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what are the symptoms of torticolis?

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Dr. Vipin Bhavsar
Neonatology 43 years experience
Stiff neck: Stiff neck musles with face tilted to other side.
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
Neonatology 49 years experience
Wry neck: Torticolis is a "bruise" or hematoma in the sternoclienomastoid muscle on either the right or left due to the delivery process and infants have a wry neck with inability to turn their head a full 180 degrees. This usually resolves as the buise resolves.

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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have sternocleidomastoid spasm(torticollitis).What's the treatment?

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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology 47 years experience
Torticollis: See a neurologist to be examined in detail and to discuss the treatment options, which include medications or Botox treatment. See this link for more information on torticollis, i.e. Dystonia.
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A 36-year-old female asked:

Is tortecollis treatable? And what causes tortecollis?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: There many causes for torticollis, congenital muscular torticollis, acquired torticollis, spasmodic torticollis, acquired torticollis in infants. Most of those are treatable by treating the underline cause of the torticollis.

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