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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to injure and tear muscles if i have muscular dystrophy?

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Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 52 years experience
No: Usually weakness, fatigue, sometimes cramps are the usualy symptoms associted with muscular dystrophy. Tearing a muscle usually comes for exagerrated activited or stress to the muscle by overactivity. Most people with muscular dystrophy do not overuse their muscles because they are weak. However, it would be possible and should be treated immediately.
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