Body Aches Or Pains, Joint Aches And Weakness (Generalized)

Reviewed on 1/23/2023

Body aches and pains as well as joint aches and the perception of generalized weakness are fairly nonspecific symptoms that can accompany many different types of illnesses, including infections and chronic diseases. These symptoms can also occur as a result of trauma or injury. Because these symptoms are related to a wide variety of medical conditions, you should describe all your symptoms to a doctor to determine the cause.

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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