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Is it known how exactly migraines cause weakness? I usually get weakness in my left arm and leg with migraines, and wonder what exactly is causing it.

Is it known how exactly migraines cause weakness? I usually get weakness in my left arm and leg with migraines, and wonder what exactly is causing it.

Migraine : can cause transitory focal weakness due to ischemia from posterior circulation vasodpasm. Avoid DHE, Triptans and other vasoconstricting agents with this type of migraine. ...Read more

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Today i was walking for about 5 h. And i felt very sharp pain in my heart, i also feel weakness in my left arm and leg, what's wrong ?!

Today i was walking for about 5 h. And i felt very sharp pain in my heart, i also feel weakness in my left arm and leg, what's wrong ?!

Hard to say: Without actual examination. Heart pain is worrisome. Unilateral weakness of arm and leg could mean warning sign of stroke. At your age, both of these are unlikely, but possible. Get to a doctor now. ...Read more

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Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.

Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.

Go to the ER now: Localized or unilateral (symptoms on one side of the body) numbness, weakness and tingling is concerning for an evolving neurological problem. People with these symptoms require emergent evaluation and should not attempt to drive a car. Let a family member, friend or ambulance do the transporting. ...Read more

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Walking sets off leg pain off balance an disoriented weakness in left side arm an leg...why?

Walking sets off leg pain  off balance an disoriented weakness in left side arm an leg...why?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for these symptoms, especially given your multiple current medical conditions. See your physician for an evaluation. Keep a detailed log of the timing, duration, frequency, characteristics, and severity of these episodes and take it to your physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003174.htm ...Read more

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22 yo female. Second time within a year I am experiencing cold/weakness and tingling in left arm and leg with jaw ache. Tests show everything is fine ?

22 yo female. Second time within a year I am experiencing cold/weakness and tingling in left arm and leg with jaw ache. Tests show everything is fine ?

WHICH tests are fine: Which tests do mean are fine? And is this a feeling that suddenly comes on without warning? Does it build? Is it only there for less than 2-3 seconds or does it linger minutes to hours? Any other symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pounding, sweating? If you'd like to set up a consultation feel free to let me up at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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I feel like weakness in my left arm and my left leg what could it be?

I feel like weakness in my left arm and my left leg what could it be?

Left sided weakness: Weakness may be from muscle or nerve related. That may be from several reasons from dietary deficiency, nerve compression, vascular insufficiency, inflammation, etc. if symptoms transient and improves without any sequels no need to worry, if persist have it checked out ...Read more

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What could be a reason that I have left arm weakness?

What could be a reason that I have left arm weakness?

Several poss. causes: Could be illness such as ms, certain autoimmune disorders, every dystrophy, or others. Commonly, it's due to nerve impingement in the neck due to arthritis or disc disease. Other causes include rib, sternal, clavicle or thoracic spine dysfunction, rotator cuff tear, tendinitis and muscle strain, etc. A thorough physical exam, including osteopathic hand-on diagnosis, could provide an answer. ...Read more

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Left arm weakness heart related? When should I worry?

Weakness: Arm weakness is not a symptom typically associated with heart disease. Usually it is more of a neurologic or muscular problem. It is concerning and should be evaluated. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of left arm weakness, dizziness, and cold sweat?

What could be the cause of left arm weakness, dizziness, and cold sweat?

See your Dr.: You need to see your dr for an accurate diagnosis. Depending on age it could be cardiac in origen but only a good h & p and ekg will reveal this. Only your dr can give you a good answer on this one. ...Read more

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Buring feeling in left arm.Hot to the touch.Also,there is a particular spot on shoulders that hurts when pressed.No pain when moving.No arm weakness.

Buring feeling in left arm.Hot to the touch.Also,there is a particular spot on shoulders that hurts when pressed.No pain when moving.No arm weakness.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
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I am having severe headaches, left arm weakness, and sudden quick blackouts. Who should I make an appt with? I am also continuously losing weight

I am having severe headaches,  left arm weakness, and sudden quick blackouts. Who should I make an appt with? I am also continuously losing weight

You have a # of: Problems. If this is occuring acutely please be transported to the emergency room now. Is you primary care provider aware of these episodes - if not, is imperative that he/she be informed asap. These are very serious sx - especially w your hypertension ; cardiomyopathy. ...Read more

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Left arm weakness for 2 months. Emg/nerve conduction study of neck & arm ruled out nerve/muscle issue. What could it be? Waiting for MRI in 2 weeks.

Left arm weakness for 2 months. Emg/nerve conduction study of neck & arm ruled out nerve/muscle issue. What could it be? Waiting for MRI in 2 weeks.

Arm weakness: You need to be evaluated by a neurosurgeon or spine specialist for determination of the cause and level. Arm weakness is often due to a cervical herniated disc usually at C5-6 or C6-7. Other levels are less common but not rare. There are other possible causes but at 27 the disc is more common. The MRI will be helpful. ...Read more