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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Find the cause: Like any disease, your best chance of relief is to find the cause. Find the cause. In the meantime avoid too much exertion which could further damage ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience Neurology
Myopathy: Myopathy is a muscle disorder. There are various causes and etiologies. Many times it mnay be from medication or from an auto-immune or rheuymatolog ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Don't exist: Myopathy refers to muscular pathology, and when present, is secondary to hereditary causes, acquired myositis, or associated with medication reactions ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Myopathies: There are many kinds of myopathies, and conventional treatment success with them is variable. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myopathy/myopathy.ht ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Depends?: If he has polymyositis or dermatomyositis, talk to the neurologist about ACTHAR gel.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Disease of muscle: By definition, this is a problem primarily associated with muscular damage and weakness. Classically, many of the disorders are hereditary, e.g., mus ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Depends on cause: Typically muscle disease can be treated and controlled, but many forms are hereditary and resist current therapies. Some of the inflammatory and mito ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscular dystrophy: Myoshi is a form a muscular dystrophy usually starting in the calf around age 20, making it difficult to walk on toes. Might benefit from physical the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Myopathy = muscle: weakness & wasting from abnormal structure or metabolism of muscle cells. OMIM.org lists 586 genetic defects that cause congenital myopathies. The ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Do you have one?: Well, if you're a heavy alcoholic, that can GIVE you an alcoholic myopathy among other things; so that's 1 more reason not to be a boozer. In the case ... Read More
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