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What Symptoms Can Be Associated With Muscle Spasm
Pain tightness: A muscle spasm is a painful over tightening of a muscle. It is most commonly caused when a muscle does not have an adequate supply of oxygen to perform the task that is being asked of it. Then it kind of seizes up and stops working until you can get some blood flowing into it again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle spasms are typically painful involuntary muscle contracures which can occur in any part of the body, such as the neck, back and legs. There are various causes of muscle spasms such as recent injury or trauma and dehydration. Typically, patients can modify activity, rest, stretch, utilize heat or ice for treatment of muscle spasms. Rarely, patients can also ...Read more
Specialist will help: Usually tight muscles, ligaments and tissue. See a musculoskeletal specialist, usually a doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) that specializes in omm (osteopathic manual medicine) or nmm (neuromuscular medicine) with a sports medicine background. You'll be given simple exercises, stretches and along with heat usually helps. ...Read more
Can ehler-Danlos cause painful muscle spasm? What age is someone typically diagnosed with Ehler-Danlos?
Indirectly, yes.: Ehler-Danlos syndrome is a genetic defect in the structure of collagen (or its building blocks). Collagen reenforces the connective tissue that provides strength and form to the soft tissues of our body. Abnormal collagen can cause weakness of muscles & joints, leaving them more prone to injury & pain. Milder cases are often overlooked until well into adolescence & beyond. Helpful? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are your thoughts on a high b12? Should the cause be investigated with symptoms such as spontaneous bruising, muscle atrophy, parathesias
Needs evaluation: B12 is not toxic so high B12 due to taking it is not bad. If someone has high B12 without taking it then it can be a sign of serious problems including liver & kidney disease, myelproliferative disorders including leukemia & polycythemia vera & hypereosinophilic syndrome. High B12 does not cause these but caused by them. Further tests are needed to find the underlying cause: http://bit.ly/1hVpCY7 ...Read more
Swelling,pain,bruisi: Swelling, tenderness, bruising, localized pain, limping, etc. ...Read more
It depends: Jaundice is a symptom of liver disease or hemolysis. Depending on the cause of the jaundice (assuming it is liver disease), associated symptoms could include nausea, vomiting, upper abdominal pain, weight loss, fever, pale grey stools, dark urine, and diffuse itching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The following cause or are associated with Muscle pain:: Adrenal suppression, Berger's disease, Chlamydia infection, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Common cold, Dermatomyositis, Dystonia, Ehlers Danlos syndrome, Ehrlichiosis, Familial Mediterranean fever, Hantavirus infection, Hyperparathyroidism, Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, Inflammation of lining of the heart, Leptospirosis, Malaria, Persistent pain, Polyarteritis nodosa, Rhabdomyolysis, Rocky mountain spotted fever, SARS, Sjogren's syndrome, South American trypanosomiasis, Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis, Swine Flu, Takayasu arteritis, Toxic shock syndrome, Trichinellosis, Vitamin B1 deficiency, West Nile Virus, Influenza, Anxiety disorder, Underactive thyroid, Mono, Stress headache, Muscle strain, Muscle tear, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Flu & Cold, Anxiety, Sprains and strains, Adrenal insufficiency, Campylobacter, Churg Strauss syndrome, Dengue fever, Scleroderma, Chronic pain, Eclampsia, Adrenal fatigue, Bubonic plague, Polymyositis, Myositis, Valley fever, Fever. ...Read more
Pain: Usually, there should be disturbance of your own pain control mechanism. The most common is outside narcotics use inducing your own endorphine secretion relatively or absolutely decreased. The treatment should use physical ways to stimulate your endorphine secretion. Acupuncture, heating, deep massage, exercise, recreating activity, sexual intercourse etc may induce your endorphine secretion. ...Read more
Many possibilities: The symptoms you present are not specific they may represent metabolic problems like thyroid or parathyroid disease, true arthritis, muscle disease and many other possibilities. If symptoms persist further evaluation needs be done see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the causes for recurrent chills with fever.Actually episodic and does stress can be a cause?
What techniques could be used to determine the cause of severe muscle weakness after only mild exercise?
Yes it is possible: Yes, there are muscles on your face and head and they can go into spasm much like any other muscle. It is less common than other areas of the body such as the back, but it is possible. Insufficient hydration is a cause of muscle spasms. See you pcp if the spasm is not going away. Hope that helps! ...Read more
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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