and leg pain?
L5 nerve damage: Hello. Did you have a nerve conduction test (electrodes placed on skin to test problems with nerves) with muscle test part (We call "EMG") where a needle is placed in the muscle to listen for new or old changes in the muscles? If L5 related, pain & cramps should be outer hip, side of thigh & calf & top of foot to big toe. IF S1 nerve is involved, then butt, back of leg, outer foot 4th & 5th toe ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bilateral upper extremity weakness nerve damage in toes. Started 5 months ago progressing. ESR 31mml Ana 1:640 homogenous cardiolipin IgG 33gpl ?
Had 8 teeth removed now have blurry vision dizzy . .facial nerve pain .extreme weakness .Can hardly walk. Brain Fog. None prior to extractions.
If a motor nerve is compressed would it manifest any pain symptoms or is weakness the only symptom?
Different type of: Nerve is affected. If a sensory nerve is pinched, you feel pain. If a motor nerve is pinched, you get weakness of muscles. Most nerves contain both sensory and motor fibers. If you are having significant weakness, you should consult a doctor before it becomes permanent caused by irreversible nerve damage. ...Read more
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