Body Aches Or Pains, Easy Bruising, Fatigue And Muscle Stiffness (Rigidity)

Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2020

Muscle stiffness and body aches can occur after heavy or strenuous exercise, and exercise and injury can sometimes cause bruising, depending upon the type of sport or exercise. Easy bruising can also be a side effect of certain medications, but it is important not to stop taking any prescribed medications without speaking to your doctor. Your doctor can help determine the cause of bruising or other concerning symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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