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What causes arthralgia and myalgia in dengue?

What causes arthralgia and myalgia in dengue?

Viral infection +: There is a viral infection and also bleeding that occurs. Like the flu viral muscle involvement occurs from the viral infection. Dengue also cause bleeding into tissue and this can contribute. When you have a viral infection the body responds with a variety of chemicals and cytokines and some of these increase the swelling, attracting inflammatory cells and alsorelease pain chemicals. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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What causes arthralgia and myalgia in dengue?

What causes arthralgia and myalgia in dengue?

Viruses: There are four different but related viruses that cause dengue fever. The viruses which cause fever, arthralgia, myalgia, and other symptoms (depending on which virus is present) are transmitted through mosquito bites. ...Read more

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I suffered FUO FOR LAST 24 DAYS, Fever came down. NOW GETTING myalgia, arthralgia, proximal muscle weakness with SOB grade -III as per NYHA. WHAT is?

I suffered FUO FOR LAST 24 DAYS, Fever came down. NOW GETTING myalgia, arthralgia, proximal muscle weakness with SOB grade -III as per NYHA. WHAT is?

Need more info: Meds? supplements? recent travel to Latin Am/Asia/ Africa? Recent exposure to sick person? Swelling/redness/ heat in leg? Need to see PCP for thorough exam & history plus appropriate lab work. Too little info to make informed suggestion as to cause. ER if condition worsening. ...Read more

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Ana 1:640x10yrs, other labs neg. Flares of rashes, fatigue, arthralgia, myalgia, dizziness. Crp & sed normal during flares! Tx: plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) & low doses pred prn. Dx?

Ana 1:640x10yrs, other labs neg. Flares of rashes, fatigue, arthralgia, myalgia, dizziness. Crp & sed normal during flares! Tx: plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) & low doses pred prn. Dx?

Fibromyalgia: This all could be related to your fibromyalgia. The positive ANA could due to something else. Most people with a positive ANA do not have lupus or any other inflammatory joint disease. ...Read more

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I feel with diffuse myalgia and joint pain and my ribs is tender even my abdomen but there's no history of exercise so can I know the cause...

I feel with diffuse myalgia and joint pain and my ribs is tender even my abdomen but there's no history of exercise so can I know the cause...

Fibromyalgia?: Fibromyalgia is the most likely diagnosis. This is a very common problem, especially in young women. The condition is characterized by diffuse soft tissue pain and tenderness as well as non-refreshing sleep and or fatigue. There are many other conditions that can cause similar symptoms, so seeing a doctor, especially if your symptoms persist, is a good idea. ...Read more

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Fever x 22d up to 103°. Crp 8, C3 195, lymphocytes 49, wbc6.2, neutrophils 30, sed 20, rf/ana -, urine -, diarrhea, ruq pain, myalgias, arthralgia, cxr neg.

Fever x 22d up to 103°. Crp 8, C3 195, lymphocytes 49, wbc6.2, neutrophils 30, sed 20, rf/ana -, urine -, diarrhea, ruq pain, myalgias, arthralgia, cxr neg.

Get an evaluation: What you're describing is often called "fever of unknown origin." the cirteria are 1) fever over 103 on several occasions, 2) for more than 21 days, 3) without an origin after one week of hospital's tests. That criteria is from 1961, when people had longer hospital stays, but is still used. The types of tests someone needs can become pretty invasive - it's important to have a thorough work-up. ...Read more

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What is best joint pain and muscle pain relief formula?

What is best joint pain and muscle pain relief formula?

Exercise: In general no matter what type of muscle or joint pain you have exercise is a major part of your therapy. Medications have to be more specific to the diagnosis so one can not give a blanket recommendation. ...Read more

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I know anxiety can cause muscle pain, but can it cause joint pain as well?

I know anxiety can cause muscle pain, but can it cause joint pain as well?

No: 24 yo asks if "anxiety" causes "joint pain". Anxiety originates in the mind & reflects psychologic effects of mental processes. Joint pain originates in soft tissue pain transducers within tendons & ligaments surrounding joints. Persons w. greater anxiety intensity might subjectively experience & report "greater" joint pain; whether they do is an unmeasurable & unprovable theoretical speculation. ...Read more

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Can chronic salmonella typhoid cause migratory joint pain? I never had acute illness. Joint and muscle pain comes and goes and is migratory.

