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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Recurring Muscle Pain (Overview)

Recurring muscle pain is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains in some or all of his muscles, and the pains come and go every day, every week, every time he walks, every time he exercises, etc.


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Cause of recurring muscle pain?

Cause of recurring muscle pain?

Where is the pain: Location, location important in medicine. Do the muscles also hurt when touched? Which muscles? What makes them worse? What makes them better? What do they prevent you from doing? Are you on medications that can cause this pain like a statin. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Recurring Muscle Pain (Overview)

Recurring muscle pain is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains in some or all of his muscles, and the pains come and go every day, every week, every time he walks, every time he exercises, etc.


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What to use to treat recurring muscle pain?

From what?: Recurring muscle pain could be as benign as aches from exercise or occasionally sign of nutritional deficiency (potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc.) or something that indicates a birth defect in the body's ability to process energy releasing compounds. For minor muscle aches, heat, massage and otc analgesics are usually helpful. ...Read 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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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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Cause of recurring muscle pain?

Where is the pain: Location, location important in medicine. Do the muscles also hurt when touched? Which muscles? What makes them worse? What makes them better? What do they prevent you from doing? Are you on medications that can cause this pain like a statin. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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What to use to treat recurring muscle pain?

From what?: Recurring muscle pain could be as benign as aches from exercise or occasionally sign of nutritional deficiency (potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc.) or something that indicates a birth defect in the body's ability to process energy releasing compounds. For minor muscle aches, heat, massage and otc analgesics are usually helpful. ...Read more

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Tips on how i can deal with recurring muscle pain?

Tips on how i can deal with recurring muscle pain?

Eval: Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Can you give advice on reoccuring symptoms like balance issues, blurry eyes, nerve and muscle pain, fatigue, incontinence issues, dizziness?

Can you give advice on reoccuring symptoms like balance issues, blurry eyes, nerve and muscle pain, fatigue, incontinence issues, dizziness?

Sounds neurological: The constellation of your symptoms may or may not all go together, but they definitely warrant an evaluation. They sound neurologic in origin, so a neurology evaluation seems warranted. Since the symptoms are reoccurring, it is best to not ignore. Good luck! ...Read more

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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


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