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I'm 27. Muscle aches, pain, stiffness. Body feels tight & achey. Cause? I have IBS, LPR...could it be any of this? Blood work was fine

I'm 27. Muscle aches, pain, stiffness. Body feels tight & achey. Cause? I have IBS, LPR...could it be any of this? Blood work was fine

Possibly...: You could have a viral infection that is causing your symptoms. Do you have any other symptoms like low-grade fever, nasal congestion, sore throat, fatigue, etc.? If this is a viral syndrome, you should start to feel better in a few days. Meanwhile, rest, drink plenty of fluids, take acetaminophen for discomfort. If.there is no improvement or if symptoms worsen, see your doctor. ...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

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I always get aching pain all over body, neck stiffness and headaches. Sometimes it is irritating and it is hard to keep neck up. My legs feel restless all the time. What should I do?

I always get aching pain all over body, neck stiffness and headaches. Sometimes it is irritating and it is hard to keep neck up. My legs feel restless all the time. What should I do?

Further workup: If this is something that is progressive or not improving, I would consider having your pcp order an MRI of your brain and cervical spine. These might be normal, but I have seen patients with similar symptoms with abnormalities of the brain or spinal cord. ...Read more

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I am having a cough for more than 3 weeks and a cold for almost 2 weeks, I am also having head ache, body pain, and upper back pain.

I am having a cough for more than 3 weeks and a cold for almost 2 weeks, I am also having head ache, body pain, and upper back pain.

Exam if continues: If the cough is getting less, and no fever, then wait for another ten days. Drink more water to try to loosen the secretions and make them easier to cough up. If not improving then, or new symptoms, then see your DR.
If you are a smoker, see your DR now. ...Read more

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Shivering, fever, head ache and body pain for last 3 days. Tried with paracetamol. But it looks to be a temporary soln. Please advice a suitable soln.

Shivering, fever, head ache and body pain for last 3 days. Tried with paracetamol. But it looks to be a temporary soln. Please advice a suitable soln.

Many possibilities: Your symptoms are suggestive of an infectious or other process. It is impossible to make a diagnosis without more info. I think you should have a full exam. Your pcp is a good start. ...Read more

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I feel sick to my stomach for weeks at a time. Along with the nausea, I get headaches, joint aches, pain throughout my body, foggy thinking & fatigue?

I feel sick to my stomach for weeks at a time. Along with the nausea, I get headaches, joint aches, pain throughout my body, foggy thinking & fatigue?

Tough to know: Could be as straight forward as vitamin deficiency or as complicated as mast cell activation disorder. Consider a virtual consult to discuss more about the nature and timing of symptoms and context of your medical history. I hope you find relief soon! ...Read more

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On birth control 6 yrs missed my period, I've been nausious, bad head aches, lower back pain, body aches, dizziness, diarrhea negative test, pregnant?

On birth control 6 yrs missed my period, I've been nausious, bad head aches, lower back pain, body aches, dizziness, diarrhea negative test, pregnant?

Don't know when: You tested for pregnancy. Try testing a week after missed period w a first morning void. There are a # of possible reasons for a delayed or missed period - being ill is one of them. Take care. ...Read more

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For the last year I've been having chest pain body aches and get real nervous alot?

For the last year I've been having chest pain body aches and get real nervous alot?

What r u waiting 4: A young buck should not be having persistent chest pain - it is a message something is wrong. It may be anxiety, but this should be diagnosed only after medical things that can produce cardiac symptoms and anxiety (like thyroid or other metabolic issues) are ruled out. Anxiety is very treatable. But don't wait, go see your doctor, figure it out and follow up - and then enjoy a long life! ...Read more

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Sedentary life with myasthenia gravis then 1 day have energy do LOT & next day body aches, pain and feel week is it from being inactive? Or MG flare?

Being inactive: And de-conditioning, rather, would cause such symptoms, keep up the good work, but take it easy, be active within your limits, day after day you will regain your full shape, good luck ...Read more

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I have back pain, body aches everywhere and feel so exhausted. Help?

? Fibromyalgia o: Fibromyalgia or general body deconditioning can cause this. See a rheumatologist with skills in dealing with fibromyalgia for evaluation. ...Read more

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Back pain, body aches everywhere and I feel so exhausted. What could be wrong?

MPossible fibromyalg: Diffuse pain and exhaustion are typical of fibromyalgia, a common musculoskeletal pain syndrome usually associated with poor sleep and/or mood disorder. See your doctor. If screening lab tests are normal, fibromyalgia is very likely. Treatment includes stress reduction, regular exercise, and meds for sleep and mood. ...Read more

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What can cause body aches, pain, dizziness, headaches, fatigue. General malaise?

What can cause body aches, pain, dizziness, headaches, fatigue. General malaise?

Many causes: There are many causes of body aches, pain, dizziness, headaches and fatigue. You need to see your primary care physician to get a comprehensive evaluation. The sooner you get the correct diagnosis the sooner appropriate treatment can be started. ...Read more

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I have had chest pain body aches feeling real anxious for over a year but the chest x rays and EKG all had come back normal?

See a psychologist?: This may be caused by your emotional issues? You might want to see a psychologist? Discuss with your primary care physician first...Good luck! ...Read more

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I m having legs pain, body ache & lazy feeling while doing any work from 5 months. All reports are ok. Bt not getting well. RA is -ve. Is it rheumatoid?

