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What part of the body causes headache?

Complex Issue: Headache is the result of pain signals caused by interactions between the brain, blood vessels, and surrounding nerves. During a headache, the pain does not come from the brain contrary to what many sufferers believe. Rather, the pain comes from activated nerves surrounding the skull, blood vessels, and head muscles. ...Read more

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Body Aches (Definition)

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Causes of weird body stiffness?

Causes of weird body stiffness?

Many possibilities. : Nearly 700 of them, in fact! please read this: http://www.Rightdiagnosis.Com/symptoms/stiffness/common.Htm. ...Read more

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What are the causes of severe body/joint pain besides fibromyalgia?

What are the causes of severe body/joint pain besides fibromyalgia?

Multiple causes: There is a long list of possibilities for more than one joint hurting: generalized conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, other types of arthritis; infections; some medications; metabolic conditions like gout, pseudgout; bleeding disorders (hemophilia, etc). Other include bruising of skin/muscles/tissues over a joint; nerve pains from a variety of causes. See your doc to help you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep problems and body aches?

What are the causes of sleep problems and body aches?

Many factors: 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

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What causes pain in all the parts of the body?

What causes pain in all the parts of the body?

Chronic Pain: You could be suffering from chronic pain syndrome especially if your pain has been on going for a long time; consult a pain center for management. If the pain has just started, there could be an underlying medical condition; consult your pcp. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of chest pain and limb pain?

What are the common causes of chest pain and limb pain?

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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What are the causes of neck pain.

What are the causes of neck pain.

Causes Neck pain: Neck pain can be caused by several of many structures in the cervical spine. They include: muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, joints, discs, and nerves. Neck pain can also radiate from other structures like the heart, trachea, esophagus, and blood vessels. If you're suffering see your primary care and they will begin to work things up to help you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of persistent body odor?

What are the causes of persistent body odor?

Excess sweating or l: Excess sweating or lack of regular bathing are common causes of a body odor. Soetimes things that one eats can also cause an odor like garlic. Some people with certain metabolic diseases also secrete substances that have odors. ...Read more

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What is the leading causes of chest pains?

What is the leading causes of chest pains?

Depends on the age: Different age groups will have a different set of common causes. A younger group will have chest pain more commonly due to musculoskeletal problems and psychogenic causes like anxiety attacks. Older patients can experience chest pain from angina and heart attacks. But there are dozens of causes of chest pain, so the whole picture of symptoms and exam findings has to be taken into account. ...Read more

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Causes of pain in testicles?

Causes of pain in testicles?

Various: Acute severe pain in the testis might be testis torsion & an emergency. Severe pain of fairly rapid onset & relieved by gently lifting scrotum on that side could be epididymitis requiring antibiotics. Dull ache could be due to varicocele or hydrocele. Pain can be related to sexual stimulation without ejaculation. Suggest see a urologist if there is any doubt. ...Read more

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Causes of hotness of the lower abfomen?

Causes of hotness of the lower abfomen?

Possible infection: There are many possible reasons for this and more information is needed to help guide you. If the skin is hot and red, this could related to a skin infection called cellulitis which normally requires antibiotic treatment. If the symptoms are more internal, it could be related to a urinary tract infection. I would recommend having your medical provider examine you and advise on treatment. ...Read more

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What condition, other than arthritis, causes pain throughout the entire body?

What condition, other than arthritis, causes pain throughout the entire body?

Several: Other possiblities include but are not limited to: inflammatory muscle conditions, hypothyroidism, bone disorders, neoplasms, and fibromyalgia can all cause diffuse bodily pain. See a physician if your symptoms are severe/debilitating. ...Read more

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What causes severe muscle cramping in various muscles in the absence of exercise?

What causes severe muscle cramping in various muscles  in the absence of exercise?

Cramping: It may be an electrolyte imbalance need to get some lab work it may also be related to some of the medications you are taking. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the middle of chest?

Middle?: Top to bottom or front to back makes all worry about angina, but it can be a variety of GI issues (reflux, esophagitis, esophageal cancer), bony/arthritic (costochondritis). It usually warrants an ekg and blood tests, and possibly more extensive investigation. ...Read more

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What causes the body aches that are associated with fever? Is it swelling of joints or flaring of nerves?

What causes the body aches that are associated with fever? Is it swelling of joints or flaring of nerves?

Inflammation: Our bodies have many systems that constantly monitor the status. When something unusual is identified, many process commence including increasing the presence of antibodies, fighting white cells, increased blood flow to the area and much, much more. As this problem gets better, the body will turn down the intensity of the reactions via ongoing monitoring. The complexity makes healing easy. ...Read more

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What causes pain in back of the knee?

What causes pain in back of the knee?

Knee pain: Knee pain, even in the back, maybe caused by several things. Generalized arthritis can even refer to the back, BUT a Bakers cyst is common for pain in the back of the knee. Get an eval by a dr. if the pain si bad. Best wishes. ...Read more

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