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What is causing the sudden onset muscle soreness all over body?

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Posted on Sat, 22 Dec 2012 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: What would case sudden onset muscle soreness over entire body, no working out involved.
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 2 hours later
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
The sudden onset of muscle soreness is most commonly caused by dehydration, muscle fatigue or electrolyte abnormalities. It is better to drink sufficient fluid and also see that your intake of electrolytes (sodium, potassium, magnesium ) is sufficient. You can drink Oralyte for this.
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Wishing you good health.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal.

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