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No Reflexes In Legs
What are the causes for clonus hyperreflexia in both arms and legs. MRI shows no signs of MS or neuron impairment?
MRI only tells: .. part of the story. If you have myoclonus and hyper-reflexia, you must establish a strong relationship with a good neurologist in order to get diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. North of the equator, there are several devastating neurological disorders that cause these symptoms, multiple sclerosis being only one of them. Please get yourself diagnosed quickly. ...Read more
Absence of reflexes is a symptom in which a person does not respond properly when tested for the usual neurological reflexes, such as the "knee jerk" reflex. A non-response to the "knee jerk" reflex would be his leg not jerking forward when the doctor hits him below the knee-cap with ...Read more
Other causes of severe nerve pain in both legs, feet, pelvis and groin with tingling, numbness. Mri shows no compression in spine, no diabetes. Help?
Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will arachnoiditis always show on mri? My symptoms are burning legs&feet, leg cramps weakness in legs, no loss of refelx.Lower back pain. Other causes?
Numb/tingling in hands, legs, and feet on both sides. Muscle spasms in legs, back and arms. Loss of balance, dizzy, stiff. Is it Neuropathy or ms?
Bad choices: You probably don't need or want to pick A or B. Both require a doctor's DX and TX and it might be another thing altogether. A common cause of neuropathy is a diabetic condition w/ other signs too - are you a diabetic? Get into care if 'yes'! MS usually starts a bit later in age. Have an exam to find an answer. Best! ...Read more
Post ictal: The brain will at times shut off a section of the body following a seizure. This is referred to as todd's paralysis. The region of the body that shuts down may have no reflexes and remain limp and flaccid for several hours. There is gradual recovery back to baseline. This would indicate that the region of the brain for that part of the body was primary in the seizure event. ...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.
Tremors in hands, weak legs, dizzy, some numbing/tingling in hands and feet, weight loss. Got MRI, no MS. Is it ALS? Parkinsons? It's not anxiety.
Tremors: With these symptoms you need to see a good diagnostician and I would start with my family doctor. He will probably start with a complete blood panel and exclude all metabolic disease . If this is all normal that he will be able to send you to the appropiate specialist to treat your condition. Do not try to self diagnose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have cyanosis in both hands mainly occur in dependent position releived by lifting them and there is pain in left upper limb only. no swelling??
See doctor: For this issue. See your doctor. You need a evaluation and a good history. So see your doctor ...Read more
What causes tight/crampy feeling in back of legs, mostly after excess standing? No noticeable swelling. Slight ache in knees also.
Imbalance: When standing for a prolonged period without a break, it does put a lot of pressure on your leg muscles; if you wear heels, it puts even more pressure on the backs of your legs because of the added angulation involved; you may want to wear flatter shoes, or find ways to move around occasionally, so as to change the pressure on your muscles; ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have tingling, burning, vibrating sensations in hands and feet, muscles weakness. MRI showed multiple changes in white matter in brain. Any ideas??
MS WORK UP: In the MS work up, of a younger female patient presenting with vertigo /gait instability/numbness. And on exam there is hyperreflexia. You would want to do a full blood work up evaluate for Lyme disease/CNS SARCOIDOSIS /SJOGRENS SYNDROME. MRI of brain and cervical spine to look for plaques. If necessary a lumbar puncture to check MBP and oligoclonal bands . Neuro consult with MS specialist. ...Read more
What can cause tingling in both lower arms and legs? NOT hands and feet. Persistent for 3 weeks. Also when sitting or resting. No loss of sensation.
Tricky: Ok, there's two main distributions of nerve problems: outward along an (injured) nerve or inward from the tips of (sick) nerves. Nerve problems in the middle of limbs.. all four....would not be a regular nerve distribution. Muscle weakness from electrolytes (K, Ca, Mag), sick muscles. No, not fitting with standard patterns. Neurologist would be a specialist in this sort of condition. ...Read more
Can you have muscle degeneration without weakness ? In arms and legs ? I have severe burning in legs and arms but no reason why ? Normal blood emg/ncv
Poor circulation: Number 1 reason is poor circulation. If you get out of bed, walk around a little bit and the pain goes away that is a sign. See you doctor for evaluation, don't ignore this problem. ...Read more
11 days in the hospital with numbness in both legs, severe muscle spasms, bladder retention and no findings in MRI some days i cant walk what is its?
Here are some ...: I assumed you have been evaluated by neurologist. Clinically, you may be developing some sort of neurological diseases leading to neuropathy such multiple sclerosis, As to urinary retention, to prevent bladder damage by overdistention should be one of priorities of care with indwelling catheter or clean intermittent self-catheterization (CISC) - CISC is preferable. More? Ask your Doc... ...Read more
Random muscle twitches all over body. Mostly in arms in legs, pretty much occur daily, have been present for years. No noticeable weakness.Cause?BFS?
Likely BFS: If you have had this for years with no weakness then benign fasciculations syndrome is highest on differential. Make sure you had your magnesium levels checked. in certain cases magnesium supplementation helps. cut back on your caffeine intake and decrease your stress. consider eval with EMG testing to be sure it is just BFS; if it was ALS,MMN,myopathy etc you would have developed weakness by now ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruises in my arms and legs. Tongue has ulcers that dont cure. Pain in joints, fingers and feet. Immflamation pelvic area, legs C3 11.69 C4 normal.
Arthritis , bruising: I Recommanded an evaluation by a Theumatologist for evaluation and treatment . Further testing may be needed . Take care . ...Read more
Tremors in hands, weak legs, dizzy, numbing/tingling in hands and feet, weight loss. Got MRI, no MS. ALS? Parkinsons? It's not anxiety. 17yrs old
Hmmm: No way to tell with those history elements alone. Please follow up with your doctor to share more history and be assessed further. A neurologist would be a good choice as well. good luck figuring it out ...Read more
Normal.: Depending on your age and medications....It will be probably normal. ...Read more