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364 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Fatigue

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[netdoctor.co.uk] Other symptoms may include fever, weight loss, night sweats, depression, fatigue, and a general feeling of being ill.[arthritis.webmd.com] Associated symptoms include low-grade fever, malaise, fatigue, low mood, poor appetite, and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[cedars-sinai.edu] Symptoms may include: Fatigue Learning difficulties (the IQ can be below 75) Intellectual disability (possible, but does not get worse over time) Muscle weakness: Begins in[medlineplus.gov] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Tiring quickly with exertion[chop.edu]

  • Polymyositis

    climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting above the shoulder Joint pain or muscle tenderness Difficulty swallowing Shortness of breath Fatigue General malaise[tuh.templehealth.org] Muscle weakness versus fatigue It may be easy to confuse muscle weakness with the general feeling of tiredness and weariness caused by fatigue.[dmpmandyou.com] Progressive muscle weakness starts in the proximal muscles (muscles closest to the trunk of the body) which eventually leads to difficulties climbing stairs, rising from a[childneurologyfoundation.org]

  • Graves Disease

    A 46 year-old female patient presented to the hospital with ongoing and progressively increasing fatigue, severe nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, palpitations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She suffered from thirst and fatigue for one month. Her serum calcium (a) levels were 19.0 mg/dL, and she was diagnosed with hypercalcemic crisis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One week after the treatment, she presented with severe pain in the anterior neck with radiation to the angle of the jaw associated with fatigue, tremor and odynophagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    The patient presents with complaints like difficulty in getting up, climbing stairs or buttoning a shirt.[symptoma.com] 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] Patients report difficulty walking, climbing stairs, arising from a chair, and may fall, or they may complain of reduced manual dexterity (trouble buttoning shirts, pulling[dx.doi.org]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[news-medical.net] […] the case of a 69-year-old man with a new diagnosis of dermatomyositis who was referred to a tertiary institution with an 8-month history of rash, proximal muscle weakness, fatigue[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle weakness versus fatigue It may be easy to confuse muscle weakness with the general feeling of tiredness and weariness caused by fatigue.[dmpmandyou.com]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    Raised bumps on knuckes Gradual muscle weakness (often in the neck, shoulders, trunk, back or hips) Difficulty with everyday activities, such as climbing stairs, standing[my.clevelandclinic.org] When a child becomes irritable, fatigued, reluctant to socialize, and the face becomes flushed easily, physicians refer to this constellation of symptoms as "misery."[en.wikipedia.org] […] in climbing stairs or combing hair, progressing to an inability to roll over in bed.[ijpd.in]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    climbing stairs Frequent falls Scapular winging Respiratory Frequent infections Respiratory insufficiency Cardio-respiratory failure (death) Respiratory failure/insufficiency[cuh.nhs.uk] Disorder or Manic Depression, Panic Disorder, schizophrenia, autism, head trauma, memory loss, low iq, mental retardation, learning disability, epilepsy, cancer, chronic fatigue[disability-claims.net] Snapshot A 16-year-old male presents with fatigue and muscle cramps.[medbullets.com]

  • Steroid Myopathy

    Her headaches are gone, but she has difficulty climbing stairs and getting up form a chair.Her blood pressure is 120/70mm Hg, pulse 82/min and respiration are 12/min.Physical[forums.studentdoctor.net] We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition. Last updated: May 12, 2019[patientslikeme.com] As with patients with chronic steroid-induced myopathy, patients with these diseases have difficulty rising from chairs and climbing stairs.[livestrong.com]

  • Whipple Disease

    A 72-year-old man presented with a 6-month history of dysphagia, fatigue, 60-lb weight loss, and central nervous system (CNS) deficits.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His recent symptoms included persistent fatigue, weight loss, fever, and arthralgias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include diarrhea, intestinal bleeding, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, and weakness.[wakegastro.com]

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