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Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Board Certified, Family Medicine
36 years in practice
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Can alcohol abuse cause widespread joint pain?

Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Board Certified, Family Medicine
36 years in practice
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Can alcohol abuse cause widespread joint pain?

Yes: Alcohol abuse can cause or aggravate several physical (and mental) symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


Dr. Earl Smith
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
6 years in practice
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Why does Taxol cause muscle and joint pain?

Dr. Earl Smith
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
6 years in practice
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Why does Taxol cause muscle and joint pain?

It hurts all over: I work in palliative medicine, and I have seen patients w. Various types of pain when on chemo. Often, they are given opioids (morphine, etc.); some patients do better w. "adjuvant" pain medicines such as seizure meds & anti-depressants, even though they are not having seizures nor depressed--like a fibromyalgia patient! doses vary a lot; close followup w a palliative care doc is a must. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Can bactrim cause muscle and joint pain can you take bactrim and synthroid?

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Can bactrim cause muscle and joint pain can you take bactrim and synthroid?

Yes and no: There are no drug interaction between the two drugs. Yes Bactrim could cause minor joints and muscle pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Ilya Averbuch
Board Certified, Pain Management
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I work in a machine shop and do a lot of heavy lifting. It tends to cause muscle and joint pain. Any advice on how to ease it? Ps: i won't quit my job

Dr. Ilya Averbuch
Board Certified, Pain Management
41 years in practice
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I work in a machine shop and do a lot of heavy lifting. It tends to cause muscle and joint pain. Any advice on how to ease it? Ps: i won't quit my job

Find REAL cause: Heavy lifting alone should not cause lasting muscle pain, and especially should not cause joints pain. Always look for all possible causes of the pain, especially joints (i.e., more than just a single joint) pain. Always consider possible lyme disease (you must not miss it) see your family physician first. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. John Weeks
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Does a lack of potassium cause muscle and joint pain?

Dr. John Weeks
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Does a lack of potassium cause muscle and joint pain?

Muscle cramps: Are a common symptom of low potassium levels; other mineral deficiencies (calcium, magnesium) can also cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Can Crohn's disease cause you to have muscle and joint pain in response to certain foods?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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Can Crohn's disease cause you to have muscle and joint pain in response to certain foods?

See details: It can cause muscle and joint pain but foods have nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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For 6 days i took about 1500mg chelated magnesium and stopped after noticing muscle and joint pain/clicking/stiffness. Could the mag have caused this?

Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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For 6 days i took about 1500mg chelated magnesium and stopped after noticing muscle and joint pain/clicking/stiffness. Could the mag have caused this?

Indirectly: Magnesium & calcium work together & need to be balanced. If supplementing magnesium, should also supplement calcium (or get plenty of calcium in diet). Generally intake of calcium should be twice the dose of magnesium. Potassium's also important; so eat foods rich in magnesium, calcium, & potassium. Extra fiber may be necessary since calcium tends to constipate. Heat & stretching will help too. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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What could cause headaches,muscle and joint pain and dull pain in upper adomainal where gallbladder and liver but its not a constant pain ?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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What could cause headaches,muscle and joint pain and dull pain in upper adomainal where gallbladder and liver but its not a constant pain ?

A virus: Viral infection are one of the most common causes for your symptoms. If this is a long term problem, see a doctor and have an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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How does low creatine levels affect people, does it cause muscle / joint pain?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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How does low creatine levels affect people, does it cause muscle / joint pain?

It doesn't: It is not a clinical issue and does not cause muscle or joint pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Is it true that depression can cause muscle & joint pain?

Dr. Bac Nguyen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Is it true that depression can cause muscle & joint pain?

Yes, somatic symptom: Yes it can. In otherwise healthy adults, depression often presents to primary docs as physical symptoms such as muscle/joint pain, headaches, insmonia etc...Some people do have muscle/joint pain as in arthritis/fibromyalgia and depression can make those symptoms worse--more noticeable to the patient. So, i would recommend a follow-up eval with your doc and express your concerns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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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


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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