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Do symptoms like muscle pain go away quickly?

Do symptoms like muscle pain go away quickly?

Depends: There are many factors to consider i.E mechanism of injury, severity of strain, which muscle is involved etc. That being said, generally, muscle pain/spasm/strains should resolve with relative rest, ice, occasional use of anti inflammatory medication, stretching. If it doesn't improve, then you should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

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


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What do you recommend if I am feeling like this muscle pain (i think its muscle pain) that moves around my body, what could it be?

What do you recommend if I am feeling like this muscle pain (i think its muscle pain) that moves around my body, what could it be?

Need more info: It is impossible to provide an answer without a thorough exam, including lab work. The possibilities are numerous. See a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my down back, inside in the left side. Some mornings is stronger. I don't think is a muscle pain, feels deeper like an inner organ.?

I have a pain in my down back, inside in the left side. Some mornings is stronger. I don't think is a muscle pain, feels deeper like an inner organ.?

Herniated disc: This may be a herniated disc, but it also may be related to an organ (kidney or pancreas.) I recommend seeing your doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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What is the difference between muscle pain and nerve related pain like a pinched nerve? What would the 2 feel like?

What is the difference between muscle pain and nerve related pain like a pinched nerve? What would the 2 feel like?

Mixtures of the 2: Muscle pain (sharp, dull, achy) and nerve pain (burning, numbing, tingling) can be mixed into a combined syndrome effect. Please see a musculoskeletal (foot/ankle or orthipedic) specialist ;/or a neurologist (nerve specialist) asap. ...Read more

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For the past week I have been waking up with a headace I have like a muscle pain in lowe head one side what can I do?

For the past week I have been waking up with a headace I have like a muscle pain in lowe head one side what can I do?

Headache: Headaches occur for a variety of reasons, many not too serious, including stress. Spend 20-30 minutes focusing on your breathing to relax yourself even further. Drink some fluids such as water. If that does not help, then try some Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen as directed on the bottle. If these things do not improve your headache or it worsens, then consult a medical provider. ...Read more

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I have a lower ACE in my head like muscle pain or tension pain I've had it for a few days and it's causing me to have a headace what could this be?

I have a lower ACE in my head like muscle pain or tension pain I've had it for a few days and it's causing me to have a headace what could this be?

Tension: This sounds like a muscle contraction tension type headache and tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen usually help. If you are under a lot of stress, you may need stress reduction and antianxiety treatment. You should see your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Would like to know what over the counter medicine do I need to get for muscle pain. Its like growth pains as a child. Been having them from last week.

Would like to know what over the counter medicine do I need to get for muscle pain. Its like growth pains as a child. Been having them from last week.

Anti inflammatory: Any over the counter anti inflammatory should work. Ibuprofen/Nurofen is a commonly used one. Be sure to check with your GP if it doesn't help. Take it after meals. ...Read more

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Trp's still cover upper bod, some seem cyst like. Now some new areas feel like more of fatty tissue sacs w/ a granular/different lumping sit atop muscle, pain and sonetime swell? All dr's? Who treats?

Trp's still cover upper bod, some seem cyst like. Now some new areas feel like more of fatty tissue sacs w/ a granular/different lumping sit atop muscle, pain and sonetime swell? All dr's? Who treats?

Myofascial clinician: #fibromyalgia trigger points are sensitive to treatment via a variety of injections and even dry needling. A person who has much experience with trigger point detection, treatment, ; referral is kate simmons, who frequently posts her comments at quora. Com. You can ask her questions there. Trigger points are found in people with fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What causes muscle pain?

Injury: Most muscle pain after work outs are a result of microscopic tears in the muscle fibers, when these heal and repair the muscle will ultimately be stronger ...Read more

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Muscle pain in right cafe?

Muscle pain in right cafe?

IF THERE HAS BEEN NO: Trauma, if you are not on birth control, smoke, inactive, recently sitting around for prolonged periods of time, and calf not red and shinny, hot, it is unlikely you have a blood clot.
Muscle pain in the calf is common. Ibuprofen and/or tylenol (acetaminophen) should help.
If any of the above symptoms are present though, please see your doctor or go to urgent care please. ...Read more

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What will heal muscle pain?

What will heal muscle pain?

Rest, ice: I would rest and allow the injury to heal
the best treatment would be ice, nsaids
and avoidance of any exacerbating
activities.
If symptoms persist, you should be
evaluated. ...Read more

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How do I relieve muscle pain?

