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Doctor insights on: All Over Body Pain And Disc Degenerative Disease

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Are full body aches related to herniated disc?

Are full body aches related to herniated disc?

No: A herniated disc tends to cause localized pain or if a nerve is being compressed by a herniated disc pain can occur in an arm or leg. For example, if a disc is herniated in the neck, pain can radiate into an arm which we call a radiculopathy or radicular pain. If the herniated disc is in the lower back the pain can radiate into a leg and it can be severe. Full body aches are not related to a disc. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Definition)

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Are generalized body aches be related to herniated disc?

Are generalized body aches be related to herniated disc?

Only in Fibromyalgia: Disc herniation usually results in nerve impingement which causes shooting pain in the arms or legs affected by the specific nerve. Only scenario this can lead to diffuse pain in an overlap fibromyalgia syndrome where a constant pain generating source like herniated disc can causes a central pain sensitivity state. This leads to hypervigilance and pain awareness, felt throughout the body. ...Read more

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My husband takes 5 vicodin a day for body pain due to an autoimmune disease should I be worried?

My husband takes 5 vicodin a day for body pain due to an autoimmune disease should I be worried?

Vicodin: I assume he has chronic pain. Taking a short acting pain medication opioid for chronic pain is a bad idea. He should be placed on a baseline line long acting agent and then perhaps 2-3 short acting medications for any exacerbation of the pain if needed. ...Read more

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I have sickle cell disease and have frequent body aches I am 22 yrs old and I'm in pain but no fever, should I still go to the er?

Go to see your MD: Call your hematologist. If you can tolerate your pain - you can wait until you go to see your hematologist. You should follow up regularly with your hematologist and follow the recommendation to prevent you from getting too many crisis. If your pain is so unbearable then you should seek help- then you may want to go to urgent care or er- if you wish. ...Read more

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How to test for celiac disease? If I've celiac dis., how is related to my entire left body pain (found i’m vitamin d/b12 deficent)? Cure for celiac dis?

How to test for celiac disease? If I've celiac dis., how is related to my entire left body pain (found i’m vitamin d/b12 deficent)? Cure for celiac dis?

You would need...: To get tested by your primary care provider for gluten autoantibodies. After that, a biopsy from the small intestine would need to be done. If the diagnosis were confirmed, you can manage the symptoms of celiac disease by having a gluten free diet, but unfortunately there is no cure. ...Read more

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I am 30 years old and I have been experiencing swelling in my hands, chest discomfort, and body aches. Could this be signs of heart disease?

I am 30 years old and I have been experiencing swelling in my hands, chest discomfort, and body aches. Could this be signs of heart disease?

No: Heart disease does not cause swelling of the hands. More likely you have fluid retention related to hormonal influences. Body aches are a common complaint and non-specific. If they respond to Ibuprofen or naproxen, no further evaluation is indicated. Otherwise, a rheumatological diagnosis should be pursued. Best wishes, Elizabeth. ...Read more

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Can down feather pillows give any diseases since it's from birds? New couch with down pillows and throat has lump and feel body aches

Can down feather pillows give any diseases since it's from birds? New couch with down pillows and throat has lump and feel body aches

Allergies: Hello, normally people do not get any issues with feather pillows, because these feathers are treated. But if you have allergies to birds or feathers. You can still get some reaction to it. ...Read more

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Broken foot, boot cast, muscle disease etc., body aches/hurts tired from top to bottom! How do I adjust ¬ get weaker etc. Why does upper body hurt?

Broken foot, boot cast, muscle disease etc., body aches/hurts tired from top to bottom! How do I adjust ¬ get weaker etc. Why does upper body hurt?

If your not putting: Pressure on the foot then your body is not aligned properly and you end up exerting more energy and utilizing other body parts etc.... ...Read more

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I start having body pain and joint pain after I have something cold to drink or eat...Is that a health disorder.

I start having body pain and joint pain after I have something cold to drink or eat...Is that a health disorder.

