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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Why did I develop right lower abdominal pain after taking antibiotics?

Query: Hi doctor, I am taking some antibiotics (Clindamycin) for dental related issues as well as Acetaminophen. I also tried Ibuprofen and Wellbutrin for unrelated reasons. My bottom right abdomen area is hurting on and off. The pain is also near the liver area and going down to the gut. The pain is not s...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concerns. The cause of vague pain in the lower right abdomen could be due to cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, renal stone, muscular pain or side effect of some drug. Of the drugs you are taking, Wellbutrin - Bupropion has a known side effect of...  Read Full »

How to reduce chest pain caused by high altitude in an asthma patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old female with a history of asthma and SVT. I am currently at 3500 m altitude, and I am getting upper central chest pain on inhalation, which is much worse going uphill. I do not have any other altitude symptoms or shortness of breath. What could cause this? I am curre...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Chest pain could be due to muscular fatigue at high altitudes. Count your pulse properly to rule out SVT (supraventricular tachycardia). I do not think it is SVT, as you appear stable. Check your oxygen saturation also.   Read Full »

How to cure my joint pain, headache, muscle pain, and tiredness throughout the day?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 21 years old, who weighs 50 kg, and I am 5.10 feet tall. I feel lazy all the time. I always have a headache and pain in the muscles of the shoulder and neck. Sometimes, my joints also pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your main problem is you are malnourished, and your (BMI) body mass index is low. Because of weak muscles, you are getting cervical pain and joint pains. I would suggest you try the following: Take a healthy protein-rich diet that is, possibly 4 to 6 eggs...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing muscle pain and weakness after heavy menstruation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old female, a homemaker, and newly married. Now I am in my husband's home for the past four months. I am suffering from pain in my leg muscles for 20 days and suffering from headaches for two days. From today morning, I am feeling dizzy. I do not have fever, cough, cold, et...  Read Full »

Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and can understand your concern. As I can gather from your query, you have symptoms of headache, muscle pain, and heavy periods. This is usually due to anemia caused by loss of blood during periods. This leads to the feeling of weakness...  Read Full »

What causes muscle and joint pain with inflammation of the body?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 51-year-old female, and I am a T2 diabetic. I have Hashimoto's disease, and my thyroid swings the pendulum from over to underactive at least 3x a year, so medicines are adjusted accordingly. My iron is low, and ferritin is 10. Regular blood tests show high cholesterol, normal live...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing us, and I am concerned about you. Actually, looking at your history, we cannot say that you have MS or Parkinsons. There can be various reasons for such pain and muscle spasm in the neck region. First of all, as you have mentioned, you have low ir...  Read Full »

Why can I not sit longer than 20 minutes without my butt paining?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my butt while sitting. I cannot sit for more than twenty minutes. I feel to have a burning and pricking sensation. Sometimes I feel the pain between anus and perineum. I do not have pain or blood while passing stool. I have pain only on the right side or right buttock. I s...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It can be due to musculoskeletal pain. The pain arises from the muscles and bones. It does not have any association with the gut. I suggest you take some muscle relaxants to get relief from pain. You can take tablet Paracetamol three times a day for three to five days t...  Read Full »

What are the causes and signs of fibromyalgia?

Query: Hi doctor, Around 15 months ago, I was investigated for muscular pains on my legs, thighs, and inside knees. I visited a neurologist and an orthopedist. I had EMG, full neurological examination, MRI of head and neck, and blood tests. All investigations came back normal. I visited a rheumatologist w...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Kackar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will like to know if you are on any supplements. Get your blood sugar, Vitamin B12, and D, serum magnesium, zinc levels, thyroid function test, and kidney function test done. How is your digestion and bowel patterns? What measures are you taking for stress manageme...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to regain the shape of the biceps lost with blurred vision?

Query: Hi doctor, I was training my arms before two years. I was not able to get a response from the muscles. I did not get the pump when I used to get it every day and the pressure that went to my forearms was different. I saw changes in the shape of the biceps and the separation, details, and density we...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to To concise your problems, let me group them so as to make decisions easy and to have a better understanding. The first problem, you felt can be due to decreased power present on your biceps and it can be soft with less density. I do not know the exact reason in you for ...  Read Full »

I have continuous leg pain for more than four years. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have continuous lower leg pain for more than four years. The pain is between knee to ankle. I feel weak legs and bones and also having a burning sensation and numbness. I am taking D3 and B12 supplement for around two years and still it is low in my body. Please find the attached health...  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I had gone through all the data posted (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Kindly tell me more details about your problem. Do you have leg pain in both lower limbs? How did it start? Was it the same pain that you are feeling now when it started or increas...  Read Full »

Do all chest and shoulder pain indicate a cardiac problem?

Query: Hi doctor,I have severe chest and shoulder pain for the past two days. I have a lot of fear about it, and I cannot concentrate on anything the whole day thinking if I have any heart issues.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your history of pain is very insufficient to diagnose. Please provide the following information. What is the exact location of pain? Since how long do you have this pain? Where did pain originate first? What is the character of pain (burning, aching, pressure)? D...  Read Full »

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