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cause of rhabdomyolysis

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Typically not: Rhabdomyolyisis is caused by muscle damage, not lack of use. Lack of use will result in muscle atrophy, but not in the dangers of muscle breakdown.Ris ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Pain in the muscle that has been injured is expected, and patients can have abnormal urine color and flow because injured muscle tissue is trying to b ... Read More
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Dr. W. james Chon
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: on the severity of the rhabdomyosis; one may have minimal symptoms to having diffuse muscle pain/weakness. In very severe cases, it could lead to ren ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Cell Bursting: The majority of your potassium resides inside your cells. When rhadomyolosis (destruction of your muscles) occur, then these cells burst. When these ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
CKD: The Rhabdo in itsekf should not. However how bad was the insult at the time. Did you need hospitalizarion, IV fluids or dialysis. Those would be fac ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Iv fluids and eliminate the offending medication. In this case it is probably the Atorvastatin component of the caduet(caduet is 2 medications in one ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Ease into it.: Some trainers are task masters, which is perfectly fine if the person they are training has been conditioned to a high level of fitness. It is a shame ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Rhabdomyolysis: Usually it will go away if cause is withdrawn. Need some treatment to protect the kidneys.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
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Statins: It is true that some type of muscular disease are more prone to develop rhabdmyalisis.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: A normal person getting a typical massage once a week or once a day, does not get rhabdomyolysis from a massage. Therefore, a massage is not dangerous ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No advantage: There is no experimental/scientific evidence that there are performance or training advantages to using creatine supplements. There is increasing con ... Read More

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