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Dr. Edward Smith
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I'm having continual dull spasms under my left latissimus dorsi muscle area. No injury has taken place or overuse do to workouts. Any suggestions?

Messy muscle: Most likely the cause is one of several things: repetitive use, even if small amplitude; persistent postural stress; or an underlying structural problem, such as rib injury, tumor or low grade infection. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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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


Dr. Idan Sharon
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What is the best treatment for chronic muscle pain?

What is the best treatment for chronic muscle pain?

MUSCLE PAIN: Best treatment would be to have a full evaluation by a neurologist to understand what specifically contributes to the muscle problems. Then that cause is treated directly if possible (sometimes with antispasmodics or anti-inflammatories). ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Mark Perloe
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Which treatment works the best and fastest for muscle pain?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for muscle pain?

Muscle Pain: The best treatment for pain after exertion is usually time and perhaps nsaid's such as aleve. However, the pain is severe or has been present for more than a few days, it could represent a muscle tear or more severe condition and require medical evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Perloe
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What's the best treatment to get rid of muscle pain?

What's the best treatment to get rid of muscle pain?

Muscle Pain: Muscle pain after exercise is best relieved by time. It can take about a week for your muscles to recover after a good, high intensity workout. While some note benefit from a NSAID such as. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Could you tell me any treatment for bad back muscle pain?

Many things: You can try heat, cold, stretching, massage, strengtheing exercises (back and tummy). Working with a physical therapist is often helpful (generally requires a doctor's prescription). Over the counter medication works for many folks. If these do not work for you, see your primary doctor or a spinal doctor or a rehabilitation doctor (physiatrist). ...Read more

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Dr. David Fein
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Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Tylenol, topical rub: Many OTC meds are safe in pregnancy, including Acetaminophen (tylenol) for muscle aches and pains. Topical rubs and patches (ben-gay, icy-hot) are also safe, which is considered very good news in the third trimester, when back and shoulder pain can really hurt! massage and, yes, heating pads are safe in pregnancy -- even a jacuzzi, as long as the temperature does not exceed that of a warm bath. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Smith
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Hi I have bad muscle pain an it effects my lungs, is there any treatment for this muscle pain/back pain something like ibrufon ( I have high BP)?

Hi I have bad muscle pain an it effects my lungs, is there any treatment for this muscle pain/back pain something like ibrufon ( I have high BP)?

Back/lung pain: Back strain should not affect your lungs----if you are short of breath it is different problem and your back pain could be referred pain-----this would need to be addressed soon because it could be serious---but if your lung problem is splinting from an intercostal nerve entrapment or thoracic nerve impingment this can treated with NSAIDS -like ibupropen see your Doctor for a full work up soon ...Read more

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
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What caused cold and blocked nose and joint and muscle pain? Treatment?

What caused cold and blocked nose and joint and muscle pain? Treatment?

Viral Cold: Sounds like this is a viral infection that you caught. Generally it will run its full course of about 7-10 days. Supportive treatment measures like plenty of fluids to drink, cough meds, nsaids like advil etc if tolerated, tylenol, allergy meds if any allergic symptoms also manifest are generally enough to help one in dealing with it. If no better in 7-10 days or get worse--see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Morell
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I walk a lot in my work and am getting sore legs and feet. Whats the best thing for muscle pain, what treatment is there?

I walk a lot in my work and am getting sore legs and feet. Whats the best thing for muscle pain, what treatment is there?

Make: Sure that the mechanics of your gait are correct. Take a look at the shoes wear pattern, then get fitted orthotics, may help a lot! ...Read more

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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Muscle pain is a symptom where a person has acute or chronic pain in one or more muscle groups, that can be due to a variety of causes ...Read more


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