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Looking for some guidance on polymyositis. Two days my cousin female age 54 asked me about it. She had a muscle biopsy and will get the results tomorrow. She had explained she can t put her socks on and reach for things. Could you recommend someone in NJ / NY area who specialize in this disease. I read briefly about this disease. She is seeing...
Hi Dr Im a 40 yr old male that lives in N.j. i was diagnose with polymyositis round ten yrs ago been on meds such as prednisone ,mycophenolate, methotrexate ,ect i jus seen a post where a comment was made that a person with my condition has a life span of 10 yrs i just had a son now im really scared plus my condition all of a sudden has become...
Dr tried to remove wax from ear 3 times today but it was too painful ! Said my ear was dry maybe because I am recovering from Dermatomyositis from 12 abscessed teeth undiagnosed for 3yrs !! I m trying to soften the wax at home with a generic of recommended over the counter med. What is your advise for wax softening and removal ? Thank you
My wife has been diagnoised with dermatomyositis for the past 3 years. She was able to move around and do her bodily functions but for the past few days she is totally immobile though there has been no change in the medicines. Also her throat is paining so much that she is not able to swallow hence she is only having fluids
I was prescribed OLMARK 20 for my control of BP reading 150/110. But my CPK reading jumbed from 510 to 628 within a month of consumption of OLMARK. I am also under steroids of 0.5 mg alternate day, after tappering from 50 mg per day due to polymyositis . Can I stop OLMARK and check my CPK level? Instantly, I am a diabetic TYPE II with insulin...
Hi, I have alot of things wrong with me. I have fibromyalgia , madelungs bone deformity , severe back and neck problems, now in the last two years I have severe muscle atropy in arms and legs. I lost 4-5 inches in my thighs in one month, and it just keeps getting worse. My hands are curled up and my forearms have around 5 inches of excess skin...
Hi: My mother is suffering from Polymyositis and Cardiomyopathy since 9 years.. She is under Steroid and some medications , but she is often suffering from breathlessness. Today also she is in Hospital in India. Could you kindly let me know the treatments in UK, kindly call me or email me for more information about the treatment..