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Permanent Muscle Weakness
Can a lumbar puncture that caused explosive pain in the thigh cause nerve damage and muscle weakness in the same area? Is that damage permanent?
Could : Whether there is damage (let alone whether it is permanent) can be best determined by a good neurologic exam and may require an emg. ...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
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I have been taking Zetia (ezetimibe) 10 mg tablets for about 9 months. I have had body aches and muscle weakness as I have had with other statins. Suggestions?
Try going off med: Zetia (ezetimibe) is not a statin but this med too can cause muscle inflammation. If you have symptoms that might be caused by a med, talk with your doctor and stop it for a while to see how you feel. But do it with your doctor so that you can decide on the plan together. ...Read more
I take the generic for Effexor (venlafaxine) XR experience lots of side effects, dry mouth, sweating , muscle weakness, constipation. How can I prevent them?
If you develop genu valgum and collapsed arches from low vita d but then levels normalize are the bone effects from muscle weakness permanent?
Maybe: If you have collapsed arches, many times from posterior tibialis stretching or tear, or hereditary flat foot, it generally puts a stress on the knees that thrust your knees into a valgus or "knocked knee" direction. It would be unusual, if it's you, at 25, to have skeletal deformities per se. It iis common when treated with custom molded orthotics to help destress the knees and improve alignment. ...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