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1,783 Possible Causes for Difficulty Raising Arms, Hemoglobin Decreased, Weakness after Climbing Stairs

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    raising arms above one's head (0.19 (0.10-0.28)) were all associated with increased functional impairment.[] […] 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[] The majority of newly diagnosed PMR patients reported no or minimal functional difficulty.[]

  • 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[] & 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[] The disease develops gradually over a period of 3 to 6 months with a variable impact on physical capacities: difficulty lifting objects, raising arms, kneeling, and climbing[]

  • Temporal Arteritis

    Temporal arteritis is a form of systemic vasculitis that involves branches of the carotid artery. Clinical features are headache, visual loss, ophthalmoplegia, jaw claudication, temporal headache, with tenderness and thickening on the affected temporal artery. We present 3 cases of tongue necrosis due to this[…][]

    Missing: Difficulty Raising Arms
  • Whipple Disease

    Article Navigation 1 Université de la Méditerranée, Unité des Rickettsies, URMITE CNRS-IRD UMR 6236, Faculté de Médecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille cedex 05, France 2 Pôle de Maladies Infectieuses, Marseille, France Search for other works by this author on: Jean-Christophe Lagier 1 Université de la[…][]

    Missing: Difficulty Raising Arms
  • Dermatomyositis

    Symptoms The muscle weakness may appear suddenly or develop slowly over weeks or months. may have difficulty raising arms over head, rising from a sitting position, and climbing[] Running, climbing stairs, sitting from a lying position or standing from a seated position may become difficult.[] The condition usually affects muscles in the thighs, upper arms, neck, and shoulders. A common sign is difficulty raising the arms.[]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    Patients may have difficulty raising their arms above their shoulders, climbing steps, or rising from a sitting position.[] Running, climbing stairs, sitting from a lying position or standing from a seated position may become difficult.[] Neck weakness may cause difficulty raising the head while recumbent.[]

  • 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.[] In laboratory findings the patient found to have decreased hemoglobin (8 g%), raised total leukocyte count (12,000) with raised polymorphs (80%), abnormal liver function ([] Blood count may show increased hemoglobin, increased neutrophils and decreased lymphocytes or eosinophils.[]

  • 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[] 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.[] The first symptom may be difficulty in raising the arms.[]

    Missing: Hemoglobin Decreased
  • Graves Disease

    […] after admission, the hemoglobin was 14.7 and the bilirubin had decreased to 3.6 mg/dL.[] The prednisone was tapered off over 3 months with continued stable hemoglobin levels and no evidence of recurrent hemolysis.[] The patient was started on prednisone 1 mg/kg with rapid improvement in his anemia and jaundice. 11 days after admission his hemoglobin has improved to 10.0 g/dL. 29 days[]

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  • 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[] As time goes by, there may be muscle weakness which causes difficulty with running, climbing stairs or walking long distances.[] They have great difficulty in climbing stairs due to weakness of the muscles. The gait is often affected leading to toe-walking gait.[]

    Missing: Hemoglobin Decreased

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