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278 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Thigh Weakness

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[netdoctor.co.uk] Possible Symptoms of PMR Impaired Range of mMotion Low fever Pain in shoulders (often first symptom), neck, hip or thigh Fatigue (tiredness, weakness, low energy) Loss of[geriatricpain.org] Climbing stairs or getting in or out of a car can also be painful. Pain at night is seen in some cases.[arthritis-health.com]

  • Polymyositis

    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[ninds.nih.gov] Weakness and visible wasting of the quadriceps muscles (the large muscles on the front part of the thighs.) Weakness of the lower leg muscles, below the knees.[my.clevelandclinic.org] […] in the quadriceps (main thigh muscles), weakness in the forearm muscles that flex the fingers, and weakness in the muscles below the knee, which can cause foot drop, making[nhs.uk]

  • Graves Disease

    Background Graves disease, named after Robert J. Graves, MD, [1] circa 1830s, is an autoimmune disease characterized by hyperthyroidism due to circulating autoantibodies. Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins (TSIs) bind to and activate thyrotropin receptors, causing the thyroid gland to grow and the thyroid follicles[…][emedicine.com]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    A steady decline led to mobilisation with a Zimmer frame and great difficulty climbing stairs.[pmj.bmj.com] Acute left thigh pain and weakness. Diabetic amyotrophy.", author "Gupta, {Neel D.} and Quan Nguyen and Enrique Palacios and Sarala Palliyath and Neitzschman, {Harold R.[utmb.influuent.utsystem.edu] climbing stairs.[e-arm.org]

  • 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] Typical symptoms of steroid myopathy are slowly progressive, proximal muscle weakness of shoulder muscles and of hip and thigh muscles with a symmetric distribution.[ard.bmj.com] As with patients with chronic steroid-induced myopathy, patients with these diseases have difficulty rising from chairs and climbing stairs.[livestrong.com]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    Weakness or loss of movement that can be more or less severe, including: Difficulty climbing stairs, walking, or lifting things Muscle pain Drooping of the head The need to[nlm.nih.gov] After diltiazem was prescribed, she began to feel systemic malaise and weakness in both thighs. She stopped taking diltiazem and the symptoms improved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He reports difficulty rising from seated position and difficulty climbing stairs. He denies any blurry vision or any rashes on his body.[medbullets.com]

  • Supination Injury

    Other causes are weak thigh muscles, soft knee cartilage, or flat feet.[orthofeet.com] The toes may also be affected and end up developing bunions or calluses Non-adaptive musculoskeletal problems especially in the calves, ankles, knees or outer thighs A weakness[runnerclick.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2B

    Age at onset ranged from 15 to 25 years with difficulty in climbing stairs, fatigue, weakness, and markedly elevated serum creatine kinase.[checkorphan.org] […] girdles with associated worsening thigh muscle weakness resulting in slight limitation of movement.[pubs.sciepub.com] LGMD1 patients may need to use walking aids, can have difficulties climbing stairs and lose the ability to walk.[mdfgauteng.org]

  • Muscular Dystrophy-Dystroglycanopathy Type C3

    LGMD1 patients may need to use walking aids, can have difficulties climbing stairs and lose the ability to walk.[mdfgauteng.org] […] girdles with associated worsening thigh muscle weakness resulting in slight limitation of movement.[pubs.sciepub.com] Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    You must: have pain in your lower back, buttocks, and thighs, with weakness in your lower extremities have continual nonradicular (not radiating from a nerve) pain have a[disabilitysecrets.com] You must have pseudoclaudication (pain in your lower back, buttocks, and thighs, with weakness in your lower extremities).[nolo.com]

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