Muscle Inflammation Overview
Another name for Muscle Inflammation is Myositis.
What is myositis?
A person with myositis has inflammation of the muscles. Myositis may be caused by infection, inflammation, or an autoimmune disease.
What are the symptoms of myositis?
Symptoms of myositis include weakness, fatigue, muscle pains, muscle aches, muscle spasms, muscle cramps, leg pain, arm pain, tremors, and fever.
How does the doctor treat myositis?
Treatment for myositis depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for myositis may include rest, muscle stretching, massage, physical therapy, corticosteroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain, and narcotic pain medications.
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