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2 Potential Significant Loss of Muscle Mass in the Arms Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Uterine Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors in the uterus. They are common in women of childbearing age.

    Treatment ranges from medication to surgical removal of the fibroid.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps), painful periods, irregular period
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes widespread pain, tenderness, and fatigue.

    Fibromyalgia is generally a lifelong condition

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, arthralgias or myalgias, anxiety, depressed mood, headache
    Symptoms that always occur with fibromyalgia:
    arthralgias or myalgias
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Significant Loss of Muscle Mass in the Arms

  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?
  • Q.About your [shoulder], do you notice any of the following?
  • Q.About your [upper arm], do you notice:
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?

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Significant Loss of Muscle Mass in the Arms Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced significant loss of muscle mass in the arms have also experienced:

    • 10% Fatigue
    • 3% Muscle Aches
    • 2% Nausea
  • People who have experienced significant loss of muscle mass in the arms were most often matched with:

    • 3% Fibromyalgia
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