I am a 34 year old carrier of DMD. My mother found out I was a carrier when I was 3. That was after we found out my brother had DMD. He was 4. He passed away at the age of 16 in 1992. It was from complications from pneumonia. On February 14 2012, I found out I am a manifesting carrier. I have alot of fatigue, muscle cramps, muscle pain. I am very weak in my arms and legs. I have trouble walking and walk with a rollator walker when I can. I mostly have to use my power wheelchair now.
About my family:
I am a married mother of 2. I have a daughter. I have not had her tested yet to see if she is a carrier. By the grace of God, I have a beautiful son who does not have DMD.
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