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Will A Hot Bath Help With This Muscle Pain
It may: It depends on the cause of your pain. Heat can be therapeutic since it can increase blood flow, decrease pain, decrease muscle tone. Heat therapy is generally used for chronic conditions, can help reduce muscle spasms.There are contraindications to use of hot baths, ie pregnancy, bleeding disorders, impaired sensation, and others. Be mindful of burns. Discuss with your md re risks/benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Are there any side effects to taking Epsom salt baths for muscle pain/anxiety relief (it helps)? How often should I include Epsom salt in my baths?
Its course: It will take its course, try an oral NSAID to help with the pain and hydrate yourself. ...Read more
Treatment: I usually use ice for the first 24-48 hours to reduce swelling and then use heat to heal the muscle tissue. ...Read more
Yes: But the main pronciple for your treatement is the moist heat. If there's no improvement in the bnext week seek attention at your local er. ...Read more
SORE MUSCLES USUALLY: Respond well to cool/cold compresses.Get a more detailed answer ›
My calf muscle seized up during spin class. I felt severe pain and couldn't move it. It subsided with a hot bath but still not 100%. What should I do?
Muscles get hard in legs after hot bath and muscle cramps are increasing to 6-7 times a day. my strength isgone and body hurts. what test should I get?
I am suffering shoulder blade pain, my doctor said it’s upper back muscle strain, last throughout the day but better after hot bath how to alleviate?
If your symptoms: started recently and you're otherwise healthy, these symptoms are most likely early signs of an infection. What type of infection remains to be seen. It can be narrowed down by any specific symptoms that develop later. You can always ask a follow up questions once (if) you do develop more specific symptoms. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
I have a back spasm and shoulder muscle pain around rotatur cuff. What can I do beside hot compresses?
See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more
Have lorazepam, 1 mg, for anxiety. Taking 1/2 of one @ bed. Helps insomnia, muscle pain and hot flashes(?!) Does that seem reasonable or concerning?
5 D post op D&C. 2 polyps removed. muscle pain over entire body. Succinylcholine. Now hot area in upper R leg. Comes/goes. 55 YO, possible Clot?
Possible myalgias: Succinylcholine can cause myalgias ( muscle pain) though more in well built muscular young individuals so it's possible but have ur primary doc check u to make sure its not something else like flu / viral infection, potassium level, statin type cholesterol meds etc. Same goes for hot area ( i m guessing u mean it feels hot) - clot possible but less likely. Could be other reasons. Doc shud check u ...Read more
I have had a rash on various body parts for the last four days that presents as red, itchy welts that then turn hot and cause muscle pain. Any ideas?
Could be drug allerg: Drug allergies are a common cause of an itching rash. If you are taking any new medicines lately added, stop it for a couple of days. In the meantime, you can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) once or twice a day...It might help reduce the allergy. But it can also make you sleepy, so take it at night and see if it helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a fever of 101.1 it keeps going up. I'm having shivers . Headaches. And my eyes are very hot. Crying hot tears. Muscle pain. Please help. Plz?
see a doctor: There is no way anyone can help without an exam and appropriate testing. See a doctor in your area. ...Read more