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What could cause an onset of severe muscle fatigue in a middle age adult?

What could cause an onset of severe muscle fatigue in a middle age adult?

Difficult question: This question needs more data. If it is after sports activity, we still need to know after how long and how much sport? This usually as a result of spine problems in general, or arterial flow promblem. If occurred suddenly with no sport , and persisted, then question is embolism to brain or ischemic problem, if resoled there is a question of tia. ...Read more

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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


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What could be a sudden cause of hip pain in males?

What could be a sudden cause of hip pain in males?

Many causes: Arthritis, over use injuries, synovitis, strained muscles around the hip all could be causes of hip pain. ...Read more

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What could cause bone pain in the legs of an 18 year old female?

What could cause bone pain in the legs of an 18 year old female?

Deep leg pain: Could be caused by numerous problems such as deep vein thrombophlebitis (blood clot ), injury, shin splints, or masses within the bone. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden onset of a migraine and joint pain and swelling in a 29 year old female otherwise healthy individual?

Infection?: Some viral syndromes could account for all these symptoms. Any joint swelling with pain should be checked out. If no injury, then possible infection shoudl be considered. A virus could cause this, lyme disease could cause this, other infection could cause this. Call your doctor to discuss and get it checked out. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden onset of basic allergies?

What could cause a sudden onset of basic allergies?

Depends ...: It's a little hard to answer without knowing the symptoms you developed..Where you live...Have you had changes at home(ie. Got 3 new cats or?). But, anyone can develop allergies at almost any age. Depending on your symptoms there are good over the counter medicines to try(allegra, zyrtec, nasalcrom, (cromolyn) zaditor)..But always read the labels. Here's a good website to check out: www.Acaai.Org. ...Read more

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Could chronic (2 or more years) Lyme disease be the cause of my continous migraine-like headaches of over a year?

Could chronic (2 or more years) Lyme disease be the cause of my continous migraine-like headaches of over a year?

Yes, it could: Lyme disease effects human body with prominent neurological involvement. The patient may manifest the following flu-like symptoms with joints pain, muscles pain, fatigue, headache, stiff neck, sore throat, fever, chills and enlarged lymph nodes. Headache is the most common symptom (in 50%) and can transform in chronic daily headache. See orofacial pain specialist near you for headache management. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of insomnia in a teenager?

What could be the cause of insomnia in a teenager?

Many possibilities: Depending on how severe this is, s/he needs to see a physician. Also, will s/he talk with you openly about things, or not? The teenager could be depressed or otherwise under stress. Could be using energy drinks or adhd meds to stay up to study. Could be using speed or other drugs/alcohol for experimentation. Could have an anxiety disorder. Could need psychotherapy about some painful issues. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden hearing loss in a young adult?

What could cause sudden hearing loss in a young adult?

Hearing loss: Hearing loss can be due to wax, otomycosis, otitis media etc. Rarer causes are sudden exposure to loud noises such as gun/ bomb explosions. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden onset of stiffness and pain in the feet joints?

What could cause a sudden onset of stiffness and pain in the feet joints?

Arthritis: Can be early signs of arthritis. Possibly gout, rheumatoid, psoriasis, response to an injury, etc... See ur phys for proper eval and reccs. ...Read more

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Could stress cause an ulcer in a woman in her mid 20s? What are the symptoms?

Could stress cause an ulcer in a woman in her mid 20s? What are the symptoms?

Yes: Ulcers in the twenties are common. It could be an infection, stress, genetic vulnerability, food, other illness, and so on. Go to your family physician and get a basic, thorough evaluation. If no other serious condition is found, a trial of antacids may very well clear this up. Some ulcers are bacterial in origin, and a regimen of antibiotics for a few weeks may clear that up. ...Read more

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Could an endocrine disorder cause sudden significant sweating (face, back of neck, chest) a few times a day not related to menopause or prednisone?

Could an endocrine   disorder cause sudden significant sweating (face, back of neck, chest) a few times a day not related to menopause or prednisone?

Further testing.: Uncontrolled diabetes causes sweating. Increased thyroid function can increase sweating and the body temperature. Can be due to some medications used for anxiety or depression, specially in combination with other drugs . Infections or autoimmune disorders should be considered. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden onset of sever upper central abdominal pain?

What could cause a sudden onset of sever upper central abdominal pain?

Abdominal pain: The reasons could be anything simple from a muscle spasm in the abdominal wall to problems in the stomach such as an ulcer or a pancreatic or a gallbladder related problem. If this persists or is intermittent, you should talk to your doctor and request an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden onset of stuttering?

What could cause a sudden onset of stuttering?

Trauma: A traumatic event, especially an emotional one can produce a sudden onset of stuttering. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of chronic cough in an 8 year old?

What could be a cause of chronic cough in an 8 year old?

See below: Asthma, cystic fibrosis, allergy, bronchiectasis, ciliary dysfunction are some of the possibilities. Please see your doctor to determine the cause and treatment so that suffering and further damage may be curtailed. ...Read more

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What could cause chronic lower back stiffness symptoms in an 18 year old female?

What could cause chronic lower back stiffness symptoms in an 18 year old female?

Many things: Including an old injury, posture problems, not enough exercise, or to much of the same exercise causing an over use injury. Even vitamin d deficiency has been linked to lower back pain. ...Read more

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What disease produces an onset of confusion and memory loss in a middle-aged person?

What disease produces an onset of confusion and memory loss in a middle-aged person?

Could be : Early onset dementia. See a doctor or neuropsychologist for evaluation. They can set you on a track for a full diagnosis. ...Read more

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After a year of symptom onset of altered sensation and or perceived weakness in left leg and left arm with no change, how likely is it als? 20 male.

After a year of symptom onset of altered sensation and or perceived weakness in left leg and left arm with no change, how likely is it als? 20 male.

Rare: Check out the info sheet at the nih web site, http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/amyotrophiclateralsclerosis/detail_als.Htm. There are more common conditions that could produce the symptoms you describe. Als is very rare condition. You should definitely have a thorough evaluation to look for cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Could the loss of a kidney be a possible cause of cronic fatigue?

Could the loss of a kidney be a possible cause of cronic fatigue?

Chronic fatige: This is unlikely. Chronic fatigue has a whole lot of possibilities. Most peolpe do well with only one kidney ie kidney donors. Certailnly if your remaining kidney is failing and not working correctly this can cause fatigue with often swelling, sob and lab abnormalities. See your doctor. ...Read more