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Muscular Dystrophy (MD) refers to a group of more than 30 inherited diseases that cause muscle weakness and muscle loss and eventually cause you to lose the ability to walk. Discuss topics including Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), other types of MD, symptoms and ways to improve quality of life.

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I am looking for gaming, ipad or computer adaptions that have worked well for others in the past. I would like for it to be voice controlled or a sip/ puff system. Theyre is a lot of systems out there I just want to know what works bes...
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My boyfriend has md and mt dad said that it will not work out, and i want to know want i can do to help, because i want it to work out between us, because i love him.
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Hi, I'm male 17 years with pain in my right hand, I think i have a torn bicep muscle. It happened after I lifted something heavy, I taught the pain would go after a few days and would have healed on its own. The problem is that it had ha...
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Hello, my daughter is 4 years old. When she was about 3 years old, we started noticing that she had trouble standing up, running, and especially walking up stairs. Her primary doctor said it could be developmental issues, but to wait a...
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I am 37 years old, for the last three to four years I have had GI problems, cramping and spasms in my bowel area, constipation, diarrhea, gall bladder stones which the gall bladder had to be removed. Before I had a hysterectomy I had to ...
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Here in the last month been experiencing a lot of sever muscle spasms (charlie horses) in my feet legs and arms. My right arm also drew up and locked and I had to have my husband unlock it for me. I heard of a friend with the same sympto...
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So ivbeen with my bf for going on 4yrs when we first got together he would get them maybe once a week tbey weren't to bad he would get them in his arms they would tighten up all his arm nd cause it to go numb now he's getting them more n...
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Is anyone here from Sydney? I'm in need of a recommendation for a GP as I haven't been able to see anyone at all for almost a year due to being house bound. I'd prefer a doctor who specialises in or enjoys dealing with complex and ...
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What are the odds of having myotonic muscular dystrophy if you are the youngest of 7 children and all of your brothers and sisters are perfectly healthy? I read that this disorder is genetic so if I developed adult onset MMD wouldn't at ...
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please could you help me can not walk and can not lead foot may not violated
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Should I have genetic testing or could this be a autoimmune problem? Here are the facts. It all started with elevated liver functions AST 60s ALT 120s Ct scan/liver biopsy normal. A few years later Ck levels of 1800 to 3500 sent me thr...
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Hi, I'm just going to paste this from my previous post on a bodybuilding forum; - pain; localized, top / interior brachioradialis approx 2" in from elbow. - frequency; non resting, during flexion subjected to any kind of opposing for...
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my son is having his eyelid levator muscle shortened, therefore shortening the eyelid, causing it not to be able to close all the way at night. needing eye drops at night to keep the eye moistened. He has no problem with dry eye during...
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Hello, i just have a question.. not sure if it quite relates to Muscular Dystrophy but it does relate to my muscles... Anyways i am experienceing Muscular pains right under my left collar bone and now just my whole left shoulder. Im just...
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Hi, My younger brother had mascular dystrophy. he died at the age of 18 years.. but no other than him was having same disease in my whole familly.. but now my doctor is suggesting me that i should not give birth to male child because of...
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My 73 year old grandmother has recently been diagnosed with MD. Hers is long story, but her health has been in decline for many years. She was a very independent woman and is very frustrated that she can't do the things she used to. She ...
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My wrist and ankle seems very weak despite my gym workouts which focus on building the muscles around these areas. I think it might be something with my genes. Is there any pharmaceutical products (prescribed or over-the-counter) or supp...
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I am eighteen years old and I am afraid I might have Becker's Muscular Dystrophy. I don't know for sure, but I have read greatly on the subject and it seems that I fit a number of the symptoms. I have difficulty climbing stairs, i.e my l...
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Hello My husband's father's brother died of muscular dystrophy at the age of 12. My husband nor his father have this condition. Is it possible for my son to inherit this condition? Thanks!
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My niece is 4and half years old. Recently she has been diagnosed with Muscular dystrophy. She cannot stand without the use of her hands. Usually it takes nearly 15 to 20 secs. If she wants to climb her bed she is not able to lift ...
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