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I m 22 years old i have pain in bones specially in joints and muscles of back and shoulders, which disease its related to?tnx in advance for repliers

I m 22 years old i have pain in bones specially  in joints and muscles of back and shoulders, which disease its related to?tnx in advance for repliers

Difficult to answer: There are a great number of disease processes which may cause pain in the bones, joints, and muscles such as you describe. The most common causes are benign such as temporary inflammation, injuries, viral infections, or medication side-effects. Unfortunately, without a physical examination and in-depth history it is impossible to determine what the issue may be. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What autoimmune diseases can cause severe pain in most of a persons bones/muscles/joints? ANA was normal, so PCP says not Lupus. I need suggestions.

What autoimmune diseases can cause severe pain in most of a persons bones/muscles/joints? ANA was normal, so PCP says not Lupus. I need suggestions.

Polyarthritis: Several diseases and conditions can cause polyarthritis. I would suggest you make an immediate in-person appointment with a Rheumatologist to evaluate the range of motion of your joints, any joint changes related to a myriad of causes. Don't guess at your problem. Physicians are taught to diagnose based on your medical history, chief complaint, laboratory tests and imaging. Good luck. ...Read more

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What happens when you injure an injured muscle/joint/bone before it heals?

What happens when you injure an injured muscle/joint/bone before it heals?

Adds damage.: Any injury will last longer and more damage will occur if repeat injury occurs. How much and how long depends on the kind of injury (and re-injury) and its severity. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for your muscle to slip over your bone/joint?

Can it be possible for your muscle to slip over your bone/joint?

Yes.: Muscle and tendon may move within a fracture site or within a joint during an injury. ...Read more

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Is having joint dislocation a muscle, bone, or joint disorder?

Is having joint dislocation a muscle, bone, or joint disorder?

Joint dislocation: A joint dislocation involves the joint, capsule, and possible boney fracture or avulsion. Depending upon displacement, nerve, muscle, and tendons may be involved as well. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can tensing jaw too hard cause damage to joint, muscle or bone?

Bruxism: hello ~ YES it can and the word for that is called BRIXISM which is grinding of the teeth due to muscle spasm in the masseter muscle. It cause OA (osteoarthritis) of TMJ (tempero-mandibular joint)andwears down. Have your dentist make you a dental dam to protect teeth thx ...Read more

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Can you tell me are multivitamins good for bone and joint and muscle health?

Can you tell me are multivitamins good for bone and joint and muscle health?

Yes, in moderation: Certain vitamins are essential for building and maintaining healthy bone ; muscle. Especially, calcium ; vitamin d. Dietary sources of calcium (ie, dairy, dark green vegetables) and vitamin d (salmon, eggs, along with adequate sun exposure) are ideal, since they also provide protein, which is essential for bone and muscle health too. Multivitamins should only supplement what your diet doesn't. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are multivitamins good for bone and joint and muscle health?

Can you tell me, are multivitamins good for bone and joint and muscle health?

Not usually: Multivitamins are usually only good for the drug companies. Unless you have a very restrictive diet, which is unusual in the USA, multivitamins are a waste of your money and may be harmful. See your doctor to be tested to see if you have an individual vitamin deficiency, and which specific vitamins to take. The best treatment for bone, joint and muscle health is regular exercise. ...Read more

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My index finger cannot be straightened in the mornings without effort. Is it joint, bone, muscle?

My index finger cannot be straightened in the mornings without effort. Is it joint, bone, muscle?

Trigger finger: The tendinous pully that that your finger goes through may be a little small or there may be a point on the tendon that is swollen. In both cases the swelling increase when you lie down at night. This is called "trigger finger". If this happens often or is difficult to overcome it can be treated sometimes by steroid injection and sometimes surgery. See your hand surgeon for analysis of this. ...Read more

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How long does it take if you stop Lipitor (atorvastatin) and niacin for the muscle joint bone pains to go away?

How long does it take if you stop Lipitor (atorvastatin) and niacin for the muscle joint bone pains to go away?

1-2 weeks: Niacin doesn't typically cause muscle aches. If you have muscle pains that truly are from a statin such as lipitor, (atorvastatin) they should go away within 1-2 weeks of stopping the medication. ...Read more

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Doing pelvic floor exercises causes pain in Si joint, I know muscle is attached to tail bone could the pulling of muscle cause Si joint dysfuncation ?

Doing pelvic floor exercises causes pain in Si joint, I know muscle is attached to tail bone could the pulling of muscle cause Si joint dysfuncation ?

SI Joint Disfunction: This is a common cause of low back pain. I treat several cases of it a day. Most of the time its from a strained ligament due to an accident or overuse injury. Different positions increase the pain. There are a lot of muscle attachments from the low back, hip and pelvis that can aggravate SI pain. Best results are achieved with a small injection of anesthetic and steroid into the ligaments. ...Read more

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I have severe muscle,bone and joint pain during periods and my blood pressure peaks up to 180/115 then,mine usually is 130/80.

I have severe muscle,bone and joint pain during periods and my blood pressure peaks up to 180/115 then,mine usually is 130/80.

Need evaluation: BP too high - need clarification The muscle ,bone andjoint pain needs clarifiction also. You will needs an evaluation to clarify whether this is unknown medical problems you may have that flared with your cucle. ...Read more

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Low haemoglobin, muscle weakness, bone tenderness and pain in joints when stressed or folded. What is the cause and what test should I do to analyse?

Low haemoglobin, muscle weakness, bone tenderness and pain in joints when stressed or folded. What is the cause and what test should I do to analyse?

See a rheumatologist: You have a group of symptoms that may or may not fit together. I would see a rheumatologist. They will listen to all of your symptoms, do an exam, and order a custom set of labs based on your history and exam. Hang in there! ...Read more

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Can autonomic dysfunction cause fatigue/lack of energy and muscle/bone/joint pain along with other more common symptoms?

Can autonomic dysfunction cause fatigue/lack of energy and muscle/bone/joint pain along with other more common symptoms?

Fibromyalgia?: Teenagers w. global pain, back pain, myalgias, chronic fatigue & "autonomic dysfunction" needs medical workup. If no specific findings, then fibromyalgia joins differential diagnosis. An on-line test, via Beighton Criteria, discerns whether Hypermobility Syndrome is complicitous. Osteopaths are commonly more attuned to these diagnostic concerns; Rheumatologists often ignorant about Hypermobility. ...Read more

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Experiencing joint, bone and muscle pain 7 months after thyroid cancer DX. Fvptc, multifocal with capsular invasion and classic ptc. Worrisome?

Follow up: Your doctor probably is keeping you hyperthyroid which could cause the symptoms above. This is not worrisome as long as a good endocrinologist is following you regularly. Hopefully you have had the appropriate post op care: I-131?, undetectable thyroglobulin...your endo will be the best to answer your questions appropriately. ...Read more

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Low haemoglobin, muscle weakness, bone tenderness and pain in joints when stressed or folded. Should I do some test before going to a rheumatologist?

Low haemoglobin, muscle weakness, bone tenderness and pain in joints when stressed or folded. Should I do some test before going to a rheumatologist?

See the doctor,,,: If you have these symptoms and signs you should see your doctor asap. You might have an arthritic disease of you could have something else, especially if you've got low hemoglobin. This alone should be reason to see a doctor as you're likely fatigued, at least in part, due to this. It can also be a sign of other diseases. So don't wait for a test, see your doctor first & get tests there also. ...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


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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more