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Can allergy shots make my leg muscles ache?

Can allergy shots make my leg muscles ache?

Allergy Shots: Allergy shots can cause some localized swelling and soreness around the site of injection (upper arms) but is likely not the cause of chronic leg muscle ache. ...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


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My leg muscles have been aching for a week. I can't have a decent sleep. Earlier in the week i swam in cold water. Is there a connection?. Howdo i fix

My leg muscles have been aching for a week. I can't have a decent sleep. Earlier in the week i swam in cold water. Is there a connection?. Howdo i fix

Cramps?: Muscle cramps from cold exposure can happen and if its severe enough can cause residual pain. Certain meds can cause pain like cholesterol meds. Blood clots can cause pain also. Make sure your md knows. ...Read more

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How to i help my very sore leg muscles?

Need an exam: The complaints are very vague, a visit to your doctor may allow for more interview and examination. This is the best approach to symptoms described. The differential diagnosis is too braod for achy legs. It could be mechanical , postural, nerve issues, back issues, vascular, neuromuscular, or normal reponse to extreme activities. ...Read more

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I generally have ache in my lower leg muscles since my childhood. Is it serious, by now am use to living with it.

Muscle pain: Are you flat footed. If so you should be wearing proper shoes. Poor arch support can give you referred pain to your muscles. See a pofiatrist to be evaluated for possible orthotics. ...Read more

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What makes leg muscles sore and weak?

What makes leg muscles sore and weak?

Deconditioning: Deconditioning, also called disuse atrophy (due to sedentary lifestyle and physical inactivity) is the most common cause in north america. Other causes include vascular (blockages of arteries down the leg) or spinal stenosis (tightening around spinal nerves). If not better with daily running - walking - stationary bike - rowing machine use for 6-8 weeks, have your family doc start the workup. ...Read more

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What's a fast way to take care of muscle aches on legs?

What's a fast way to take care of muscle aches on legs?

Muscle aches: Answer depends on when and why they ache. Stretches and massage can help. Microcurrent treatments for spasm can help. Hydration and magnesium can help. If those don't work, get examined, including by good physician and physical therapist. Sometimes legs ache because of back problems. ...Read more

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The muscles in the back of my leg have been sore lately. What is the cause?

The muscles in the back of my leg have been sore lately. What is the cause?

Leg pain: Need much more information e.g. Age, activity, work, athletics, male or female, pregnant, injury etc. ...Read more

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I have workout 3 days ago. And My leg muscles are very sore. How can I get them not to be painful? I have a tens unit.

I have workout 3 days ago. And My leg muscles are very sore. How can I get them not to be painful? I have a tens unit.

Overuse: worked out little hard and now have muscle stiffness as muscles recover. Exercise, esp vigorous exercise tears down the muscle fibers and then they heal bigger and stronger. But, this comes at a price of inflammation and some injury. NSAID for pain and inflammation (if no medical reason not to) GENTLE stretching to help muscle tightness. GENTLE exercise to assist blood flow to help recovery. ...Read more

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Back of my legs muscles are sore?

Back of my legs muscles are sore?

Have you been: Working out physically? If yes, then have you been stretching before ; after exercise? ...Read more

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How to get rid of sore leg muscles very fast?

Try: Lots of hydration, anti-inflammatory and epsom salt soaks. ...Read more

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Sore leg muscle with swelling and area purple in colour?

Sore leg muscle with swelling and area purple in colour?

A bruise or worse...: Purple color may mean a bruise or bleeding under the skin. A sore muscle can be some bleeding from broken muscle fibers inside the muscle (called a muscle strain). If a person bleeds easily, there can be a hematoma in the muscle. If there are risk factors for a blood clot in the leg, such as recent surgery, injury, taking ocp's, sitting for several hours, etc..., the E.R. Or a doctor should check. ...Read more

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VERY sore hard lumps in muscles of lower leg which become hot and very painful?

VERY sore hard lumps in muscles of lower leg which become hot and very painful?

Exam: Gt examined for musculoskeletal illness and soft tissue illnes. Have your physician check for musscle inflammation and erythema nodosum. ...Read more

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For a couple years now i've suffered from very sore inner thigh muscles. It's only on the left leg and hurts to touch. Nothing helps. Any thoughts?

For a couple years now i've suffered from very sore inner thigh muscles. It's only on the left leg and hurts to touch.  Nothing helps. Any thoughts?

Thigh pain: This could represent a muscular or tendon problem of the adductor muscle or a nerve problem involving the obturator nerve and or the L3 nerve from the back. ...Read more

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My muscles in my legs are so sore when i woke up today im 17, i did nothing abmormal yesterday or any exersize to make them sore? What is this from?

Muscle pain: Really wouldn't worry too much given your young age. If it lasts for more than a couple of days, or if other symptoms develop such as other muscles become painful, you run a fever/chills, see your doctor. ...Read more

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