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Sudden Body Aches All Over
Virus: If this has just been going on a few days, it's probably a virus. If you have a fever or a cough, then those are pretty sure signs that's all it is. If this has been going on for weeks or months, then something more severe is at play. You should see your doc and have some blood tests done. Get a thorough check up. See a functional medicine doctor (see functionalmedicine. Org). ...Read more
Is pharyngitis supposed to be painful? And also include body aches all over. What should I take for the pain otc.? How long is recovery time usually?
Yes : Yes any inflammatory process in any part of body is painful and needs appropriate treatment for that, any otc anti inflammatory helpful for pain, it is better you see your doctor to find out cause. ...Read more
I'm 27 and I have no energy at all I'm always tired my body aches all over and never feel like doing anything at all what's wrong with me?
Many possibilities.: There are innumerable medical, nutritional and emotional conditions that include being tired as a symptom. These range from simple issues to those far more complex. A good checkup and blood testing would be a good starting point. ...Read more
Treated for heatstroke 6/18 – 6/19. Body aches all over & residual nausea. Is this normal? What are the after effects of heatstroke&how lng they last?
Many: Things happen with heatstroke so you may be feeling the effects. Just keep hydrated and let your body heal ...Read more
Not usually: Steroids generally suppress inflammation which is often the source of pain, and therefore the pain is diminished. Steroids can also, depending on the doses and duration of administration, produce destruction to muscle tissues and that may (but not commonly) create pain. Sounds like you should go back to the doctor who prescribed this (do you have rheumatoid arthritis?). ...Read more
My body aches all over the back of my neck aches and i been feeling drowsy mild headaches for the past week and a half. Almost 2 weeks what's wrong?
Anti inflamatory/h20: You sound like you may have some type of viral syndrome. I would see my internist and check my temperature twice a day. You should go to the ed if you have severe neck stiffness (can't touch your chin to your chest) especially with any temperature, or chills. Check how you're lying while you sleep at night as well. The fact that this has been going on for two week makes it less likely meningiti. ...Read more
Likely not serious: Assuming your aches are not due to muscle strain from exercise, there are other possible causes: a self limited viral illness, auto-immune disorders, viral or other myositis(usually with accompanying muscle weakness) and a number of other possibilities. Given the lack of other symptoms it's likely transient and not serious. However, if it persists or other symptoms develop>needs careful evaluation ...Read more
I have been recently started taking metformin now his body aches all over especially his left foot. What do you recommend?
Go back to doctor: This is probably unrelated to the metformin, but best to have your pcp or endocrinologist examine you and make a determination of causal relationships face to face. Since you have previously had epidural steroid injections this may be in part due to spinal disk problems. The total body aches can have many possible sources. Good luck. Hope this works out well. ...Read more
Body aches all over with some nausea and some vomiting also some sharp pains in back. No other symptoms. Besides tiredness. Plz help?
Yes: Could be many illnesses or infections. Need specific face to face doctor visit to advise ...Read more
How do you keep your muscles from automatically tensing? Body aches all over from depression. Doc says I'm tensing my muscles without knowing it.
If you have a clinical depression, combined with anxiety causing muscle tension, there are several options that I recommend for my patients. Perhaps one or more may help you:
progressive relaxation, massage, physical therapy, heating pad, hot shower, stretching, muscle relaxants, antidepressant medicines. Talk to your doctor in detail about treatment options. ...Read more
Flu like body aches all over -started after I started the combined contraceptive pill (femme tab 30/150)in may. I've had them continuously since?
Am 27 I have body aches all over my body. I started my cycle 7days early I bleed for 2day but had mild blood clothing I have had a tubual ligation?
39 weeks flu like symptoms but no fever also body aches all over should I be concerned at all and or go to the er?
Body aches: Unfortunately there is no way to guide you since we don't know anything about you, not even your age or any actual details of symptoms and their duration. If you are concerned called your OB for guidance. ...Read more
Body aches all over to the extreme for last three days. Chills and extreme fatigue. Just noticed a white thing on my tonsils that is kind of sore?
Strep throat: White spots on tonsils are often a sign of Strep throat, a serious bacterial illness that requires treatment, or heart disease, pneumonia or death can result. A Strep throat killed the famous Beatle John Lennon. Strep infections make you very sick quickly, with chills, fever and body aches. You might NOT have Strep, but because you might, you must be seen immediately. Tonsil abscess also possible. ...Read more
Hi Dr. Giannone, Recently had some blood work done due to extreme Fatigue and body aches all over. There are a few things that came back a little out of wack. Abs Neuto 7.6 H, ABS Mono 0.6 H, Albumin 5.2 H, Total Protein Serum 8.6 H, White Cell Count 11.2
Hello: HealthTap BASIC is used for general health information. Were you trying to reach Dr. Giannone on Health Tap Concierge? ...Read more
Small headaches. Small subtle body aches all over. In hands, feet, legs, arms. No fever. I feel fine. Been like this past few days.
I have lupus & since 2 days ago I've had a very sore throat & body aches all over. No nasal symptoms. I'm not sure if this is a cause for concern or not?
It could be: It could be your lupus, but you could have an infection as well. See your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more
Yes : You should be evaluated by any medical personnel, you may go to your physician as he knows your medical history so he can help. ...Read more
Could I have fms my body aches all over no motivation eye floaters chest pain gland swelling headaches joint pain dry eyes major anxiety .... Help?
Vague question: Depends on what part of the body "aches". Prolonged sitting, especially with poor posture and ergonomics in place, imposes a large degree of pressure on the disc, which in turn can lead to back pain or "ache". Sitting on ones tuchus for prolonged periods is not advisable. ...Read more
Slowly & surely.: Exercise is generally good for achiness, but start slow — warm-up, low-impact aerobic work (bicycling, elliptical), easy stretching once warmed up, light weights. Try to exercise on most days of the week — consistency is important in this regard. ...Read more
Aches & Cold: A change in your body temp and aches MAY indicate a thyroid or other hormonal imbalance. Have you lots weight recently? Have you changed your lifestyle? Please see your doctor who will let you know what is going on. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Involves muscles: Coughing can put strain on different muscles in your body and can definitely cause aches. The question is why the coughing is happening, would recommend internist to evaluate this. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the cause of the pain. We don't have enough information to be able to provide you with treatment options. ...Read more
Body aches: Need far more info to know what is going on. The discomfort can be muscular, neurological, due to a primary process affecting muscles, bones or joints, and may be overtly inflammatory or not. You need to make a list of all your symptoms, the time of onset and the history and relationships to other factors and see your family doctor for full evaluation. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more