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Doctor insights on: Muscle Pain

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Dr. Raj Upadya
929 doctors shared insights

Muscle Pain (Overview)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that lasts for a while.


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What causes muscle pain?

What causes muscle pain?

Injury: Most muscle pain after work outs are a result of microscopic tears in the muscle fibers, when these heal and repair the muscle will ultimately be stronger ...Read more

Dr. Raj Upadya
929 doctors shared insights

Muscle Pain (Overview)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that lasts for a while.


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Muscle pain (Tip)

Soaking aching feet (especially in epsom salts) won't improve your joints, it'll just chap the skin! ...See more

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Treating Muscle Strain (Checklist)

Determine cause, if possible
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Try R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation)
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Ease back into activity. Don't overdo it!
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Consider physical therapy or range-of-motion massage
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What will heal muscle pain?

What will heal muscle pain?

Rest, ice : I would rest and allow the injury to heal the best treatment would be ice, nsaids and avoidance of any exacerbating activities. If symptoms persist, you should be evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Willsjogrens syndrome cause muscle pain?

Willsjogrens syndrome cause muscle pain?

Dry eyes & mouth : Sjögren’s can also affect other parts of the body. Patients may experience pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints, rashes on the arms and legs related to vasculitis – an inflammation of tiny blood vessels. The lungs, liver and kidneys may become inflamed; some people develop tingling and numbness in the limbs because of neurological involvement. ...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


Dr. Erik Borncamp
306 doctors shared insights

Aching Muscles (Definition)

Soreness ...Read more