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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony DeLuise
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle inflammation: Muscle inflammation.
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Dr. Amit Golding
19 years experience Rheumatology
Weakness>Pain: Myositis is inflammation of muscles caused by autoimmune attack of the muscle tissue. It can sometimes be painful but the primary symptom is progressi ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
35 years experience Rheumatology
Many Causes: Myositis refers to inflammation of muscle the symptoms can include one or more of the following weakness, pain and swelling. Causes of myositis inclu ... Read More
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
25 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: There are several types of myositis. Myositis is inflammation in the muscle that typically causes muscle pain, weakness, atrophy or a combo of these. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Muscle inflamatiin: Myositis means muscle inflamation. It can occur where a muscle has been injured.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Depends on type: Polymyositis / dermatomyositis kill only if they produce extreme weakness that compromises breathing or results in skin damage, or if the heart muscle ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vincent Yamamoto
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Diffuse muscle aches: Usually it is a diffuse aching of the muscles in many parts of your body.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Myosotis -muscle inf: Myositis is muscle inflammation and can be caused by trauma, toxins, infections and autoimmune causes.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Rx of myositis ossificans: Treatment of myositis ossificans involves the RICE principle of rest, ice, compression and elevation and non-painful, passive stretching and strengthe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
CPK,aldolase: Cpk, aldolase, sometimes biopsy and electromyographic studies.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Muscle pain/weakness: Muscle pain and weakness.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle Inflammation: There are many causes of myositis ranging from infections to medications to immune system abnormailities. Myositis means inflammation of muscle.
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