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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is muscular dystrophy?

A group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. In this condition, abnormal genes (mutations) interfere with the production of proteins needed to form healthy muscle.

Symptoms related to muscular dystrophy

  • Weakness in arms or legs

  • Hair loss

  • Difficulty standing up from sitting position

  • Stiff, rigid muscles causing difficulty bending joints

  • Recent weight loss

Questions your doctor may ask to check for muscular dystrophy

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose muscular dystrophy

  • Do you feel any weakness in your arms or legs?

  • Have you felt that you are losing more hair recently?

  • Do you have difficulty in getting up from a chair on your own?

  • Do you have stiff muscle and/or joints that are not flexible even with assistance?

  • Have you lost weight recently?

Treatment for muscular dystrophy

There's no cure for muscular dystrophy, but medications and therapy can help manage symptoms and slow the course of the disease.Treatment options include medications, physical and occupational therapy, and surgical treatment.

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