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Emphysema Cause Muscle Ache Exercise
Possibly: If, during exercise, your oxygen level decreases to below 88%, it may be that the muscles are not getting enough oxygen to meet their demand, and thus, they begin to ache. So, i would check your oxygen levels - if possible - when this occurs during exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus most days for three months in a year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and/or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. ...Read more
Had a medical checkup recently. Ast and ALT was 260 and 147 respectively. What can I do to lower this? Can muscle ache after exercise cause that?
See details: First of all, one needs to determine the cause of the elevated values. The source could be either liver or muscle. Then one can determine the best therapy. You cannot do this by yourself. Speak with the doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
All may do it: The vast majority of patients on any currently approved statin at recommended doses have no muscle aches. At high doses, all statins likely may produce myalgias, but some patients are exquisitely sensitive to even minimal doses. Cutting the dose (not stopping) may alleviate the symptoms, or trying an alternate statin may help. Non-statin therapies (and future agents) may be effective options. ...Read more
Unlikely, but . . .: Assuming that you've had testosterone pellets implanted "for a while", it's unlikely for site to become infected. Pellet itself should not cause pain w/specific movements although you might notice soreness for several days to weeks after each implant. Best to chat w/doc who implanted your pellets. If you haven't had labs drawn recently, it would be a good idea to look for (other) side effects ...Read more
Lateral right knee ache,vit d level is 17,should vit d tablet be taken?can this level of vit d cause muscle ache in knee?
The lower limit: of normal vitamin D is about 20 ng/ml so your level is a little low. But it is probably not low enough to cause many symptoms. And usually the muscle and bone pain would be more generalized. I suspect your lateral knee pain is due to a strain/sprain. Check with your doctor about vitamin D supplements; but do try to get more fish/salmon, tuna, sardines or cod liver oil. Or fortified yogurt or milk! ...Read more
Yesterday I ate pork and vegetable. immediately I experienced mild fever, muscle ache and headache. what cause of this?
You could have: some type of stomach virus or bacterial infection, or it could be incidental with some pre-existing viral infection that was coming anyway. Or you could influenza. It is hard to say and sometimes you need to see a healthcare provider for proper examination and diagnosis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Muscle strain?: For a 28yo M, muscle pull/strain would be most likely. Treated with heating pad, rest, appropriate use of nsaids, and stretching. Can be caused by poor posture, trauma, awkward sleep, stress, overexertion. Other possibilities include herniated disk or other spine issue, infection or inflammatory disease. ...Read more
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
Emphysema is a lung disease caused by destruction of lung tissue--specifically the alveoli, which are the smallest sac-like units of the lung responsible for oxygen exchange. It is characterized by shortness of breath, an expanded chest, and possible signs of low oxygen in the body such as bluish ...Read more
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