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What causes muscle pain and weakness ?

What causes muscle pain and weakness ?
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Lots of things can. Flu can cause it. Taking some medicines such as some cholesterol drugs can do it. If this is a problem, ask a doctor.
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