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Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Overview)

Generalized soreness/ pain of the body.


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Achy body headache?

Achy body headache?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grindgin, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
219 doctors shared insights

Body Aches (Overview)

Generalized soreness/ pain of the body.


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Unhealthy lifestyle working online from home 16 hr/day, will it causes body aches?

Unhealthy lifestyle working online from home 16 hr/day, will it causes body aches?

Absolutely: Something tells me that you already know the answer to this question. Sitting in front of a computer 16 hours per day is not good for your body. We are not meant to sit for hours on end. We are meant to get up and move. If this is your work, you should consider some form of activity and exercise to counter the effects of sitting so much. Even changing to a standing desk will help. ...Read more

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Fever body pain?

Fever body pain?

Needs exam: We are unable to give any sort of meaningful response to this; we need more context, but more importantly, it sounds like you need an exam by a doctor in person. ...Read more

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Head ache, stomach ache, body aches, no fever?

Head ache, stomach ache, body aches,  no fever?

No fever?: Not yet, sounds like a virus see how you do in the next few days before seeing doctor. ...Read more

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Body aches fever weak snuffy nose?

Body aches fever weak snuffy nose?

Possible influenza: Your symptoms sound very suspicious for influenza, and since it is epidemic around the country right now, that takes it to the top of the list. It is not unusual for symptoms to persist for up to 10 days. If you are past the first couple of days, there are no meds that are going to do much to shorten that duration. Take Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) for body aches, listen to your body and get extra rest. ...Read more

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What does a high sed rate mean? Body aches and fatigue

What does a high sed rate mean? Body aches and fatigue

Hello. : Hello. A sed rate is another term for an erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr). It is a test that can help detect inflammation (acute or chronic). However, it is a nonspecific test, so the ESR could be elevated for many different reasons to include infections, cancers, and autoimmune diseases. Your doctor will no doubt use this piece of information combined with results of other lab tests, your medical history and your physical examination to help determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes body aches and pain, chillsno fever?

Viral infection: A virus can cause all of your symptoms described above. So can other causes but if this is simply a new onset complaint then it is likely a viral infection. Worst case scenario is to see your doctor for an influenza swab although we are technically out of the season. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat body aches caused by the flu?

Analgesics: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen help with body aches (myalgias), but incompletely effective. If <48hrs, dr. Might give tamiflu. Try a warm bath, vaporizer, lots of fluids, throat lozenges. Influenza is a miserable illness. If you haven't been vaccinated, i'd advise you to get it. There are 3 strains of influenza-so, you could theroretically get influenza 2 more times this season. Ugh! ...Read more

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I have diarrhea again body aches sore throat sore eyes headache and feverish I have low GFR is it worth going to the doctor to get treated early?

I have diarrhea again body aches sore throat sore eyes headache and feverish I have low GFR is it worth going to the doctor to get treated early?

YES: These symptoms may point to an "auto-immune"disorder and i suggest consultation with dr.Could also be "flu", but your mention of "again" and the low GFR is bothersome. ...Read more

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Shivers headache fever aching body?

Shivers headache fever aching body?

INFLUENZA A signs: These are signs of influenza: fever/chills/aches/headache and cough. Influenza a is epidemic right now. In the northwest influenza a began 2 weeks ago and dozens of cases came through my office (mostly children) last week. So take tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain/fever and push fluids and get rest! if you have a 'stiff neck' --consider meningitis (viral or bacterial) and get seen right away! hang in there! ...Read more

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Have back pain and body aches head ache?

Generic: Those are very generic symptoms, and you didn't specify how long they've been going on. This could range from the flu to anything else. ...Read more

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Fever, shaking, nausea, fatigue, headache, chills, sweats, body aches?

Fever, shaking, nausea, fatigue, headache, chills, sweats, body aches?

Maybe influenza.: According to mayo clinic flu sxs may include “fever over 100f (38c), aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, chills ; sweats, headache, dry cough, fatigue and weakness, nasal congestion.”. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for constant body aches?

How can I get treatment for constant body aches?

First diagnosis: Body aches can result from autoimmune disease (polymyositis), psychologic disease (depression), increased pain perception (fibromyalgia), certain infections, etc. The treatments differ greatly. Start with your general doctor to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Fatigue nauseated body aches feel weak ?

Fatigue nauseated body aches feel weak ?

Vague symptoms: These symptoms are non-specific and can occur with a very wide array of illnesses. It really sounds as if you should be seen and evaluated by a physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Coughing body aches chest congestion?

Coughing body aches chest congestion?

Likely bronchitis...: Your symptoms sound like acute bronchitis. If there is no significant fever, it is likely due to a virus so antibiotics are ineffective. This could also be the flu, which is also due to a virus. Trestment is aimed at relieving symptoms while the virus runs its course in a few days. See your doctor if symptoms worsen or you experience shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Fever, chills, headache, sore throat, body aches, fatigue? diagnosis?

Fever,  chills,  headache,  sore throat,  body aches,  fatigue? diagnosis?

May be influenza: Although not the season for the flu, the description of the symptoms are fairly typical for viral infection. Assuming that you are otherwise healthy and not exposed to other infectious agents or traveled outside of the US recently, these symptoms usually will pass in a week. Meanwhile, drink plenty of fluids, take tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and aches and stay in bed. If anything gets worse, see your MD ...Read more

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Headashe, and 38.3 body temperature Sour trout, body pain ?

Headashe, and 38.3 body temperature
Sour trout, body pain
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Possible viral inf.: Temp + 100.9For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of body aches naturally?

Exercise: Exercise is the best way that i know of to get rid of body aches. If you have not been exercising for a while it is best to talk to your doctor to determine if it is safe for you to start an exercise program. Pick a type of exercise that you enjoy. If exercise is a chore for you, you are not likely to stay with it. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Levin
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