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What Causes Your Joints And Muscles To Stiffen
Stiff joints: Lots of things can do this. Overdoing it with certain activities/exercize, lack of activity such as being bedridden for a while. If these symptoms continue or worsen or swelling appears discuss with your physician. ...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
Avapro (irbesartan): Likely. Use a substitute for a few weeks and see what happens. ...Read more
What can cause al your body to be in pain especially in the joints area, somtimes it makes it hard to grip things tightly. Muscles feels weak aswell ?
Arthritis: Sounds like you have arthritis (joint inflammation). In general there are two types - (1) degenerative due to age and (2) inflammatory. (2) is more likely if pain worse in morning with stiffness and multiple/symmetric joints are involved. I would see your doc for full exam, blood test and xrays to differentiate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling: This can be just a little in the tissues and after you are up and about the use of the joints and soft tissues mobilize the swelling and decrease it leading to improvement. ...Read more
What is the pathology of pain caused by immobilization of joints and muscles. For example why do some people get pains in their joints while traveling
Joint pain: The lubricating fluid in the joint settles like a snow globe inside the joint. That fluid needs to be stirred up before the joint can be properly lubricated and pain resolve. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause muscle and joint weakness so bad that it feels like you've been working hard all day even if you haven't?
Yes: It can. For example, generalized anxiety disorder includes fatigue and lack of energy in general. Anyway, other causes are possible. You should have a thorough examination and maybe some labs. Possibly, something can be corrected and you could feel just fine. Don t wait, consult with a dr. In his/her office. ...Read more
Why would having an ESI almost 3 wks ago in my lower back cause serious worsening & new pain in joints & muscles all over my body?
Possible side effect: ESI=Epidural Steroid? There may be no relation, but there may be:Steroids suppress your immune system & ability to heal.By lowering immunity, it makes you susceptible to infections that can cause symptoms like new jt/muscle pain all over.Moreover, Steroid side-effects including sleeplessness,high blood sugar, stomach ulcers, & severe arthritis are not unknown as complications. Check w/doctor ASAP. ...Read more
Ive taken Glucosamine 2KCl 1000mg for 2years and no pain from heavy gyming, now i stopped im feeling muscle and joint pains, did stopping cause this?
Possible: I would try again taking it and see how you do Many report having symptoms after stopping it The only way to tell is to start again ...Read more
What are the causes of difficulty in breathing accompanied with tiresome , muscle and joint pains?
Many conditions: There are many possibly conditions that can cause this group of symptoms. It could be as simple as the flu or as serious as an autoimmune disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis or a serious infection. Can also be thyroid issue or lyme disease or other types of infections. Thus you should go see your doctor-. ...Read more
It hurts all over: I work in palliative medicine, and I have seen patients w. Various types of pain when on chemo. Often, they are given opioids (morphine, etc.); some patients do better w. "adjuvant" pain medicines such as seizure meds & anti-depressants, even though they are not having seizures nor depressed--like a fibromyalgia patient! doses vary a lot; close followup w a palliative care doc is a must. ...Read more
I suffer from severe muscle and joint pain with unknown cause. Now, every time I am in the sun it feels like needles on the back of my neck. Why?
Unknown cause of pai: Assuming u have been to several doctors for evaluations , it is important to understand that we don't always gain explanations for causation of pain . The best course to take is to seek an evaluation from a tertiary Med ctr like a university, Perhaps I have an unusual condition which is not readily recognized ...Read more
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