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How can I get rid of muscle soreness caused by a workout?

How can I get rid of muscle soreness caused by a workout?

Ice.: Apply ice packs to the sore muscles, 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. Also, take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, as directed on the label. ...Read more

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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My doc says muscle soreness/issues can cause nerve issues. How?

My doc says muscle soreness/issues can cause nerve issues. How?

No: Muscle soreness can be from a nerve issue, not the other way around. Maybe you misheard the doctor. Muscle soreness may be from overuse, thyroid problems, rare muscle diseases or simple dietary treatments such as balancing your diet. I would get another opinion if the doctor said that muscle problems cause nerve problems. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the causes of muscle soreness and muscle stiffness?

What is the difference between the causes of muscle soreness and muscle stiffness?

A matter of degree: Usually a muscle burns or feels "sore" after a good work out. If you experience stiffness, it usually occurs the following day and indicates you have overdone your exercise regime. ...Read more

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What causes muscle soreness?

What causes muscle soreness?

Lactic Acid: Its what builds up when muscle tissue starts to make energy anaerobicaly. As you get more fit, your body's capacity to utilize oxygen will increase, and you will build up less Lactic Acid at the same level of exertion. Keep increasing your fitness level and the soreness will be harder and harder to achieve. ...Read more

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Can Hep C cause sore muscle's?

Can Hep C cause sore muscle's?

May be: Hepatitis C pre se does not affect the muscles, however, it can cause liver disease and the associated metabolic disorders may result in sore muscles. ...Read more

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What can cause me to feel feverish and get body aches/muscle soreness every night? I don't work out.

What can cause me to feel feverish and get body aches/muscle soreness every night? I don't work out.

Viral infection: This sounds like a typical viral infection however it can also mean another underlying infection in the body. If regular paracetamol or tylenol is not helping then a review with your doctor is recommended ...Read more

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Is it common for people with anxiety/panic disorder to have increased muscle tension? Which causes muscle soreness

Is it common for people with anxiety/panic disorder to have increased muscle tension? Which causes muscle soreness

Anxiety and Panic di: I understand your distress of Anxiety and Panic disorder.
Both can affect muscle tension, increased muscle tension feels as sore muscles.
Sore muscles can be after work out, increasing exercise intensity level, increasing the length of workout; doing unusual exercises, or playing sports.
Treatment of Anxiety and Panic disorder is effective with Therapy, Medication, a Relaxation by a Psychiatrst. ...Read more

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What causes delayed onset muscle soreness after resistance training and are there any non-drug ways to alleviate it?

What causes delayed onset muscle soreness after resistance training and are there any non-drug ways to alleviate it?

DOMS is complex: The answer to this question is complex, especially in the "what causes" portion. Although you may find some symptom relief with rice/ massage, "it is
important to be aware that pain reduction
does not represent recovery". You will need adequate recovery time even once pain/ soreness subsides. The acsm has great info at http://www. Acsm. Org/docs/brochures/delayed-onset-muscle-soreness- (doms).Pdf. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause afternoon fatigue and muscle soreness?

Can anxiety cause afternoon fatigue and muscle soreness?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please see doc and then go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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Can an unstable shoulder cause muscle soreness/weakness in the arm and shoulder blade?

Definitely: Shoulder instability can cause winging of the shoulder blade and weakness. You may have also stretched the axillary nerve to the deltoid muscle and lateral shoulder as well. ...Read more

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One side of shoulder blade drops lower than other when hunch forward. Doc says muscle issues/soreness. How would sore muscle cause this?

One side of shoulder blade drops lower than other when hunch forward. Doc says muscle issues/soreness. How would sore muscle cause this?

Possible scoliosis: You might have a rib hump deformity typically seen with scoliosis. Consider an evaluation by your medical doctor or orthopedist. ...Read more

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My left arm into my neck has been hurting, like sore muscle but I have done nothing to cause it. I did have blood drawn 3 days ago. Blood clot?

My left arm into my neck has been hurting, like sore muscle but I have done nothing to cause it. I did have blood drawn 3 days ago. Blood clot?

See doctor: While if could be just some overuse injury, left arm pain radiating to the neck is worrisome for heart type symptoms. Please see a health care professional ASAP ...Read more

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Can ALS cause muscle soreness and mild pain in my bicep. I have twitching there too. Could the twitching and soreness be just from a pulled muscle?

Can ALS cause muscle soreness and mild pain in my bicep. I have twitching there too. Could the twitching and soreness be just from a pulled muscle?

Check out my answer: I just sent you off an answer. You may relax. Your symptoms are not typical or even mildly suggestive of ALS. Your age is younger than any described case in history of what is referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease or the classical form of ALS. If there's no obvious reason for the soreness in the biceps and it persists you should see your doctor. But rest assured the diagnosis will not come back ALS. ...Read more

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What could cause chest muscle soreness after exercise and shortness of breath regularly with a diagnosis of small airway disease (never smoked)?

