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Diagnosed with myositis. What could it be?

Hi Dr. I have been diagnosed with myositis , many Dr s. haven t heard of this . Can you tell me why. My sister is a Dr. father was, brothers in law. They all knew what it was. Thank you Jacqueline What about pro bono???? I ve been to medical school too. In my day, we were not wanted, our place was in the home, raising children. Not so.
Asked On : Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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Myositis is inflammation of the muscles, it is usually caused by preexisting autoimmune conditions .It is also a side effect of drugs used to lower lipid levels and statins for cholesterol and blood pressure.

Answered: Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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