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Diaphragmatic Spastic Contraction
Two aspects: There are two aspects to a contracture in someone with a stroke. One is spasticity which is an overactivity of muscle contraction. This can be dealt with quite effectively with injections of botulinum toxin. The second aspect is the contracture of the tendons and joints if the contracture has been long standing. If this is a predominant issue, techniques such as serial casting or even surgery ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This usually has to do with the onset of labor. It is a muscular tightening of the uterus. Contractions are timed from beginning to end of hardening of the uterus (duration) and from beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next (frequency). A third descriptor is intensity or how hard ...Read more
Why is my stomach hurting like contraction in middle of my stomach and on the sides I get sharp pains!my dr said intestenal spasms?Librax did not work
Spasms: First off, tell your doctor the Librax failed. Communication is very important in medicine. Next, there are a lot of unknowns. Blood in stool? Black stools? Consistency of stools. The number of stools a day? Testing done to confirm spastic colon. Most likely irritable bowell syndrome mixed. Meaning have loose stools to constipation. However, check back with your doc and get reevaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tapered off klonopin in 2 months. After i got off, i keep getting one sided muscle contractions in my neck when i swallow and its stiff. W/d symptom?
Withdrawal Syndrome: Clonazepam is a very addictive drug. The severity and duration of Clonazepam withdrawal and detox is hard to predict. Try alternative or east west integrative medicine like cognitive behavior therapy and/or acupuncture. Keep up the good job. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad menstrual cramps: Labor can take 24 to 36 hours. Early on labor pains feel very much like bad menstrual cramps. It can take 12 to 18 hours to get into active labor. The contractions of active labor are intense and come every 3 to 5 minutes. You usually cannot talk or walk during an active labor contraction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Assume you're talking about the practice of monitoring "fetal movement" as a proxy for fetal well-being. The premise is that babies who move a lot are healthy babies, and babies who don't move may be "asking for help". Babies in utero sleep in 90-120 minute cycles. If lack of movement persists much longer than that, call your obstetrician or go to l&d. 99% of the time, he/she is fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Menstrual cramps: Most of my patients describe contractions as being like menstrual cramps, to varying degrees of discomfort - from mild to severe. However, some patients perceive contractions only as pressure (or pain) in their backs, sides, or in their legs. Occasionaly i find a patient in labor, dilated 6 or 7 centimeters, who denies feeling contractions at all. Any rhythmic sensation could be contractions. ...Read more
It shouldn't: U need to see your gyn to make sure it is in the right place, or that u do not have an infection, the only time it could be uncomfortable should be when it is inserted and that is almost always minor discomfort if u want no more kids you should get an in offcie tubal that I do on my pts , takes 5 minutes , easy, no more iud. ...Read more
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