Muscle weakness in my thigh why?

Muscle weakness x 1. weakness on one side, in one muscle group, could be due to injury or something called radiculopathy. The latter is a pinched nerve root in the lower back. It may also cause pain or numbness. If you have pain, numbness and weakness on one side, in one muscle group, radiculopathy is the likely answer.

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I have localize numbness in one of my thighs. Size of a base ball. It goes down to my muscle but I have no pain. No muscle weakness. What could it be?

Meralgia Paresthetic. Sensory nerve that feels the front of the thigh. Most often seen in diabetics and obese people. Also, workers with heavy belts can get this. To cure, you should understand the cause. If it is bothersome, a simple nerve block can help. Read more...
Femoral cutaneous. It high possible you sustained femoral cutaneous nerve injury or impingement. The site of impingement usually over your lower abdominal wall or groin area. It happens often for obesity person due to abdominal wall folding or tight belt applying. Read more...

Muscle weakness&burnin in buttock, thigh, knee, calf. Stiffness N weakness upon standing esp morning. Blood test normal (vitD3 15).Can D3 alone be the cause?

More than D. Treating D is important because low D can cause weakness, but it would not cause all of your other complaints. You will need to have a have an evaluation and to clarify this pain and weakness. Read more...

Body aches off and on. Pain fel in fingers, hands, thigh, calf, forearms, knees. No muscle weakness. 2 weeks now. 25 yo/F. what tests shld I ask for?

Systemic arthralgias. You are a little old for JRA but the hunt begins with a physical of hands and feet, shin swelling? fever, weight loss, fatigue/ eye problems, heart problems, stiffness, local heat? Tests: Hand and spit x-ray including SI joints, rheumatoid panel blood tests. Pray that all these are negative and it is just an allergic reaction. Read more...
Multiple Pains. It is difficult to determine any single test, or series of tests based upon a short description. General pains require separation and an inciting event. 1) Type of pain; Sharp, stabbing or dull, deep toothache 2) What makes it better, 3) What makes it worse 4) Is it constant or intermittent? and 5) Severity based on a scale which is subjective. No test is definitive; the history is everything. Read more...

Is LEMS likely to cause nutritional deficiencies. Had muscle weakness thighs/arms for 18 months and what looks like malabsorption. Any ideas?

LEMS. Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder. I am unaware that malbsorption is specifically its cause. However, a malabsorption problem would aggravate it. I good source to explore this is Immunolabs. They have a great web site about malabsorption . Hope that helps. Read more...

Why would a person get muscle weakness in the leg?

Nerve&muscle damage. Any type of nerve injury in your lower spine or in your leg can cause muscle weakness. Muscle diseases can lead to weakness. Sometimes brain conditions lead to muscle weakness, too. A detailed neurological exam can identify the likely area of damage. Read more...
There can be many . Reasons - a nerve impingement can cause this, a stroke can cause this, side effects of medication can cause this. For example, I have see it in some cholesterol lowering medications. Best to be checked out by a doctor if you have these symptoms. Read more...

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...