Migratory joint pain: Studies show that a migratory polyarthritis has a panoply of causes. A careful history and physical exam are indicated promptly. Typhoid fever could cause a reactive arthritis but several questions need to be asked over a series of visits and lab tests to determine your diagnosis. Several etiologies including vascular, infectious, inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, idiopathic, neoplastic, etc. ...Read more

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Muscle ache, joint pain, headaches, pain== if fibromyalgia what's the best treatment, medication?

Muscle ache, joint pain, headaches, pain== if fibromyalgia what's the best treatment, medication?

Multiple treatments: Fm is a quirky entity to treat. We really don't know what causes it and a lot of doctors "don't believe" in it. Find a good pain medicine or rheumatology doctor who is familiar with it and follow their advise. Exercise, warmth, decreasing stress and various medications such as cymbalta, lyrica, savella (milnacipran) and narcotics can help somewhat although none are "cures". ...Read more

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1month ago c-section, joint pain and muscle pain all over my body, my scar is also emitting pain, (+) fever, is it related with my surgery?

1month ago c-section, joint pain and muscle pain all over my body, my scar is also emitting pain, (+) fever, is it related with my surgery?

Maybe: There are a variety of aches and pains that are normal after surgery. Best however to call for a follow up exam with your OB doctor to check your wound, and make sure there is not a late infection or hernia. See them this week. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My wife is suffering from RA and the same is under control. No joint pain but on medition. Muscle pain and mild swelling in right arm. Reason?

My wife is suffering from RA and the same is under control. No joint pain but on medition. Muscle pain and mild swelling in right arm. Reason?

Probably unrelated: If the disease is well controlled, it is likely to be unrelated. You did not mentioned what meds your wife is taking so I cannot comment on that area. ...Read more

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How severe is joint and muscle pain in acute HIV infection and how long does it last? Can it be generalized joint pain without inflammation?

How severe is joint and muscle pain in acute HIV infection and how long does it last? Can it be generalized joint pain without inflammation?

Very variable: Signs and symptoms of HIV infection are very variable and it is not feasible to describe in this forum. Please consult this site for info and if you have any doubt, see your doctor to get tested.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/basics/symptoms/con-20013732 ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/mono 4 yrs ago, lymes a yr later. Still have symptoms and now experiencing joint pain, muscle pain, hair loss. Can it be something else?

Yes: Your symptoms don't sound like either mono or lyme disease. I suggest that you start fresh, probably with a new doctor, to find out what is causing your current symptoms. There are many possibilities, including lupus or thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Hi doctors Istarted having weird pain in my back joint pain and popping sound right groin area stomachache nausea headache muscle pain that comes goes

Hi doctors Istarted having weird pain in my back joint pain and popping sound right groin area stomachache nausea headache muscle pain that comes goes

Diffuse symptoms: I can't think of any diagnosis that would explain these diffuse symptoms. If these symptoms persist it would be best for a physician to evaluate you and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Headaches, muscle pain, tingling in arm, chest pain, swelling, joint pain and urinary burning that comes but goes away on its own happening for 6 mths?

Headaches, muscle pain, tingling in arm, chest pain, swelling, joint pain and urinary burning that comes but goes away on its own happening for 6 mths?

Wide array: That's a lot of varied symptoms. To get a better handle on this, you may need to see your physician for blood work and a review of any medications you may be taking. ...Read more

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Burning tongue sensation? Also joint and muscle pain everwhere. H.pylori diagnosed a month ago, treated 3 weeks ago. Could I be missing nutrients causing muscle and joint pain, dizziness, burnt tong?

Burning tongue sensation? Also joint and muscle pain everwhere. H.pylori diagnosed a month ago, treated 3 weeks ago. Could I be missing nutrients causing muscle and joint pain, dizziness, burnt tong?

Burning tongue: If part of your treatment for h. Pylori included biaxin, (clarithromycin) this is a possible cause of the burning tongue discomfort. Try bathing your tongue with maalox or apply glyoxide drops to it. In addition, take mutivitamin and extra vitamin B 12. If symptoms persist, see your physician who will order appropriate blood tests. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Upadya
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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...Read more


Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
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Joint Aches (Definition)

Discomfort emanating from the connection between two bones ...Read more