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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


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1month ago c-section, joint pain and muscle pain all over my body, my scar is also emitting pain, (+) fever, is it related with my surgery?

1month ago c-section, joint pain and muscle pain all over my body, my scar is also emitting pain, (+) fever, is it related with my surgery?

Maybe: There are a variety of aches and pains that are normal after surgery. Best however to call for a follow up exam with your OB doctor to check your wound, and make sure there is not a late infection or hernia. See them this week. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Cause of constant fatigue, light headed and muscle pain all over the body?

Myriad: Of possibilities. You should start by seeing your Family Doctor for a full physical. After doing the physical your doctor can then determine what blood work and other tests might need to be done. Do you eat healthy and exercise? How is your sleep. These lifestyle choices can make a huge impact on energy and pain levels. ...Read more

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LFT: AST 97 while my ALT is 57. Had muscle pain all over upper body from workout when tested. Otherwise healthy, not obese, no alcohol, not a smoker.

LFT: AST 97 while my ALT is 57. Had muscle pain all over upper body from workout when tested. Otherwise healthy, not obese, no alcohol, not a smoker.

Repeat first.: All things being equal, the first step with a finding like this, especially when there's no obvious cause, would be to simply repeat the test in a month or so. Sometimes this could be simply from something you ate, or an OTC medication. If the repeat values are still high, then an ultrasound and further investigations may be warranted. ...Read more

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Muscle pain all over the body, but different place each time. Especially the feet. Dry eyes. Fatigue, low energy, easy cold, tired. Been for three months?

Be seen: You would certainly do we to be seen for am accurate diagnosis, which could potentially include a systemic infectios or metabolic process. ...Read more

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Usually just have joint pain. Sle. Recently both arms/hands go numb/tingling. Muscle pain all over body. Severe in arms. Possible causes?

Usually just have joint pain. Sle. Recently both arms/hands go numb/tingling. Muscle pain all over body. Severe in arms. Possible causes?

See your physcian: As this could be related to your sle and it could be progressing to affect peripheral nerves as it sometimes does. This could also lead to raynauds and there will be specific treatments to this as well. Discuss with you physician what acute med options are right for you and to prevent issues with raynauds. ...Read more

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Please explain muscle pain on the left side of the body?

Depends: Check pulses for arterial blood supply to arms and legs, check meds (statins cause muscle pains) if arm pain check heart. ...Read more

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What can cause random muscle pain in the upper half of the body? It comes and goes as it wants.

What can cause random muscle pain in the upper half of the body? It comes and goes as it wants.

Muscle Spasms: Stress can cause it, lack of exercise and sometimes dehydration. If you have a pinched nerve in the spine somewhere then you might get a specific area of spasms. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I am feeling like this muscle pain (i think its muscle pain) that moves around my body, what could it be?

What do you recommend if I am feeling like this muscle pain (i think its muscle pain) that moves around my body, what could it be?

Need more info: It is impossible to provide an answer without a thorough exam, including lab work. The possibilities are numerous. See a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Could pinched nerve (s) in back cause muscle pain throughout body?

Unlikely: If you are talking about the lower back, then answer is no. However, many conditions can cause generalized pain including pain in the spine. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I have muscle pain on the right side of my body. A spot hurts for a couple days Then stops only to be taken over by a new spot for a couple days. Why?

I have muscle pain on the right side of my body. A spot hurts for a couple days Then stops only to be taken over by a new spot for a couple days. Why?

This is not clear: This is not a simple answer. The spots could be part of the same medical problem, and it may be a benign type of pain syndrome called myofacial pain. However you need an evaluation by your physician to see if there are other causes of your symptoms ...Read more

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Can bursitis send off muscle pain in the rest of the body?

No: Shoulder pain refers into the upper arm on the same side of the body. Nowhere else. I'd look for other causes which are more likely. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does having little muscle pain a sign of sufficient protein in the body?

Muscle pain: Muscle pain results from some type if muscle injury. Protein is required to repair and build your muscles. But less muscle pain does not necessarily correlate with sufficient protein. ...Read more

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Is little muscle pain after cycling considered to be a sign of insufficient protein in the body?

Is little muscle pain after cycling considered to be a sign of insufficient protein in the body?

No.: Geeting adequate nutritional support from increasing protein is good, but you are experiencing delayed soreness of exercise, which is common. One possibility is that your seat height adjustment is off. Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin should get rid of pain. If the pain is present longer than 2-3 days, you may have strained/sprained something, but you did not say where you hurt! See your pcx if pain persists! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the muscle pain that appears after my body cools down from intense basketball training?

