... misdiagnosed, especially if there is no pain or stiffness in the hip area? There is only pain that sometimes that causes the legs to hurt when walking or running.
I started a research on your condition and I found this:
I thought this is really interesting. Best Wishes and to Good Health
"Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an essentially benign (not life-threatening) inflammatory disease characterized by pain and stiffness in the muscles in and around the neck, shoulders and hips. It may develop rapidly but usually goes away over several years, even without treatment. With treatment, symptoms typically disappear in less than a week."
"Theories on the possible causes of PMR include links to genetics, aging, climate and viral infections."
PMRtired , Hi, I have PMR. [diagnosed] Are you sure you have NO hip pain. You say "legs", do you mean muscles, tendons, joints, etc. What areas of your legs hurt [like shins, thighs, knees. PMR , as the Woman who answered You previously stated, Is an "above the waist" disease that will DEFINATLY "get your attention. It's hard to be of help as you need to give out more info. You can however, have plain old Arthritis in your knees, and there is another more serious disease "Giant something"! We need more info to help you PMRtired... Sacosam
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