Musculoskeletal pain

Musculoskeletal pain usually refers to a general pattern of “body aches” or “muscle aches”. The pain appears related to both the skeletal muscles and the skeleton. This is medically called “generalized musculoskeletal pain”. For more specific types of similar pain ...

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Causes

Causes of generalized musculoskeletal pain (“body aches”) include:

  • Physical causes: muscle injury and muscle over-use
  • Fevers (esp. if high
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