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what are chances of dying from myositis

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No damage: By the time you get discharged, there is no longer any danger to the kidneys from the effects of muscle injury. Drink plenty fluids, get a follow up b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony DeLuise
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle inflammation: Muscle inflammation.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 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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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Muscle inflamatiin: Myositis means muscle inflamation. It can occur where a muscle has been injured.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vincent Yamamoto
33 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 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
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
CPK,aldolase: Cpk, aldolase, sometimes biopsy and electromyographic studies.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Muscle pain/weakness: Muscle pain and weakness.

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