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What to use to treat recurring muscle pain?

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Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: From what?

Recurring muscle pain could be as benign as aches from exercise or occasionally sign of nutritional deficiency (potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc.
) or something that indicates a birth defect in the body's ability to process energy releasing compounds. For minor muscle aches, heat, massage and otc analgesics are usually helpful.

In brief: From what?

Recurring muscle pain could be as benign as aches from exercise or occasionally sign of nutritional deficiency (potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc.
) or something that indicates a birth defect in the body's ability to process energy releasing compounds. For minor muscle aches, heat, massage and otc analgesics are usually helpful.
Dr. John Weeks
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Consider eval

Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic.

In brief: Consider eval

Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic.
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