Is Muscle Pain a Symptom of Coronavirus? Doctors Explain How it Feels, Why it Happens

Dr. Barzin explains that muscle pain that results from a viral infection is caused by damage to the muscle fibers from the virus itself. The virus also triggers an inflammatory response within your body—through inflammatory cytokines that essentially signal the immune system to get to work—that can cause abnormal tissue breakdown.

Publisher: Health | Author: Leah Groth

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infection data, inflammation, and symptoms
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-04-30 (Modified: 2021-05-12)

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