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What are the tests for Muscle pain

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Muscle pain include:: Complete blood count, Comprehensive metabolic panel, Creatine kinase, Myoglobin, Urinalysis.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably: There are individuals who have gluten intolerance or sensitivity without positive lab tests.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Exam: Although costochrondritis (inflammation of the rib joints) can happen, asthma attack does not cause torn muscles. Suggest that you see your doctor an ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Banerian
Specializes in Radiology
Syrinx @ your age: It can be caused by several things such as muscular dystrophy (typically children), injury to the long thoracic nerve (would have to involve both sid ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Myositis : Could be a lot of different ones. Your physician can help clarify. Polymyositis is not painful so i would look at vasculitis or infiltrative types lik ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See derm: Lupus can involve the CNS but you would be expected to have other organ involvement as well. Lups is not associated with itching and thus a dermatolog ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
No: It takes a lot more to make the diagnosis of lupus, contact you local chapter of the lupus foundation for information.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Chest pains: Regardless the cause, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It i ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely: Have you seen a rheumatologist? The only symptom you really have is joint pain and that is not specific for lupus. The others do not count. The ANA c ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be: Lab work and your symptoms suggest an inflammatory disorder, however, without the expertise of a rheumatologist, a definitive diagnosis can't be made. ... Read More
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