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What is polymyositis

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My name is XXXXXXX XXXX password XXXX e-mail YYYY@YYYY : I have been diagnosed with polymyositis ... as to what I should do. It is muscle weakening and I have had this for at least four years, I have been ...

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My father is 64 suffering from Polymyositis .3 years age he was totally on bed.. returned to normal ..., sleepless night...Plz suggest me what shud we do..why this weakness still there ...

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My father is 64 suffering from Polymyositis .3 years age he was totally on bed.. returned to normal ..., sleepless night...Plz suggest me what shud we do..why this weakness still there ...

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I have Polymyositis . A recent blood test showed my absolute monocytes to be 96 . What does this mean ? ?My Doctor is taking me off steroids and should be off in 3 weeks . Is this related .Thanks XXXX ...

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I was diagnosed with polymyositis in 2011 and have had my ups and downs over these years. right now ... methotrexate . my ck level was 1425 last week and I receive IV IG once a month what can I do? Thanks XXXX ...

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, blood tests etc and the cause was polymyositis with vasculitis ..after that medicines were given ... are required to you .kindly tell me email adress.assist me what to be done for treatment. ...

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My wife has polymyositis and has been on prednisone for 30 years . Its eating her up skin and bones ... was somewhat constipated. What can you tell me? ...

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I am suffering from Polymyositis, since one year. My CPK was 2379 before 8 months, Then decreased ... test. No chest pain , No arm / shoulder / back pain / No breathing problem. What will be the reason ...

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Hi my name is Patricia obrien , Rheumatology, I have a condition: polymyositis. I don t have a doctor right now. The inflammation on my body shiver my skin has gotten worse. Could you help me! ...

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has thyroid (high) and polymyositis with nerve problems. She just turned 70 and is really losing ... what kind of things can we expect she doesn t have much quality of life and it s killing her ...

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I am 42 years old ( male), suffering from polymyositis since 15 years ago, the level of CPK start ... of WBC level was high , is 14200.I reduced the pridnoselone to 35mg ( 7 tablets of 5mg per day), what ...

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78 y/o AA with Polymyositis and RA maintained on immuran and prdnisone c painful subcutaneous nodules; 2 of which have ulcerated. Bx shows subcutaneous fat necrosis with calcification. neg for AFB ...

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Looking for some guidance on polymyositis. Two days my cousin female age 54 asked me about it. She ... briefly about this disease. She is seeing an MD at Overlook Hospital who thinks this might be what her ...

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I am 39 yrs and i have been diagnosed with polimyositis.symptoms are difficulty to walk, climb stairs, weakness in both legs and arms , spams cramps, muscle wasting.Presently i m on a heavy dose of cordisonids. After one month i have been advised...

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Hi, I ve been diagnosed with polymyositis and initially was on prednisone (very high dose) for quite some time along with cellcept 500mg daily. I ve been weaned-off the prednisone and currently ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

doctor1 MD

Dear Cuteness, Hi HARMFUL DURING PREGNANCY. It can cause structural or functional abnormalities in the growing fetus, it is a teratogen hence CONTRA INDICATED during pregnancy. Take care. Reply with thanks.

doctor1 MD

Hi Elevated CK, abnormal EMG in presence of muscle weakness, fatigue, dysphagia are suggestive of inflammatory muscle conditions like polymyositis. ESR will be elevated as well as CRP. Corticosteroids are beneficial. Reply with thanks

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You can take above medicines but it will be better to consult a doctor .