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Can nerve pain med help post op pain for digit widget when there's ulnar nerve damage, claw hand, crps?
It can: Neuropathic pain is notoriously difficult to treat. Treatment involves many different aspects such as medications, nerve block injections, therapy, even surgery. While medication can have a good effect, it is typically not used alone. Crps itself usually requires a significant and multi-disciplinary treatment plan, and it is best treated aggressively and quickly/early! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Years ago had episode of fast heartrate unable to move arms and hands clawed inward i had a cold and heavy feeling in my chest. What could it have b?
20 yr old female w/ MS. sudden onset intense tingling, temporary paralysis and claw position of hands. not breathing abnormally and was very calm?
Thots: Might want to check ionized Calcium levels, but also consider whether you are experiencing relapse, or even MS brief seizure-like spells. Note you are taking IVIG and FFP besides Rebif, and wonder if you would do far better with a more potent single medication such as Gilenya, Tysabri, or Lemtrada. Talk to your neurologist about all of this, as my opinion is based on data provided only. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
20 yr old female w/ MS. sudden onset intense tingling, temporary paralysis and claw position of hands. MD told me acidosis. concur??
?alkalosis?: Sounds to me more like the opposite of acidosis, a condition called alkalosis. This is caused by breathing too fast, usually when upset/anxious. It's whyyou breath into a paper bag when you're breathing too fast - because this exactly can happen, and it's because you are blowing off too much acid too fast and become alkalotic. Your symptoms are classic. If happens again, breath into paper bag. ...Read more
Fall to left side, curl into fetal position, right hand claws.Lasts 3/4 minute, weak, exhausted.Witnessed several times since 9 years old.What is it?
Yes: Cabis ratchets are serious and need to be treated quickly. Get to your doc soon! you will most likely need abx treatment. ...Read more
My hands were swollen and could not be moved one day after being bitten and clawed by cat. Is it rabies? How to help first?
Infection: The bites of a cat can inject multiple organisms like pasturella, strep, staph & others which can set up an infection rather quickly. Rabies could be passed at the same time but domestic cats are rare vectors (you can call the local health department to see if any rabies is in the area)cat scratch takes days to weeks to become symptomatic. See the doc soon.Delay can lead to surgical clean out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been told I have multifocal motor neuropathy in my hand and it's clawed I am currently receiving ivig every 4 weeks, can I ever be cured?
I have hand tremors which kind of claw up everyday at about the same time. What could this be from?
Psychological: Do something different at that time.Get a more detailed answer ›