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IM LOSING MUSCLE IN MY ARMS AND LEGS. WHAT COULD BE WRONG

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I'M LOSING MUSCLE IN MY ARMS AND LEGS. WHAT COULD BE WRONG WITH ME AND WHAT KIND OF PHYSICIAN SHOULD I SEE? THANK YOU...
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 6 years ago.

Anthony Bray MD :

Hello!

Anthony Bray MD :

You might start with your primary care doctor to begin checking into your symptom. There are some different directions that this could go.

JACUSTOMER-olhbmq08- :

I'm here

Anthony Bray MD :

Cushing's syndrome is due to an over-production of cortisol. This can produce muscle wasting.Similarly if you took steroids for some reasson then this may do it.

JACUSTOMER-olhbmq08- :

what are some reasons that might be the cause for this?

Anthony Bray MD :

Certain muscle diseases can lead to muscle tissue loss and weakness.

JACUSTOMER-olhbmq08- :

I've never taken anything

Anthony Bray MD :

Neuromuscular disease such as muscular dystrophy is a potential cause.

Anthony Bray MD :

Do you have any muscle pain?

JACUSTOMER-olhbmq08- :

none

JACUSTOMER-olhbmq08- :

I can actually see my legs begin to shrink and loose skin on my forearms

Anthony Bray MD :

I would recommend that you start with either family medicine or internal medicien but depending on results it could lead to needing to see an endocrinologist(in the case of Cushing's) or a neurologist or potentially a rheumatologist.

Anthony Bray MD :

To some extent you may be seeing some age related changes...

JACUSTOMER-olhbmq08- :

okay, thank you

Anthony Bray MD :

You are very welcome!

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Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 6 years ago.

 

 

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