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What is the definition or description of: Hip muscle weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Hip muscle weakness?

Difficulty with post: Hip flexors bend your legs upward. Extensors, your buttock muscles hold you up once eect and move you forward, Flexor weakness can make it hard to stand from lying or sitting. Extensor weakness on one side creates a "hip" limp where the body swings over the center of gravity to compensate. When present on both sides, standing erect becomes very difficult. ...Read more

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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What disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, bone loss?

What disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, bone loss?

Hip pain: Your symptoms are not unique to one problem or disease. You should see a rheumatologist to get a diagnosis if your family doctor is unsure of the cause. ...Read more

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I have muscle weakness in hand and stabbing pain above right hip, what to do?

I have muscle weakness in hand and stabbing pain above right hip, what to do?

If new weakness: And new stabbing pain above right hip, go to emergency room. ...Read more

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Which disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, hair and tooth loss, & light & heat sensitivity?

Which disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, hair and tooth loss, & light & heat sensitivity?

Possible thyroid: You might have a thyroid problem. You should see your physician to get a physical and blood test. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

Therapy: After removing any possible reversible causes from the equation, I would recommend therapy for strengthening. ...Read more

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24 years old female having generalised muscle weakness cant walk much or move. Waht possible she iss having? What the treatment?

24 years old female having generalised muscle weakness cant walk much or move. Waht possible she iss having? What the treatment?

Many causes: There are a lot of causes including muscular, neurologic and hormonal disorders. She needs to see a board certified neurologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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All of a sudden had muscle weakness in leg and can't walk/run/drive (6mnths) for long time. CPK is 184IU/L and sr cr which used to be 0.9 is now 1.2.

All of a sudden had muscle weakness in leg and can't walk/run/drive (6mnths) for long time. CPK is 184IU/L and sr cr which used to be 0.9 is now 1.2.

You need and exam: Clearly, something has changed in you at least with respect with the strength in one limb and since it hasn't gotten any better over a long period of time you should have it looked it by a doctor. I am also concerned about the increased serum creatinine....but have you tried drinking water in generous amounts? Sometimes, a person gets a bit dehyrated and those numbers bump a bit. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pressure in my ribs that stays for about a week and then goes away for a day or two on both sides, muscle weakness. And diharrea but t?

I have a lot of pressure in my ribs that stays for about a week and then goes away for a day or two on both sides, muscle weakness. And diharrea but t?

GI gas?: Gas or pressure in the colon as it runs up along the top of the abdomen can cause pain that radiates into the lower rib cage. If you have intermittent bouts of diarrehea / constipation you may have colitis or irritable bowel syndrome. Try some probiotics and see your Family Doctor or urgent care for evaluation ...Read more

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Does muscle weakness in children always have an underlining condition or cause?

Does muscle weakness in children always have an underlining condition or cause?

Usually: Children should not be displaying muscle weakness. There is often a cause. See a pediatric neurologist for the best diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can one-sided muscle weakness/wasting be?

What can one-sided muscle weakness/wasting be?

Many Possibilities: Weakness and wasting on one side can be caused by a number of things, including intervertebral disc disease, intervertebral foraminal stenosis. These irritate or with enough degeneration can cause decreased function in the nerve, which eventually causes strength or wasting issues. There are more potential causes, so it is advisable to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Does hypo or hyperkalemia cause muscle weakness?

Does hypo or hyperkalemia cause muscle weakness?

Hypo: Potassium is needed to help muscle function. Without enough potassium, there is a change in the conduction of cells within a muscle. This change can lead to cramping, weakness and even heart arrythmias. People who have poor diets or who take diuretics "water pills" can develop hypokalemia more often. ...Read more

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What causes muscle weakness and not affect the nervous system?

What causes muscle weakness and not affect the nervous system?

Tough one: There are several categories of possibilities: viral illness, statin cholesterol medications, diabetes (high or low glucose) low thyroid, muscular dystrophy, low potassium or low calcium levels, low protein diet to name a few... ...Read more

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Does heat make muscle weakness or muscle heaviness feel worse?

Does heat make muscle weakness or muscle heaviness feel worse?

Yes, it can: In many cases, ambient heat can exacerbate underlying metabolic and endocrine dysfnctns, but many chronic neurological disorders can cause fatigue and increased weakness in presence of elevated temperatures. If you are unduly sensitive, might certainly check thyroid and hematological fnctns to start. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Mild muscle weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Mild muscle weakness?

Physical exam: This is usually determined by a physical exam and doing manual muscle testing This is usually scored out of 5. The lower the number the more severe the weakness: typically between 4-5 would be consider mild and are typically grading with plus and minus as well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Episodic muscle weakness?

Temporary: Weakness in the muscles that cones and then goes. In other words, the weakness is temporary. A Tia (mini stroke) is just one example of a condition that can cause an episodic muscle weakness. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Temporary muscle weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Temporary muscle weakness?

Transient weakness: Neurologically, transient weakness. Can occur with fatigue due to metabolic disorders or myasthenia gravis, or related to rare condition like periodic paralysis. More commonly, transient blood clots (TIAs), seizure, or migraine can cause temporary weakness but usually with other symptoms as well. ...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


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Hip Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Hip flexors bend your legs upward. Extensors, your buttock muscles hold you up once eect and move you forward, Flexor weakness can make it hard to stand from lying or sitting. Extensor weakness on one side creates a "hip" limp where the body swings over the center of gravity to compensate. When present on both sides, standing ...Read more