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bilateral/bi·lat·er·al/ (-lat´er-al) having two sides, or pertaining to both sides.
bilateraladjective Referring to or distributed on 2 or both sides of something.
bilateralInvolving or affecting both sides. In the case of paired organs, bilateral means affecting both of them.
Patient discussion about bilateral
Q. Is it common to have both- fibromyalgia and diabetes? My daughter has both and I was wondering whether it has some explanation
Q. I am Maya,I had stress both at work and in my personal life. I am Maya, a Civil Engineer working in a construction company. I had stress both at work and in my personal life. As a result, at the age of 30, I developed fibromyalgia. I could not meet my target of 8 hours sleep due to work stress and I had to forgo 2 hours of my sleep every day. Somehow, I would try to make it during weekends by sleeping 7-9 hours a night. After a year of this, I suddenly developed a pain in the shoulder and shooting pains in my arms, hands and fingers. My muscles became tight as if it was being tied to the rock and I felt weak. I cannot quit my job though, as I had to meet my commitments. Does work pressure and stress fuel up fibromyalgia?
Q. I get shooting pains in my buttocks and both upper legs
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