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Forum Name: Other infections

Question: Back muscle pain and sick feeling

 cyanide_sunshine - Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:44 pm

I really feel like crum. My back muscles are extremely sore and I do not work them out and am not under stress. They don't hurt, they are really tense.

What infections can cause back soreness.?This has been going for two weeks. I have no fever, so I haven't gone to the doctor, because they'll think I am lying.

Just a normal 21 yo male.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:02 am

User avatar Hi Cyanide_sunshine,

There are a few viral infections that can cause muscle inflammation. It may also be that you have somehow injured the muscles and they have responded by tensing up.

I would recommend you see a doctor to have this evaluated. Many people are afraid to see their doctor because they feel that their doctor won't believe them. Please trust me that we believe our patients when they tell us they feel bad.

Best wishes.

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