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what causes the muscles of your body to stiffen

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Musculoskeletal: probably musculoskeletal in nature. Overuse that side of body?

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgardo Ordonez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle weakness: It is not possible to pinpoint what you have without a thorough evaluation of your symptoms and an examination. Please make an appointment to see a me ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Natural change: It's the way our bodies change with time. It's natural for the proportions of muscle to fat to shift in that direction as we age.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Lykins
25 years experience Family Medicine
Either one.: The pain could be due to muscle spasm, OR nerve pain. Sounds like it deserves more investigation by your doctor. In the meantime, make sure you are ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Also called: fasciculation. Twitching involves small muscle contractions.Muscles are made up of fibers your nerves control; stimulation or damange to a nerve may c ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Xarelto: The most common adverse reactions with Xarelto are bleeding complications, including major bleeding events. Fainting, itching, and muscle spasms have ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
TOTAL BODY?? tetanus: or very very severe chemical imbalance are the only things that come to mind. If you think you are having this you should either consult one of us or ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
The generic answer..: ....is always, "In medicine anything can cause anything at any time" though in this particular case I would be interested in knowing more about the se ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle tightness: It may be stress related . I think that relaxation exercises like Yoga may be of value
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