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What causes aching pains in my legs, shooting pains in my heel/ankle, stiffness that hurts in my shoulders and neck?

What causes aching pains in my legs, shooting pains in my heel/ankle, stiffness that hurts in my shoulders and neck?

Some arthritis: Certain inflammatory joint diseases can cause diffuse symptoms like you describe. You may want to check if you have ever had an arthritis profile/bloodwork completed. If not, talk to your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Treated for fibromyalgia, new symts: brng pain of the spine at the waistline & shoulders.Aches & pains, rt elbow, rt hip & leg, neck stiffness & pain?

Treated for fibromyalgia, new symts: brng pain of the spine at the waistline & shoulders.Aches & pains, rt elbow, rt hip & leg, neck stiffness & pain?

Fibromyalgia vs. Lym: Lyme is always in the differential diagnosis of fibromyalgia for me but also have you been checked for spine problems, pinched nerves, etc. Of the spine. Inflammatory arthritis is in the differential diagnosis. It all involves working with your physician at arriving at an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I always get aching pain all over body, neck stiffness and headaches. Sometimes it is irritating and it is hard to keep neck up. My legs feel restless all the time. What should I do?

I always get aching pain all over body, neck stiffness and headaches. Sometimes it is irritating and it is hard to keep neck up. My legs feel restless all the time. What should I do?

Further workup: If this is something that is progressive or not improving, i would consider having your pcp order an MRI of your brain and cervical spine. These might be normal, but I have seen patients with similar symptoms with abnormalities of the brain or spinal cord. ...Read more

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Both legs are painful weak throbbing hard to walk like no energy in legs going on all of a sudden for 3 days feels like stiffness and very sore?

Both legs are painful weak throbbing hard to walk like no energy in legs going on all of a sudden for 3 days feels like stiffness and very sore?

Leg pain: Though these symptoms could be due to several reasons, peripheral artery disease seems more likely. It depends on personal h/o smoking. ...Read more

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Antipsychotic and antidepressants made legs really weak and sore. Also have dry tongue jaw stiffness. Is it because neurotransmitter levels. I stopped?

Antipsychotic and antidepressants made legs really weak and sore. Also have dry tongue jaw stiffness. Is it because neurotransmitter levels. I stopped?

Side effects of meds: The symptoms you describe could be side effects from the medications you are taking. Talk with your Doctor as he can adjust your medication or add a side effect medication if lowering or changing it, is not appropriate. It is more related to blocking other receptors that are present in areas not intended to be treated, (that is why is called side effect!). ...Read more

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A tight knot, pulsating pain 6" above each knee in thighs like a fist digging in, stiffness, aches, pain, down legs, difficult to walk giving backache?

A tight knot, pulsating pain 6" above each knee in thighs like a fist digging in,  stiffness, aches, pain, down legs,  difficult to walk giving backache?

See an orthopedist: This sounds like something that may be going on in your spinal column and needs investigation soon. A doctor specializing in back surgery would be good, but you could start with your pcp and have them refer you if felt necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ms? I have chronic intermittent low grade fever, fatigue, leg stiffness, joint aches , on both legs.

What are the symptoms of ms? I have chronic intermittent low grade fever, fatigue, leg stiffness, joint aches , on both legs.

Doubt MS: Early common symptoms of ms include a single neurologic complaint- leg or arm weakness, blurry vision, difficulty in talking, etc. These symptoms typically go away by themselves, but can reappear, with additional neurologic problems. Pain and fever are not typical complaints in my experience. ...Read more