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Can I die from myositis if I ignore it?

Can I die from myositis if I ignore it?

No: Myositis itself does not kill provided heart muscles are not affected. Patients die from complications from myosotis like heart, lung, infraction etc. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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If myositis contagious please I need to be 100% sure thanks?

If myositis contagious please I need to be 100% sure thanks?

Life is not 100%: In real life, things are "never" 100% certain, except for perhaps "death and taxes". There are infectious pathogens, such as certain viruses, that can cause myositis. There are other causes of myositis that have nothing to do with infections. If the cause of one's myositis is an infectious pathogen, then that person's myositis may (but not always) be contagious. Life is never exact. ...Read more

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How rare is it that I got myositis ossificans in my quadriceps muscle?

How rare is it that I got myositis ossificans in my quadriceps muscle?

Not rare: Myositis ossificans can occur with any muscle injury that produces an inflammatory response. It often occurs and resolves without us knowing it. The more severe ones are associated with bigger injuries, so we follow them more closely. Since it is not harmful, we encourage stretching and rest to give it a chance to resolve or play its course. ...Read more

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I had myositis few months ago in my shin.severe pains.then it got okay. But now as the weather gets cold it is hurting again. Why do this happen?

Get eval: You need an orthopoedic eval to truly answer your question. This could range from benign problem to something systemic, but hands on eval with x-ray and possibly blood work up will reveal the correct diagnosis and then treatment can prevent the next problem ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with chronic myositis/myalgia for over a yr now. I'm stumped. Am i disabled, no one wants to hire me because of the meds I take?

Not disabled: You need more precise dx. Myositis is muscle inflammation for which rx (approved or even off-label) may reduce symptoms. Myalgia is muscle pain w/o inflammation also treatable but often with adaptive behavioral changes, low impact exercise, yoga, etc. Rx may help as well. No reason to give up or go on disability. See a rheumatologist. ...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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Just recently diagnosed with myositis, osteoarthris in my knees and feet, how worried should I be about this, seems that nothing works for me.

Depends on true diag: At age 38 you are young to have a diagnosis of osteoarthritis. You need to clarify whether the diagnosis of myositis is actually myofascial pain. Clarifying the diagnosis is important for therapy. You need to exercise, control your weight and other therapy depending on the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with Myositis I also have lymph nodes that are in my face & neck. One was removed for tests & some in chest. Sarcoidosis?

I was recently diagnosed with Myositis I also have lymph nodes that are in my face & neck. One was removed for tests & some in chest. Sarcoidosis?

Sarcidosis: What Are the Symptoms of Sarcoidosis?
The symptoms of sarcoidosis can vary greatly, depending on which organs are involved. Most patients initially complain of a persistent dry cough, fatigue, and shortness of breath. Other symptoms may include:
Tender reddish bumps or patches on the skin.
Red and teary eyes or blurred vision.
Swollen and painful joints.
Enlarged and tender lymph glands in the neck, armpits, and groin.
Enlarged lymph glands in the chest and around the lungs.
Hoarse voice.
Pain in the hands, feet, or other bony areas due to the formation of cysts (an abnormal sac-like growth) in bones.
Kidney stone formation.
Enlarged liver.
Development of abnormal or missed heart beats (arrhythmias), inflammation of the covering of the heart (pericarditis), or heart failure.
Nervous system effects, including hearing loss, meningitis, seizures, or psychiatric disorders (for example, dementia, depression, psychosis). ...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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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

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What is the cause of myositis?

What is the cause of 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 are the tests for myositis?

CPK,aldolase: Cpk, aldolase, sometimes biopsy and electromyographic studies. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of myositis?

The symptoms of Myositis include:: Progressive muscle weakness, Difficulty swallowing, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Thick skin, Rash. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is myositis and what causes it?

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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If myositis contagious ?

No: Myositis means muscle inflammation, and can be caused by infection or trauma. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for myositis?

Is there a cure for myositis?

Most no. Some yes.: There are many types of myositis. Some after bouts of therapy go into remission and do not recur, particularly in children with dermatomyositis. Many other types, more so in adults can be remitted, but require constant therapy. And a few cases are quite severe and can cause death. See someone in rheumatology for management. ...Read more

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What can I do about myositis ossifican?

Need medical attenti: Myositis ossificans is treated with physical therapy, the use of non steroidal anti inflammatories, injections and in severe cases surgery. It is important for a sports medicine physician to direct your care. ...Read more

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What are the sympotoms of trans vertebral advexol myositis?

What are the sympotoms of trans vertebral advexol myositis?

Myelitis: Cannot define the symptoms as outlined: I suspect its incorrect spelling. Pls recheck the diagnosis. Suspect you are referring to transverse myelitis. This is a paralysis, complete are partial, from the chest line or upper abdomen on down. Causes — varried, but most commonly: neruologic (as in ms), vascular (blocked vertebral artery) or immunologic (can occur in lupus and aps a clotting disorder). ...Read more

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Hi. I am currently being tested for myositis. If it isn't, what else could it be? I'm sure I have fibromyalgia probably.

Hi. I am currently being tested for myositis. If it isn't, what else could it be? I'm sure I have fibromyalgia probably.

I presume ur Dr: Is suspecting some connective tissue and autoimmune conditions. Hopefully the tests are negative. Take care! http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/myositis-symptoms-treatments-prognosis. http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/fibromyalgia-herbs-and-supplements http://www.M. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/news/20090604/chinese-herb-may-treat-autoimmune-diseases. ...Read more

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My parents are worried about my health now that I have myositis. Why? Is it bad?

Depends: Myositis is often part of a systemic illness, e. G, autoimmune disease. It can be bad by causing pain, weakness, and damage to other organs from the underlying pathology. ...Read more

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I lived in a house w/ a water leak under it for 6 yrs. I have been diagnosed w/ chronic myositis. Could this b the cause?

I lived in a house w/ a water leak under it for 6 yrs. I have been diagnosed w/ chronic myositis. Could this b the cause?

Possible.: Chronic humidity and or allergies may cause muscle aches. But there are many other causes as well. If you can afford to stay away from that environment for few weeks and see if you feel better, if not must see a doctor. ...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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Can my family doctor diagnosis me for myositis?

Sure: Myositis is inflammation of the muscle. Typically, bloodwork with an elevated CPK is the best way to diagnose it. ...Read more

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My father had "myositis acute lumbar muscles" is that something I could have inherited?

My father had "myositis acute lumbar muscles" is that something I could have inherited?

Most Unlikely!: Whoever DX you could probably answer that for you.
I don't know that being one of the inheritable diseases. It sounds like you inflammation of your lower back muscles! ...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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Do people die from myositis?

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

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How is myositis ossifans cured?

Rx of myositis ossificans: Treatment of myositis ossificans involves the RICE principle of rest, ice, compression and elevation and non-painful, passive stretching and strengthening routine. I suggest you have an exam by a sports medicine specialist who can assist you with proper diagnosis and treatment for this condition. Best of luck with your health! ...Read more

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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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