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Myalgia Or Arthralgia
I suffered FUO FOR LAST 24 DAYS , Fever came down. NOW GETTING myalgia, arthralgia, proximal muscle weakness with SOB grade -III as per NYHA . wHAT is?
Need more info: meds? supplements? recent travel to Latin Am/Asia/ Africa? recent exposure to sick person? swelling/redness/ heat in leg? need to see PCP for thorough exam & history plus appropriate lab work. Too little info to make informed suggestion as to cause. ER if condition worsening. ...Read more
Fever x 22d up to 103°. Crp 8, C3 195, lymphocytes 49, wbc6.2, neutrophils 30, sed 20, rf/ana -, urine -, diarrhea, ruq pain, myalgias, arthralgia, cxr neg.
Get an evaluation: What you're describing is often called "fever of unknown origin." the cirteria are 1) fever over 103 on several occasions, 2) for more than 21 days, 3) without an origin after one week of hospital's tests. That criteria is from 1961, when people had longer hospital stays, but is still used. The types of tests someone needs can become pretty invasive - it's important to have a thorough work-up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ana 1:640x10yrs, other labs neg. Flares of rashes, fatigue, arthralgia, myalgia, dizziness.Crp & sed normal during flares!tx: plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) & low doses pred prn. Dx?
Viral infection +: There is a viral infection and also bleeding that occurs. Like the flu viral muscle involvement occurs from the viral infection. Dengue also cause bleeding into tissue and this can contribute. When you have a viral infection the body responds with a variety of chemicals and cytokines and some of these increase the swelling, attracting inflammatory cells and alsorelease pain chemicals. ...Read more
I feel with diffuse myalgia and joint pain and my ribs is tender even my abdomen but there's no history of exercise so can I know the cause...
Fibromyalgia ?: Fibromyalgia is the most likely diagnosis. This is a very common problem, especially in young women. The condition is characterized by diffuse soft tissue pain and tenderness as well as non-refreshing sleep and or fatigue. There are many other conditions that can cause similar symptoms, so seeing a doctor, especially if your symptoms persist, is a good idea. ...Read more
No: 24 yo asks if "anxiety" causes "joint pain". Anxiety originates in mind & reflects psychologic effects of mental process. Joint pain originates in soft tissue pain transducers such as tendons & ligaments that surround joints. Persons w. abnormal intensities of anxiety might subjectively experience greater pain, but this is unmeasured & unproven theoretical speculatio ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hey, I've had these hives that come and go since the beginning of october. also muscle pain that comes and goes as well as joint pain. Please help.
Allergic: medical consultation and formal allergy testing with a thorough exam should answer your issues. ...Read more
The anatomy: A joint is a joint and muscle is muscle. ...Read more
Can chronic salmonella typhoid cause migratory joint pain? I never had acute illness. Joint and muscle pain comes and goes and is migratory.
Migratory joint pain: Studies show that a migratory polyarthritis has a panoply of causes. A careful history and physical exam are indicated promptly. Typhoid fever could cause a reactive arthritis but several questions need to be asked over a series of visits and lab tests to determine your diagnosis. Several etiologies including vascular, infectious,inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, idiopathic, neoplastic, etc. ...Read more
Muscle ache, joint pain, headaches, pain== if fibromyalgia what's the best treatment, medication?
Multiple treatments: Fm is a quirky entity to treat. We really don't know what causes it and a lot of doctors "don't believe" in it. Find a good pain medicine or rheumatology doctor who is familiar with it and follow their advise. Exercise, warmth, decreasing stress and various medications such as cymbalta, lyrica, savella (milnacipran) and narcotics can help somewhat although none are "cures". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
My wife is suffering from RA and the same is under control . No joint pain but on medition.Muscle pain and mild swelling in right arm. Reason?
Probably unrelated: If the disease is well controlled, it is likely to be unrelated. You did not mentioned what meds your wife is taking so i cannot comment on that area. ...Read more
How severe is joint and muscle pain in acute HIV infection and how long does it last? Can it be generalized joint pain without inflammation?
Very variable: Signs and symptoms of HIV infection are very variable and it is not feasible to describe in this forum. Please consult this site for info and if you have any doubt, see your doctor to get tested. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/basics/symptoms/con-20013732 ...Read more
Had ANA, ENA panel, FBC done 4 months ago due to joint pain, muscle pain, facial rash, fatigue but all neg/normal. still ill, should i get retested?
No: Multiple retests will give you the same results. ...Read more
hi doctors Istarted having weird pain in my back joint pain and popping sound right groin area stomachache nausea headache muscle pain that comes goes
Diffuse symptoms: I can't think of any diagnosis that would explain these diffuse symptoms. If these symptoms persist it would be best for a physician to evaluate you and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more
Headaches, muscle pain, tingling in arm, chest pain, swelling, joint pain and urinary burning that comes but goes away on its own happening for 6 mths?
Wide array: That's a lot of varied symptoms. To get a better handle on this, you may need to see your physician for blood work and a review of any medications you may be taking. ...Read more
Burning tongue sensation ? also joint and muscle pain everwhere. H.pylori diagnosed a month ago, treated 3 weeks ago. Could I be missing nutrients causing muscle and joint pain, dizziness, burnt tong?
Burning tongue: If part of your treatment for h. Pylori included biaxin, (clarithromycin) this is a possible cause of the burning tongue discomfort. Try bathing your tongue with maalox or apply glyoxide drops to it. In addition,take mutivitamin and extra vitamin B 12. If symptoms persist,see your physician who will order appropriate blood tests. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers