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Causes Of Spasm Of Conjugated Gaze
The muscles in my lower back have been spasming for a couple hours now without pain. What could be the cause?
Back pain: The spasm in the back can be due to lot of reasons, it is mostly seen with back sprain or other related musculoskeletal issues. You can use heating pad, over the counter topical cream such as bengay or asper cream. If symptoms persist then see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got into an accident and it caused a mild whiplash which has lead to some spasming in my neck. but also have neck grinding noise. what is that?
If there is some de-: -generation present or even ligament injury, there is noise made with motion. And you hear this because sound is transmitted through a solid ( bone) even better than a liquid, both of which are much better than air. When i listen with a stethoscope, i am not able 2 hear the noises people hear when moving their neck. ...Read more
My question was - can coming off Flomax (tamsulosin) after the stone passes cause bladder spasming result from coming off FloMax (tamsulosin)? Stone passed - still bladder pain
Yes, if...: If voiding symptoms are related with stones, yes, you should be able to be off Flomax (tamsulosin) - a alpha-blocker. However, few elderly men like to keep it on because they incidentally noticed Flomax (tamsulosin) help improve their already quietly impaired urine flow. For details, ask urologist for specifics and details. ...Read more
I'm almost done with my week of taking prednisone---today I've developed some spasming in my side and legs--should I be concerned? What causes this?
What could cause an hour long episode of deep dull central chest pain spasming to neck and jaw . It was not heart. ?
Central chest pain: As described at the reported age a cardiac cause is primary concern;go to the nearest A&E/ER department now. ...Read more
Does bentyl (dicyclomine) cause difficulty speaking? My jaw is spasming when im trying to talk, words i can say im having trouble saying, sounding incoherent
Yes: This article should clarify: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-5245/bentyl-oral/details#side-effectsGet a more detailed answer ›
Sir i got lower limb weekness since 2004 due to spine TB. it also causes spasticity. I'm using baclofen pump for spasm. how to recover? kindly help me
Only your treating -: -MD can answer. It's been 11 years,so he/her should be asked,as they have much more information to aid them. ...Read more
Can tight,spasming hip, butt, low back muscles on one side cause leg to hurt? Had steroid shot in butt gave a little relief but still feels crampy
Spasm: Absolutely, spasm can reduce blood flow and cause pain/aching in the leg. Not sure why you had the steroid IM shot though. Consider getting your low back looked at by a chiropractor or a DO who knows how to manipulate. Odds are you have a structural issue somewhere below L2. Soak in a hot bath then do some gentle stretching exercises. ...Read more
Different theories: There are many different theories about what causes spasticity but the best explanation that i can give you is that under normal circumstances there is a balance between excitation and inhibition of muscle tone and movement. When there is injury or disease of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), there is excess excitation and not enough inhibition and the tone of certain muscles. ...Read more
Ok, minor CP has caused spasticity issues. Drawing blood is a challenge I get so embarrassed b/c I twitch when I just cant help. Advice?
Exaggerated reflexes: ,increased muscle tone & muscle weakness are part & parcel of having hypertonic cerebral palsy. Stick with one lab (pun intended) & educate phlebotomists there. The Americans with Disabilities Act gives you the right to request an extra person to help keep your arm still for venipuncture. Your lab EHR's need to include your doctor's documentation of specific accommodations you require. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Individualized plan: There is no one answer to this question. There are many good treatments for spasticity, but which one is best for any patient depends on that individual patients needs and how their spasticity affects them. The best plan is to meet with someone who specializes in spasticity treatment (physiatry or neurology) and discuss your specific concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Linoleic acid: Conjugated linoleic acid is a fatty acid that is found in dairy products and certain meats. Current studies didn't show an association of conjugated linoleic acid supplements and skin dryness. It could be due to other causes such as dry air, moisturizers misuse, long showers, and insufficient nutrition. ...Read more
Is there a way to fight heavy drowsiness caused by baclofen. I took it due to a spinal cord injury spasticity?
Consider spinal pump: Drowsiness is a very common side effect of baclofen. If you are requiring high doses for your spasticity, it may be worth considering a spinal cord Baclofen pump- "intrathecal baclofen." this can dramatically reduce drowsiness because it delivers the medication where it is needed most. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
Hello, I have spasticity in my legs and hands are brisk. All my tests are normal. I could not find the cause. Any help. Thank you?
Brisk reflexes: Some people are born with brisk reflexes. However, if numbness, weakness, difficulty walking or having trouble urinating should prompt further imaging and tests to determine if something else is contributing to the brisk reflexes. A thorough evaluation with a neurologist or neurosurgeon is indicated. ...Read more
Will taking premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) cause me to not go through my change?
No: Premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) does not prevent menopause, but is intended to minimize the symptoms of menopause (hot flushes, vaginal dryness, vaginal atrophy, insomnia, mood disorders, etc) and the risks associated with lack estrogen (such as stroke, heart attack, colon cancer, alzheimer's disease, and osteoporosis). ...Read more