What is body pain?

Fibromyalgia. If you are asking about 'total body pain", it would be most probably related to a condition known as fibromyalgia. This is an aberrant sensitivity of body to normally non-painful stimuli. This disease is more common among women. Besides of pain it also has other disturbances, such as poor sleep, headaches, stomach ache, fatigue.
Seek evaluation. There are many conditions that can cause widespread pain. Is it all in your joints, muscles? What makes it worse? Did it start someplace and spread? You need blood work, x-ray or MRI studies, other testing to determine which condition is causing your symptoms. Fibromyalgia is a rare but real entity that gets diagnosed too quickly and too often, hence too inaccurate many times. See doc for workup.

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What causes all over body pain? I have been suffering with this for about a month. On a scale of 1 - 10 it's about a 7 in intensity most of time.

Many possibilities. Fibromyalgia causes 4 quadrant body pain, and arthritis can also be widespread. Peripheral neuropathies may involve pain in all 4 limbs. Complex regional pain syndromes can generalize, but unlikely that is present in your case. Aching can be associated with some medication side effects, and chronic infections can induce myalgias and arthralgias. Even thyroid issues perhaps. Get this evaluated. Read more...

What is the best body pain reliever?

Acetaminophen. is the safest, but it and any drug should only be used for a few days and in recommended doses. If you have undiagnosed pain you need to find out the cause because different medicines work differently for different causes of pain. Read more...

What causes body aches and pain, chillsno fever?

Viral infection. A virus can cause all of your symptoms described above. So can other causes but if this is simply a new onset complaint then it is likely a viral infection. Worst case scenario is to see your doctor for an influenza swab although we are technically out of the season. Read more...

When you are sick with a cold or the flu, what chemical is causing body pain, and where in the body does the chemical come from?

Complicated. Some of the pain is a result of the inflammation induce by the infection through the release of cytokines (chemicals released by cells which influence the behavior of other cells). Some pain may also be a result of the death of muscle cells by apoptosis induced by invasion of the virus. There may also be microhemorrhages into tissues creating pain. Read more...