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Upper arm weakness: A decrease in the usual strength of the movements of the upper arm. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Upper arm weakness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Upper arm weakness:
Weakness (3752 causes), Upper arm symptoms (7 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Sick (5751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 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), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Upper arm weakness:
Arm weakness (100 causes), Arm pain (133 causes), Elbow weakness (16 causes), Shoulder weakness (16 causes), Shoulder pain (107 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Peripheral artery disease (22 causes), Peripheral neuropathy (299 causes), Tarsal tunnel syndrome (8 causes), Peripheral nerve trauma, Peripheral nerve compression, Sciatica (30 causes), Cold (712 causes), Cerebrovascular accident (192 causes), Impingement syndrome, Compartment syndrome (22 causes)
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