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Treatment for myalgia may be available and varies depending on its cause. Rest, ibuprofen, stretching and massage may be helpful. If the pain is severe or persists for more than 36 hours, see a doctor. Also call a doctor if the pain is associated with a change in medicine, tick bite, or visible sign of infection or rash. Seek immediate medical care or go to the emergency room if you have the following conditions associated with myalgia:
Myalgia due to muscle overuse or injury may be prevented by:
Fibromyalgia is a little-understood condition involving chronic widespread pain and a heightened and painful response to gentle touch. There is still considerable debate whether it is a "real" disorder, so any specific cause or causes are still unclear. We have never seen this term used on an MSDS, but see Further Reading below for more information.
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Always read your MSDS before working with a new chemical so you will be aware of any possible symptoms of exposure.
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