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Flat Head Syndrome Treatment For Adults
Recently diagnosed with palatal myoclonus. What medical treatment is nest for myoclonus? Is Functional Cranial Release (FCR) a valid treatment?
Myoclonus: Often medical providers use medication to treat myoclonus. Sometimes palatal myoclonus does not need any treatment. Here is a link to more information about myoclonus: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myoclonus/detail_myoclonus.htm I cannot find any medical literature supporting the use of FCR. I would not recommend it until it has been well-studied. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the diagnosis for symptoms that include: head aches, face disfiguration and eye protrusion?
Orbital disease: In addition to thyroid this can be orbital inflammation, tumor or infection. This can be primary or secondary. You should not wait. You need to see an ophthalmologist who is comfortable with these problems, you should wait. This can be vision or life threatening given the content of your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We are looking for the best treatment options for my 14 year old son who has genu valgum and flat feet. We have insurance and live in tx.
See an expert: Varying degrees of genu valgum and flat feet, particularly if asymptomatic can be left alone. If more severe or symptomatic seek expert opinions. Dallas, houston and austin all have excellent pediatric orthopaedic surgeons (david podeszwa in dallas and robert dehne are options). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why choose?: Each offers benefits. I send patients home with a head wrap for security. Once the wrap is removed, a head band is used at night. It should protect the ears from folding forward, but should not be tight. Tight bands can cause injury to the skin and change the shape of the ear. Be sure to check with your plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any proper treatment for viral encephalitis with polycythemia ? Pt is 17 years old and over 6 month in icu waiting for good treatment
Missing information: You get more from the site when you provide better background information. Just listing "Viral" doesn't give much to work with. If it has lasted 6 mo and the patient is in the ICU I suspect it is Herpes encephalitis that has not responded to treatment and the prognosis is poor. Once the infection has lasted that long the damage is often permanent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter displays all the symptoms associated with west syndrome is there any cure or treatment for this?
Pediatric neurologis: If you're referring to seizures (infantile spasms), then check out http://rarediseases.Info.Nih.Gov/gard/condition/7887/west_syndrome.Aspx. Then find a pediatric neurologist, better yet an epileptologist, to provide you with a diagnosis and then a plan of care. Good luck! ...Read more
Name of top surgeon/facility for frontal cortical dysplasia evaluation, treatment and/or surgery? Thank you e olsen healthy, otherwise normal 16 yr old female, tonic clonic, versive seizures approx 1 x month for 4 years on lamictal. A few 2 and 3 month
Some suggestions: You could start with University Hospital in Aurora, but I think more surgical epilepsy experience is present at UCLA Hospital in California, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mn, Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, and of course, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. No harm in acquiring several opinions via phone calls, first. This is a highly specialized area, and would take your time to find success. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much: If no other sx-ice frequently and patience. They will go away. ...Read more
How many years to cure the febrile seizure's in kids and adults? What r drugs to cure age 6+ and completed 15+ episodes of fits patient's?
Insulin: All type 1 diabetics require Insulin and can not survive with out it. It can be given through injections multiple times daily or an Insulin pump which infuses Insulin throughout the day/night and patients can give a bolus of Insulin for meals based on blood sugar and the carbs they eat. Also glucose sensors can help alert patients if bs is trending high or low before it goes to high or drops low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
65 year old male; long term diagnosis of hypertension (4 medications daily); sinus cardia bradia (mild); pvc(mild). 6'4" 250lbs given the above diagnosis and with a major most concern for stroke, the question is: when searching for a cardiologist which
My 11 year old son has aspergers with a 10 month complication of voices and psychosis, who should we see at vanderbilt for diagnosis and treatment?
Their clinic: The Monroe Cavell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has an outstanding child and adolescent clinic that can provide a first rate evaluation of your son and appropriate treatment. Medical school clinics often provide a route to state of the art care and patients can usually be seen there more promptly than through referrals to individual faculty. Contact information is available at their website. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have seven year undiagnosed bilateral neuropathy (tingling in hands and arms). Mri of head and neck negative. Carpl tunnel surgery ineffectual. Treatmen for thoracic outlet disorder ineffectual. What else should we do?
Pt, podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon, which is better to getproper treatment for flat feet in a child who is having pain in top of feet, knees, and ankles?
Options?: Please miter that various specialists have training and expertise with these issues. All can be good and you need to find out if the specialist is respected in the community. Please also note that an orthopedic surgeon who is a foot and ankle specialist has the most years of training. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What do you think of posture support for the correction of postural defect?
Is it recommended for my 10 year old daughter for getting rid of scolios
Varies: It depends in part on the size of the curvature. Curvatures less than 30 degrees are usually simply observed for signs of progression with no other treatment needed. If a curve gets over 30 degrees Ina 10 year old girl, a brace is typically recommended. Don't hesitate to see a spine/scoliosis specialist to discuss. ...Read more
36 year girl suffered with B12 deficiency. After
treatment the B12 is high i.E.2000. But tingling and numbness in foots/?Why?
Neuropathy: B12 helps with the tingling and numbness in the foot, commonly refered to as neuropathy. A low dose of B12 can help with this condition, whereas a high dose will actually have a reverse effect on the nerves and make them worse. See your doctor for alternative rx mediations to help with these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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