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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.
bilateralaffecting both sides of a structure
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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