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Can mold exposure cause accute myositis?
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
No study has proven a relationship between mold exposure and acute myositis.

In brief: No
No study has proven a relationship between mold exposure and acute myositis.
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Childhood acute myositis is usually self-limited and caused by viral infections.
Acute myositis in adults may have an infectious cause, but mold exposure can cause an extreme inflammatory response that could include myositis, generally in association with other symptoms related to mold exposure, esp. With acute mold exposure. See http://www.Survivingmold.Com/diagnosis for much more information.

In brief: Possibly
Childhood acute myositis is usually self-limited and caused by viral infections.
Acute myositis in adults may have an infectious cause, but mold exposure can cause an extreme inflammatory response that could include myositis, generally in association with other symptoms related to mold exposure, esp. With acute mold exposure. See http://www.Survivingmold.Com/diagnosis for much more information.
Dr. Randy Baker
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