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how can i stop clonus ?

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Cause: Do you know what is cause of your clonus ? Have you seen a neurologist ?

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What is the treatment for clonus?

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Dr. Ashok Mehta
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Depend: It depend on the disease which causes clonus.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of clonus?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Movement: Clonus is the involuntary, repetitive movement of a muscle or muscle group.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What are the treatments for clonus?

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Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 14 years experience
Mulitple: Options include avoiding positions that trigger the clonus; physical therapy; muscle relaxant medications such as baclofen; and possibly Botox injections.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the difference between treppe, clonus and tetanus?

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Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Treppa: treppe is a staircase effect by stimulating the muscle at a variable frequency like in a twitch but in treppe it is increasing in a step wise fashion so each time more muscles are recruited in treppe.not seen in clonus and in tetanus treppe generally caused by serotonin toxicity clonus contraction and relaxation of muscle tetanus is a chronic spasm of a muscle due to bacilus tetanus
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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Clonus?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Clonus: Clonus = involuntary, muscular contractions & relaxations which may be seen with some neurological disorders.

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