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Muscle pain in arms, back and legs

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I have muscle pain in my back, arms and upper legs. It is getting worse every day. I have seen a Dr, but he thinks It is golfer's elbow. Wearing an arm band, but 3 days ago the leg muscles started to ache. When I wake up in the morning it feels like I ran a marathon. Any idea what might be happening to me?
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replied September 26th, 2011
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amberbrycenchris,


If it seems like you are having widespread muscle pain, then is it not due to overuse syndromes or trauma. It is due to a systemic disorder. Unfortunately, muscle pain can be a symptom of many different disorders, from a viral myopathy to fibromyalgia.

If the symptoms do not go away shortly, or they get worse, you should see your physician for another evaluation. You may have to see a specialist to get a correct diagnosis, and it may take some searching for the cause. Again, muscle pain can be from many different etiologies.

Good luck.
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