Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Weak Arms (both arms) 62 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 62 conditions that can cause Weak Arms (both arms).

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There is 1 common condition that can cause Weak Arms (both arms).
  1. Muscle Strains
There are 6 somewhat common conditions that can cause Weak Arms (both arms).
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Endemic Goiter
  3. Fibromyalgia
  4. Neck Injury
  5. Peripheral Neuropathy
  6. Spinal Subluxation
There are 15 uncommon conditions that can cause Weak Arms (both arms).
  1. Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  2. Bacterial Endocarditis
  3. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  4. Electrolyte Imbalance
  5. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  6. Hypokalemia
  7. Hypothyroidism
  8. Lead Poisoning
  9. Megaloblastic Anemia
  10. Multiple Sclerosis
  11. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  12. Scuba Injuries
  13. Spinal Cord Injury
  14. Statin Myopathy
  15. Thyroiditis
There are 40 rare conditions that can cause Weak Arms (both arms).
  1. Acute Intermittent Porphyria
  2. Aldosteronism
  3. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  4. Aplastic Anemia
  5. Bartter's Syndrome
  6. Botulism
  7. Chiari Malformation
  8. Chordoma
  9. Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  10. Ciguatera
  11. Dermatomyositis
  12. Epidural Compression Syndrome
  13. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  14. Hyperparathyroidism
  15. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  16. Leprosy
  17. Muscular Dystrophy
  18. Myasthenia Gravis
  19. Neck Fracture
  20. Nephrotic Syndrome
  21. Neurosyphilis
  22. Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  23. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  24. Polio
  25. Polymyositis
  26. Porphyria
  27. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  28. Rabies
  29. Rhabdomyolysis
  30. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  31. Spina Bifida
  32. Spinal Cord Tumor
  33. Spinal Stenosis
  34. Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH
  35. Syphilis
  36. Tay-Sachs Disease
  37. Tick Paralysis
  38. Toxoplasmosis
  39. Transverse Myelitis
  40. Vascular Brain Tumors

Last Updated: Nov 30, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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