Acromegaly symptoms
Acromegaly

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unintentional weight gain occurs when you put on weight without increasing your consumption of food or liquid. It is often caused by: fluid retention abnormal growths constipation pregnancyUnintentional weight gain can be periodic
    Source:HLCMS
  • Joints are the parts of your body where your bones meet. Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body's joints. Joint pain is a common complaint, and does not typically require a hospital visit. Arthritis is
    Source:HLCMS
  • True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a signal through the spinal cord and nerves to a muscle.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Muscle weakness. Muscle strength reduced, muscular weakness, weak muscles. True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a sig...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Being tired is the familiar aftermath of physical exertion, prolonged labor or lack of sleep. When does being tired become a symptom of a condition? Fatigue, malaise, lassitude, exhaustion are all subtle variations of the same subjective feelings of not having enough energy to meet the demands of one's life.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Hoarseness , an abnormal change in your voice, is a common symptom often experienced with a dry, scratchy throat. If you are hoarse, you may have a raspy, weak, or airy quality to your voice that prevents you from making smooth vocal sounds. Th
    Source:HLCMS
  • Joints are the structures that connect two or more bones in your body. They are found in the hips, the knees, the hands, and many other parts of the body. Joints are surrounded and cushioned by soft tissues. Swelling occurs when fluid accumulates i
    Source:HLCMS
  • Excessive or unwanted hair that grows on a woman's body and face is called hirsutism . All women have facial and body hair, but this hair is usually very fine and light in color. The main difference between normal hair-often called "peach
    Source:HLCMS
  • The medical term for webbing of the fingers or toes is syndactyly . Webbed fingers and toes occur when tissue connects two or more digits together. In rare cases, the fingers or toes are connected by bone. According to the Boston Childrenmit123dv
    Source:HLCMS
  • Webbed fingers and toes, formally called syndactyly , is a condition that occurs when two or more fingers or toes are fused together by skin. In rare cases, the fingers or toes could be joined together by bone, blood vessels, muscles, or nerves.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Skin tags are small growths on the skin that can grow up to a half inch long. They are usually the same color as your skin, or slightly darker. Skin tags are composed of blood vessels and collagen fibers (a kind of protein) surrounded by skin. The
    Source:HLCMS
  • Prognathism refers to a protruding jaw. It is also called an extended chin or Habsburg jaw. The condition is usually a sign of an underlying condition. Talk to your doctor if you suspect your jaw is protruding.You have mandibular prognathism if
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seven out of 10 people in the U.S. have at least one headache per year, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). And it is estimated that 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Headaches are an important cause of days m
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fatigue is a term used to to describe the general overall feeling of tiredness and/or a lack of energy. Other words that are sometimes used in place of fatigue include exhaustion, weariness, and lethargy. According to the National Institutes of He
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pain is an unpleasant sensation triggered in the nervous system that can range from mild discomfort to unbearable agony. Pain receptors located throughout the body send electrical impulses via the spinal cord to the brain.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Arm pain is an unpleasant sensation ranging from mild discomfort to unbearable agony in either or both upper extremities of the body. The pain sensation can be due to actual injury, tissue damage or noxious stimulation of nerve fibers. Upper extre...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased, it can produce the feeling that “my hand fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Hand numbness is an abnormal sensation caused by an alteration in sensory nerve function. Numb hands, numbness in hands, hand paresthesias. Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Wrist pain is pain located in the wrist. It is often caused by carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Other causes include arthritis, injury, and gout. CTS is a common condition in which swelling in the wrist tightens around the median nerve. Swelling may o
    Source:HLCMS
  • Joint range of motion refers to both the distance a joint can move and the direction in which it can move. There are established ranges that are considered normal for various joints in the body. For example, according to The Merck Manual for Hea
    Source:HLCMS
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