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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Dr. Gary Wang answered
39 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain: Usually, there should be disturbance of your own pain control mechanism. The most common is outside narcotics use inducing your own endorphine secreti ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neal Birnbaum
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Many possibilities: I suspect that you may have fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome with poor sleep, chronic fatigue, diffuse pain, and a variety of other symptoms. Ho ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See a neurologist: This is a rare neurological condition best evaluated by a neurologist.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
No- pain HURTS: Weakness is lack of STRENGTH...pain is not a prominent feature of weakness therefore, should not be considered weakness...just because people are les ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Muscle pain: This sounds very uncomfortable - -make an appt with your doctor for a physical exam and probably blood work asap.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Sterling
29 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve: Or in medical terms a cervical radiculopathy. It's treatable, so see your doctor, get examined, maybe an antiinflammatory or x-ray, and some physical ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle tension: Consider electrolyte imbalance such as calcium or magnesium.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randolph Rosarion
27 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Symptoms can be: similar but the pathology or cause is different. True SI joint pain does not actually compress the sciatic nerve but can irritate it. It causes pain ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Many conditions: There are many possibly conditions that can cause this group of symptoms. It could be as simple as the flu or as serious as an autoimmune disease suc ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Myalgia/spasm: the famous "knots in the neck and shoulders"- usually stress or tension related or related to poor form in exercise. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil, m ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Muscle spasm: There are many causes of neck and back pain including sprains, strains, and arthritis to name a few. Muscle rigidity or "muscle spasm" is often your ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
It can contribute: In as much as SLE makes one prone to certain types if peripheral neuropathy nerve entrapment syndromes (cervical radiculopathy, carpal tunnel etc) mig ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Possibilities: Not enough support from shoes, arthhritities as well as several opther conditions. See podiatrist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience in Neurology
Polyarthralgia: Polyarthralgia or pain in multiple joint could be seen in many rheumatological conditions. Headaches and muscle spasm may or may not be associated. Yo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Unclear Questions??: Please do not use abbreviations...They have different meaning to different folks!. Indicate your problem and question more clearly. What are these num ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience in Dentistry
Possibly could: Recommend bring checked out by your physician first. If your symptoms persist consult with your dentist as well. Hope this helps.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Different: Can be autoimmune disease, like rheumatoid arthritis, etc., gonorrhea, etc. Go to doctor, get a physical exam and some testing.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Too many to list: There are over 100 different types of arthritis or soft tissue causes for your pain. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue.
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Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Poor sleep: You really need to see your doctor so they can ask more questions, your symptoms are too vague to narrow down the causes to some usable direction. Or ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Then get the problem evaluated and treated.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Not usually: Common TMJ symptoms include pain/tenderness in the face, jaw, neck and shoulders, and around the ear when you chew, speak, or open your mouth; clickin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Shim
Dr. John Shim answered
40 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Large differential: At your young age, there are too many possibilities. Musculoskeletal sources such as back strain, disk protrusions are possible. But, with th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Many possible causes: Your symptoms focus on likely problems with upper back and neck muscles vs. the cervical spine and upper thoracic spinals areas. The problem could be ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
May have: You may have osteoarthritis in your spine with pinched nerves. See your doctor for further evaluation.
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