A 56-year-old male asked:
What could be a reason for sharp muscle pains? i have taken stating meds for a few years, but pain started about a couple of years ago?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Goldmananswered
Rheumatology 57 years experience
Need more data: Where? Which muscles? How long the pain lasts? What makes it better and what makes it worse? As you can see we need to know more to help you. Possible causes - inflammed muscle, electrolyte imbalance, myofascial pain, but your evaluation will help define these possibilities.
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