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Temporary weakness on one side of body is a stroke, right?

Temporary weakness on one side of body is a stroke, right?

Not really: Temporary blood flow disruption called TIA"s typically reverse after 20-30 minutes. Persistent focal problems would be more consistent with a stroke. Transient focal weakness may be present with complex migraine events, and usually a fixed stroke does not develop. ...Read more

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Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Muscle Weakness (Definition)

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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Does MS commonly cause tingling, muscle spams, prickliness and pain down one side of the body (for example left side)?

Does MS commonly cause tingling, muscle spams, prickliness and pain down one side of the body (for example left side)?

YES: MS is the "great imitator" in that the symptoms are VERY DIVERSE and may mimic all sorts of neurologic symptoms! Ask your treating neurologist to check it out on your next visit. If you are not seeing a neurologist regularly START DOING SO! (My opinion only) Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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What causes muscle spasms on one side of your face? Only one side around eye, mouth and cheek.

What causes muscle spasms on one side of your face? Only one side around eye, mouth and cheek.

Hemifacial spasm : Hemifacial spasm is contraction of one side of the face. It can be due to irritation of the facial nerve due to a blood vessel but can also be due to other central nerve system disorders. It is treated with Botox injections or sometimes surgery. ...Read more

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I have stiff tight muscles on left side of my body for the most part of the time. Cause? Any remedy?

I have stiff tight muscles on left side of my body for the most part of the time. Cause? Any remedy?

Need a scan : This symptoms are often seen in patients with spine and brain related concerns. I would get an MRI of the cervical spine and brain. We do use often a muscle relaxant in this situation. ...Read more

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What's the side effects of Zotreem Plus Slimming Capsule and X-treem Slimming on brain and body? I have low blood pressure and weak body in general

What's the side effects of Zotreem Plus Slimming Capsule and X-treem Slimming on brain and body? I have low blood pressure and weak body in general

They're worthless: After looking over the breathless blather on the websites for these products, my guess is they have NO side effects because they have no EFFECTS either. They look essentially worthless: just another hard sell by health hucksters of unproved useless "products." The "biochemistry" & "genetics" on the site are also completely bogus: Utterest propaganda to scare & dupe the gullible & ignorant. ...Read more

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Recurrent tingling episodes on one side of body inc. face, arm, side scalp and leg 4 months! WHAT IS IT? Could a stroke over months cause this? Help

Recurrent tingling episodes on one side of body inc. face, arm, side scalp and leg 4 months! WHAT IS IT? Could a stroke over months cause this? Help

See your doctor: These types of symptoms usually catch my attention. It would seem unlikely in your age group for this to be a stroke. Still to be certain it's not or something else MRI is very sensitive. And discuss this with your doctor ...Read more

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Can anxiety show up in pins and needles on one side of the body with muscle tension?

Can anxiety show up in pins and needles on one side of the body with muscle tension?

Yes: Please see your doctor. You are on almost 2 of the same medications with the Effexor (venlafaxine) and cymbalta. If you getting medication from 2 different doctors you may be getting polypharmacy. Bring your entire list of meds with you when you see a doctor. Consider learning how to meditate and control some of your physical issues which are due to nerves. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause these symptoms of a pulled muscle on the left side of my chest?

Can anxiety cause these symptoms of a pulled muscle on the left side of my chest?

Nerve root irritatio: Anxiety will aggravate the pain symptoms but usually not the cause of your pains. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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What does pain and soreness on one side of face mean?

What does pain and soreness on one side of face mean?

See your Doctor: Many possible causes.Most common- sinus infection , tooth infection, ear infection, neuralgia of different etiology. You must see your doctor to examine and evaluate you. ...Read more

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Any ideas on what can muscle twitching and some jerking on leg and body , had on and off weakness and left hand leg ,no diagnosis just ideas?Plz 22/m/latino

Any ideas on what can muscle twitching and some jerking on leg and body , had on and off weakness and left hand leg  ,no diagnosis just ideas?Plz 22/m/latino

Neurologist: There is no way to answer this on the internet. The list of potential causes is long and a neurologist evaluation with possible nerve conduction study may be in order to help find the cause. ...Read more

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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!

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

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What are the causes of for me to not have muscular movement on one side of my face?

What are the causes of for me to not have muscular movement on one side of my face?

Facial nerve injury: This can be anything from bell's palsy to a tumor to injury. Sylvester stallone has half of his face paralyzed from a birth injury. Your physician can figure out the cause. Good luck. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

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


Dr. Bernard Seif
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Weak Muscles (Definition)

Muscle weakness can be described as either a perceived or measurable loss in muscle strength. This loss can be due to host of conditions, including but not limited to, age, ...Read more