I m having legs pain, body ache & lazy feeling while doing any work from 5 months. All reports are ok. Bt not getting well. RA is -ve. Is it rheumatoid?

Fibromyalgia?: 19 yo male reports 5 months of fatigue & widely ranging pain. Studies are all normal & neither organ system dysfunctions nor fevers are mentioned. Fibromyalgia (FM) fulfills this symptom profile. Consultation w. Rheumatologist advised. Was there remote injury to low back/pelvis via extreme sport or work injury? FM in men often follows upon biomechanical injury & prolonged sedentariness. ...Read more

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Intense pain in centre of abdomen post fever chills sweats body aches. Pain lasted for 4 days. Couldn't eat. Pain is gone now but nausea and headache?

Exam advised: Fever, sweats, chills, body aches followed by four days of midabdominal pain is concerning and this may have been an intestinal viral infection especially if diarrhea ensued. Even though the pain has subsided you still have symptoms which could be part of the viral infection, but see your physician if you still feel quite ill or if any abdominal pain recurs as appendicitis would be a concern ...Read more

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I went to the doctor a week ago and she told me I had shingles next to my right eye. I'm now experiencing aching pain all over my body. What's wrong?

I went to the doctor a week ago and she told me I had shingles next to my right eye. I'm now experiencing aching pain all over my body. What's wrong?

Herpes: This can either be herpes simplex or herpes zoster. It is not uncommon to get flu like symptoms during the active stage of these infections. You should see you primary care physician and he may decide to treat you with an anti viral or refer you to an ophthalmologist if the infection is close to the eye. ...Read more

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I have been having severe throat pain, body aches, headaches, and coughing for the last 3 days. What should I do? I've tried over the counter but nothing seems to help

I have been having severe throat pain, body aches, headaches, and coughing for the last 3 days. What should I do? I've tried over the counter but nothing seems to help

Doctor can evaluate: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or the flu (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away in 1-2 days (mainly to check for strep throat). Coughing can be checked to see if it is pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma... ...Read more

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Nausea, left arm/chest pain, body aches, shaky. Doctor at the ER said everything came back normal. It's been going on for a week now 23 yr old male HELP

Nausea, left arm/chest pain, body aches, shaky. Doctor at the ER said everything came back normal. It's been going on for a week now 23 yr old male HELP

Reactive hypoglycemi: It is imperative that you have a metabolic work up and pay close attention to your diet. If you can associate these symptoms after a high-glycemic index meal, then you may simply have reactive hypoglycemia which is prevented by a low-glycemic index diet such as the Paleo or Mediterranean diet. ...Read more

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Having head ache, throat pain, cold, caugh, body pain and tired.

Sounds viral.: Treat symptoms with over the counter meds, eat well, sleep well and you should be better in a week or so. ...Read more

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Should I go to the ER? I've had chest tightness, almost every minute heart flutters, upper back pain, body aches and a slight fever. Going on 5 days.

Yes, go to ER / MD: Your symptoms warrant evaluation, if going on for 5 days, so you can still see your doctor first, but if progressing fast, ER would be your first choice ...Read more

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So odd have pain lower gum/jawline pain radiating, ear pain, , leg pain, body aches, white patch on tongue. Don't know if I need MD or DDS. Thank you.

So odd have pain lower gum/jawline pain radiating, ear pain, , leg pain, body aches, white patch on tongue. Don't know if I need MD or DDS. Thank you.

You may need both!: Pain in the jaw radiating to the ear and white patches on the tongue are definitely the province of a good dentist. The leg and body aches may be related in that stress may be a factor, buy I would see a medical physician too!

Good luck,
and don't wait. ...Read more

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Throat pain, body ache, headache, eyes burn and fever. She has? And how can we treat it? Thanks

Throat pain, body ache, headache, eyes burn and fever. She has? And how can we treat it? Thanks

With all those: Symptoms, a visit to your pcp is probably needed. Tylenol (acetaminophen) ; fluids 24 hours trial if no better see physician determine bacterial or viral infection. ...Read more

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Throat pain, body ache, headache, eyes burn and fever. What do I have? And how can I treat it? Thanks

Throat pain, body ache, headache, eyes burn and fever. What do I have? And how can I treat it? Thanks

See a doctor: You probably should not attempt to treat yourself. If you are not allergic, it is probably ok to try over-the-counter (non-prescribed) medicine that alleviate ache and fever while you getting to a health practitioner. ...Read more

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Have lupus. Struggling w/ prednisone taper below 5mg (head fog, pleuritic chest pain, body aches).MD said it's withdrawal symptoms & best to push thru sx. True?

Have lupus. Struggling w/ prednisone taper below 5mg (head fog, pleuritic chest pain, body aches).MD said it's withdrawal symptoms & best to push thru sx. True?

Rheumatologist: Prednisone dose of 5 mgs or less is a low dose and since you're having pleuritic pain and other discomfort, your lupus may not be controlled. A rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Headache, body aches pain ; swollen glands in neck fever 101.6 cough and burning in face and ears stopped up?

Headache, body aches pain ; swollen glands in neck fever 101.6 cough and burning in face and ears stopped up?

Concerning: Sounds like headache is secondary to an apparent infection, and perhaps this involves the sinuses, and lungs. Need to have this fully evaluated asap, and important to obtain a diagnosis and get treatment. ...Read more

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