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Muscle pain. What is the reason for this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User:Hello Doctor
User:Iam having muscle pain.. frequently
User:last month .. had a pain in my left thighs ..
Doctor:how old are you?
User:it tok almost three weeks ot recover
Doctor:are you over weight?
User:last week i had muscle in my right butt
User:since yesterday iam having pain in my right shoulder
User:not over weight.
Doctor:what is your current weight and height?
User:height in 170cm..
User:weight 68kg
Doctor:Are you on medications?
Doctor:chronic pain is a feature of underlying metabolic disease
Doctor:Do you exercise regularly?
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:please answer my query
User:sorry not been exercising for last two month
Doctor:Please get a thyroid profile test done and start exercising
User:ok..but how serious is this.
Doctor:physical inactivity causes muscle pain and chronic fatigue
Doctor:if taken care initially, this is not serious
Doctor:if it is left this way for more than 6 months, it can go into something called Chronic fatigue syndrome
Doctor:You can read about this
User:can i just go to lab and ask for throid testing to be done . .or do they need any prescription for this
Doctor:You can ask for Thyroid function test that contains T3, T4 and TSH
Doctor:You can do a self -referral for the same
User:assuming its this thyroid is there .. i have to take medications right.
Doctor:yes, if problem is detected
Doctor:any more queries?
User:no doc . thanks.. will get this done and checked.
Doctor:good day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
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