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Limb weakness

Limb weakness: Introduction

Limb weakness: A condition which is characterized by a feeling of weakness of the muscles of the limb. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Limb weakness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Limb weakness

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Limb weakness: Symptom Checker

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Limb weakness Treatments

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Limb weakness: Animations

Medications or substances causing Limb weakness:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Limb weakness as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Limb weakness: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Limb weakness may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Limb weakness

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Misdiagnosis and Limb weakness

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Limb weakness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Limb weakness

The list below shows some of the causes of Limb weakness mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Limb weakness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Limb weakness. Of the 21 causes of Limb weakness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 18 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Limb weakness:

The following list of conditions have 'Limb 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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Causes of Limb weakness Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Limb weakness:

    Medical Conditions associated with Limb weakness:

    Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Limb weakness:

    Weak legs (152 causes), Weak arms (100 causes), Weak knees, Ataxia spastic congenital miosis, Basilar impression primary, Chemical poisoning, Fibrocartilaginous embolism

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