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Stiff muscles

Stiff muscles: Introduction

Stiff muscles: A condition which occurs when a person has muscles which feel stiff. See detailed information below for a list of 74 causes of Stiff muscles, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Stiff muscles: Symptom Checker

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Stiff muscles Treatments

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Stories from Users for Stiff muscles

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Stiff muscles: Animations

Medications or substances causing Stiff muscles:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Stiff muscles as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Stiff muscles: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Stiff muscles may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stiff muscles

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Stiff muscles: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Stiff muscles

The list below shows some of the causes of Stiff muscles mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Stiff muscles?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stiff muscles. Of the 74 causes of Stiff muscles that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 71 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stiff muscles:

The following list of conditions have 'Stiff muscles' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Stiff muscles Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Stiff muscles based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Stiff muscles:

    Medical Conditions associated with Stiff muscles:

    Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Stiffness (692 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Stiff muscles:

    Muscle pain (956 causes), Muscle aches (879 causes), Joint pain (773 causes), Joint stiffness (258 causes), Arthritis (224 causes), HIV-1O, HIV-2, HIV-2A, HIV-2B, Hyperexplexia, Meningitis (160 causes), Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy, Pediatric AIDS, Rabies, Shy-Drager Syndrome (1 cause)

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