Common symptoms of Myositis

Common symptoms of Myositis

Many symptoms of myositis are similar to that of other conditions.  Only diagnosis helps to differentiate myositis and any other diseases.

  • Pain in muscles
  • Tenderness in muscle
  • Tiredness and feeling unwell
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Sweating during night
  • Constant muscle pain
  • Difficulty in doing day to day task
  • Risk of falling due to weakness

What causes myositis?

Some people with preexisting autoimmune diseases are more likely to develop myositis  such as rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, lupus.

Sometimes after a severe viral infection one can develop myositis: the common cold, flu, AIDS/HIV

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Author: HealthyLife | Posted on: November 1, 2022

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