Symptom: Muscle weakness


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Muscle weakness: Weakness of the muscles or loss of tone
Detailed cause information for symptom: Muscle weakness:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Muscle weakness (28 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Muscle weakness (204 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Muscle weakness (20 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Muscle weakness: fatigue (232)
    Symptoms related to Muscle weakness: paralysis (65), seizure (119), muscle spasm (0), muscle pain (54), muscle cramps (14), weakness (227)
    Muscle weakness type of: Muscle symptoms (208), Weakness (227)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Muscle weakness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Muscle weakness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Muscle weakness: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle weakness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acromegaly ... fatigue
  • Addiction ... fatigue
  • Addison's Disease ... muscle weakness, fatigue
  • African Sleeping sickness ... extreme fatigue
  • Alkalosis ... muscle weakness
  • Alpers Syndrome ... hypotonia (low muscle tone)
  • Amphetamines ... fatigue
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... persistent fatigue, muscle weakness
  • Anemia ... fatigue
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis ... fatigue
  • Aplastic anemia ... fatigue
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis ... fatigue
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... muscular weakness

    B

  • Bipolar disorder ... lack of energy
  • Botulism food poisoning ... muscle weakness, major muscle weakness
  • Brainerd diarrhea ... fatigue
  • Bronchiolitis ... fatigue
  • Brucellosis ... physical weakness

    C

  • Canavan disease ... floppiness
  • Celiac Disease ... fatigue
  • Cerebral Atrophy ... muscle weakness
  • Cerebral Palsy ... floppy baby
  • Chemical pneumonia ... fatigue
  • Chiari Malformation ... muscle weakness in the head and face
  • Cholera ... muscle weakness
  • Chorea ... muscle weakness
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ... persistent fatigue, fatigue from exertion, fatigue, intermittent fatigue
  • Chronic Hepatitis C ... Fatigue
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy ... fatigue
  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... Fatigue
  • Classic childhood ALD ... fatigue
  • Cocaine ... lack of energy
  • Coffin-Lowry syndrome ... hypotonia
  • Colorectal Polyps ... fatigue
  • Common migraine ... fatigue
  • Congestive Heart Failure ... fatigue
  • Cor pulmonale ... tiring easily
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis ... fatigue
  • Cryptosporiosis ... fatigue
  • Cushing's syndrome ... muscle weakness, fatigue, weak muscles
  • Cyclosporiasis ... fatigue
  • Cytomegalovirus ... fatigue

    D

  • Decompression sickness ... muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Dehydration ... muscle weakness, Fatigue
  • Depression ... lack of energy
  • Depressive disorders ... lack of energy
  • Dermatomyositis ... muscle weakness, upper leg muscle weakness, fatigue, upper arm muscle weakness
  • Diabetes ... muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Diarrhea ... Fatigue
  • Dientamoeba fragilis ... fatigue
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy ... fatigue
  • Down Syndrome ... hypotonia
  • Dysthymia ... lack of energy, feelings of fatigue
  • Dystonias ... muscle weakness after exertion

    E

  • East African Trypanosomiasis ... extreme fatigue
  • Ebola ... fatigue
  • Ecstasy ... fatigue
  • Encephalitis ... muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Extradural hematoma ... muscle weakness

    F

  • Fibromyalgia ... fatigue
  • Flu ... fatigue
  • Food poisoning ... fatigue
  • Friedreich's ataxia ... muscle weakness

    G

  • Gastrinoma ... fatigue
  • Gaucher Disease ... fatigue
  • Generalized anxiety disorder ... fatigue
  • Glomerulonephritis ... fatigue
  • Goodpasture syndrome ... fatigue
  • Graves Disease ... muscular weakness
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome ... progressive muscle weakness
  • Gulf War syndrome ... chronic fatigue

    H

  • Hangover ... fatigue
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Heart attack ... extreme fatigue
  • Heart block ... fatigue
  • Heart failure ... fatigue
  • Heat exhaustion ... fatigue
  • Heatstroke ... fatigue
  • Hemochromatosis ... lack of energy, chronic fatigue, fatigue
  • Hepatitis ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis A ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis B ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis C ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis D ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis E ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis X ... fatigue
  • HIV/AIDS ... lack of energy, extreme fatigue, fatigue
  • Hodgkin's Disease ... fatigue
  • Hookworm ... fatigue
  • Hypercalcemia ... muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome ... Fatigue
  • Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis ... episodic muscle weakness
  • Hyperparathyroidism ... fatigue
  • Hyperthyroidism ... muscular weakness
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ... fatigue from exertion, fatigue
  • Hypokalemic periodic paralysis ... episodic muscle weakness, muscle weakness after exercise

    I

  • Inclusion Body Myositis ... distal muscle weakness, progressive muscle weakness, proximal muscle weakness
  • Infant botulism food poisoning ... muscle weakness, floppy baby
  • Infantile Refsum Disease ... hypotonia (decreased muscle tone)
  • Insomnia ... fatigue
  • Interstitial lung disease ... fatigue
  • Iron deficiency anemia ... fatigue

    J

  • Joubert Syndrome ... hypotonia

    K

  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome ... mild skeletal muscle weakness
  • Kidney Cancer ... Fatigue
  • Kidney failure ... fatigue

