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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
23 years experience Neurology
Yes: Myopathy means diseases of muscles like muscular dystrophy, myosotis. Myalgia means pain in muscle. Rhabdomyolysis means death of muscle fibers.
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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes, a lot : These terms are not interchangeable. Myopathy implies a problem with the muscle itself, many different causes. Myalgia just refers to muscle aches o ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Soreness, pain: Myopathy implies a problem/disease with muscle tissue. Symptoms include muscle pain and soreness, tenderness to the touch, muscle weakness and muscle ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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Many symptoms: The mm are a group of disorders due to dysfunction of the mitochondria, which are the energy producing parts of the cell. Nerve and muscle cells need ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not clear: Cerebral refers to brain and myopathy to disease of muscle, and brain possesses no intrinsic muscle. Not sure what you are asking. Please clarify, a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please repost: and include specifically which metabolic myopathy you want to know about.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Muscle pain: Rhabdomyolosis is breakdown of muscle related to extreme exercise , some drugs, high sustained fever, and exercise under extreme heat conditions. Mus ... 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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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Spiers
31 years experience Thoracic Surgery
What?: If you think you have rhabdomyolysis, see your doctor. If you have a dental abscess see your dentist. Today. Many things can cause body aches. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 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

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