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How rare is it that i would have myositis in my thighs? And once you get or come in contact with it how long before you start noticing symptoms?

How rare is it that i would have myositis in my thighs? And once you get or come in contact with it how long before you start noticing symptoms?

What kind of myositi: There are a variety of types of myositis. The type you have will be better answered. The type can be traumatic, of inflammatory or infiltrative. You physician can answer this question better.. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Glueck
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Myositis (Definition)

Inflammation of the muscles that you use to move the body. Symptoms of myositis may include fatigue after walking or standing, tripping or falling, ...Read more


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What's diagnosed with Rhabdo last month however I'm now starting to think that I was miss diagnosed. Due to my current weakness could Myositis be it?

Myositis: Myositis (inflammatory) is a form of Rhabdo (rhabdomyolysis the process ) The question is did you have a singular episode as in marathon runners , in accidents if trauma, heart attack, medication,( amphetamines,statins,colchicine), low potassium ,infection. sickle trait or is it recurrent autoimmune, check CPK, ESR, ANA, CRP,, echo ( heart), CMP,CBC. f/u/ w/ doc/ or go to ER- today. ...Read more

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I am suffering from myositis fibrosis the last 17 years. Have the bone surgeons fixed my bone properly?

I am suffering from myositis fibrosis the last 17 years. Have the bone surgeons fixed my bone properly?

Rare Disease: The cause of the disease is unknown, and treatment has little effect on its progress. The most that such treatments can be expected to accomplish is to prevent deformities from occurring as a result of the contracture of the fibrous tissues. ...Read more

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What is myositis?

Weakness>Pain: Myositis is inflammation of muscles caused by autoimmune attack of the muscle tissue. It can sometimes be painful but the primary symptom is progressive weakness (over weeks and months). Affected muscles are usually proximal (closer to the body) such as shoulders and hips while wrists/hands and feet are usually spared. Sometimes accompanied by Raynaud's and purple/red rash around eyes and on chest ...Read more

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What causes myositis?

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 include, autoimmune, infection, injury, or can be a side effect of medications. ...Read more

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What is myositis and where?

What is myositis and where?

Muscle inflamatiin: Myositis means muscle inflamation. It can occur where a muscle has been injured. ...Read more

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Do people die from myositis?

Myositis: Not usually. There has to be more going on to succumb. ...Read more

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What does myositis feel like?

Diffuse muscle aches: Usually it is a diffuse aching of the muscles in many parts of your body. ...Read more