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Does pyomyositis usually cause many symptoms?

Does pyomyositis usually cause many symptoms?

Polymyositis: Causes progressive muscle weakness, eventually problems with swallowing, balance, speech, problems with stamina, getting out of a chair, even shortness of breath. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my pyomyositis go away?

How fast can I make my pyomyositis go away?

Depends on stage: The clinical course of pyomyositis is variable. Although early-stage pyomyositis can be treated with antibiotics alone, most patients present with intermediate or advanced disease and, therefore, require both antibiotics and surgical drainage for definitive management. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get pyomyositis?

How common is it for somebody to get pyomyositis?

Pyomyositis: This is an bacterial infection in the muscle, using found in the tropics, that can lead to abscess formation and damage to the muscle. In the US this is rare. ...Read more

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My sister says she has pyomyositis. Are family members more likely to get the same thing?

My sister says she has pyomyositis. Are family members more likely to get the same thing?

Polymyositis: She probably has polymyositis, an inflammatory disease causing muscle weakness and atrophy. Most cases are isolated and there is little liklihood that other family members will get this conditon. ...Read more

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Will pyomyositis come back?

Will pyomyositis come back?

Potentially: Yes, potentially. Depends on your host status (diabetes, vascular disease) and your immune system function. ...Read more

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I have pyomyositis, what treatments are possible?

I have pyomyositis, what treatments are possible?

See below : Usually this requires emergent surgical intervention with a incision and drainage of abscess and debridement of any nonviable muscle and intravenous antibiotics . The course of antibiotics (choice and duration will depend upon what type of underlying bacterial infection is present. If this is your problem you need to seek medical attention emergently good luck thank you. ...Read more

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Does croup usually cause many symptoms?

Does croup usually cause many symptoms?

Yes,in small infant: Usually you hear audible noise called stridor which means difficulty getting air in---in small infants airways can be life treatening, need medical supervision for respiratory distress--- this is an urgent infection by virus need to assess and treat. ...Read more

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Does leukemia usually cause many symptoms?

Does leukemia usually cause many symptoms?

Varies: Acute leukemias usually cause symptoms that bring a patient in to a doctor or emergency room. Chronic leukemias are often found incidentally when a blood count is ordered and abnormalities are identified. ...Read more

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Does hydrocele usually cause many symptoms?

Does hydrocele usually cause many symptoms?

Not usually: Hydrocele which is fluid around the testicle does not usually cause symptoms unless it arises suddenly which may cause discomfort from stretching of the scrotum. ...Read more

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