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Can Gallstones Cause Your Muscles And Joints To Hurt
I'm concerned that I might have gallbladder issues, possibly gallstones. Can stones cause muscle soreness in the backs of the legs & in the forearms?
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
Can gallstones pain have any affect anywhere else on ur body like cardio system for example or muscle weakness from the pain?
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
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
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
What can cause pain from left side of neck down to the hand. Mostly the joints hurt? Muscle tension?
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
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
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
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
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
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
Can cronic piriformis sydrome cause Si joint dysfuncation? Can the pulling of the muscle put stress on the ligaments? Or is the muscle not strong enough
Where would the muscle and joints hurt if I had HIV? I'm scared due to the symptoms. Please help with this anxiety. And please make it detail. Thank u
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
Swelling: This can be just a little in the tissues and after you are up and about the use of the joints and soft tissues mobilize the swelling and decrease it leading to improvement. ...Read more
It doesn't: It is not a clinical issue and does not cause muscle or joint pain. ...Read more
Chronic injury: A chronic rotator cuff injury can cause this. If the rotator cuff muscles are not being used they wither and become fatty. ...Read more
See details: It can cause muscle and joint pain but foods have nothing to do with it. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause muscle and joint weakness so bad that it feels like you've been working hard all day even if you haven't?
Yes: It can. For example, generalized anxiety disorder includes fatigue and lack of energy in general. Anyway, other causes are possible. You should have a thorough examination and maybe some labs. Possibly, something can be corrected and you could feel just fine. Don t wait, consult with a dr. In his/her office. ...Read more
Why would having an ESI almost 3 wks ago in my lower back cause serious worsening & new pain in joints & muscles all over my body?
Possible side effect: ESI=Epidural Steroid? There may be no relation, but there may be:Steroids suppress your immune system & ability to heal. By lowering immunity, it makes you susceptible to infections that can cause symptoms like new jt/muscle pain all over. Moreover, Steroid side-effects including sleeplessness, high blood sugar, stomach ulcers, & severe arthritis are not unknown as complications. Check w/doctor ASAP. ...Read more
The muscle/joint right before the back of my neck hurts like crazy when I try to turn my head utmost left/up for > a week. Is there a way I can fix?
I've taken Glucosamine 2KCl 1000mg for 2years and no pain from heavy gyming, now I stopped im feeling muscle and joint pains, did stopping cause this?
Possible: I would try again taking it and see how you do Many report having symptoms after stopping it The only way to tell is to start again ...Read more
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