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Progressive weakness: is a direct term for the inability to exert force with one's muscles to the degree that would be expected given the individual's general physical fitness. See detailed information below for a list of 44 causes of Progressive weakness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Progressive weakness mentioned in various sources:
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The following list of conditions have 'Progressive weakness' 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Progressive weakness based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Progressive weakness:
Weakness (3752 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Sick (5751 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Progressive weakness:
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (1 cause), Muscular dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Becker muscular dystrophy, Malnutrition (111 causes), Kwashiokar, Marasmus, Myasthenia gravis, Guillain Barre syndrome (5 causes)
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