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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Sorry, but...: Vegetative-vascular dystonia is not recognized as a disease or syndrome in the West. It simply doesn't exist here as a concept. Most doctors over ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Overuse Syndrome: If this is an acute problem then the treatment is complete rest of the muscles that are not working well. If this is a chronic problem then getting to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
21 years experience Neurology
3 months: If your symptoms are improving slowly, please continue the medication prescribed for at least three months or until it is clear your improvement has p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
? psychogenic ?: Torsion dystonia is a muscle disorder that can occur from many different causes. It can occur in degenerative disorders such as parkinsonism, hunting ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
See university MD: Phenol and surgery are permanent changes to your nervous system, with all the potential benefits and potential risks of that. "Cervical dystonia", or ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
34 years experience Neurology
Multiple: Medications: trihexyphenidyl, benztropine. If early onset- levodopa/carbidopa; tetrabenazpine. Botox treatments. Surgery: deep brain stimulation, le ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
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Dystonia: Stopping the medication that is causing the dystonia, if it is is sevesre IV Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
43 years experience Neurology
Dystonia and dyskine: Treatment will depend on the underlying cause. If the cause cannot be treated, there are medications to help your abnormal movements.
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic surgeon: Although dystonia can limited any or all muscle movement, in certain instances there can be help available. If your niece cannot open her eyes, it is ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Francini
31 years experience Pain Management
Can't hurt to try.: Cupping is a long used treatment. Although it has theoretical benefits for pain it has not been studied for dystonia . It won't hurt to try. A ... Read More

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