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What causes prolonged joints and muscle pain?

Hi I am a 56 year old male who for about a week now have had muscle and joint pain through out the body and Im not sure why as I am generaly in good health. I have your normal aches and pains from my job but this week its been so noticeable exspecially in the joint areas
Tue, 2 Feb 2016
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Hi Dear,

Welcome to HCM.

Understanding your concern. As per your query you have prolonged joints and muscle pain. Well there can be many reasons for symptoms you mention in query rheumatoid arthritis , bursitis , gout , tendinitis , fibromyalgia , osteoporosis or viral infection . I would suggest you to consult orthopedic surgeon for proper examination . Doctor may order blood test , urine test along with physical examination and take history . Doctor may prescribe methotrexate , allopurinol along with anti inflammatory . Doctor may also recommend physical therapy . For now take healthy diet and drink plenty of water . Take ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain .

Hope your concern has been resolved.

Get Well Soon.

Best Wishes,
Dr. Harry Maheshwari
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What causes prolonged joints and muscle pain?

Hi Dear, Welcome to HCM. Understanding your concern. As per your query you have prolonged joints and muscle pain. Well there can be many reasons for symptoms you mention in query rheumatoid arthritis , bursitis , gout , tendinitis , fibromyalgia , osteoporosis or viral infection . I would suggest you to consult orthopedic surgeon for proper examination . Doctor may order blood test , urine test along with physical examination and take history . Doctor may prescribe methotrexate , allopurinol along with anti inflammatory . Doctor may also recommend physical therapy . For now take healthy diet and drink plenty of water . Take ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain . Hope your concern has been resolved. Get Well Soon. Best Wishes, Dr. Harry Maheshwari