Health Tip: When Sore Muscles Warrant a Call to the Doctor12/26/13
(HealthDay News) -- Muscle soreness can develop as you challenge
yourself physically, but certain warning signs warrant a call to
The American Academy of Family Physicians says you should
contact a physician if you have:
- Soreness in the muscles that persists for longer than one
- Extreme pain that gets worse when you exercise.
- Sore muscles or joints that feel warm to the touch, or are
swollen or red.
- A feeling of dizziness.
- Trouble breathing.
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