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Lactic Acid And Muscle Pain
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
Yes: It is not common for metformin to cause muscle pain but it is a reported side effect of the medication. It would be unusual for it to cause muscle pain in just one group of muscles. Usually when a medication causes muscle pain it occurs in all muscles all over the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Lactic acid is a normal by-product of muscle overload exercises or anaerobic exercise. There are two types of soreness related to exercise. The first type is immediate soreness which you feel during or directly following exercise. The second type is delayed onset muscle soreness which you feel the day following training. There are a few solutions to cope with your sore muscles. ...Read more
No: The issues are completely unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
No.: See the previous answer. If you have problems with blood flow in the lower extremities there are many other things to consider, but Mg supplementation is not going to do anything. On the other hand it won't hurt. Try it and see what you think. ...Read more
I don't think so: I can't really see a link.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have chronic shingles with severe pain and stiffening of muscles in both legs. Could Valtrex (valacyclovir) be causing a lactic acid problem?
Valtrex (valacyclovir): It is unlikely that Valtrex (valacyclovir) is causing muscular aches. The most common side effects are nausea, headache, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, rash, depression, and abdominal pain. However, it is known that Valtrex (valacyclovir) can give you joint pain. Shingles, can give you flu like symptoms including muscle pains. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, it can be.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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