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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


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What can cause muscle pain, twitching and atrophy in the arms and legs that is worsening in less then 1 years time?

What can cause muscle pain, twitching and atrophy in the arms and legs that is worsening in less then 1 years time?

Muscle Twitching: Biggest concern would be for a motor neuron disease. An example would be lou gerhing's disease or als. I would definitely have this evaluated. Start with your primary care provider, a neurologist, or physiatrist. ...Read more

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Muscle pain on arms and legs anxiety sharp pain on the side of my neck feeling exhausted all the time skin feels very sensitive?

Muscle pain on arms and legs anxiety sharp pain on the side of my neck feeling exhausted all the time skin feels very sensitive?

Axiety: Sounds like you're suffering from anxiety caused by severe stress. When you are very anxious, your muscles tighten and you expend a lot of energy. Hence, you have muscle pains and fatigue. See a psychiatrist or psychologist and perhaps a message therapist and a teacher of meditation. ...Read more

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Normal emg/ncv normal CPK normal lactic acid but I have intense burning pain in my arms and legs...With no weakness. Just very bad burning muscle pain?

Normal emg/ncv normal CPK normal lactic acid but I have intense burning pain in my arms and legs...With no weakness. Just very bad burning muscle pain?

Medication complicat: The symptoms are from the atenolol and if they are from that med you probably have an intolerance to all beta blockers and medication metabolized by cytochrome p450 system in the liver.

Need to stop the meds and check to see if you have enough magnesium in you body you probably need magnesium supplements. ...Read more

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Muscles are sore and I'm feeling a sharp pain in arms and legs today after the gym. What should I do about this?

RICE= rest, ice, co-: Mpression with a bandage and elevate the side to get rid of the swelling. Nsaid's help to relieve pain ; swelling. After 3-5 days using a heating pad, which helps to relieve pain, discomfort.
Massage ;/or therapy can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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I been having pain in my arms and legs and it's not muscle ache I cannot sleep or get comfortable what could it be?

See your Doc: You should see your physician to rule out peripheral artery disease (pad) and other possible organic basis of your pain. Please don't wait. Best to you. ...Read more

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Muscle pain legs arms 5 days pain worse in morning crampy like feels like air pockets in muscles pain so bad I eventually pass out & sleep what is it?

Muscle pain legs arms 5 days pain worse in morning crampy like feels like air pockets in muscles pain so bad I eventually pass out & sleep what is it?

Not enough info: I see you have had an MRI and EMG. What did they show? muscle pain has so many possible causes that it is impossible to answer without knowing what a physical exam and the test showed. ...Read more

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Have lupus. Get on/off bad muscle pain/stiffness (legs, hips, back, arms) x1 month. My rheum said c3, c4 normal. OTC meds don't help. Do I have to live w/it?

Get second opinion: Although the normal blood tests suggest that your lupus is not active, one needs to consider other causes for your pain and thus I would suggest that you seek a 2nd opinion- perhaps an orthopedist. Having one disease does not preclude another condition. ...Read more

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Muscle pain in both arms & legs, legs feel antsy when I lay down, arms feel numb and fingers tingaly at times, tired, frequent headaches. Any ideas?

Muscle pain in both arms & legs, legs feel antsy when I lay down, arms feel numb and fingers tingaly at times, tired, frequent headaches. Any ideas?

List is long: The list of possible causes is very long. Psychological, endocrine, neurologic, electrolyte imbalance, muscular issues to name just a few. If symptoms persist, best to see your doctor for evaluation of your symptoms. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Let us know how things turn out. Dr. R ...Read more

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Can anemia due to low iron cause joint and muscle pain in the arms, legs, back, hands and feet? Will treating the anemia ease the pain?

Muscle pain: Depending on the degree of anemia and the cause of the anemia the answer is possibly. There are conditions that can cause anemia and muscle pain as symptoms of the disease. If your anemia is treated and you feel better you probably have your answer. If the anemia is improve but you still have muscle pain you should have it evaluated further. ...Read more

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I have pain down my left leg and left arm. Doesn't feel like muscle pain. What could it be caused by?

I have pain down my left leg and left arm. Doesn't feel like muscle pain. What could it be caused by?

Left leg/arm pain: What were you doing before the pain happened or did it happen spontaneously? Answering this can help to direct you to the cause and eventually the solution. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause arm and leg pain? Similar to muscle pain and cramps

Muscle pain and: Cramps can be due to low magnesium or the side-effect of statin medications. Please see your doc. After that you may want to supplement w/magnesium. Peace and good health. ...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


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Aching Muscles (Definition)

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