Muscle pain

Muscle aches and pains can be caused by a variety of disorders. There are many infectious disorders that cause a fever along with generalized muscle aches and pains (e.g. the flu). If a single region appears painful, that tends to indicate a disorder of a muscle or nearby structure ...

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Causes

The cause of muscle pain can vary. It is helpful to identify whether it is a single muscle or many different groups of muscles that are aching. It is also helpful to identify other symptoms, especially fever, as there are ...

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Causes of Muscle pain

Muscle pain can range from an aching muscle, spasm, or strain, to the severe spasticity that accompanies paralysis. Polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and inclusion body myositis are painful disorders characterized by muscle inflammation. They may be caused by infection or autoimmune dysfunction ...1

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Causes List for Muscle pain

Possible causes of Muscle pain (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Similar Symptoms

Is it pain? What sort of pain? Would it be better described as tingling, burning, numbing, or other types of pain? Consider whether any of these symptoms are a better description of your symptoms:

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Types

What type of pain is it? Which muscles are being affected? There are many types of pain and many different muscle groups in the body. Although the general causes of muscle pain may be important for your diagnosis, it may ...

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References

  1. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ chronic_pain/ detail_chronic_pain.htm
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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