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Pain And Loss Of Strength In Arm
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
Numbness in hands, tingling in lower half of body, weakness of the limbs, loss of balance, decreased energy, and stiff muscles? It's not anxiety!
Consult Neurologist: Anxiety can have many symptoms, however muscle weakness and stiffness does not seem to be symptoms commonly related to anxiety disorders. Tingling, numbness and loss of balance could beproblems related to many neurological conditions, or side effects of medications/substances. A neurologist should be able to rule out any other issues that could be causing these symptoms. ...Read more
See orthopedics : Because of your past history of giant cell tumor it is important to find out why the knee is swollen. It is normal for muscles around a joint to become weak and lose mass if the joint is painful or has loss of function. You should see an orthopedics surgeon soon. ...Read more
After weight training deltoids have less feeling in the front and back muscles with tenderness, weakness, mild pain and slight burning in whole arm.
Overdoing it: It is likely that you are overdoing the weight training. Try backing off a little. If that does not help, see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Pain in both hands, most of the pain between thumb and index finger of right hand- pain radiates past wrist into lower part of arm, strength loss hands.
Hand pain: Can be related to arthritis from the cmc (base of thumb) or stt (inside of thumb) arthritis, possible tenosynovitis of the dorsal compartment, or possible carpal or radial nerve issue. A physical examination with shed light on exact cause to determine best treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can straightening and reversal of curve cause one to lose pain and other sensations in extremities and loss of communication in spine?
No but what is the: Reason for the imaging finding of curve reversal or straightening is either degenerative changes or muscle spasm. So, a tumor, hematoma or blood clot, disc herniation or spinal stenosis or even an infection or pathologic/traumatic fracture or syringomyelia leading to spinal cord compression may be the actual cause of the neurologic findings/signs/ symptoms. ...Read more
I have nerve damage in my neck, numbness and burning in my right thigh and poor coordination and muscle strength?
Several issues?: First, the problem in right thigh sounds c/w meralgia paresthetica, an issue with the lat femoral cutaneous nerve. The muscle issues could be secondary to nerve compression in neck, but beware of spinal cord compression as another explanation. Get a thorough neurological or neurosurgical evaluation. ...Read more
May be...: There could be a few reasons for your symptoms. I would see a physician for assessment of your rotator cuff. If the rotator cuff is ruled out as a cause of your discomfort then your physician can look into other potential reasons behind the pain and loss of strength. http://drmarkgalland.com/category/shoulder/. ...Read more
DVT: I recommend you be checked by a doctor right away. Don't take any chances with a DVT. ...Read more
Numbness and general fatigue in right arm, swelling in right hand, and sometimes tingling in teeth on right side of face. Very weak grip. Any thoughts?
Burning in bottom of back and in left side of abdomen and chest sometimes get burning sensation in legs muscle loss and weight loss what could this be?
Symptoms: This could be anything. Please start with a visit to your primary doctor. ...Read more
Pain in left side of chest when tensed.nausea,vomiting and ringing in ears.headache and neck pain with stomach ache and loosemotions most of the times?
Can spine and or hip misalignment cause muscle shrinking and weakness in one half of the body including face? I have bad pelvic, back, and hip pain.
Not alone: If the problem goes up to the face, then no a spine problems is unlikely to be the cause. This is because the nerve supply to the face is through cranial nerves that exit directly out of the brain and do not go through the spine. Don't hesitate to see a neurologist for a full workup. ...Read more
Muscle vs. nerve: You may have strained a muscle, or the muscle is inflamed from overuse or an inflammatory disorder (though these typically cause more diffuse muscle pain). Numbness is usually due to a (peripheral) nerve problem in the arm itself or at the level of your neck. You would need a neurological examination to determine what testing (if any) is needed further. ...Read more
Causes need to be : Your problem seems to be overwhelming toxicity in the body that is creating the pain. You need to find a doctor who respects the toxic causes of pain and who can try to put you on a program to lower your toxic levels of heavy metals, solvent , pesticides and industrial chemicals. ...Read more
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