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Could there be a cure for rhuematic chorea?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Chorea: I presume you mean chorea after a strep infection. While there are no cures, there are medications to manage the chorea. See your doctor who may give suggestions or refer you to a neurologist.

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Is there currently a cure for rhuematic chorea?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
No real cure: Sydenham described a specific form of chorea associated with strep infections. This can occur with rheumatic fever. Sle and other auto immune disorders can result in chorea or other neurological conditions. For strep it is necessary to give pennicillin. Steroids and embril may help.

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