Diseases / Medical Conditions What Causes Muscle Weakness?

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List of diseases that include muscle weakness as a symptom. Any major, well-known medical conditions associated with muscle weakness are included below, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Any maladies, sicknesses or illnesses with muscle weakness as a symptom can be seen below. For any real, further diagnosis of something you feel you might have, please consult a doctor. This list includes information about each disease, such as what risks are associated with it. Everything from Multiple sclerosis to Influenza is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What risks are associated with muscle weakness?" and "What disease can I have if I have muscle weakness?"

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Acromegaly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Snoring, Splenomegaly, Weight gain

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Acute tubular necrosis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Uremia, Anorexia, Coma

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech

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Avascular necrosis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Pain, Muscle weakness, Stiffness

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Paresthesia, Pain, Muscle weakness

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Cirrhosis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Jaundice, Fetor hepaticus, Gynecomastia

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Common cold is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Rhinitis, Shivering, Nasal congestion

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Cushing's syndrome is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Weight gain, Depression, Acne

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Dermatomyositis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Calcinosis, Dysphagia, Fatigue

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Diabetes insipidus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Dizziness, Coma, Dehydration

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Duchenne muscular dystrophy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Toe walking, Fatigue, Muscle contracture

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Gastric dumping syndrome is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Bloating, Nausea, Dizziness

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Gastroenteritis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Nausea, Flatulence, Anorexia

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Golfer's elbow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Paresthesia, Pain, Joint stiffness

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Graves' disease is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Polyphagia, Palpitation, Diplopia

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Guillain-Barré syndrome is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Dyspnea, Bulbar palsy, Lower motor neuron lesion

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Hepatitis E is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Jaundice, Nausea, Coma

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HTLV-I Infections is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Opportunistic infection, Myelopathy, Muscle weakness

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Human T-lymphotropic virus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Skin lesion, Opportunistic infection, Myelopathy

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Hypoparathyroidism is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Paresthesia, Cramp, Anxiety

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Hypothyroidism is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Gynecomastia, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Weight gain

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Influenza is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Watery eyes, Red eye, Fever

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Jaundice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Pale feces, Nausea, Jaundice

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Marchiafava-Bignami disease is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Apraxia, Coma, Incontinence

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Motor neuron disease is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Spasticity, Muscle weakness, Muscle atrophy

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Multiple sclerosis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Optic papillitis, Horner's syndrome, Dyspnea

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Muscular dystrophy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Dyspnea, Gait abnormality, Scoliosis

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Myasthenia gravis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, Dyspnea, Lower motor neuron lesion

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Neuropathy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Weak pulse, Cramp, Tremor

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Osteochondritis dissecans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Pain, Joint stiffness, Muscle weakness

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Osteomalacia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Paresthesia, Muscle weakness, Hypocalcaemia

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Pellagra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Dementia, Edema, Photodermatitis

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Polymyalgia rheumatica is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Anemia

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Polymyositis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Joint pain, Dysphagia, Muscle weakness

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Prediabetes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Polyphagia, Peripheral neuropathy, Fatigue

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Rett syndrome is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Short attention span, Scoliosis, Dyskinesia

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Rotator cuff tear is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Pain, Joint stiffness, Muscle weakness

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Somatization disorder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Bloating, Palpitation, Abdominal pain

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Spinal Tuberculosis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Night Sweats, Anorexia, Back pain

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Tennis elbow is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Pain, Joint stiffness, Fever

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Tertiary hyperparathyroidism is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Joint pain, Nausea, Depression

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Transient ischemic attack is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Vertigo, Dizziness, Gait abnormality

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Typhoid fever is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Fever

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Vertigo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Nausea, Vision disorder, Muscle weakness

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Wilson's disease is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list What Causes Muscle Weakness?
Hypouricemia, Jaundice, Edema