Interesting: Other than an unusual cold induced reflex some people with fibromyalgia can experience musculoskeletal pain after eating certain foods or food of a certain temperature. Consult a rheumatologist if it continues. ...Read more

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I have sting/burning pain and pins and needles pain in both arm and legs and feet. What is this? I think it is a disk space n my neck or back? If this is true could I still play baseball? Could it get more damage from playing? ASAP, my body aches to

I have sting/burning pain and pins and needles pain in both arm and legs and feet. What is this? I think it is a disk space n my neck or back? If this is true could I still play baseball? Could it get more damage from playing? ASAP, my body aches to

LET'S SORT OUT: The symptoms over both arms and legs are very unlikely to be secondary to neck or back, and most likely are due to peripheral neuropathy, but I cannot exclude inflammatory problem within brain or spinal cord. Get neurological consult prior to resuming sports. ...Read more

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What is body pain?

Fibromyalgia: If you are asking about 'total body pain", it would be most probably related to a condition known as fibromyalgia. This is an aberrant sensitivity of body to normally non-painful stimuli. This disease is more common among women. Besides of pain it also has other disturbances, such as poor sleep, headaches, stomach ache, fatigue. ...Read more

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How to stop chronic body pain?

Why do you have it?: Is the question that must be answered. This will probably require an evaluation by a medical professional with a good history and physical. The number of things that can cause chronic body pain is extensive and includes arthritis, connective tissue diseases, depression or even fibromyalgia. Knowing the cause will allow you to treat it. ...Read more

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Amoxilina 500, is it good for body pain?

Amoxilina 500, is it good for body pain?

No.: This is an antibiotic. It helps to kill certain types of bacterial infections. There is no direct pain relieving property. Even if you have body pains from the flu, it will still not help, as that is caused by a virus. ...Read more

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Will shiatsu help left side of the body pain?

Possibly: That depends on the cause of your pain. Shiatsu is a form of finger pressure massage that has been used to treat problems like constipation, indigestion, arthritis, back & neck pain & injury recovery. It works by reducing obstructions in blood circulation, lymph drainage, nerve conduction and chi. It is very helpful in promoting relaxation and balance which is also helpful for pain. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for continues body pain?

Pain: Generalized body pain had multiple causes. The viral or bacterial infections should be excluded first. Metabolic causes, related to kidney, liver, adrenal function are the next. Blood and urine tests will give more information. I would recommend you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Body pain from eating, what can I do about that?

Body pain from eating, what can I do about that?

Question is not clea: What is your question. You have body pain from eating what?
Please rephrase your question. ...Read more

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I am feeling strong body pain? What are rhe reasons?

See physician: There are many and various illnesses which could cause such body pain. I can appreciate your concerned, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries.
Rec.: see your physician for physical, labs and imaging (if needed).
Take good care. ...Read more

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I am waking up everyday with body pain, is it normal?

Not necessarily: You need to be evaluated. It can be many possibilities. Muscle disease, arthritis are a few. It can also be something normal. Get that evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause gradually increasing overall body pain over many months?

Many things: Infection, worsening fibromyalgia, other diseases - there are far too many to make an educated guess about, but since you already have fibromyalgia, I would suspect that is your source. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Suffering body pain. Maybe d.E.S. Drug has caused my structural deformaties. Could it be?

Doubtful: Des has been off the market for decadesa and the structural anomalies are well defined. Talk them over with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes all over body pain? I have been suffering with this for about a month. On a scale of 1 - 10 it's about a 7 in intensity most of time.

Many possibilities: Fibromyalgia causes 4 quadrant body pain, and arthritis can also be widespread. Peripheral neuropathies may involve pain in all 4 limbs. Complex regional pain syndromes can generalize, but unlikely that is present in your case. Aching can be associated with some medication side effects, and chronic infections can induce myalgias and arthralgias. Even thyroid issues perhaps. Get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have body aches and get colder than usual?

I have body aches and get colder than usual?

Aches & Cold: A change in your body temp and aches MAY indicate a thyroid or other hormonal imbalance. Have you lots weight recently? Have you changed your lifestyle? Please see your doctor who will let you know what is going on. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have aches and body pain all the time?

What does it mean if I have aches and body pain all the time?

Many things: This could be many things, minor to serious, including dehydration, poor sleep, viral illnesses, rheumatoid arthritis or other autoimmune issues, fibromyalgia, or metabolic issues. If this is a constant, I would recommend discussing with your primary care doc as soon as possible to initiate workup. Generalized aches/pain can take sometime to diagnose. I hope this helps and best of luck! ...Read more