Weakness

Weakness, otherwise called asthenia, is the decline in muscle strength and feeling of tiredness. People usually experience a lack of energy due to flu, anemia, depression, sleep deprivation, uncontrolled diabetes, vitamin deficiency, cancer, and muscle injuries.

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How to treat the condition of weakness, dizziness and confusion present in my wife?

Query: My wife is experiencing weakness and dizziness. Her face is trembling, her right hand is shaking and she's experiencing some confusion. Her temperature is normal however. She's also been experiencing neck and back pain since yesterday. She is 31 years old. Her family has a history of diabetes, but s...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello Dear is there any history of vomiting? Any history of exposure to sun for exclusive time? Possible causes accordingly to your history 1. Heat stroke or heat exhaustion. 2. Cervical spondylosis with compressive neuropthy. 3. Acute febrile illness with generalised weakness. 4. Hypotension with g...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling weak with pain in legs and arms after having a ovarian cyst?

Query: I am feeling very week and unable to do daily works. Pain in arms and legs. hand are not gripping. Before 8 months, an extraordinary mass with fluid of 16cm was detected in my abdomen near uterus and ovaries. CT SCAN AND FNAC tests done and I take medicine about two months. in last ultrasound done b...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq I hope You are doing well. I understand your concern. You had an ovarian cyst, you have done FNAC and took some medications. I didn't get information about whether it was operated and removed, like to know more. I also needed information regarding what medication apart from...  Read Full »

Will decreased calcium levels cause muscle pain and weakness in the body?

Query: I have two questions? I have heital hernia, i was taking Rabeprazole for about an year. Now i have weekness and muscle pain. (6minths now) Sometimes i feel imbalance and dissy. 1st question is will it be an issue with my calcium level? What should o do to fix this issue? 2nd question - i am now ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq Thank you for writing and I understand your concern. 1) Yes sir if you have low levels of calcium then weakness and muscle pain can be associated with calcium but if you have tested your calcium and it’s normal then reason for your weakness can be others such as viral ...  Read Full »

Why was the patient treated for CVA even with normal scan reports?

Query: Hi doctor,The patient is a 79 year old male with a history of fall. CT and laboratory results showed NAD. But, the patient was treated for CVA. Now, the patient complains of numbness or paresis below waist. What would be the best option now?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. In my view, it is possible that the patient suffered TIA (transient ischemic attack) resulting in a fall and the vascular event was not detected on CT scan. I mean to say that although according to CT he does not need treatm...  Read Full »

Can masturbation negatively affect multiple sclerosis patients?

Query: Hi doctor, I got diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. I had my first attack one month ago. I felt weakness in my left arm, hand, fingers, left leg, foot, and toes. Also, I cannot control my finger movements. It kept getting worse every day until I could not move my ankles and my toes. I had a cortiso...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to learn about your condition, and I am glad you are getting good treatment. I wish you all the strength you need to lead an everyday life despite your MS (multiple sclerosis). As to your question: Masturbation does not affect your MS whatsoever. Of course...  Read Full »

I am suffering from extreme weakness even after a little bit of standing or walking. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from extreme weakness even after a little bit of standing or walking. I have undergone the LFT test result as follows. Alkaline phosphate 136 SGPT 60, SGOT 45, bilirubin 1.0, albumin 4.86, and protein 8.69. Also lipid profile result cholesterol 280, triglyceride is 150. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Harshul Gohel

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your blood investigation seems to be normal, not to worry. But higher level of cholesterol is seen. For your symptoms and high cholesterolFollow the instructions.  Read Full »

Why are there back pain, numbness in my legs, headache, memory loss, and weakness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41-year-old female of 5.2 feet and 58 kg. I have a history of back pain, numbness in both legs and body, feel like to be paralyzed with headache, memory loss, and weakness. I feel tired every day, and have pain in feet when start to step into the ground. Occasionally there is diff...  Read Full »


Dr. Shrikant Ega

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You probably have a prolapsed disc, which is causing a severe compression over the nerves. That is why you are feeling numb, paralyzed, and unable to perform. It would help if you underwent an x-ray and MRI of lumbosacral spine for further evaluation and treatment. In t...  Read Full »

How to treat chronic fatigue and weakness due to positive EBV?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had problems with chronic fatigue for the past 10 years. I was reading about EBV and the test came back positive. Can you review the attached report and give me analysis and next steps as far as testing and treatment?  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The positive IgG report can be due to past infection as well. To rule out recent infection, you need to investigate with IgM antibody estimation against EBV (Epstein-Barr virus). ...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling weak and cold with sneezing?

Query: from last two day I am feeling very weakness , some cold because I slept in the ac without t-shirt after taking a bath and also to inform you that 4 day ago I also donate blood .current situation is feeling very down ,weakness ,little bit of cold , and sneezing ,not having proper concentration on s...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query. These appear to be prodromal symptoms of a viral illness. Please take proper precaution on avoiding unnecessary exposure to risk factors catching cold. As far as your treatment, please complete the 5 days of antibiotic & Cheston cold. After that we could discuss need for furth...  Read Full »

I feel weak and rotating sensation of head with low BP. Is this neurological problem?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 76 years old. All my routine checks are normal except that my BP remains low many times 100/60. I feel weak, and my head is felt like rotating. Is it related to some neuro problems? Kindly advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms of low BP (blood pressure) and rotating sensation of the head can be related to a neurological problem. I need answers to the following questions. Do you have constipation or loose motion? Any slowness in walking and movements? Have you checked your diab...  Read Full »

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