Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Muscle Spasming and Worsening Weakness 59 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 59 conditions that can cause Muscle Spasming and Worsening Weakness.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Muscle Spasming and Worsening Weakness.
  1. Muscle Strains
  2. Tension Headache
There are 14 somewhat common conditions that can cause Muscle Spasming and Worsening Weakness.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Drug Toxicity
  3. Endemic Goiter
  4. Fibromyalgia
  5. Grave's Disease
  6. Heat Illness
  7. Herniated Disk
  8. Hyperthyroidism
  9. Jellyfish Stings
  10. Neck Injury
  11. Peripheral Neuropathy
  12. Pregnancy
  13. Sciatica
  14. Spinal Subluxation
There are 16 uncommon conditions that can cause Muscle Spasming and Worsening Weakness.
  1. Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  2. Black Widow Spider Bite
  3. Celiac Sprue
  4. Electrolyte Imbalance
  5. Heat Exhaustion
  6. Hypernatremia
  7. Hypokalemia
  8. Hyponatremia
  9. Multiple Sclerosis
  10. Peripheral Vascular Disease
  11. Pernicious Anemia
  12. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  13. Spinal Cord Injury
  14. Theophylline Toxicity
  15. Tonic Clonic Seizure
  16. Type 1 Diabetes
There are 27 rare conditions that can cause Muscle Spasming and Worsening Weakness.
  1. Adrenoleukodystrophy
  2. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  3. Anhidrosis
  4. Autonomic Hyperreflexia
  5. Bartter's Syndrome
  6. Beriberi
  7. Cerebral Palsy
  8. Cholera
  9. Coarctation of the Aorta
  10. De Quervain's Thyroiditis
  11. End Stage Renal Disease
  12. Hydrocephalus
  13. Hyperpituitarism
  14. Hypoparathyroidism
  15. Insecticide Inhalation
  16. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  17. Medullary Cystic Disease
  18. Neck Fracture
  19. Polio
  20. Rabies
  21. Rhabdomyolysis
  22. Rheumatic Fever
  23. Spina Bifida
  24. Spinal Stenosis
  25. Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH
  26. Tay-Sachs Disease
  27. Toxoplasmosis

Last Updated: Mar 1, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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