Spinal Cord Injury symptomsSpinal Cord Injury
Symptoms could include:
- General Weakness
- Urinary Incontinence
- Shortness of Breath
- Muscle Spasticity
- Fecal Incontinence
- Involuntary Movements
- Excessive sweating
- Impaired Sensation
- Stopped Breathing
- Stops Breathing
- Erection Problems
- Loss of Control of Movement
- Cannot Sustain an Erection
- Spasm of Bladder
- Chronic pain
- High Blood Pressure
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Muscle spasms
- Low Blood Pressure
- Arm Pain
- Muscle Rigidity
- Increase In Blood Pressure
- Moist Skin
- Choking Sensation
- Change In Bowel Habit
- Unable to Take Deep Breaths
- Chokes When Swallowing
- Aimless Movement
Weakness is the feeling of body fatigue (tiredness). A person experiencing weakness may not be able to move that part of their body properly or they may experience tremors (uncontrollable movement or twitches) in the area of weakness. Some pe
Urinary incontinence is a loss of control of the bladder. In some cases, it may result in a total loss of the bladder's contents or it may just cause minor leakage. The condition may be temporary or chronic, depending on its cause. Incont
Numbness and tingling are unusual prickling sensations that can happen in any part of your body, but they are generally noticed in hands, feet, arms, and legs. Many things can cause the feeling of numbness and tingling, including sitting with you
Breathing difficulties make you feel as though you cannot get enough air. Mild breathing problems, such as fatigue following an aerobics class, are not a concern. Frequently occurring shortness of breath or sudden, intense breathing difficulty ma
When your muscles contract, become stiff, or spasm involuntarily, it is called spasticity . Spasticity can make it difficult to walk, move, or talk. It can be uncomfortable and painful at times. Spasticity occurs when the nerve impulses that cont
Bowel incontinence, also called fecal incontinence, is a loss of bowel control that results in involuntary fecal elimination. Severity can range from an infrequent involuntary passage of small amounts of stool to a total loss of bowel control. Som
Uncontrollable movement refers to involuntary motions in an individual. They may also be referred to as involuntary body movements. You can experience these movements in almost any part of the body, including the neck, face, and limbs. There are
Impaired sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. Changes in sensations are often subjective and difficult to describe, that is, experienced by the patient but difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
It is not uncommon to become short of breath after physical activities or during moments of extreme stress. However, if you have difficulty breathing after lying down, this may be a sign or side effect of a serious medical condition. Certain disea
When men become sexually aroused, a number of hormones, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels all work in conjunction with one another to signal an erection. Nerve signals, sent from the brain to the penis, stimulate muscles to relax. This, in turn,
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
Hypertension, or high blood pressure (HBP), increases the risk of heart attack, stroke & other health problems. Learn HBP symptoms & get treatment under an MD's care.
According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, constipation is one of the most common digestive problems in the U.S, with more than four million Americans every year complaining of frequent constipation. (
An estimated 15 to 30 million men are affected by erectile dysfunction and frequent ED can be a sign of a bigger medical problem that needs attention.
Charley horse is another name for a muscle spasm. Charley horses can occur in virtually any muscle, but they are most common in the legs. These spasms are marked by extremely uncomfortable muscle contractions. The muscles don't relax for
Bedwetting is the loss of bladder control during the night. The medical term for bedwetting is nocturnal enuresis or enuresis. Bedwetting can be an embarrassing issue, but in many cases, it is perfectly normal. The American Academy of Child and
Hypotension is low blood pressure. Your blood pushes against your arteries with each heartbeat. The pushing of the blood against the artery walls is called blood pressure. Low blood pressure is good in most cases. Sometimes, however, low blood p
Choking occurs when an object, food, or liquid becomes lodged in the throat. Children often choke as a result of placing foreign objects into their mouths. Adults normally choke due to breathing in fumes or eating or drinking too rapidly. Most pe
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.
Muscle rigidity is an alteration of muscle tone in which the muscles are in an involuntary state of continual tension. Muscle rigidity can be a manifestation of neurological damage (basal ganglia diseases) or a side effect of certain medications.
Moist skin is an indication that the body is sweating (perspiring). Perspiration is the release of liquid from the sweat glands of the body, a normal body function to help the body stay cool.
Bowel movements normally occur at approximately the same time each day. The feces (stool) itself should be soft enough that it can be passed without straining.
Aimless movements can be a symptom of a primary or secondary movement disorder, side effect of a medication, psychiatric disturbance or dementia. Aimless or purposeless movement is therefore a significant symptom requiring evaluation by a physician to determine the origin of the problem.