Nerve Weakness

Nerve weakness is the result of a damaged or destroyed nerve cell or neuron. The associated pain is often described to be stabbing, pricking, stinging, burning, and tingling in nature. It is referred to as neuropathic pain. Diabetes, multiple sclerosis, pancreatic cancer, trauma, shingles, vitamin B deficiency, spinal arthritis, etc., are some causes. A healthy nervous system can be achieved by eating a healthy diet rich in calcium, potassium, and vitamin B12. Exercise, yoga, and stretching can strengthen the nervous system.

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I have tightness on my left side of my body and feel difficulty while swallowing. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having crazy, unexplained symptoms for over a year, such as weakness and tightness in my left arm, side of neck, and face choking gagging sensation, and feeling like my body is crashing from not eating. But the difficulty in swallowing is the worst one. I have been through...  Read Full »


Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your records and history (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your pain symptoms seem related to gastric issues or neuromuscular involvement due to vitamin B12 deficiency. It might be related to myelosuppression due to compromised nut...  Read Full »

Will dieting to become slim when not overweight cause dizziness?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is 23-year-old. She has a 3-year-old baby. She is healthy only. For the past two months, she is on a diet to reduce weight. She is not overweight. But she wants a slim body, so she is trying to reduce it. But for the past two days, she feels dizziness frequently (two hours, once di...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will help you regarding it. Many reasons can make you feel dizzy. Dieting may lead to a deficiency of certain nutrients leading to general weakness. It can also cause reduced blood sugar levels, which can manifest as dizziness. I ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for numbness on the right side of my face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing numbness on the right side of my face, near my mouth and cheek, sometimes on my forehead in between eyebrows. I am not on any medication. I had a full neurological examination as part of a routine check up five months ago, and there was nothing abnormal. I do...  Read Full »


Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let us analyze your symptoms. You have numbness on the right side of your face, mainly the mouth and cheek. Also, you have it on your forehead between the eyebrows. Now the nerve supply to the face is on each half by one sided nerve. If it is crossing the midline as ...  Read Full »

Will physiotherapy or traction help in my back pain and weakness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 66-year-old male. I am on a pacemaker for the past 18 years (non-MRI-compatible, dual-chamber with full dependence on a pacemaker). I weigh about 78-80 kg. I have back pain for several years, but I have severe back pain for the past month, and my left leg muscles went flaccid. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Renjit George Marcus

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about what you are going through from the details of your symptoms and your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In my opinion, the best option would be to undergo a microscopic discectomy or an endoscopic decompression o...  Read Full »

Whenever I get erection, my penile tip remains soft. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, Whenever my penis gets erect, the tip part of my penis does not get hard, and it remains soft. I am having this problem for the past three to four weeks.  Read Full »


Dr. Rohit Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The penis is made of three muscles that get filled with blood at the time of erection. The glans penis, or the tip, is the most sensitive portion that receives the maximum blood supply. It seems there has been an injury to the muscle or the nerve supplying the glans...  Read Full »

Why is mom not able to walk?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 83 years old. She is suffering from hypertension. She is taking Tazloc 40 mg bd since six to seven years. Of late, she cannot walk on her own. Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, difficulty to walk could be due to many conditions. I have listed them below. Weakness of bones or fracture in her hip bones. Considering her age she can have weakness of bones due to calcium or vitamin D deficiency or due to disease like osteoporosis. This...  Read Full »

What is the reason for burning senation in the waist?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning sensation in my waist. I want to know the cause and the treatment for it.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Burning sensation in and around the waist or torso can indicate a lot of things. It can indicate an allergic reaction, but that seems less likely in your case. Mostly it can point to nerve weakness, which occurs due to vitamin deficiency. I will advise you to get you...  Read Full »

What can be done for motor and sensory nerve weakness in an AIDP patient?

Query: Hello doctor, My hands and legs are very weak for the past two years. The doctor diagnosed that I have AIDP or Guillian-barre syndrome. He gave me some medicines such as Methylcobalamin and other supplements and in the acute 12 IV injections of Cobalamin and I am recovering but I think very slowly....  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. AIDP or GBS is an autoimmune disease. Which can be primary or also can be secondary other autoimmune diseases. As you are telling that you are recovering, it is a good thing. There is no medicine for rapid recovery after six months. Only medication available is for s...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for giddiness and high BP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. My weight is 70 kg and height is 5'6". I have some giddiness problem for the past two years. Doctors termed it as excessive stress, anxiety and tension. Before four months I had giddiness and high BP. Then at times I feel like taking long breaths and weakness in legs. M...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the data you have posted. Some things are important in what you said. First diagnosis of hypertension HTN at 22 years of age has to be seriously looked into unless there is strong family history for the same. For the diagnosis of HTN three offi...  Read Full »

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