Should I talk to a doctor about congenital myotonic dystrophy symptoms?

If your child is experiencing symptoms that could be caused by congenital myotonic dystrophy, you should talk to your doctor right away. These symptoms may include a "floppy" look due to lack of muscle tone, difficulty breathing, and problems swallowing. It's especially important to talk to a doctor if you notice symptoms in your child and have a family history of congenital myotonic dystrophy. An early diagnosis is crucial for your child's development.

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