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Paraspinal Muscle Tenderness
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
Yes: Yes, tension throughout the neck and upper back are associated with tenderness. ...Read more
Sorry: Sorry, not enough information here. There are many potential causes for this tenderness. You need to see your doctor who should be able to figure it out and if not send you to a specialist to help. Good luck. ...Read more
It could be either: One, it could be from working hard on the disk, computer etc, or could some thing serious for example mononuleosis, or other things. So if you feel better by resting it fine if get worse go to see your doctor. ...Read more
Muscle tenderness in bicep that connects at elbow started two months ago. Now tenderness extending down forearm slightly. What might this be?
Tennis elbow: Is the pain localized around one of the small bumps on the elbow, and radiate down the forearm? This would be an inflammation called "epicondylitis", commonly called "tennis elbow". It is treated with a velcro band worn just below the elbow joint, icing, and sometimes physical therapy. ...Read more
Both sides but mainly right Iliac crest pain, muscle tenderness in side of quad, no injury, hurts like crazy to sit, makes me dizzy?
My mother complains of severe pain in her ankle along with calf muscle tenderness past 5 hours what may be the reason?
Have her seen: I would definitely have her seen. There are a number of possibilities, assuming that she did not injure it, which presumably you would have mentioned. These can include gout, sciatica, infection, even a blood clot. A simple exam would go a long way to determine the cause. ...Read more
I found a lump within the muscle along my ulna. It is very tender/sore. No recent strenuous work. Probably just a sore muscle or should it be checked?
I have a sore muscle in my thigh above my knee. It is tender to the touch & sore when walking. Aches at times when sitting. Any concern of blood clot?
Probably not: Blood clots usually form in the deep vessels of the leg. They can cause pain behind the knee and they often cause leg and ankle swelling. It sounds like you have a muscle strain, not a blood clot. Birth control pills do increase the risk for blood clots so it is important to stay active and not smoke. If you have swelling in one leg/ankle then it is a good idea to see a doctor. ...Read more
I have pain under my tong, on both sides, but not simultaneously. The pain is towards the back. It similar to a sore muscle type pain.
See ent: This can be serious. Please see initially your primary care physician and he or she can possibly refer you to ENT specialist ...Read more
There is a soreness on my right lower back/side for last couple of weeks. It's more pronounced after workouts, Is it just a sore muscle?
See below: Depends on what's causing the soreness. Usually rest, stretching and fluids will do the job. ...Read more
If I have a sore muscle in my back, is it okay to use heat on it all night while I'm awake if I have to work the next day lifting heavy things?
Max 30 min on: You should never over use heat on the area for too long to avoid a burn to your skin. Take a break every 30min or so to avoid any issues. ...Read more
Not sure: Hiatal hernia's typically do not cause muscle soreness. Often it does not cause any symptoms at all, but if it does, usually it is similar to acid reflux like symptoms. These symptoms can be prevented by avoiding large or heavy meals, staying upright after eating, loosing weight if this is needed, and stopping smoking. Sometimes people need to use acid lower medications too. ...Read more
There's a small area on the left side of my back, close to the middle that's been hurting for a few days. It might be a sore muscle, but every so often when I move, I can feel a tiny "pop". It is not located near any joints. Could this be a nerve issue or
No: Pops are ok. Don't worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
Within reason: The old adage of no pain no gain applies. If a muscle is tight it will be mildly painful stretching it with exercise. This is good as long as its done in moderation too vigorous a stretch could damage thwe muscle and not enough stretch will do nothing to lengthen a tight muscle. ...Read more
Imaging studies need: See your doctor for physical exam and x ray. Only x ray or CT exam can confirm if you have a fracture. ...Read more
Maybe/migraine?: Sore muscles after exercise are normal symptoms, particularly if a new activity or a more strenuous exercise bout. Distortion in vision is more difficult to answer. Are you a contact lens wearer? Did you wear protective eyewear during cycling? If your eyes were feeling irritated afterwards, you could have had excessive ocular dryness. Or visual distortions could be migraine related too. ...Read more
One side of shoulder blade drops lower than other when hunch forward. Doc says muscle issues/soreness. How would sore muscle cause this?
