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What are the first symptoms of myasthenia gravis?

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Myasthenia gravis most commonly affects muscles that control eye and eyelid movement, so the first symptoms you notice may be eyelid drooping and/or blurred or doubled vision. Most will go on to develop weakness in other muscle groups within one or two years.

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on March 10, 2018

SOURCES:  

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on March 10, 2018

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