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What causes muscle weakness and not affect the nervous system?

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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.
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In brief: 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.
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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Overall weakness?

You don't say whether this is generalized or localized weakness.
I think you mean causes for weakness not neurologically related. Immobilization, primary muscle pathology.

In brief: Overall weakness?

You don't say whether this is generalized or localized weakness.
I think you mean causes for weakness not neurologically related. Immobilization, primary muscle pathology.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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