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Doctor insights on: What Are The Complications Of Adult Polymyositis

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Dr. Gerald Byrne
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Polymyositis (Definition)

Polymyositis is inflammation of the muscles. It is considered an autoimmune disease and which ones on inflammatory cells targeted their activity against muscle cells. This may be associated with fatigue and muscle weakness. There are several treatment options routinely use by a rheumatologists. I'm happy to do ...Read more


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What are the complications of Vaccines?

What are the complications of Vaccines?

Vaccine complication: Vaccine complications or side effects generally are minor such as local swelling or fever. For more information about side effects specific to a particular vaccine go to CDC Vaccine website https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen/side-effects.htm ...Read more

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What are the complications of Hodgkin disease?

What are the complications of Hodgkin disease?

Treatment: The long term complications is secondary to radiotherapy or chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Immunization?

What are the complications of Immunization?

Immunization: For the most part these are minor (for example, a sore arm or low-grade fever) and go away within a few days. However, each immunization has potentially associated serious complications which need to be acknowledged at the time of the immunization, ie. very rare severe problems have been reported after DTaP vaccine such as long term seizures and permanent brain damage. ...Read more

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What are the complications of ANLL?

What are the complications of ANLL?

Management: The treatment Of ANLL is directed toward the consequences of bone marrow failure (anemia ,neutropenia ,thrombopenia) and hyperuricemia. ...Read more

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What are the complications of ibs?

What are the complications of ibs?

GI Sx, hit lifestyle: Can cause pain, bloat, diarrhea, constipation. Might impact lifestyle, interactions at home, work. Generally does not cause weight loss, bleeding, anemia, or problems outside the gut, e.g. Eye, skin, joint, liver problems as may occur with ibd. No increased risk of cancer, as there is with ibd. Generally no need for surgery. ...Read more

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What are the risks of acute epiglottitis?

What are the risks of acute epiglottitis?

Airway blockage.: In epiglottitis, the epiglottis (which comes off the back of the tongue deep in the throat) and surrounding area is infected and swollen. This can completely block the airway, which can cause death. If you suspect epiglottitis in someone, they need to be seen at the hospital immediately. ...Read more

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What are the signs of meningococcal disease?

What are the signs of  meningococcal disease?

Meningococal disease: The signs may very from feffver, rashes, irritability, heaadache, listlesnesss, lethargy, cold symptoms. Never try to daignose this at home thoguh. Seek medcial advise right away if you suspect this. Teh infection spread and profgresses very rapidly and the best outcomes are wehn treatment begins early on. ...Read more

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What are the complications of typhoid?

What are the complications of typhoid?

Fever & GI bleeding: Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers are caused by bacteria. If infected you may have high fevers (which can last a month), headache, diarrhea, intestinal bleeding, and dehydration. Some develop a chronic carrier state-- persitent infection without symptoms. Rarely a hole can develop in the intestines which can be life-threatening. Treatement of typhoid fever involves hospitialization and antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Gaucher's disease?

What are the complications of Gaucher's disease?

Organ damage: GD is treatable if diagnosed early and enzyme replacement started. Specific enzyme deficiency cause organs damage due to abnormal accumulation of unrecycled compounds called glycolipids. The spleen, liver, bones, bone marrow, skin, lungs and growth/dev , and in some subclass of GD, the CNS are affected. Increased risk of malignancy. Manifestations and severity vary. Consult with a geneticist pls. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Moles?

What are the complications of Moles?

Rarely...skin cancer: Moles can be flat or raised, smooth or irregular. Often they may have hairs growing from them and be either pigmented or not. The major issue with any mole is whether it represents a skin cancer. The most important type of skin cancer to recognize is Melanoma. Beyond that, they are either a cosmetic concern or can become irritated and bleed from clothing abrasions along waist or bra lines. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tay sachs disease? What are complications with treatment?

What are the symptoms of tay sachs disease? What are complications with treatment?

See below.: Here is a website that can answer your questions about Tay Sachs Disease. Unfortunately, there is currently no treatment. http://ntsad.org/ ...Read more

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What are the possible complications of charcot-marie-tooth disease?

What are the possible complications of charcot-marie-tooth disease?

Thankfully few: This is a group of genetic diseases of greatly varying severity that damage the longest axons in the body, resulting in weakness especially in the lower legs and feet. Only a minority of patients have significant discomfort. The disease spares all the other organ systems. ...Read more

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What are the complications of sepsis?

What are the complications of sepsis?

Severe Illness: Sepsis describes a reaction that the body has to an overwhelming infection. The infection can start anywhere. This occurs for a variety of reasons, but ultimately, the body's response is to release a storm of inflammatory substances that can cause all organ systems to malfunction. If not caught in time. This can lead to organ failure and death. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of meningococcal disease?

What are the symptoms of meningococcal disease?

Sick fast: Fever (high) , headache, muscle pain, anxiety, lethargy, shock, loss of consciousness, and the "rash." petechia (small round blood spots) and purpura (large irregular purple splotches). The inclosed picture is an end stage of the rash. Death occurs frequently with meningiococcal disease. If you are suspicious that you have this problem, seek medical care immediately. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Biofeedback?

What are the complications of Biofeedback?

NONE: if done by an experienced provider there will only be benefit at best. No harmful effect ...Read more

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What are the complications of delirium?

What  are the complications of delirium?

Depends: What casued the delerium? Anesthesia? It usually passes in hrs. Psych meds? Surgery, lsd, stroke, altzheimers, depending on the cause the complications are anything you can think of if a person isn't thinking right; , hurting others or themselves, malnutrition or any organ can fail with long term delirum. ...Read more

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What is are the risks of untreated tonsillitis?

What is are the risks of untreated tonsillitis?

Peritonsillar abscess: There are a number of complications of tonsillitis. 1.) the potential of a peritonsillar abscess. The lateral wall of the tonsil is the carotid sheath. 2.) If the tonsillitis is associated with Streptococcus, heart and kidney disease are potential complications. 3.) If the tonsils are hypertrophic (very large), a sleep disorder is another complication. ...Read more

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