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Regular Flu Vaccine With Joint Or Muscle Pain
Could influenza cause joint pain and, more specifically, pain in a single joint? I woke up with normal flu symptoms and aching right ankle.
Also known as influenza vaccines, flu shots are given out once a year to protect against the flu. The flu shot stimulates the immune system to build antibodies to three or four strains of flu viruses in the hopes that it will offer protection from the current strains present in the community. Each year the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) monitors the strains of Influenza globally and incorporates the appropriate antigens in the new vaccine. For best protection the vaccine ...Read more
What is the difference between a muscle sprain and a muscle strain? I've been using ibuprofen and heat (my quad) - any other advice?
Ligament vs tendon: A sprain is tearing or stretching a ligament (connects bone to bone) or joint capsule, when a joint is forced beyond its normal range of motion. A strain is tearing or stretching a tendon or muscle structure (connects muscle to bone). Initial treatment is rest, ice, compression, elevation (rice). After 24-48 hours heat can relax muscle spasm. Rehab is important to maintain strength & flexibility. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Muscle shooting pain last 2 weeks. Any stretching, over exertion or extension causes muscles to lock up for a minute or more. What is causing this?
Doctor can evaluate: Odd changes in muscle activity and muscle behaviors are hard to figure out in words. One can go to his primary care doctor and show the doctor exactly what happens. The doctor may then refer to specialists for more evaluation, if needed. The doctor will need to know all the medications, vitamins, supplements, etc..., being taken. Some lab tests may be done to see if the blood chemistries are ok. ...Read more
Can physio make neck pain worse? Hv cronic neck spasm that is not improving even with pt, nsaids & muscle relaxants. Only relief is neck brace.
Flu 4 times this year? fever up to 102.9. Body aches, bone and joint pain; chest tightness. rec'd flu vaccine? June ? WNV prior to these 4 events.
Have pinched nerve with leg symptoms (muscle spasm in morning) and limited on activity. Is it safe to use muscle simulator device on those muscles?
Been in bed all day with gastroenteritis. Stabbing chest pain on left getting worse as is severe back muscle pain. Any way to Aleve (naproxen) symptoms for rest?
No cough or colds but have slight fever and muscle / joint pain (feeling weak) and slight headache. Is this flu?
32 female pt mhx denied c\o fever at night with swelling and pain in all the body joint , proceded by pharyngities and flue like symptoms, what's the dx
Need tests,,,: These symptoms are characteristic of an inflammatory autoimmune type joint disease, most likely lupus. It might be another kind like rheumatoid, or part of an autoimmune syndrome like scleroderma. But there is little or no way of knowing without tests for antibodies, like ana, to find out what this is, so it's wise to see your doctor for tests and an exam. Best of luck. ...Read more
Yrs of neck and muscular right shoulder pain w/ no relief from trigger point injections or muscle relaxers. Neck cracks hourly. What can I about this?
You may need testing: Sounds like either a neck problem, or an intrinsic shoulder problem. Please see an orthopaedic physician as you need to determine the source of the pain. It can be a nerve irritation of the cervical spine causing neck pain with referred shoulder discomfort. Or, it can be a rotator cuff problem. Either way, an evaluation by an orthopaedic doc can help you with the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint pain lasts for one second then moves to another joint/muscle. doesn't restrict mobility or hurt with movement. consistent with lupus?
Lupus can cause : Multiple joint pains. I would mention to your Rheumatologist though any new findings you have related to your medical condition so that they may accurately follow and help you. Sometimes, they may decide to change your medication based on changes in your symptomology. ...Read more
Left arm&leg pain some pins&needles, facial irritation @ times some weakness stiffness or aches., is this anxiety or fibromyalgia, ?
Any advice, for 6 years i've had various symptoms of fatigue, muscle and joint pain, swelling, etc?
I have a strained muscle from inactivity. Does chest pain and problems breathing go in the same category as chest muscle strain?
100-101 degree fever on and off 3-4 years. Chronic left sided flank pain. fatigue, joint and muscle pain. Any help with diagnosis?
Is it alright to have headache, muscle
Pain and mild fever after cervical cancer vaccine? What are other side effects of vaccine?
Common. : Other side effects of HPV VACCINE are: fainting or syncope which can result in injury by falling; seizure like activity, severe allergic reaction or anaphylaxis. These are not common but have been reported. CNS: Headache, dizziness, insomnia.GI: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain.RESP: cough, asthma EENT: Nasal congestion, pharyngolaryngeal pain, nasopharyngitis LOCAL: Pain, redness, ...Read more
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
Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more
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