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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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Can gallstones pain have any affect anywhere else on ur body like cardio system for example or muscle weakness from the pain?

Can gallstones pain have any affect anywhere else on ur body like cardio system for example or muscle weakness from the pain?

Yes: Gallstones can cause digestive symptoms, mimic heart attacks and if the gallbladder becomes infected, can cause serious sepsis and jaundice. This would certainly cause muscle weakness. ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed due to gallstones, after eating I get pain left ribs, under left chest muscle, even got some on left love handle today?

Gallbladder removed due to gallstones, after eating I get pain left ribs, under left chest muscle, even got some on left love handle today?

? poor diet: Gall stones are the result of poor diet in the first place and maybe that continues. Medical students are taught that gall stones represent " fair, fat and forty". It is very surprising to many that poor diet is responsible for poor health in millions and may be the single most important factor in the overall poor health in the U.S. ...Read more

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What could cause grinding in low back? Worse if I let muscles relax. Degenerated facet joints at l3/4 could that be cause? It is disgusting and hurts.

What could cause grinding in low back? Worse if I let muscles relax. Degenerated facet joints at l3/4 could that be cause? It is disgusting and hurts.

Yes: Degeneration of the cartilage in the facet joints is among the most common cause of crackling and popping in the neck and back. When the spine is healthy, the cartilage surfaces are smooth and the ligaments tight. When the cartilage wears down it is no longer smooth causing what is known as crepitance, which is a grinding of the two uneven sides of the joint. ...Read more

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On remicade, (infliximab) can constantly have my menstrual cycle cause issues? I stay nauseous, hurt in joints and muscle severely. This can't be normal right?

On remicade, (infliximab) can constantly have my menstrual cycle cause issues? I stay nauseous, hurt in joints and muscle severely. This can't be normal right?

Side effects: Speak with your prescribing Doctor regarding these side effects. You will need to consider the benefit of continuing Remicade (infliximab). Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause pain from left side of neck down to the hand. Mostly the joints hurt? Muscle tension?

What can cause pain from left side of neck down to the hand. Mostly the joints hurt? Muscle tension?

Pinched nerve: If the pain travels from the neck down the arm to the hand, a pinched nerve is a possibility. If you seem to have any associated numbness or tingling, you should have this evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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On augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for 10 days last dosage yesterday. Can this cause fatigue, muscle aches, joints to hurt, anxiety- been reading nasty stuff from patients?

On augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for 10 days last dosage yesterday. Can this cause fatigue, muscle aches, joints to hurt, anxiety- been reading nasty stuff from patients?

Need more info: This is not likely to be due to augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) but allergic reactions may take strange forms. The question is why were you on antibiotics, was the diagnosis correct, do you have something else going on at the same time, etc.? If this keeps up please go see a good family practitioner or internist and get diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does Taxol (paclitaxel) cause muscle and joint pain?

Why does Taxol (paclitaxel) 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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What are the causes of difficulty in breathing accompanied with tiresome, muscle and joint pains?

See your doctor: These are all vague symptomsee your doctor for a physical exam, blood work and possibly other testings to find the cause. ...Read more

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Every muscle in my body hurts when pressed on. They don't hurt when in use. I have no pain in joints. My blood work is ok. What could be wrong?

Every muscle in my body hurts when pressed on. They don't hurt when in use. I have no pain in joints. My blood work is ok. What could be wrong?

Ask your doctor: To refer you to a physical medicine and rehab doctor, rheumatologist or neurologist. I think you will have your answer from them. ...Read more

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I suffer from severe muscle and joint pain with unknown cause. Now, every time I am in the sun it feels like needles on the back of my neck. Why?

Unknown cause of pai: Assuming u have been to several doctors for evaluations, it is important to understand that we don't always gain explanations for causation of pain. The best course to take is to seek an evaluation from a tertiary Med ctr like a university, Perhaps I have an unusual condition which is not readily recognized ...Read more

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What could cause pain in joints, muscles, headaches and fatigue?

What could cause pain in joints, muscles, headaches and fatigue?

Many conditions: There are many possibly conditions that can cause this group of symptoms. It could be as simple as the flu or as serious as an autoimmune disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis or a serious infection. Can also be thyroid issue or lyme disease or other types of infections. Thus you should go see your doctor-. ...Read more

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What causes poor sleep and joint and muscle pain?

What causes poor sleep and joint and muscle pain?

Poor sleep: You really need to see your doctor so they can ask more questions, your symptoms are too vague to narrow down the causes to some usable direction. Or could infectious, metabolic, nutritional, stress, toxin exposure, etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes joint and muscle pain in the legs?

See details: The list of possible causes is a long one. Pain can be from local issues such arthritis, tendinitis or bursitis. It can be referred from other areas especially the lower back. It is rarely related to circulatory disorders. ...Read more

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What could make my muscle joints pop and hurt these past couple of months?

Depends: Excess activity or weight lifting can contribute to the symptoms you describe. You should talk to your doctor for a full evaluation if your symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more