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treatment for quadriplegic spasms

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Quadriplegic spasticity itself should not cause global developmental delay. There are, however, conditions that result in both development delay and q ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
There are surgical: Options, such as tendon transfers. There are physicians at tgh that i know can do this. However, this will not correct the myelopathy, it will only ea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
28 years experience Neurology
Yes: Both drug and non-drug approaches can be very helpful. Physical therapy can direct you in helpful stretching exercises. Medications such as tizanidin ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Muscle relaxants: Use of a muscle relaxant such as Baclofen is useful in treating spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis. Stretching exercises are often taught b ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not super, but: Research is focusing on the area. Baclofen and tizanidine are usual drugs, but diazepam may be selected. If the spasticity is bad, BOTOX or a baclof ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Bobath botox: are both outpatient spasticity treatments available what is you spaticity from , sorry for your trouble i have this as well check with a physical med ... Read More
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Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Increased infections: If your are taking ivig, stopping it may increase the frequency and severity of infections. However, people with mild cvid and good antibody productio ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
Asthma treatment: Cough variant asthma may be what you are describing. Step wise asthma treatment can be helpful with steroid inhalers and bronchodilators. Medical ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
No medicare.: Go to local clinic. for those without insurance. You can find online. If you get COVID-19 it will be paid for. But do not catch it just to get this ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Find cause: Hi. Wow, for a young patient, you're using an antiquated terminology! SGPT is now referred to (and for YEARS has been) as ALT. ALT is liver specific. ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Training Not Treat: You mean leaving him alone when he is awake? Not picking him up? Waking him up when sleeping too long in the daytime? Not interacting with him during ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hormonal treatment: No you will not die soon but why don't you listen to your Gynecologist about the many benefits of estrogen as you go in to menopause?

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