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What Causes My Forearm Muscle To Swell And Be Sore With Fever
Infection: The disease is caused by a virus. The initial body reaction to the infection likely explains the sore throat & fever. The limb muscle weakness/paralysis is actually from damage to nerve cells, mostly in the spinal cord, that tell the muscles to contract. It can also affect muscles of breathing that are not directly under voluntary control, a feared complication. Recovery can be total or partial. ...Read more
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
What could have caused my right forearm to feel extremly sore like a torn muscle for no known reason noticed it when i woke up?
I'm concerned that i might have gallbladder issues, possibly gallstones. Can stones cause muscle soreness in the backs of the legs & in the forearms?
Tendons/muscle on lateral side of forearm near the elbow spasm, swell, hurt and is tender. X-ray and ultrasound show nothing is wrong. What may it be?
Tennis elbow?: Might be inflammation at the origin site of the extensor tendons on the lateral epicondyle of the elbow. Ultrasound and xray would be normal; an MRI would likely show some edema/swelling there in the form of increased t2 signal, but this expensive test may not be necessary. You may just need some rest, ice, and possibly anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen. See doctor though if it continues. ...Read more
Woke up extremely tired/genral weak, slept 5more hrs, + 2 hour naps. No other sx's, no fever, this is not my normal. Maybe mild muscle soreness, ideas?
Husb has a sore throat for a week & sun he got a fever at 9 (breaking it at night) w stomache ache sore throat muscle weekness repeats every night?
Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants (but they wouldn't cause chills). A person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more
Hi, ever since last night around 5 pm i started having chills, fever, sore throat and muscle aches. Still experiencing sympt., could I have heat exhau?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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