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87 Possible Causes for Absent Knee Reflex, Fatigue, Numbness of the Feet

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Knee and ankle jerk reflexes were absent. No abnormalities involving the cranial nerves were found.[omicsonline.org] We present a patient with CIDP in whom fatigue remained the only symptom, hereby stressing the importance of adding this disease to the differential diagnosis of fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CIDP often causes limb weakness but may just cause problems with balance from numbness in the feet and legs.[phoenixneurology.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an acquired disease of the neuromuscular junctions characterized by muscular weakness and fatigue, with a prevalence of 50-125 cases per million[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Of 19,075 occupation-eligible working adults included in the analysis, 1003 reported a physician diagnosis of diabetes; 38% of these reported numbness or tingling in feet[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Since 6 months ago, she often seemed like having less concentration or daydreaming, chronic fatigue, depression, and low food intake.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperkalemia

    It can cause: Muscle fatigue Weakness Paralysis Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) Nausea Jan. 11, 2018 References What is hyperkalemia? National Kidney Foundation. .[mayoclinic.org] Patients with moderate or severe hyperkalemia may also develop nervous symptoms such as tingling of the skin, numbness of the hands or feet, weakness, or a flaccid paralysis[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] It can cause: Muscle fatigue Weakness Paralysis Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) Nausea Nov. 18, 2011 References Laboratory reference values. Potassium values.[web.archive.org]

  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    Ankle reflexes are usually reduced or absent, and knee reflexes may also be reduced in some cases.[clinical.diabetesjournals.org] All these parameters give information regards muscle fatigue in correlation with muscle composition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The primary outcome measure was the change from baseline of the Total Symptom Score (TSS), including stabbing pain, burning pain, paresthesia, and asleep numbness of the feet[drperlmutter.com]

  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    Ankle reflexes are usually reduced or absent, and knee reflexes may also be reduced in some cases.[clinical.diabetesjournals.org] Burning, tingling, numbness to your feet?! Does this sound familiar? Are you a diabetic?[faant.com] The oral agents were associated with a significantly elevated risk of somnolence, dizziness, fatigue, and discontinuation because of AEs compared with placebo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    Deep tendon reflexes are reduced or absent.[aafp.org] Overexposure may cause fatigue, headaches, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and fever.[rarediseases.org] In some, the peripheral neuropathy can become severe leading to constant numbness in the hands or feet, especially for those who have had multiple doses of chemotherapy known[oncolink.org]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    […] else.. i suggest that because cancer patients also can develop severe neuropathy...) and as the liver is responsible for filtering blood, it becomes overwhlemed thus the fatigue[thisisms.com] The common signs and symptoms of alcohol neuropathy include: A sense of weakness in arms, legs, hands, and feet. Numbness in hands or feet.[learn-about-alcoholism.com] In my case I had numbness in the extremities, feet and hands (Peripheral Neuropathy).[alcoholism-solutions.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    A complication of severe chronic PA is subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord, which leads to distal sensory loss (posterior column), absent ankle reflex, increased[en.wikipedia.org] This can cause tingling and numbness in your hands and feet, muscle weakness, and loss of reflexes.[web.archive.org] Symptoms of pernicious anemia may include fatigue, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, jaundice or pallor, tingling and numbness of hands and feet, loss of appetite, diarrhea[rarediseases.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    […] or absent.[ispub.com] The clinical symptoms are weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath and neurologic abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 23-year-old man presented with weakness in the lower limbs, numbness in hands and feet over past 6 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    On presentation, 50% of patients have absent ankle reflexes with relative hyperreflexia at the knees. Plantars are initially flexor and later extensor.[web.archive.org] The most common symptoms of anemia are fatigue and an inability to focus. Gradually, one’s performance begins to decline and judgments become impaired.[the.ismaili] […] and tingling of hands and feet If the anemia gets worse, symptoms may include: Blue color to the whites of the eyes Brittle nails Desire to eat ice or other non-food things[medlineplus.gov]

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