    L

  • Leukemia ... fatigue
  • Liver cancer ... fatigue
  • Lung cancer ... Fatigue
  • Lupus ... extreme fatigue, fatigue
  • Lyme disease ... muscle weakness, severe fatigue, fatigue
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... muscle weakness
  • Lymphoma ... persistent fatigue

    M

  • Malabsorption ... fatigue
  • Malaria ... fatigue
  • Marfan syndrome ... fatigue
  • Meningitis ... poor muscle tone
  • Menorrhagia ... fatigue
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy ... hypotonia (low muscle tone)
  • Miller Fisher Syndrome ... generalized muscle weakness
  • Mitochondrial diseases ... muscle weakness, muscle fatigue
  • Mobius syndrome ... low muscle tone
  • Mononucleosis ... fatigue
  • Motor neuron diseases ... progressive muscle weakness
  • Mountain sickness ... fatigue
  • Multifocal motor neuropathy ... muscle weakness
  • Multiple Myeloma ... muscle weakness, fatigue, fatigue
  • Multiple Sclerosis ... muscle weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis ... limb muscle weakness, muscle weakness
  • Mycobacterium avium Complex ... fatigue
  • Myopathy ... muscle weakness

    N

  • Narcolepsy ... temporary muscle weakness
  • Neonatal ALD ... hypotonia (low muscle tone)
  • Neonatal myasthenia ... floppiness
  • Neuronal Migration Disorders ... hypotonia (reduced muscle tone)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma ... fatigue

    O

  • Obstructive sleep apnea ... loss of energy
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Opsoclonus Myoclonus ... hypotonia (decreased muscle tone)
  • Osteoarthritis ... fatigue
  • Osteomalacia ... muscle weakness
  • Ovarian Cancer ... loss of energy

    P

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... fatigue
  • Periodic Paralyses ... episodic muscle weakness
  • Pernicious anemia ... fatigue
  • Polio ... muscle weakness
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica ... fatigue
  • Porencephaly ... hypotonia (low muscle tone)
  • Porphyria ... muscle weakness
  • Post-polio syndrome ... progressive muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... low energy
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis ... fatigue
  • Primary insomnia ... fatigue
  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis ... progressive muscle weakness
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis ... fatigue
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy ... muscle weakness
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis ... fatigue

    R

  • Repetitive Motion Disorders ... muscle weakness
  • Repetitive Strain Injury ... muscle weakness
  • Restless Legs Syndrome ... fatigue
  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy ... fatigue
  • Rett's syndrome ... Hypotonia (loss of muscle tone)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... afternoon fatigue, fatigue

    S

  • Sarcoidosis ... fatigue
  • Schilder's Disease ... muscle weakness
  • Schizencephaly ... reduced muscle tone (hypotonicity)
  • Septo-Optic Dysplasia ... hypotonia (low muscle tone)
  • Sick sinus syndrome ... fatigue
  • Sickle Cell Anemia ... fatigue
  • Silicosis ... fatigue
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... extreme fatigue
  • Sleep apnea ... loss of energy
  • Small Intestine Cancer ... fatigue
  • Soto's Syndrome ... hypotonia
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy ... muscle weakness
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy type I ... hypotonia, floppy baby
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II ... hypotonia
  • Spondylosis ... muscle weakness
  • Stomach cancer ... fatigue
  • Strain ... muscle weakness
  • Subdural hematoma ... muscle weakness, one-sided muscle weakness
  • Sydenham chorea ... hypotonia (decreased muscle tone), muscle weakness
  • Syphilis ... fatigue

    T

  • Temporal arteritis ... fatigue
  • Thalassemia ... fatigue
  • Thyroid disorders ... muscular weakness
  • Tick paralysis ... muscle weakness
  • Toxoplasmosis ... one-sided muscle weakness
  • Trichinosis ... muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Tropical Spastic Paraparesis ... progressive muscle weakness
  • Tuberculosis ... fatigue
  • Type 2 diabetes ... muscle weakness, fatigue

    U

  • Ulcerative colitis ... Fatigue
  • Uremia ... loss of energy
  • Urinary tract infections ... fatigue

    V

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers ... fatigue
  • Viral Hepatitis ... fatigue
  • Viral meningitis ... poor muscle tone

    W

  • West African Trypanosomiasis ... extreme fatigue
  • Whiplash ... fatigue
  • Whipple's Disease ... fatigue
  • Wilson's Disease ... muscle weakness

    Z

  • Zellweger Syndrome ... floppy baby
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome ... fatigue
    Conditions listing complications: Muscle weakness: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle weakness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    B

  • Balance disorders ... fatigue
  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy ... muscle weakness
  • Botulism food poisoning ... chronic fatigue
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... muscle tone problems
  • Brucellosis ... chronic fatigue

    D

  • Dengue fever ... fatigue
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy ... muscle weakness
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy ... muscle weakness

    G

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome ... permanent muscle weakness

    H

  • Hearing Impairment ... fatigue
  • Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis ... permanent muscle weakness

    L

  • Lyme disease ... persistent fatigue, severe fatigue

    M

  • Marijuana ... loss of energy
  • Mononucleosis ... Chronic fatigue syndrome

    O

  • Osteoarthritis ... fatigue

    P

  • Polio ... permanent muscle weakness

    S

  • Short Bowel Syndrome ... fatigue
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... fatigue
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... muscle weakness

    T

  • Thrombocytopenia ... fatigue


    Last revised: Nov 3, 2003

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