How do I get rid of the muscle pain that appears after my body cools down from intense basketball training?

No quick fix: There is no quick fix to muscle soreness after intense exercise. However, proper conditioning for a sport and implementation of rest, ice baths, nsaids?, proper nutrition and hydration before and after exercise are reasonable and practical selections. ...Read more

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Hi my friend made me do several exercise warm ups when I'm not strong and now my whole body hurts how do you get rid of bad muscle pain naturall?

Muscle pain: First, do not be mad at your friend! Second, be sure to stretch before and after any work out. If you have access to it a steam room, or a hot shower, would help to relax the muscles. Be sure to alternate muscle groups that you work on for example upper body vs. Lower body vs. Core. Carpe diem!! ...Read more

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I have muscle pain on left side of my upper body, including chest area even though I didn't engage in any strenuous exercise. Heartbeat is normal.

Get checked...: If worse with movement of muscle, it's probably musculo-skeletal related but really pain in chest should never be treated lightly. Consider getting a checkup asap if this is persisting. ...Read more

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I have muscle pain without exercise. I had a colonoscopy a couple days ago. I started feeling a body pain after drinking the cleansing solution.?

Muscle pain: Your muscle pains may be related to dehydration or an electrolyte imbalance after your colonoscopy "cleanout". Drink plenty of water or a sports drink to help with this. If you are feeling worse, or if you notice any weakness, see your doctor right away to be evaluated for a condition called rhabdomyolysis which is a rare form of muscle breakdown. ...Read more

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Took rx Ritalin (methylphenidate) 2-3/wk for 2 months, no prob. Took 4 last wk, muscle pain thru-out body, 2 day recovery. Cause? Likely to reoccur? Was stressful week.

Took rx Ritalin (methylphenidate) 2-3/wk for 2 months, no prob. Took 4 last wk, muscle pain thru-out body, 2 day recovery. Cause? Likely to reoccur? Was stressful week.

Take as directed and: Alert prescriber to possible side effects. Ritalin (methylphenidate) may cause muscle cramps and may be dose-related. ADHD Rx should not increase to address stress but remain at dose for ADHD symptoms. Stress and other conditions may affect muscles. If stressed use rhythmic breathing, calming, visual imagery,
muscle relaxation, good sleep, exercise, nutrition, and eliminate unnecessary stressors. Best regards. ...Read more

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I feel rediculous asking this, but can sleeping in an underwire bra every night aggrivate my chronic upper body muscle pain? I have a 40d chest :- (

I feel rediculous asking this, but can sleeping in an underwire bra every night aggrivate my chronic upper body muscle pain? I have a 40d chest :- (

Bra: This actually is good question. Any tight clothing can interfere with sleep and may cause more discomfort, unless recommended otherwise by your doc. ...Read more

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What can be done to help bad muscle pain caused by PTSD anniversary reaction? Anniversary is still a week away and my body has been in pain for 3 days

There is help: That's tough for you and well done for seeking help. You may find this link helpful https://www. Healthnavigator. Org. Nz/health-a-z/p/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/ Also there is a great app called PTSD coach you could try. If things get bad call lifeline 0800 543 354, they are there to help. Always remember your family doctor is a great person to book some time with to discuss options. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and had muscle pain in my arms so bad it hurts to move them. I have a general all over body hurt as well. I feel like staying in bed. What do you think it is and what should I do? Thanks!

Suspect viral infect: Your symptoms are suggestive of a viral infection, flu like, drink a lot of fluids, and take OTC meds, for cold and cough, if additional symptoms of fever, cough, dizziness, and chills, appear, over next 48 to 72 hours, in spite of rest, seek med. Advice. ...Read more

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Can muscle pain in upper back be referred to other parts of the body like the legs?

Can muscle pain in upper back be referred to other parts of the body like the legs?

No: Upper back pain generally refers to the neck or upper arms. Scoliosis can cause pain above and below the curve leading to upper back and buttock pain at the same time or alternating. See a physiatrist or chiropractor for help if the problem limits you. Change in your activities may be helpful. ...Read more

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My uric acid level is 6.7, I don't take any medicine. I always hv body & muscle pain & lethergy. How tto get rid of it?

My uric acid level is 6.7, I don't take any medicine. I always hv body & muscle pain & lethergy. How tto get rid of it?

Check diet, kidneys: Can't tell here. Could be diet related, including hydration/fluid atatus; could be other issues. See your doc. Excess protein, especially animal protein can increase uric acid levels, as can high simple sugar load, and alcohol. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Upadya
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Muscle Pain (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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