Can achiles tendonitis feel like sharp pains? Pains have been constant like a sore muscle now they are sharp all when I walk or move it in circles.
? partial tear:
This could represent a partial tear of the achilles tendon although tendonitis by itself can be sharp pain
try hot / cold packs back and forth
maybe wrap it with plastic wrap at bed time (this is an old horse trainer trick)
if pain continues you will need to be seen for evaluation. ...Read more
I had a insect bite on saturday looked like mosquito bite today its big bru u sed area I see no puncture marks but it aches like sore muscle. And in p?
I have a cold. My right lymph node is swollen. It's gone down, but now both sides of my neck hurt. Feels like a sore muscle. Is it related?
Lymph nodes: Do you have any other lymph nodes? If so it could be the cold. Check for other lymph nodes. If the cold is getting better try Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) and warm compresses for the sore muscles and this problem should resolve itself. If you have persistent fevers or chills you may need an antibiotic. See your doctor in that case. You should have a family doctor to do your check ups anyway at 30 yrs old. ...Read more
Pain infront of both rib, comes in waves also when I move a certain way like a sore muscle, but I also have gerd. Is that normal for gerd? Maybe a uti?
Swelling, history: Calf pain/soreness itself fortunately does not raise concern for a blood clot. Significant swelling of 1 leg but not the other especially in the context of recent immobilization (long flight, injury requiring hospitalization/bedrest) or surgery would suggest a risk of a blood clot in the veins of the leg. History of a clotting disorder or cancer also contributes to suspicion. ...Read more
I have constricted airway, heavy chest, dizzy and sore muscle. What would these symptoms indicate?
I have a sore muscle that I hurt or pulled playin soccer it's in the middle of my lower back between my hip bone on the left side it hurts 2 move 2?
I have a sore muscle in the front of and side of thigh above my knee with sensitive skin which feels sensitive when my clothes rub/to the cold?
? Shingles: If the symptoms are only on one side of the body and if you had chicken pox as a child, it suggests shingles. If you develop a rash or vesicles on the skin, that would be diagnostic of shingles. It would be prudent to consult a doctor if the symptoms do not subside in a day or so. ...Read more
I often have a sore muscle in my neck-possibly the stylohyoid. When it hurts, I also get a popping sound when I swallow. Any ideas?
See a doctor: See a doctor and get checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
My left arm into my neck has been hurting, like sore muscle but I have done nothing to cause it. I did have blood drawn 3 days ago. Blood clot?
Sore muscle on the outside of right leg from about the ankle to halfway up towards my knee. Lots of plyometric activity. Jumping/runing. What to do?
Small slightly red bump on the middle of my left upper eyelash line. Faint pain feels kind of like a sore muscle or bruise, what could it be?
I was rubbing neck because of a sore muscle and found a ball. Little smaller then a pea one inch above collar bone toward jugular. Movable n smooth.
Lymph node: What you felt is quite likely a lymph node. From the sound of it, it does not appear to be of concern. Many people have lymph nodes that they feel, and it does not mean anything cancerous. The fact that it can be moved around, and is smooth are all good signs. If you still are concerned, have your doctor do an exam. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is one-sided testicle pain, rectal fullness, urethral discomfort with a constant sore muscle feeling at base of penis likely to be prostate-related?
Possible: An evaluation by your primary care or a urologist is advisable. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I have a white bump in the side of my tongue and a sore (muscle ache type) throat on my left side only. The white bump is painful. What is this?
Poss Canker sore: If it has recently surfaced it could be an apthous ulcer (canker sore). In that location they can be quite painful. If it lasts greater that 10 days have a dentist look at it! ...Read more
TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?
Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. A myofascial pain is defined as a localized deep tenderness in a taut band of skeletal muscle, tendon or ligament that has the ability to refer pain to another region known as a zone of reference (i.e., area of pain complaint). See orofacial pain doc ...Read more
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