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  • CAT scan & docs say ab strain or tear is causing severe muscle spasms. Basically am paralyzed. Help?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 18, 2015 05:14 PM

    Family doc and ER says I have abdominal tear or rupture. I cannot move without starting unbelievable ab muscle spasms beginning on left side just under the ribs. One website said something about AOA but I can't find the site again. I am basically paralyzed. If I move at all, I am grabbed by severe...

  • Joints not popping

    thegreatiam 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions January 7, 2014 01:47 PM

    I posted on another thread earlier, but I think this may be a more appropriate forumBasically my joints pop. Ankles knees, spine, neck. etc. There is no associated pain so Im not worried. the usual symptom is a mild pressure which is relieved when it pops. This usually occurs after a period of...

  • Broken Ankle??

    Aubz2122 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions January 14, 2013 05:20 PM

    Hi. Last week I was practicing basketball and guarding someone when my foot skipped on the floor and I totally rolled over it. It was incredibly painful at first and it made a very loud crack/pop/crunch sound that my coach could hear across the court. My trainer said it was just a sprain and I...

  • Rotator Cuff Injury? Shoulder Pain... how to fix?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions July 17, 2011 07:10 AM

    I have had pain in my left shoulder for a little over a week now... on the top, back into the shoulder blade, sometimes down into my elbow, etc.If hold my arms straight above my head the left arm/shoulder starts to feel pressure after a little while and I need to bring it down. If I sit on a...

  • ? fracture - rib and pelvic pain barely relieved by analgesic

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions June 12, 2011 10:11 AM

    I'm wondering if I've got a rib fracture and if so what things I should avoid. I am 24yrs olf with osteopenia and ammenorrhoea secondary to relapse of anorexia, current BMI 18. I had a fall where when I went to get up I was so blinded by pain I almost fainted and had to sit down for a few moments...

  • ? fracture - rib and pelvic pain barely relieved by analgesic

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions June 12, 2011 08:59 AM

    I'm wondering if I've got a rib fracture and if so what things I should avoid. I am 24yrs olf with osteopenia and ammenorrhoea secondary to relapse of anorexia, current BMI 18. I had a fall where when I went to get up I was so blinded by pain I almost fainted and had to sit down for a few moments...

  • Autoimmune reaction to Fifth Disease

    suzieq61 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 22, 2011 02:24 AM

    I developed severe joint pain in November out of the blue - never had a rash or any of the other symptoms of Fifth Disease. I finally got in to see a rheumatologist who told me that she thought I had Fifth and that it could take 6-8 months to go away. She put me on 600 mg. of ibuprofen 3x/day and...

  • what am i?

    ankle-itis 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions February 23, 2011 09:56 PM

    i am a sensitive pain on the right ankle specifically between the heel and the lower calf making it diffcult, but not impossible to walk with i make it difficult to get a full step off the foot, which makes for gingerly limping walk; i can go upstairs fine - downstairs not so great i happened 4...

  • Rhabdo Pain Relief

    NotAgainstMast 2 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions September 17, 2010 05:15 AM

    What is usually prescribed for pain relief in rhabdomyolysis as you are "Detoxing" the statin and the built-up muscle toxins? My doctor gave me high dose Ibuprofen to do 4 times a day and something called Relafen to do twice a day. And to drink a ton of water and Gatorade. And... basically just...

  • Undiagnosed Severe Hip Pain- 22 years old

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions August 12, 2010 03:13 AM

    I've been having severe hip, sacroilliac joint and sacrum pain for the past year. From October 2009-December 2009, I was in physical therapy to try to help, but had no diagnosis on what was wrong. The only thing that the doctors could find was that my right hip sits 9 mm above my left hip. The...

  • Can't walk because of swelling

    EmTee624 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions August 4, 2010 06:51 PM

    Im 21 years old and had an MRI two years ago which showed a partial acl tear in my left knee after landing wrong while playing basketball. The swelling went down after a few days and I as able to walk fine again without any pain. I still saw an orthopedic who said I could have surgery now, or since...

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  • Non-specific Polyarthralgia- Undiagnosed

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 22, 2010 07:47 AM

    18 y.o. female going on week 9 of systemic joint pain and stiffness. While all joint are affected, it is worse in the knees, ankles, toes, wrists, fingers, and lower back. Started out as a general strong ache and stiffness in every joint, but has been replaced by extremely sharp pains lasting from...

  • Chronic Leg Pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 2, 2010 09:08 PM

    Hi. I am a 15 year old female, for the past 2 years I have been experiencing pain in my knee. Its on the inside of my knee and is in both knees. Recently the pain has been getting worse and now extends to my shin and thigh, the pain is definitely in my bone. It also occasionally occurs in my hip....

  • Today is my 1 year anniversary of serious backpain with no diagnosis!!need help asap

    tornique89 2 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions January 11, 2010 03:11 PM

    ok the story goes like this. i'll give you a complete description of my backround to understand my situation.4 years ago, i was underweight, weighed 50 kg at a height of 167cm.went to dietitian, gained weight in 1 year, became 70 kg.went to Gym and swimmed alot. Became very athletic(swimming,...

  • Neck pain - muscle spasm when I swallow?

    emilion 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 23, 2009 01:55 PM

    Hi, I'm a healthy normal-weight 35-yr-old man. I've suffered from so-called "trapped nerves" in my spine on several occasions in the past, and the problem has usually either gone away on its own or after some light intervention from an osteopath.I woke up a couple of days ago with a strange pain...

  • Tendonitis in Multiple joints

    tethys 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 1, 2009 06:37 PM

    Having lived in 3 areas of the country in the past 2 years, I have had trouble finding any doctor to listen to me, as I keep being passed on from one doctor to the next. 18 months ago I had an operation to remove a abscess in my right arm (Hidradenitis Suppurativa, which I have had since I was 15...

  • severe muscle pain and weakness after flu shot

    luvmybulld0g 33 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 11, 2009 07:37 PM

    On October 1st, I had a flu shot, not the H1N1, just the regular flu shot. I've had the flu shot many times before with muscle pain and soreness in the arm that the injection was received in that usually subsided within a few days. This time however, the pain was almost unbearable and seemed to be...

  • Severe sciatica muscle spasms have caused me muscle locking and spinal misalignment.

    SaraGosling1985 3 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions August 24, 2009 07:59 PM

    Hi all. I'm wondering if anyone on here could help me. For several months I've intermittently had mid/lower back pain which varies from a dull ache to a sharp pain, but the pain has tended to be pretty mild or moderate, and so I usually just got on with it or took a couple of painkillers, and...

  • Long Term Chest Pain - Muscular?

    Anonymous 18 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions July 20, 2009 11:59 AM

    Since January this year, I have been experiencing random but pretty constant chest pains. They last for a few seconds in duration, are not too painful but I get them up to 20-30 times a day. I was totally convinced it was my heart and they landed me in A&E 2 months ago with a panic attack. (I...

  • Fibular Stress Fracture

    fishfry1983 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 6, 2009 05:27 PM

    I just finished a marathon three days ago. For about three weeks leading up to the marathon I thought that I had tendonitis in my right ankle. I had sprained the ankle during week 3 of the 17 week training program and I thought that this was a residual effect of the sprain. I never went to the...