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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Is Gluformin XL 500 a safe drug?
Query: Hi doctor, I take Gluformin XL 500 every night after dinner. I feel pain in muscles and have some stomach problems. I am a sugar patient. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been great if you had given me further information like your age, weight, HbA1c, creatinine level, and details about other medications. Anyway, it is well known that Metformin can cause gastric complications. You must also be suffering from the same. But M... Read Full »
Is my chest pain related to the heart?
Query: Hi doctor, My doctor started me on Wellbutrin and I have body aches. A real bad pressure is on the little left of center and it is constant for at least 24 hours. Only, cold compress dulls the pain. Do you think this can be heart related? Should I stop the Wellbutrin? I have had an issue with fluid ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Women are by default on less cardiac risk before the age of 65 years. An early presentation of cardiac disease is highly unlikely in females unless they are smokers. You have not mentioned your smoking habits. If the pain is always there in your left chest area, then it ... Read Full »
What causes non-radiating chest pain?
Query: Hi doctor, Since five days, I am having non-radiating chest pain after having a cup of coffee. There is no palpitations, sweating or other symptoms. My BP is right now 100/76 mmHg. The pain is tolerable, but occurring on certain movements and also when lying down it occurs. There is no past history ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your chest pain seems to be muscular in nature. Another possibility is of acid reflux that can also cause such kind of pain. We should also rule out any cardiac issue in case of chest pain. So, you should get a chest x-ray and ECG (electrocard... Read Full »
I am a stage 3 CKD patient on medications but have been experiencing itching and muscular pain for a few days. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 67-year-old female who is a stage 3 CKD patient with proteinuria. I am a rheumatoid arthritis patient for 30 years and am wheelchair-bound. I have had excessive itching and muscular pain for the last few days. My creatinine level is 1.8. Currently, I am taking Dytor, Ciplox, Oxe... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern regarding itching. Itching may happen due to various reasons in CKD (chronic kidney disease) patients like increased urea or high phosphate, but these are normal here. Secondly, a high amount of parathormone may cause... Read Full »
I have chest soreness and radiating pain.Is this due to pleurisy or costochondritis?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36 year old, otherwise healthy (as far as I know) female. I was a smoker earlier. No history of heart disease. My mother has COPD, but has been a long time smoker. Two and a half weeks ago, I went on a hayride with my sons. I have a short stature. To get on and off the hayrid... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right, muscular pain will not last so long. Pleurisy: It is an inflammation of the outer covering of lungs.It is most commonly caused by infections in which condition there will be fever which is not present in your case.Rarely it can also be caused by chest tr... 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 cervical ribs taking ultrasound therapy and IFT for neck and cervical ribs but not of much help. Tell best drugs to release a pinched nerve in the neck. One salon guy twisted my neck in childhood and in a bus,... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be having an acute muscular spasm. So to reduce pain and inflammation, I would recommend tablet Flexura D twice daily for five days. Another drug helps a lot in cases of pinched nerves is a combination of Pregabalin and Methylcobalamine (tablet Mahagaba M OD) ... 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 - 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 icliniq.com. 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 »
Why is there a muscle tension in my shoulders, arms, and hands?
Query: Hello doctor, I have problems with clear thinking. When I am in a wrong position, there will be tension in my shoulders and arms, and in my face muscles, but also I cannot think clearly anymore. It is like a blackout. When I bend my head forward for a few seconds, my body reacts with sweating, rapid... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachments removed to protect patient identity). From your complaints, it looks like you are having tension type of pain. Actually, it occurs because of tensed tightened neck muscles. Some patients also feel similar pain in te... Read Full »
Why do I get pinpointed chest pain on the left side?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male having a normal health condition. My height is 5 feet 6 inches, and weight is 58 Kg. Recently (yesterday), I noticed chest pain in the left side which feels like pinpointed pain (electric shock kind) and lasted for a few seconds. Please let me know what I need ... Read Full »
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I experience excess sweating with muscle and bone pain after stopping thyroid tablets. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. I am a hypothyroid patient from my 5 years. I was taking medication till I was 17 years old. Then I could not continue with my medications and I stopped it for 5 years. One day suddenly I began to feel faint always. Even, while I was sleeping sometimes I would feel ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 ... Read Full »