What could cause chest muscle soreness after exercise and shortness of breath regularly with a diagnosis of small airway disease (never smoked)?

COPD: You have a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which isn't your fault but happens to people from breathing the air we live in and/or second-hand smoke and/or bad luck. See your doctor as there are a variety of inhaler treatments that may very well help you. Be gentle with yourself: you're not 18 anymore. You may need to modify your exercise regimen but exercise is still advised. ...Read more

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Lower right back pain. Started today. No blood in urine, no changes in bladder or bowels. Doesn't seem to be muscle soreness. What could cause it?

Lower right back pain. Started today. No blood in urine, no changes in bladder or bowels. Doesn't seem to be muscle soreness. What could cause it?

Classic: This is the first thing I would think of if you came in to my office. If you have none of the things you mentioned in your note then I would watch the amount of activity that you do and the activity. Try being careful and waiting a couple fo days. Many times this gets better by itself. ...Read more

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TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?

Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. A myofascial pain is defined as a localized deep tenderness in a taut band of skeletal muscle, tendon or ligament that has the ability to refer pain to another region known as a zone of reference (i.e., area of pain complaint). See orofacial pain doc ...Read more

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Can an allergy cause muscle pain and fatigue along with on off tender nodes? Like when u have a virus? What is the exclusion diet and how do you do it

Can an allergy cause muscle pain and fatigue along with on off tender nodes? Like when u have a virus? What is the exclusion diet and how do you do it

Highly unlikely: These symptoms are not allergic reactions. You need to consult your doctor to get some basic blood work and may even be referred to a hematologist. Don't delay another day. ...Read more

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Am I allowed to take benadryl and aleve? Or no? I have bad allergies but I also have muscle pain and soreness

Am I allowed to take benadryl and aleve? Or no? I have bad allergies but I also have muscle pain and soreness

Yes you can: Combine both, unless you have a contraindication not to take either one, best wishes ...Read more

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Started prednisone 30mg 2x/day on tuesday. Tryong to determine if allergies are the problem. Very sore throat and achey muscles today. Super stressed.

Started prednisone 30mg 2x/day on tuesday. Tryong to determine if allergies are the problem. Very sore throat and achey muscles today. Super stressed.

Allergies: If your trying to determine if allergy is the problem, see an allergist or ENT doctor who does allergy evaluation and get skin testing done. You have to wait a couple weeks after completing steroids because that will suppress your reactions to testing. ...Read more

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Broke out in a itchy rash 3 times in 4 weeks. Itchy skin all over when it happens. Along with nerve pain. Muscle ache and sore throat. Allergies?

Broke out in a itchy rash 3 times in 4 weeks. Itchy skin all over when it happens. Along with nerve pain. Muscle ache and sore throat. Allergies?

Itchy rash: While itchy rashes can be from allergies, muscle aches, sore throat and pain are not commonly seen with allergies. Since diagnosing rashes is challenging without a picture, if a person takes a photo to show their doctor, it can help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could stress/anxiety cause aching muscles in legs?

Could stress/anxiety cause aching muscles in legs?

Yes, it can cause: Many different kinds of pain, however, you should first consult with a physician to find out if there is something physical causing the pain which needs to be treated medically before assuming that it is simply stress related. Once the physical issues have been either treated or ruled out, consider psychotherapy and learning stress reduction techniques (relaxation, hypnosis, meditation) to help. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, aching muscles and neck pain. Fatigue. Lump left lower back Causes pain when pressed. Constant ache and pain.

Lower back pain, aching muscles and neck pain. Fatigue. Lump left lower back Causes pain when pressed. Constant ache and pain.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, especially about the lump, and discuss if you may be depressed. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity at tolerated.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause stomach/chest to be very tight? Burping? Burning feeling in stomach? And/or tense & aching muscles? Constipation?

Can anxiety cause stomach/chest to be very tight? Burping? Burning feeling in stomach? And/or tense & aching muscles? Constipation?

Yes...: Most common cause of chest pain and respiratory distress in young. Constipation is not related. Aching muscle is a unusual symptom. See PMD, get checked for Flu... ...Read more

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What's a good medicine for muscle soreness?

Movement: It depends on which muscles are sore and when they are sore. If they only ache a day or two after strenous exercise, this is called delayed onset muscle soreness- doms- and is completely normal. Generalized achiness responds best to exercise- increased blood flow to the muscles brings them more oxygen. Stretching, ice, and heat can also help. See your doctor if not improving. ...Read more

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How can I expedite a sore muscle recovery?

Stretch: Stretch the muscle out, drink lots of water, massage them and take an anti-inflammatory like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) as long as you aren't allergic to either one. Avoid things that hurt (such as running, etc) until you are back to your usual self. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Aching Muscles (Definition)

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