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Having pain in my back, legs, joints, and bones. Pain worse at night and all over body. Everything hurts all the time, how come? How can I stop it?

Having pain in my back, legs, joints, and bones. Pain worse at night and all over body.  Everything hurts all the time, how come? How can I stop it?

Hard to say: Without more information. This pain could be related to any number of things. Arthritis sounds like the most likely answer, but there are several types of arthritis. Fibromyalgia is also present in about 2-3% of the population and is described as a pain all over, frequently associated with fatigue. I'd begin with a discussion with your doctor...Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Bone Pain (Definition)

Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more


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I have shin bone pain and it's worse at night, mom won't take me to the dr. I worked out last week so I don't think it's shin splints. Pain off and on?

I have shin bone pain and it's worse at night, mom won't take me to the dr. I worked out last week so I don't think it's shin splints. Pain off and on?

You might be correct: But it may be a few different diagnosis, including things that may be important for you to know about sooner rather than later. Tell your mom, I suggested you get taken to an orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation, & to ensure there is nothing to worry about, and that there is nothing growing in your bone, for example. At your age things that can cause such complaint, range from mild to serious stuff. ...Read more

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I have had upper front thigh off and on for a few months. Not sure if it muscle or bone pain? How can you tell difference? It hurts both standing or laying down and it seems to hurt worse at night. I don't recall doing anything unusual to cause it. Seems

A Neuralgia: Anterior thigh pain that comes and goes is likely a soft tissue problem and meralgia paresthetica is a good bet. See a Neurologist. The cause is oft related to wearing a tight waistband or wide firm belt that presses into the anterior thigh and bruises a nerve that transits longitudinally along the anterior thigh. ...Read more

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6 weeks bone pain (long bones, pelvis, ribs) taking codeine+tramadol, worse at night, night sweats + chronic mild/moderate neutropenia. Risk of lukemia?

6 weeks bone pain (long bones, pelvis, ribs) taking codeine+tramadol, worse at night, night sweats + chronic mild/moderate neutropenia. Risk of lukemia?

Possibly: Your symptoms are not necessarily indicative of leukemia and may be caused by other clinical situations; however, prolonged bone pain in a young individual is a reason for concern and should be investigated. Consulting with your physician and performing several laboratory tests including a CBC is recommended. ...Read more

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29y female with bone pain x 1 wk pain travels to different areas e g isolated to side bones of feet toes 1 day and maybe thigh bone another sides of hands or arms maybe cobo of any or all of these another day worse night no fever but tired a lot started p

Complex presentation: This presentation is resolved, hopefully.Since it developed recently, and its cause can be of many origins, from bone pain, to nerve pain, , caused by a viral, or a metabolic dysfunction, fatigue mildly suggest a viral infection or a metabolic dysfunction. Nerve conduction studies will be first to consider. If vit b-6, b-12, are elevated and therefore toxic to nerves, can cause the presentati. ...Read more

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I have had tail bone pain for years now, getting worse. Long flight coming up. What should I order for seat?

Take an Air dount: There is a joint in the middle of the pubic bone some time get inflamed. With you and set on, it will suspend the coccyex and get red of the pressures and hopefully relief the pain. ...Read more

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Bone pain in right hip. It does not get better or worse with activity. The pain is present when i sleep. History of bc most recent sept, 2012. I?

Bone pain in right hip.  It does not get better or worse with activity.  The pain is present when i sleep.  History of bc most recent sept, 2012.  I?

See an orthopaedist: Hip pain can be caused by a variety of different conditions. Common diagnoses include: arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, torn cartilage (labral tear), nerve irritation, and referred pain from the lower back. An orthopaedic evaluation with x-rays is recommended. Given your history of bc (bladder cancer?), a bone scan may also be recommended for evaluation. ...Read more

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Trimalleolar fx 3 yrs ago w dislocation. Still have tibia bone pain and syndesmosis pain getting worse. Something diff like stress fx or old inj?

This sounds: like a very serious and extensive fracture that required surgery using internal fixation hardware. I don't think any advice here without actual examination can help you. Consult with your orthopedic surgeon again for specific treatment options. ...Read more

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On/off chest pain past 24 hrs. Mostly "off". Feels like bone pain. Sternum area, slightly to the right. No SOB and not worse w/exercise. Cardiac?

Get seen now: I can't tell you if it is cardiac or not, but chest pain in a male of your age needs to be urgently evaluated. Not everyone has "textbook" symptoms, the fact that they are new and worrisome enough for you to ask on this forum is more than enough for me to say; get seen now. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


Nocturnal (Definition)

This refers to something that ...Read more