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Pain or tenderness in one or more muscles.

my·al′gic (-jĭk) adj.


(Pathology) pain in a muscle or a group of muscles
[C19: from myo- + -algia]
myˈalgic adj


(maɪˈæl dʒi ə, -dʒə)

pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism.
my•al′gic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myalgia - pain in a muscle or group of muscles
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"


[maɪˈældʒɪə] Nmialgia f


n. mialgia, dolor muscular.


n mialgia
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Further, many people are involved in the profession where they perform lots of physical work and due to this reason these people often suffer from chronic muscle pain.
The medicines taken to reduce joint and muscle pain or lupus, can further cause side effects in the form of muscle weakness, and this loss of muscle strength can be gained once the medicine is discontinued.
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For most people, the muscle pain (myalgia) caused by statins is mild and tends to be a problem only after exertion, such as engaging in exercise or sports.
Symptoms have included rash, muscle pain, fever and joint pain, it added.
Dengue, transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, is characterized by sudden onset of high fever which may last from two to seven days, joint and muscle pain and pain behind the eyes, weakness, skin rashes, nose bleeding when fever starts to subside, abdominal pain, vomiting of coffee-colored matter, dark-colored stool, and difficulty in breathing.
A study published in the journal of the American College for Cardiology revealed that Statins, a substance included in some pharmaceutical drugs which decrease cholesterol, increase muscle pain.
Stop it: 6 This kind of muscle pain usually subsides in a week and is eased by painkillers.
A double-blinded trial reported in Medical Science Monitor found a reduction in mild-to-moderate muscle pain related to the use of statin drugs.