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Paralysis symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Paralysis symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Paralysis symptoms: facial paralysis, hemiparesis, sleep paralysis, jaw paralysis, Leg paralysis, partial paralysis, total paralysis, muscle paralysis or other types.

Paralysis symptoms: Loss of body control and/or feeling. See detailed information below for a list of 385 causes of Paralysis symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Paralysis symptoms:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Paralysis symptoms. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Paralysis symptoms

Home Diagnostic Testing and Paralysis symptoms

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Causes of Types of Paralysis symptoms:

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Paralysis symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Paralysis symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Paralysis symptoms

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Message Boards for Paralysis symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Paralysis symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Paralysis symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Blood pressure - if blood pressure is high must consider a stroke (due to a cerebral hemorrhage, cerebral thrombosis or cerebral aneurysm).
    • Pulse rate and rhythm looking for atrial fibrillation which would suggest a cerebral embolism as a cause of a stroke
    • Cardiovascular examination looking especially for murmur and an enlarged heart
    • Listen for a carotid artery bruit which can indicate narrowing of the arteries to brain and thus risk factor of stroke
    • Full neurological examination to help determine the site or level of the lesion in the brain or spinal cord that caused the paralysis. Neurological examination must include cranial nerve examination, examination of tone, power, reflexes, coordination and sensation of both the upper and lower limbs looking for signs of a stroke, brain tumor or multiple sclerosis
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Paralysis symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Paralysis symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Paralysis symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

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Paralysis symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Paralysis symptoms

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Paralysis symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Paralysis symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Paralysis symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Paralysis symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Paralysis symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Paralysis symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Paralysis symptoms. Of the 385 causes of Paralysis symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 18 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 19 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 350 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Paralysis symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Paralysis symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Paralysis symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Paralysis symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Paralysis symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Paralysis symptoms based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Paralysis symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Paralysis symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Paralysis symptoms:

    Subtypes of Paralysis symptoms:

    Facial paralysis (70 causes), Hemiparesis (47 causes), Sleep paralysis (9 causes), Jaw paralysis (13 causes), Leg paralysis (33 causes), Partial paralysis (4 causes), Total paralysis (2 causes), Muscle paralysis (26 causes), Spastic paralysis (14 causes), Paraplegia (80 causes), Quadriparesis (11 causes), Flaccid paralysis (12 causes), Ankle paralysis (16 causes), Arm paralysis (29 causes), Back paralysis (19 causes), Elbow paralysis (13 causes), Eye paralysis (31 causes), Eyelid paralysis (14 causes), Finger paralysis (15 causes), Foot paralysis (16 causes), Knee paralysis (13 causes), Thigh Paralysis (15 causes), Vocal cord paralysis (24 causes), Wrist paralysis (15 causes), Hemiplegia (55 causes), Bell's palsy (9 causes), 7th cranial nerve palsy (12 causes), Acquired facial paralysis in children (13 causes), Asymmetrical paralysis in the legs (11 causes), Cerebral palsy in children (9 causes), Complete hemifacial weakness (7 causes), Contralateral paralysis (8 causes), Cranial nerve palsies (62 causes), Cranial nerve palsy (108 causes), Double elevator palsy in children (7 causes), Extraocular muscle palsies of both eyes (11 causes), Extraocular muscle palsies of one eye (11 causes), Facial palsy (44 causes), Facial paralysis in children (23 causes), Facial paralysis in newborns (7 causes), Feet paralysis (3 causes), Foot paralysis in children (5 causes), Guillain-Barre syndrome (5 causes), Gastroparesis (23 causes), Gastroparesis in children (3 causes), Handlebar palsy (1 cause), Hemiparesis in children (20 causes), Hemiplegia in in children (24 causes), Hoyne's signs (2 causes), Inability to move (11 causes), Inability to move extremities (21 causes), Loss of limb function (21 causes), Monoplegia (15 causes), Ocular and facial palsies (30 causes), Oculomotor palsy (23 causes), Oculomotor palsy due to diabetes (3 causes), Oculomotor palsy due to multiple sclerosis (2 causes), Ophthalmoplegia (43 causes), Ophthalmoplegia in both eyes (6 causes), Ophthalmoplegia in children (9 causes), Paralysis of the chest wall muscles (6 causes), Paralysis of the muscles in the trunk (35 causes), Paralysis of the muscles of the extremities (11 causes), Progressive bulbar palsy (9 causes), Progressive external ophthalmoplegia (2 causes), Quadriplegia (36 causes), Radial nerve palsy (4 causes), Respiratory muscle paralysis (28 causes), Spastic hemiplegia (14 causes), Unilateral paralysis (11 causes), Unilateral paresis (11 causes), Upgaze palsy in children (4 causes), Sudden onset of GB syndrome (9 causes), Asymmetrical paralysis of the lower limbs (6 causes), Gradual onset of progressive bulbar palsy (6 causes), Sudden onset of bulbar palsy (8 causes), Sudden onset of pseudobulbar palsy (5 causes), Sudden onset of oculomotor palsy with contralateral hemiplegia (1 cause), Sudden onset of asymmetrical paralysis of the legs (11 causes), Sudden onset of cranial nerve dysfunction (11 causes), Ophthalmoplegia as present in acute congestive glaucoma (11 causes), Paralysing weakness in the muscles of the extremities (17 causes), Sudden onset of facial diplegia (5 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Paralysis symptoms:

    Weakness (3752 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Paralysis symptoms:

    Numbness (497 causes), Weakness (3752 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Collapse (105 causes), Hemiparesis (47 causes), Facial paralysis (70 causes), Loss of movements, Moror symptoms, Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Memory loss (142 causes), Sensory loss, Light touch, Pin prick, Two point discrimination, Proprioception (17 causes)

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