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Muscular Pain

Muscular pain almost everybody would have experienced at some point in their life. Some common causes of muscle pain or discomfort are muscle tension, overuse, and injury. Apart from these, some medical conditions can result in muscular pain, such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, lupus, flu, and thyroid disorders.

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I have scoliosis. Please guide.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 50-year-old woman and have been diagnosed with mild scoliosis many years ago. My left shoulder is slightly higher than my right and my right hip is slightly higher than my left. Of late I am experiencing muscle pain and stiffness in the left side of my neck and the left shoulde...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, quite possibly. Because you have a pre-existing imbalance in your upper spine, the muscle and ligaments are not subjected to similar stresses. This should be the first cause to be addressed through local therapies and strengthening of the weaker muscles. In additio...  Read Full »

Can Ovitrelle injection cause skin rashes and bone pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I underwent two IUI procedures, and both failed. But in my second IUI, the doctor gave me five HCG injections from my fifth day to the ninth day. She asked me to come on the tenth day for a checkup and gave me another injection called Ovitrelle 250 mg. The very evening after taking this ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you are suffering from a drug reaction with joint pain. Joint pain may result from allergies. The allergic reaction by drugs can cause joint pain and muscle pain. Even autoimmune diseases...  Read Full »

Are muscular and joint pain with negative CCP and CRP symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?

Query: Hello doctor,I am asking a question on behalf of my mother who is currently under investigation for rheumatoid arthritis. Her main symptoms are joint and muscular pain that is consistent throughout the day, swollen joints, and some visible nodules on her fingers. Some blood work has been performed a...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems she has more of osteoarthritis than rheumatoid arthritis. The nodules you have marked in the photograph (attachment removed to protect patient identity) are Heberden's nodes and are classical of osteoarthritis.The involvement of the distal interpharyngeal joint o...  Read Full »

What is the cause for worsening muscle and joint pain for a longer period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing muscle pain and joint pain for ten years which consistently got worse. The recent diagnosis shows leukocytosis. My WBC is consistently high at around 13000 to 15000. I also suffer fibromyalgia, migraines, TIA, unknown source of seizures, peripheral neuropathy, left h...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your main presentation is chronic muscle pain and joint pain. For that specific cause rule out first like connective tissue disorder, muscle dystrophy, neuropathic pain, spinal problem, HIV, thyroid issue, etc. For connective tissue panel testing, CT scan, ser...  Read Full »

Kindly share insights about my echo 2D and TMT results.

Query: Hello doctor, I had pain in left side of my chest. I consulted the cardiologists and he advised me for echo 2D and TMT. Here is the report. All cardiac chambers dimension normal in size. No regional wall motion abnormality. Normal LV systolic function. LVEF is 60 %. Grade 2 LV diastolic dysfunction...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The possibility of cardiac cause for chest pain is less likely as your tests are already negative. Now, there are two possibilities, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and muscular pain. Do you get any nausea, vomiting, bloating, burping, increase in pain on food or ly...  Read Full »

How to cure my neck pain due to a pinched nerve in the neck?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a pinched nerve in the neck. The neck spasm and pain. I have two sides of cervical ribs taking ultrasound therapy and IFT for neck and cervical ribs but not of much help. Tell the best drugs to release a pinched nerve in the neck. One salon guy twisted my neck in childhood and on...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to be having an acute muscular spasm. So to reduce pain and inflammation, I would recommend the tablet Flexura D (Diclofenac and Metaxalone) twice daily for five days. Another drug that helps a lot in cases of pinched nerves is a combination of Pregabalin and M...  Read Full »

I experience excess sweating with muscle and bone pain after stopping thyroid tablets. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 23-year-old. I am a hypothyroid patient since I was 5 years old. I was taking medication till I was 17 years old. Then I could not continue with my medications and I stopped it for the last five years. One day suddenly I began to feel faint always. Even, while I was sleeping some...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. If you have a history of hypothyroidism and have not taken medicine for five years, then it is important to review your thyroid function tests again. It is possible that you have again become h...  Read Full »

Why am I having shooting chest pain during physical exertion?

Query: Hello doctor,I have always had chest pains and pains specifically in my left arm or chest, but right now, I feel like it is difficult to breathe and I have upper left arm pain to my left breast. It is mainly a pressure a dull ache, but now it is shooting. It is more difficult to breath when I lay do...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your chest pains seem to be muscular. Another possibility is of acid reflux that can also cause such kind of illnesses. We should also rule out any cardiac issues in case of chest pains. So, you should get a chest X-ray and ECG done. If the ECG and chest X-ray are norm...  Read Full »

I am getting some pulling pain under my ribs and back. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor,For the past two days, I am getting the pain under my right rib cage slightly under the chest and even back under the shoulder. It does not pain usually, but the pain remains there. But when I am laughing, it hurts like something is pulling, and the pain increases. What could it be and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Gohel Harshul Maheshbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your history is suggestive of muscular pain. But it should also to rule out any cardiac cause. I will give you some medication, if you did not find any improvement, you consult a cardiologist for a complete cardiac profile, or I will provide you with some tests that ...  Read Full »

I have right abdomen and back pain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female, 1.75 m and 70 kg. For the past two to three months, I have been under quite a lot of stress due to an ongoing internship and various school commitments. I am experiencing dull, persistent aches and pains (at times these are sharp pains) on my right abdomen, and...  Read Full »

Dr. Chandwadkar Ashish

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to your complaints, it seems you may be suffering from muscular pain if your pain is not related to any signs like change in bowel habits or related to any abnormality in periods or menstruation or any kind of change in stool or urine and any other associated ...  Read Full »

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