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46 Possible Causes for Difficulty Raising Arms, Night Sweats

  • 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] Other clues are fatigue, weight loss, a slight temperature, night sweats and feeling unwell.[saga.co.uk] […] 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]

  • Stroke

    Arm weakness. One arm will feel weak or numb. When asked to raise both arms, one of the person’s arms will drift downward. Speech difficulty.[saebo.com] "If we had a night like we had against Dallas four years ago nobody [outside the team] would care," Stephen Curry said.[espn.com] Arm weakness Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one drift downward? Speech difficulty Is speech slurred or hard to understand?[everydayhealth.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]

  • Goiter

    Symptoms of goiter include: Swelling of the thyroid gland in the front of the neck A feeling of tightness in the throat Hoarseness Dizziness when arms are raised above the[mountsinai.org] sweats Thyrotoxicosis, often followed by hypothyroidism Toxic adenoma and toxic multinodular goiter Benign thyroid tumor(s) Nodular goiter Hyperthyroidism Goiter and thyroid[endocrine.surgery.ucsf.edu] […] are raised above the head Other, less common symptoms include: Difficulty breathing (shortness of breath) Coughing Wheezing (due to squeezing of the windpipe) Difficulty[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Muscle Strain

    One hot summer night I was running low on electrolytes: too much sweating, not enough salt intake.[painscience.com] For example, in a full rotator cuff tear, it is often impossible to raise the arm over the head.[builtlean.com] Depending on the degree of the tear (i.e. partial/minor versus full), there will be varying levels of difficulty in moving the muscle.[builtlean.com]

  • Hairy Cell Leukemia

    In this form of MD, the facial and shoulder muscles are always affected, causing difficulties in whistling, closing the eyes tightly or raising the arms.[web.archive.org] A 65 years old man was admitted with multiple lymphadenopathy, weight loss, night sweats and fatigue for 2 months. He had been treated for bladder cancer 2 years ago.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] sweats, fatigue, weight loss.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Neuropathy

    , and difficulty raising the arms above the shoulders.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] ability to detect touch, pressure, temperature, and vibration If autonomic nerves are affected, symptoms may include: Blurred vision; slow pupil reaction, which affects night[labtestsonline.org.uk] […] to detect touch, pressure, temperature, and vibration If autonomic nerves are affected, signs and symptoms may include: Blurred vision; slow pupil reaction, which affects night[labtestsonline.org]

  • Frozen Shoulder

    It is used to relieve disorders where there is shoulder pain accompanied by difficulty raising the arm, as occurs with frozen shoulder.[itmonline.org] sweats Key points Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa, a closed, fluid-filled sac that works as a cushion and gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body[cedars-sinai.edu] You may feel this when you: Reach up toward the sky with both arms. Reach your arms out straight in front of you. Raise your arms out to the sides of your body.[familydoctor.org]

  • Syphilitic Arthritis

    Pain and tenderness are great, and there is difficulty in raising the arm.[britannica.com] The next day, these symptoms were worse, and chilliness and night sweats developed. He began a two-day course of treatment with azithromycin. . . .[nejm.org] sweats with severe pains in the muscles and joints Polymyalgia rheumatica – an inflammatory condition causing muscle pain and stiffness usually of the shoulder region Pott's[news-medical.net]

  • Joint Subluxation

    sweats.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] There is difficulty in raising the arm overhead. A fullness will be noted on the upper anterior arm that will be tender during palpation.[chiro.org] […] rheumatoid arthritis, you may have simultaneous pain in other joints in your body With a joint infection, there may be redness over the joint and you may have fever, chills, or night[orthoinfo.aaos.org]

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