How do I relieve muscle pain?

Muscle pain: Please start w/a visit to your doctor to identify or rule out medical conditions. Are you taking a statin drug to lower cholesterol? That can cause muscle pain. Consider taking Coenzyme Q 10 w/the statin to replace what is being blocked. Is your diet good? How abut your level of exercise? Gentle stretching such as w/yoga if ok w/doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I address my muscle pain?

How do I address my muscle pain?

Rest, ice: I would rest and allow the injury to heal
the best treatment would be ice, nsaids
and avoidance of any exacerbating
activities.
If symptoms persist, you should be
evaluated. ...Read more

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Is Duexis effective on muscle pain?

Duexis: Simple answer is yes!
If you can, please go to a nearby Library and ask to be shown a few books that discuss Duexis.
This is not an expensive medicine but please look it up in the library.
You will feel comfortable when you use the medicine. ...Read more

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Willsjogrens syndrome cause muscle pain?

Willsjogrens syndrome cause muscle pain?

Dry eyes & mouth: Sjögren’s can also affect other parts of the body. Patients may experience pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints, rashes on the arms and legs related to vasculitis – an inflammation of tiny blood vessels. The lungs, liver and kidneys may become inflamed; some people develop tingling and numbness in the limbs because of neurological involvement. ...Read more

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How to help a muscle pain and discomfort?

How to help a muscle pain and discomfort?

Rest, ice: I would rest and allow the injury to heal
the best treatment would be ice, nsaids
and avoidance of any exacerbating
activities.
If symptoms persist, you should be
evaluated. ...Read more

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I had muscle pain in my back very often..

I had muscle pain in my back very often..

Muscles: Rest your back, comsider massage, ice/heat, medications like antiinflammatories and muscle relaxers are often helpful when causing pain. If the pain continues or becomes worse see your doctor ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve muscle pain?

It depends: It depends on the cause. Is the pain a long-standing issue or is it just a temporary problem related to exercising? ...Read more

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How can I ease muscle pain after a work out?

Heat and analgesics: Immediate ice applications may reduce swelling but heat will allow muscle to relax. Also use of pain medications like Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Alene or Advil can be helpful depending on any other medicalrobelms, medications and ability to take these drugs ...Read more

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What could cause sudden, severe muscle pain?

What could cause sudden, severe muscle pain?

See details: The causes are too numerous to list. If the issue occurs frequently seek medical help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to address muscle pain?

Depend upon location: You need first to stablish the ethiology of the muscle pain are you taking statins, are you overusing it? And is that is the case you need a cool downd period following by streching eexercises. Need to know which muscle is involved and where in your body is the pain located at. Different muscle groups have different ethiologies for the pain and different treatments. ...Read more

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How to do 100situps if you have muscle pain!?

Be careful here: If you exercise and have pain at the time of exercise, probably ok. If pain persists/worsens for more that 20-30 minutes after, you may be overdoing. If the pains are low back (lumbar), limit sit-ups to nearly "isometric" (with- out much motion). Here, assume a sit-up position, but only elevate the shoulder blades off the surface. Hold this position for 12-15 seconds. Gradually work up to 20 reps. ...Read more

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How can I relieve muscle pain from working out?

See details: First of all, soreness after exercise is good and shows your workout is effective. So your can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or stop being a wimp. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have muscle pain?

Normal or abnormal?: Muscle pain is a very common symptom. It can be related to muscle overuse, imbalance, or tightness. Muscle pain can, depending on where it hurts, your age, and other symptoms be related to a more systemic cause. See your primary care physician or a physiatrist to help differentiate. ...Read more

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If I have muscle pain can I still lift weights?

If I have muscle pain can I still lift weights?

Wait: Stress is placed on your muscles with lifting weights. If done improperly or too much weight is used (different for every individual) muscle injury is more likely to occur. It is best to wait to avoid further damage if you have an active injury. Discuss with your md and consider working with a physical therapist to ensure you are ready to lift weights. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get muscle pain?

Very common: Muscle pain can be caused by a variety of reasons. Overexertion of a muscle group through work or exercising. Sometimes there is no obvious cause of muscle paincertain diseases, autoimmune,
can cause muscle pain. Sometimes a certain nerve can be irritated and it can cause it's related muscle to be painful.-like leg muscle pain whose origin comes from a nerve at the spine. Pain is a symptom not a dx. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Upadya
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Muscle Pain (Definition)

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Aching Muscles (Definition)

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