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WELCOME TO THE MYOSITIS COMMUNITY: This Patient-To-Patient Community is for discussions relating to Myositis which is an inflammation of skeletal muscles, which are also called the voluntary muscles. These are the muscles you consciously control that help you move your body. An injury, infection or autoimmune disease can cause myositis.

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AllRwellJul 29
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By Enigma279 Blank
Hi, I am a rather concerned parent looking for some advice. December 2010 my then 5 year old son began complaining o...
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By kcarroll42
We have an appointment with a Rheumatoid specialist in Nashville TN at Vanderbuilt. My issue is the fact that his Doc...
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By Williejee03
Can it take 8 yrs to diagnose dermatomyositis?? Can it be that slow progressing? First elevated liver enzymes 2006 wi...
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By dustbear Blank
I was in the hepc forum on this site and I am glad Myositis is here. I was just diagnosed with myositis and inters...
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By massie7899 Blank
I've been recently diagnosed with small fiber neuropathy and myopathy. I have worst weakness in my thighs and biceps....
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By jitendramalkan Blank
hello !!! my friend's wife has been diagonised with myositis and polymyositis. what are the treatments for myositis,...
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By 1expat Blank
A family member in Europe was recently diagnosed with ' necrotising, immune mediated anti-signal receptor anti-body p...
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By jitendramalkan Blank
what treatment direction can we derive from biopsy and whole body FDG PET test?
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By jitendramalkan Blank
What is the treatment available for all 3 disease?
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SueWildDec 31, 2012
Dr San Miguel Nov 26, 2010
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By Gail614 Blank
I was diagnosed with this auto-immune disease called Intertial Myositis. Anyone out there have this?
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By deja126 Blank
What are the symptoms of polymyositis?
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Dr. Kokil Mathur May 06, 2012
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By gabeh86 Blank
Hello, After colliding with a tree while snowboarding last saturday (10 days ago) I incurred some blunt trauma inc...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur May 05, 2012
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By crest213921 Blank
Has anyone or their family member been diagnosed with Antisynthetase syndrome? If yes, what were your treatments?
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rtjrevieMar 27, 2012
MecheeMar 26, 2012
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By cathay123 Blank
I was diagnosed with polymyositis in 2005. My CPK was 17000 when they diagnosed. I've gone through methotraxate, 12...
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MecheeMar 26, 2012
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By TDDJ Blank
My sister has these symptoms, she has fatigue when she walks and can't walk far. Her heart will race, when she sits d...
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donald388Mar 12, 2012
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By fynnero Blank
Hell Doc. i am a guy of 27 years. i have been experiencing temporal muscle athrophy for some time now. .it gets wors...
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seattlemom2plusOct 31, 2011
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By oxer Blank
Hi I am a 32 year old male that's getting dizzy and sob, my echo only found trace of the tricuspid and mitral valve. ...
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seattlemom2plusOct 31, 2011
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By gorillagirl59 Blank
Hi guys, I know I have at least one inflammatory disease (other than Hashimoto's) due to high inflammatory markers an...
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Raju Thapar, MBBS Jun 16, 2011
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By Rasta15 Blank
I am attempting to reach a diag. I have been sick, if you want to call it that, for almost two years. My symptoms in...
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Dr San Miguel Nov 05, 2010
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By Dalle36 Blank
Did anyone who was eventually dx'd with Polymyositis have just slightly elevated CPK in the beginning? I was just won...
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