I am attempting to reach a diag. I have been sick, if you want to call it that, for almost two years. My symptoms include muscle pain, fatigue, weakness, exhaustion, chest pain, shortness of breath. I have had the whole work up with no diag. I finally had a muscle biopsy. I am an athlete so this has really grounded me. My biopsy was abnormal. It states "Mild endomysial perivascular lymphocyitc infiltrates and focal muscle fiber necrosis consistent with mild myositis. They mention polymyositis, systemic lupus, sjogren's syndrome as poss. in the pathology report. It talks about having lymphocytes surrounding the necrotic muscle tissue. Also shows abnormal expression of MHC class antigens on the surface of some normal appearing muscle. I saw one of my dr. today, who is not a specialist in this field, but read the report and felt it was early stage poly. that was not showing in the blood work yet. Can anyone comment? I am waiting for the nuerol. to get back to me as it was a general surg. who did the biopsy. Thanks
It seems like you have done everything necessary and are on the right track to getting a proper diagnosis and treatment, please be patient and am sorry to hear that it is interfering with your athletics.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.