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My daughter has inherited waardenburg syndrome form me. She has weak shoulder muscle control and weak grip strength. Could they be related?
Possibly: Some patients with that syndrome can have issues related to the shoulders and the spine but is pretty rare. A thorough physical exam and evaluation by physical and occupational therapist can help isolate the source of the problem and direct referrals from there. A specialist such as a neurologist may be involved in the process also. ...Read more
I have a weak grip, tingling in my fingers and pain in my neck. Do I have thoracic outlet syndrome?
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?
Is it normal to have a weak hand grip in the morning? I've always had this and it goes away shortly after getting up. I'm paranoid about my PFO find.
Prob not PFO problem: PFO's, bld flow prim lft to rt. Thus PFO rarely cause COPD: i.e., tini emboli to lung. If incr RT side HRT Pressure bld flow RT to Lft & small brain emboli ossible, but unlikely away few mins. Aslo ASD's exist they send emboli, larger hole Septum,& can be missed (technical reason), no go away few mins. But sleep w/ arm over head affect nerve supply@ shoulder, that may cause prob described? See PT ...Read more
My wrist pops several times during dorsiflexion. I have weak pinching grip. I have weak middle and ring finger. Do I require surgury? It's been 1 year
Hello, I've recently been experiencing right side numbness and weakness; weak hand grip and a bit of tingling. Also chest pains, I was referred to a cardiologist and awaiting tests. I'm only 18, high risk of diabetes, heart disease, & hypertension in my f
It is unlikely that: the cardiologist will be able to explain your multiple symptoms but he/she will be able to exclude a cardiac etiology for your chest pain. Then you will need to be evaluated for your other complaints. A neurologist evaluation would seem reasonable to exclude multiple sclerosis as a possibility. ...Read more
Joint pain for 3 months and now my dominant hand has lost strength. Can't join thumb and pinkie, or click fingers. Grip weak.
Neuropathy: 36 yo w. chronic "joint pain" but doesn't tell us whether this discomfort is in hand/wrist, shoulder or generalized; or from injury. Apparently, diagnostic efforts not yet undertaken & etiology of "joint" symptoms unknown. Rheumatologic symptoms are commonly bilateral. Unilateral hand weakness worrisome & fits description of peripheral neuropathy. Neurologist's evaluation appears to be paramount. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer