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A 28-year-old female asked:

Can polymyalgia rheumatica be so bad that one can not get out of bed some days and better as day goes on on is that more myositis?

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Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Both can cause that: Both dis4eases can cause those symptoms. Will polymyalgia rheumatica you have pain but no muscle weakness. With myositis you would have muscle weakness with pain.

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