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Progressive weakness

Progressive weakness: Introduction

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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Causes of Progressive weakness:

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

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Common Causes of Progressive weakness

Home Diagnostic Testing and Progressive weakness

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Progressive weakness: Symptom Checker

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Progressive weakness Treatments

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Progressive weakness: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Progressive weakness

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Progressive weakness: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Progressive weakness

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety of different more »

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Progressive weakness: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Detailed list of causes of Progressive weakness

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

How Common are these Causes of Progressive 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 Progressive weakness. Of the 44 causes of Progressive weakness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 36 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Progressive weakness:

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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Conditions listing medical complications: Progressive weakness:

The following list of medical conditions have Progressive weakness 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 Progressive weakness Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Progressive weakness 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?

    Classifications of Progressive weakness:

    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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    Medical News summaries about Progressive weakness

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Progressive weakness

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