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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Leg Muscle Sun Poisoning

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What kind of illness can cause vertigo, leg pain, loss of concentration, ect?

What kind of illness can cause vertigo, leg pain, loss of concentration, ect?

Neurologist: If you have true vertigo associated with loss of concentration and leg pain, it is very unlikely to be inner ear in origin. I would strongly suggest you consult a neurologist. Hypertension, cardiovascular disease also needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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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What are reasons for sudden onset of extreme heat (direct sunlight) intolerance causing severe sunburn/eczema?

What are reasons for sudden onset of extreme heat (direct sunlight) intolerance causing severe sunburn/eczema?

Multiple factors: You don't mention this but certain medications can make you sun sensitive, you were also exposing your skin without sun block I presume as well. If the conditions were right you could have had greater exposure to UV rays than yo thought causing the burns. Its important to always use a physical sun block ...Read more

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What muscle or metabolic disease causes muscle burning but no weakness ? Very bad muscle burning in the biceps thighs and calves?

What muscle or metabolic disease causes muscle burning but no weakness ? Very bad muscle burning in the biceps thighs and calves?

Muscle burning: Muscle burning pain may be muscle in origin or nerve in origin. If bilateral in biceps, thighs, and calves you would expect more of a systemic cause such as lactate build up after vigorous exercise; thyroid disease; inflammatory condition of the muscles, which can be infectious, autoimmune, or metabolic. Sometimes it can also be induced by new medications. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of tight calf muscles vitamin deficiency?

What could be the cause of tight calf muscles vitamin deficiency?

Possibly: If both are equally affected, think globally such as nutrition (paricularly electrolytes), lack of stretching and movement, general circulation issues. Try to get more electrolytes such as magnesium, potassium, calcium, do calf stretches and move your body. If it persists or affects only one side, get checked out. ...Read more

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Can dehydratrion from chronic sweating causing muscle pain an stiffness........or lack of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone , cause it... . ?

Can dehydratrion from  chronic sweating causing muscle pain an stiffness........or lack of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone , cause it...   .   ?

Not usually: Dehydration causes dry mouth, fatigue and weakness. Your hormone problems from your chronic diseases and medications can cause muscle soreness. Low Estrogen and Testosterone can cause Tenderness of muscle. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor for a plan to stay active and comfortable. ...Read more

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Can a rheumatologic disease cause inflammation/swelling of lower portion of calf with chicken like skin and lack of leg hair isolated to the swelling?

Can a rheumatologic disease cause inflammation/swelling of lower portion of calf with chicken like skin and lack of leg hair isolated to the swelling?

Possibly: i don't know what disease you might have and what test have been done. i do not know if it is one leg or both. i presuem the test showed that you didn't have a blood clot. it is hard to speculate what is going on. heart and liver problems also have to be considered and a complete history including family surgical medical habits travel, occupation. You might need several doctors to work on this ...Read more

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Can liver cancer or liver disease cause painless constant muscle twitching /spasms in the calves ???

Can liver cancer or liver disease cause painless constant muscle twitching /spasms in the calves ???

No: liver cancer and liver disease do not result in twitching of muscles. When liver gets bad and portal hyperteinsion develops ascites and later jaundice are complications. Muscle twitching are prossilbe electrolyte related. ...Read more

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Injury prone (hamstrings): could food intolerance cause my muscular injuries and overall tightness in that area?

Injury prone (hamstrings): could food intolerance cause my muscular injuries and overall tightness in that area?

Not likely: It is more probable that dehydration or electrolyte deficiency is the problem. There are also medications, like statins and some antibiotics, that can set you up for muscle and tendon injuries. ...Read more

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Cause of muscle spasms in arms +2 months. Not Lyme or electrolytes imbalance?

Cause of muscle spasms in arms +2 months. Not Lyme or electrolytes imbalance?

Muscle spasms: Sounds like you have see your doctor; please continue to do so. Low magnesium MAY be the issue. Your doc can measure that and other nutrients via blood work. Are you on a statin medication? That can cause muscle pain. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can sun poisoning cause other sickness? Will sun poisoning cause other types of sickness or lower immunity system in our bodies? .

Yes and No: Sun poison can cause severe rash, blistering of the skin, fever and chills. Place you at risk for other problems such as melanoma, skin rinkles by breaking down collogen etc etc. Sun exposure does not lower your immune system. Everyone needs sun. Sun helps to activate vitamin vitamin d for instance. Sun can also cause cataracts, damage dna and cause oxygen radicals to form which cause harm. ...Read more

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What causes muscle weakness in polio?

What causes muscle weakness in polio?

See below: The polio virus attacks the nerves in the spinal cord that supply the muscles. Called motor nerves. Polio does not affect the nerves that deal with sensation. When the nerves die due to the polio virus, the muscles tend to wither and that is what causes the weakness. Post polio syndrome can occur 30-40 years later with new symptoms of weakness and fatigue. It is not a reactivation of the virus. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain in the calf and thigh muscles of both legs?

What causes severe pain in the calf and thigh muscles of both legs?

Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...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 explains a constant flushing, red/brown coloration of eyelids, weakness, fatigue, joint pain, facial outbreaks that resemble urticaria from sun?

What explains a constant flushing, red/brown coloration of eyelids, weakness, fatigue, joint pain, facial outbreaks that resemble urticaria from sun?

Photosensitivity: These symptoms may be seen in systemic lupus. I recommend a consultation with a rheumatologist who will evaluate you and order the appropriate tests. If this is unrevealing and you are not taking any medications that can cause photosensitivity, consult a dermatologist to check the facial eruptions. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Sun Poisoning (Definition)

Conditions that some people may lump under the term 'sun poisoning'. It really isn't a specific medical condition. One has rash w red skin ; possible blisters, fatigue, fevers, chills or headache. Another is called polymorphous light eruption(pmle) ; it has sxs that were just described as well as dense clusters of small bumps over the body w ...Read more


Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more