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2,348 Possible Causes for Difficulty Raising Arms, Electrolyte Imbalance, Weakness after Climbing Stairs

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Muscle weakness in the shoulders, upper arms, upper back, and lower legs Difficulty raising the arms or lifting objects because of muscle weakness in the shoulders and back[webmd.com] As time goes by, there may be muscle weakness which causes difficulty with running, climbing stairs or walking long distances.[treat-nmd.eu] They have great difficulty in climbing stairs due to weakness of the muscles. The gait is often affected leading to toe-walking gait.[symptoma.com]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Because of progressive proximal muscle weakness, patients may have difficulty climbing stairs, getting out of a low chair, and raising their arms.[emedicine.medscape.com] imbalances, alterations in glucose levels) Nutrition: Daily weights, appetite, food tolerance, food preference, response to diet teaching, calorie count if indicated Emotional[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] neurological assessment, cardiopulmonary assessment, wound healing, signs of infection (fever, wound drainage, productive cough), important laboratory deviations (serious electrolyte[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Polymyositis

    SYMPTOMS Proximal muscle weakness of both upper and lower limbs causes Difficulty in raising arms,lifting objects and combing hairs Difficulty in climbing and descending[de.slideshare.net] & have to be careful on stairs & ladders (don't tell the Professors who are looking after me that I climb ladders) They know.I am very positive & determined not to let it[steadyhealth.com] The etiology includes autoimmune conditions, genetic disorders, medications, electrolyte imbalances, endocrine disorders, and infections.[atmph.org]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    Proximal weakness in upper limbs may manifest with difficulty in raising the arms or reaching for high objects.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] and liver panel (complete metabolic panel) Genetic screens Sequential multiple analysis-7 (renal function and electrolyte imbalances) Some possible tests for sensation such[dovemed.com] Weakness of lower limb muscles may result in the following difficulties: walking, climbing stairs, walking on uneven surfaces, and stumbling over small objects.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    raising arms above one's head (0.19 (0.10-0.28)) were all associated with increased functional impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] that worsens after resting – for example, symptoms may be most severe when getting up in the morning fatigue (or tiredness) difficulty sleeping difficulty raising arms above[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] The majority of newly diagnosed PMR patients reported no or minimal functional difficulty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Electrolyte Imbalance
  • Muscular Dystrophy

    ; Shoulder blades that “wing” out; Difficulty raising arm above shoulder height; Foot drop (foot dorsiflexion weakness); Weak lower abdominal muscles, “pregnant” belly; Loss[fshsociety.org] The person has difficulty raising the arms because of shoulder and arm muscle weakness. Weakness of the lower legs is possible as the disorder gets worse.[web.archive.org] The first symptom may be difficulty in raising the arms.[britannica.com]

    Missing: Electrolyte Imbalance
  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Symptoms include fatigue, weakness, muscular pain in upper arms, difficulty walking, burning, numbness or tingling sensations in the limbs (peripheral paresthesia), dry mouth[encyclopedia.com] Six cases of diarrheal NB in our hospital treated from 1996 to 2006 were retrospectively analyzed, including characteristics such as electrolyte imbalance, pathologic features[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Watery diarrhea with subsequent dehydration and electrolyte imbalances may result from tumor-related secretion of prostaglandins or vasoactive intestinal peptide.[merckmanuals.com]

    Missing: Weakness after Climbing Stairs
  • Graves Disease

    imbalance Cooling blanket for hyperthermia Antiarrhythmics (eg, calcium channel blockers, adenosine , beta-blockers) if necessary for atrial fibrillation Treatment of underlying[msdmanuals.com] IV q 4 h (not to exceed 1 mg/min) under close monitoring A repeat 1-mg dose given after 2 min, if needed, or esmolol IV dextrose solutions Correction of dehydration and electrolyte[msdmanuals.com]

    Missing: Difficulty Raising Arms
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    imbalance and those due to altered carbohydrate metabolism. 3, 4 Hypercortical syndrome was described by Cushing in 1932, 5 and in the 1940s and 1950s, adrenocorticotropic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] imbalances.[journals.lww.com] Toxic effects associated with prolonged large dose corticosteroid therapy include fluid and electrolyte imbalance, hyperglycemia and glycosuria, increased susceptibility to[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Difficulty Raising Arms
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    The person may experience muscle weakness in their shoulders that makes it difficult to raise their arms above their head, hold their arms outstretched, or carry objects which[disabled-world.com] She began to experience proximal muscle weakness of both lower limbs without obvious inducement, which markedly increased when she climbed the stairs or stood up after squatting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Commonly as well as eventually, the person affected will experience difficulty with climbing stairs, as well as standing up from a squatting position to walk.[disabled-world.com]

    Missing: Electrolyte Imbalance

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