A 47-year-old female asked:
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Bad muscle weakness, can't walk or keep arms up long. Stairs, standing up hard. Resisted rheum pushing arms, legs. Read this shows nrml strngth?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Something does not compute here. I am not certain how truly weak you can be if the rheumatologist found normal strength on exam. Get an opinion with a neurologist.
Answered on Apr 9, 2018
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