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A 17-year-old male asked:

Why are my muscles and joints suddenly sore? its been 12 days. i used to run 10 kms and workout daily and suddenly my joints in knees and elbows started to hurt.. now even walking leaves my legs dead.. which never happened before along with jointpain?

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Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Muscle,joint pain: When you notice muscle and joint pain that affects both upper and lower extremities or your back or a large area of your body, it is important to check with your doctor to investigate other possibilities like viral infections or other diseases that can present themselves with muscle and joint pain. A basic history and physical examination and laboratory testing can help with this evaluation.

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