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What can cause sore muscles and joints and swollen lymph nodes?

What can cause sore muscles and joints and swollen lymph nodes?

Virus or ....: A viral infection for a few days, but moore than a week needs to be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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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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Swollen lymph nodes, sore joints, odd blood work - help what should I do?

Swollen lymph nodes, sore joints, odd blood work - help what should I do?

See your MD: You could have an acute viral illness, or lyme disease, collagen vascular disease, such as acute arthritis, or possibly some form of cancer. Swollen lymph nodes are your bodies response to infection with a virus or bacteria or to inappropriate antibodies that the body is making to itself. ...Read more

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Low risk hiv exposure 10 days ago in Nigeria.3 days later,fevers+joint aches.no sore the oath,no swollen nodes.+for malaria Typhoid. could it be hiv??

Low risk hiv exposure 10 days ago in Nigeria.3 days later,fevers+joint aches.no sore the oath,no swollen nodes.+for malaria Typhoid. could it be hiv??

Too soon: The symptoms of a new HIV infection (acute retroviral syndrome, or ARS) don't start before about 10 days. Maybe sometimes as soon as 7 days, but 3 days isn't possible. Also, as you apparently know, ARS usually includes sore throat, so that's also against HIV as the cause. It's something else. These symptoms are indeed consistent with malaria or typhoid, but also many other infections. See doctor. ...Read more

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I have had fever for about 3weeks w/ muscle/joint pain. I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck also. Blood cultures returned negative. Any suggestions?

I have had fever for about 3weeks w/ muscle/joint pain. I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck also. Blood cultures returned negative. Any suggestions?

Supplements to try: Try taking Probonix probiotics 1-2 droppersful 3-4 times/day for a few days. Also take zinc 50 mg/day. If your symptoms do not improve in 3 days, then please consult your primary care physician again; sooner if worse. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes for 6 months, lost 20 lbs since January 2014. Diagnosed with Raynaud's, muscle & joint pain, extreme fatigue. Positive ANA twice.

Swollen lymph nodes for 6 months, lost 20 lbs since January 2014. Diagnosed with Raynaud's, muscle & joint pain, extreme fatigue. Positive ANA twice.

Need thorough exam: Enlarged lymph nodes, 20 lb weight loss, and extreme fatigue alone need an answer. The Raynauds and positive ANA could be a clue but muscle and joint pain without swelling could be something else. A good doctor of Internal Medicine. or Rheumatology should be able to put all this together with history, exam and tests of several kinds. ...Read more

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Sore muscles all over, and i don't know why. Is this a sign of a swollen liver?

Sore muscles all over, and i don't know why. Is this a sign of a swollen liver?

Unlikely: Myalgias are associated with a number of disorders. See your doctor or a rheumatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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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