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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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Some nights I wake up because of suddlen leg muscle pain. Really painful and every episode can last days. Fragmentated sleep because of this. Any cure?

Some nights I wake up because of suddlen leg muscle pain. Really painful and every episode can last days. Fragmentated sleep because of this. Any cure?

Muscle cramps: may indicate low magnesium or an imbalance w/potassium & calcium. Please discuss this w/your doc. He/she may do lab work and suggest supplements if necessary. Drinking club soda helps for some folks. Peace and good health. ...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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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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Told DVT ruled out from blood test & probably muscle pain is this right? Varicose veins in 1 leg with bruising. Throbbing above bruises under knee.

Told DVT ruled out from blood test & probably muscle pain is this right? Varicose veins in 1 leg with bruising. Throbbing above bruises under knee.

Venous reflux test: Recommend that you look into your vein disease further w/ a venous reflux ultrasound test to assess your varicose veins & to look into venous insufficiency as a possible cause. An ultrasound can also assess for other possibilities such as ruptured Baker's cyst, hematoma, or tumor such as sarcoma. If US negative then consider a MRI of the leg joints / muscle. Could also be nerves or inflammatory. ...Read more

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I have had pain from my upper thigh down to my ankle. For 3 days. I am having trouble sleeping. Tonight the throbbing in my ankle is unbearable. Plz h?

I have had pain from my upper thigh down to my ankle. For 3 days. I am having trouble sleeping. Tonight the throbbing in my ankle is unbearable. Plz h?

The unbearable: Pain is keeping you awake. Without details of your medical history related to your current condition, it is hard to give you a sound medical advice. You need to get your treating physician to re- evaluate you, perhaps give you a stronger pain medicine to ease the pain until you heal. ...Read more

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I'm having a throbbing ankle pain, and i cannot walk without pain. what could it be? i can't sleep because of it, and usually end up bawling.

Not A Clue ?: Actually , based on your description, it could be just about anything. If you are having pain and throbbing as bad as you are, then you need to get to a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Every 8 to 10 weeks I have myalgia in my calves,upper arms,goes away, now 2 days after it went away, I now have a petechia rash both legs,related?

Every 8 to 10 weeks I have myalgia in my calves,upper arms,goes away, now 2 days after it went away, I now have a petechia rash both legs,related?

Who knows? : Hard to say with such limited history. If you have petechia like rash please get an appointment as soon as possible, it needs to have prompt medical attention and evaluation! ...Read more

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Diagnosed with myalgia aches in thighs shoulders and legs could it be from Hiv i had oral sex but use a condom w sex in sept normal wbc low vit d 21 ?

Diagnosed with myalgia aches in thighs  shoulders and legs could it be from Hiv i had oral sex but use a condom w sex in sept normal wbc low vit d 21 ?

You don't have HIV: Oral sex is etremely low risk for HIV, almost zero. Can't tell if condom was for oral or vaginal sex, but in any case no significant risk. And myalgias would never be the only symptom of a new HIV infection. But the main question here is your HIV test result. Presumably you were tested, right? if not, do it now -- expect negative results. This has nothing to do with vitamin D. Good luck! ...Read more

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Escort 2mm red spot on lip. Not typical blistr/ulcer. We kiss & I had oral. Day 2-3 Iv never had such myalgia groin/legs in my life. Do I have Herpes?

Escort 2mm red spot on lip. Not typical blistr/ulcer. We kiss & I had oral. Day 2-3 Iv never had such myalgia groin/legs in my life. Do I have Herpes?

You may.Get an: exam and start treatment,if appropriate.From here on ,if positive diagnosis,you must take the necessary precautions,and be upfront with all sexual contacts.Also,notify prior sex partner.These things can be hard to do,but define what kind of responsible human being you choose to be. ...Read more

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M suffering vit my leg pains...Dat too wen m in sleep ... Wat to do..

M suffering vit my leg pains...Dat too wen m in sleep ... Wat to do..

Leg pains: Salam. Leg pains could mean lot of things, from varicose veins, to joint pains, to muscle aches, etc. Please see your family general practitioner for assessment & workup. Wish u well. ...Read more

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Is it ok to sleep with legs elevated?

Is it ok to sleep with legs elevated?

Yes, no problem: Yes, there is no problem if you want to sleep with your legs elevated. Some people do this to if they have a chronic issue with leg swelling as this helps with decreasing swelling when they wake up in the morning. ...Read more

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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more