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what is muscle paralysis

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Curare: This is probably the drug you are looking for.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Muscle paralysis: Muscle paralysis occurs when there is a lack of muscle function.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Botulism usually causes constipation as its first sign, but can also lead to decreased movement, muscle weakness, trouble swallowing, and weak cry, bu ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience Neurology
See answer below: Botulinum neurotoxins essentially prevent the release of acetylcholine (neurotransmitter) in the synaptic cleft, thus preventing the trigger of muscle ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes. : Medications used in numbing injections temporarily interrupt the entire function of the nerve injected. If the nerved which was injected is a sensory ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience Neurology
See answer below: The short answer is that the brain sends commands down the cord to tell the muscles to move. If the cord is injured, the information cannot reach the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Anatomy: Muscles only work because nerves stimulate them and cause them to work. Muscles can not work independently other than an occasional firing.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
Call 911 !: Paralysis, numbness, slurred speech, dizziness can all be signs of a stroke. Needs to be assessed and treated right away in nearest er. Can be fatal o ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Yanik
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Answer : A palsy or paresis
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
I don''t know if: this can be fixed,but it would be fixed by an Ophthalmologist.
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