What Is Myositis That Samantha Prabhu Is Suffering From Autoimmune?

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Samantha Ruth Prabhu, on Sunday, revealed on her Instagram that she suffers from an autoimmune condition called myositis, which leads to muscle weakness.

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The actress gave an update on her health saying "The doctors are confident that I will make a complete recovery very soon."

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She said, “taking a little longer than I hoped”. The Family Man actor took to Instagram to share a picture with an IV drip on her hand.

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She wrote on IG post "...A few months back I was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition called Myositis. I was hoping to share this after it had gone into remission."

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But it is taking a little longer than I hoped... Accepting this vulnerability is something that I am still struggling with."

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She also noted that she is "slowly realizing" that we don't always need to put up a strong front.

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According to WebMD, myositis is caused by inflammation of the muscles. According to Rheumatology, the prevalence of this condition is about 4-22 cases per one lakh population.

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In most cases, the exact cause of myositis is unknown and therefore considered idiopathic.

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Causes

Common symptoms may include muscle aches and pains, fatigue, trouble swallowing, and difficulty breathing.

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Symptoms

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