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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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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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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 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

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