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Doctor insights on: Unusual Odors Mousey, Musty Or Horse Like Odor

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What is the definition or description of: Unusual odors?

Unusual odors: Unusual odors = odd or unfamiliar olfactions. ...Read more

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What would cause a neck to get a feeling like it was a charley horse?

What would cause a neck to get a feeling like it was a charley horse?

Cervical joints: Joint in the cervical spine are prone to arthritis and that may be causing the feeling. Try warm compresses and over the counter pain relief. If that does not help, it would be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I just coughed and it feels like a have a charlie horse in my back . I can't move at all and when I eat the pain worsens its on my left upper side ?

I just coughed and it feels like a have a charlie horse in my back . I can't move at all and when I eat the pain worsens its on my left upper side ?

Splinting cough pain: Your coughing might have caused a stitch in your back due to strain of the muscles between the ribs as well as in the back, or even a shift of ribs/neck/vertebrae. Lungs and other internal organs can send referred pain signals to your musculoskeletal system (viscerosomatic reflexes is the term). See your primary care provider to confirm it's not pneumonia etc; then see a do/md/pt to get moving. ...Read more

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What is a Charlie horse?

Hold your horses: Charlie horses are nothing more than muscle spasms. They can affect any muscle but generally involve the legs. These spasms can be caused by many different things. If they continue with any severity, I suggest you seek a professional to isolate the root cause. ...Read more

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What causes charlie horses?

What causes charlie horses?

Hmmm: Tough question. Several theories. Lack of movement can sometimes contribute. It also maybe related to calcium and magnesium imbalances. Make sure you are taking supplements if you are prone to them. ...Read more

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How do I cure charley horse?

How do I cure charley horse?

First: Avoid dehydration. Second, often low serum potassium is an issue. Eat bananas. ...Read more

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Can I catch a cold from my horse?

Can I catch a cold from my horse?

Unlikely: Virus are usually species specific, though there are exceptions. ...Read more

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What can give one a charley horse?

Massage: And stretch them, if they persist make sure you are not dehydrated, have no magnesium or potassium defiinncies and i'd taking any meds for cholesterol to speak to your doc. ...Read more

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What are causes of "charlie-horses"?

What are causes of "charlie-horses"?

Many reasons: muscle fatigue, circulation problems, dehydration, potassium deficiency are a few reasons. See your physician. ...Read more

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How do you stop a charlie horse pain?

How do you stop a charlie horse pain?

Slow steady stretch: A charlie horse is really a localized muscle cramp. Cramps can occur from muscle fatigue, overall dehydration, or direct blunt trauma (thigh contusion/bruise). Simple slow muscle stretching is the quickest most expedient way to "self-treat" a charlie horse/cramp. ...Read more

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What is causing these charley horses?

What is causing these charley horses?

Muscle Cramps: Muscle cramping (charley horse) can be caused by muscle overuse/fatigue and usually responds to stretching and massage. Frequent muscle cramping may indicate imbalances in the levels of electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and phosphate) in the blood, or poor circulation. ...Read more

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What causes inner thigb charley horse?

Probably groin muscl: It's probably the adductor muscle group. Drink plenty of water or electrolyte replacement fluids. Stretch the affected muscle group. ...Read more

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What causes you to get a charley horse?

Exertion, 'lytes: Charley horse is another term for muscle cramp. It has many possible causes, and can often be caused by intense or prolonged muscle activity. Charley horses are more likely to occur when a person is dehydrated or deficient in certain electrolytes such as potassium, calcium, or magnesium. ...Read more

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What do my frequent charley horses mean?

What do my frequent charley horses mean?

Muscle Cramps: Muscle cramping (charley horse) can be caused by muscle overuse/fatigue and usually responds to stretching and massage. Frequent muscle cramping may indicate imbalances in the levels of electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and phosphate) in the blood, or poor circulation. ...Read more

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