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Can Dehydration Cause Body Aches
Possibly: Iron deficiency can cause weakness and fatigue, which can feel like body aches. Other symptoms can be pale skin, dizziness, decreased exercise tolerance and irritability. If you think this describes how you're feeling you can see your physician and they will run blood work to check for you. ...Read more
Follow up: Mild transient discomfort or pain may be acceptable but any substantial or long-lasting pain requires a follow up with your endoscopist ...Read more
Body aches, by themselves, can cause sleep problems. Poor sleep is usually due to being aroused from sleep and this is often due to pain from some area of the body.
An over the counter pain medication such as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken one hour before retiring can help alleviate aches while sleeping.
A 'sleep study' can provide more data-see your doctor for more info. ...Read more
Body aches: Need far more info to know what is going on. The discomfort can be muscular, neurological, due to a primary process affecting muscles, bones or joints, and may be overtly inflammatory or not. You need to make a list of all your symptoms, the time of onset and the history and relationships to other factors and see your family doctor for full evaluation. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Absolutely: Something tells me that you already know the answer to this question. Sitting in front of a computer 16 hours per day is not good for your body. We are not meant to sit for hours on end. We are meant to get up and move. If this is your work, you should consider some form of activity and exercise to counter the effects of sitting so much. Even changing to a standing desk will help. ...Read more
Not common...: ...but I have seen that complaint in some of my patients. Only way to tell is to stop the Amitiza (lubiprostone) & see if those aches go away. ...Read more
What would cause fever during the day 99.6F - 100.1F, but goes away at night., as well as body aches? On going for 3 days.
Can spending too much time in bed cause muscle deconditioning? I used to live a very active lifestyle but last 3 months nothing i get body aches...
Yes, but...: Deconditioning can certainly be caused by spending too much time in bed, yes. I would be more concerned, however, about why a 21-year-old is having the body aches and is needing to spend so much time in bed. I would certainly consider talking to a primary care doctor about these complaints as they can be sign of a medical condition. ...Read more
Boil-ing over: You hate to think that a simple boil can become more complicated but certainly it can. This depends on the type of germ causing the infection & the person (you) dealing with the infection. Hopefully u can get some help, because in ur case I'm worried ur body is struggling to control this disease. Best to call your primary doc now & ask what to do. You may need antibiotics or even a quick drainage. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the size and location. it may spread to your blood and cause blood infection. ...Read more
Not aware of that.: Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia. ...Read more
Analgesics: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen help with body aches (myalgias), but incompletely effective. If <48hrs, dr. Might give tamiflu. Try a warm bath, vaporizer, lots of fluids, throat lozenges. Influenza is a miserable illness. If you haven't been vaccinated, i'd advise you to get it. There are 3 strains of influenza-so, you could theroretically get influenza 2 more times this season. Ugh! ...Read more
Several causes.. : There are several possibilities and you should try to consult your primary physician asap. If it has just started without you ever having it before, it could be an infection (bacterial or viral). If you have been having it for a while it could be an auto immune condition or some other disorder as well. ...Read more
Rare : This would be considered a very rare and unanticipated side effect of lisinopril. ...Read more
It is possible: Every patient responds to viral infections a bit differently. Most patients get typical symptoms of cough, runny nose and sore throat along with chills or body aches. Alternatively, your symptoms above may progress to a typical influenza presentation. Give your body rest and be sure to wash your hands :) ...Read more
Ill: Need more information on the subjective complaints resend more information or request private conversation ...Read more
Can being on 40 mg. Of prednisone for 20 days-and not being weened off of it, cause severe body aches? I've been off of it for 7 weeks.
It can: After that length of time u need 2 b tapered off of the med over time or u can have these symptoms. Talk 2 the prescriber. ...Read more
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