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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Search for help: Last message lists research sites, but with the child having symptoms, sounds very likely of genetic origin, and this needs further assessment, again ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Get seen: This could be serious, especially given that kids are possibly involved. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care p ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This type of weaknes: Leads to problems with repetitive activity with arms elevated such as styling ones hair. In the lower extremities it makes it harder to rise from a ch ... Read More
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Weakness: Of affected muscles.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See belwo: Gabapentin is a very commonly used medications for people who have painful symptoms due to problems with their nerves (neuropathy). It was origiannly ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Pain relief: While it was developed as a seizure drug it's use in the diseases you mention is pain relief. It's addition often allows for less opioid use.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
54 years experience Neurology
Your : Your son probably does have a myopathy. The problem with a muscle biopsy is that the piece of tissue taken out is very small and may miss affected mus ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 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 44-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 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 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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