Myositis is a term used to describe inflammation in the muscles. This condition may be caused by injury, infection, or autoimmune conditions.
There are several categories of Myositis:
Symptoms of Myositis
How is Myositis diagnosed?
If your doctor suspects that you may have myositis, he may order one or more of the following tests:
Treatment for Myositis
Once a diagnosed for Myositis has been determined, your doctor will begin treating you. Treatment consists of the following:
While Myositis isn't considered an autoimmune condition, those of us with autoimmune diseases, such as the ones listed above, are at a higher risk for it. It is important that we adhere to the treatment our doctors have provided for us so this condition does not develop.
If you suspect that you may have Myositis, contact your doctor right away.