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Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Nerve damage: Internal ophthalmoplegia refers to paralysis of certain structures inside the eye involved in constriction of the pupil and accomodation (change of focus). ...Read more

Dr. Mark Silverberg
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Eye Muscle Paralysis (Definition)

Eye muscle paralysis is a clinical finding in which a set of eye muscles are not entirely functional, resulting in either areas that a person cannot visualize ...Read more


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Internal ophthalmoplegia is what?

Internal ophthalmoplegia is what?

Eye movement disorde: I think you mean internuclear ophthalmoplegia (ino). This is a disorder of eye movement in which one eye cannot move completely to the midline. This usually results in double vision and jerky eye movements with far horizontal gaze. Ino is caused by a lesion in the brain area known as the medial logituinal fasciculus (mlf). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for external ophthalmoplegia?

External ophtlamopla: Unfortunately there is no treatment available if it is genetic. If is acquired sometimes eyelid and/or eye muscle surgery may be possible. ...Read more

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How do they test for pelvic congestion syndrome? Did an internal exam and based on my symptoms is how he diagnosed me. Should I go for other tests?

How do they test for pelvic congestion syndrome? Did an internal exam and based on my symptoms is how he diagnosed me. Should I go for other tests?

No good definitive: There is no good, standard, accepted test for pelvic congestion syndrome. It is basically diagnosed by excluding other possible causes of pelvic pain. Some doctors believe an MRI or CT scan can show dilation of the pelvic vessels but the data proving this is kind of weak. Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUDs and birth control pills can usually improve symptoms. ...Read more

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Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Unlikely: Could be a hip joint problem involving the labrum in side the actual joint. Injury or strain to the hip can cause that type of problem. May need and mri. ...Read more

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Im 32 with severe knee pain from outside the kneecaps and inner pain of the knees i hve petellafemoral syndrome and arthritis it hurts really bad?

Im 32 with severe knee pain from outside the kneecaps and inner pain of the knees i hve petellafemoral syndrome and arthritis it hurts really bad?

Let me explain: Patellar-femoral syndrome (pfps) is a syndrome characterized by pain or discomfort seemingly originating from the contact of the posterior surface of the patella (back of the kneecap) with the femur (thigh bone). It is the most frequently encountered diagnosis in sports medicine clinics. It sound you are suffering from this problem go and check it out. ...Read more

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I have had tingling on the right side of my face near my ear and mostly internal. I suspect sjogren's syndrome due to dry eyes & rheumatoid issues?

I have had tingling on the right side of my face near my ear and mostly internal.  I suspect sjogren's syndrome due to dry eyes & rheumatoid issues?

Recommend eval: Hi I am sorry to hear that you aren't feeling well. Due to the complexity of the work up of connective tissue diseases, I would recommend that you be evaluated in person by a physician. http://wb.md/2jawYQv ...Read more

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Can anyone give some advice on a inner ear condition called: superior canal dehiscence syndrome?

Can anyone give some advice on a inner ear condition called: superior canal dehiscence syndrome?

Positional vertigo: This is an uncommon condition but it is the result of loss of bone surrounding the superior semicircular canal, a part of the balance mechanism of the inner ear. If you are having recurrent incapacitating true vertigo, an otologist (ear surgeon) can repair this problem. ...Read more

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Hamstring, lower back, inner thigh pain, & and pain right above foot. Compartment Syndrome or Sciatica issue?

Hamstring, lower back, inner thigh pain, & and pain right above foot. Compartment Syndrome or Sciatica issue?

Comprehensiveness: Employing a multi-modal approach, most fellowship trained pain specialists offer the most effective management of painful conditions. To accurately diagnose and treat patients, we will utilize imaging studies, electro-diagnostic evaluations, history ; physical examinations, targeted physical therapy, appropriate and responsible medication management and cutting-edge interventional procedures. ...Read more

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I want to know more about sheehan's syndrome?

I want to know more about sheehan's syndrome?

Pituitary : Insufficientcy, classically occuring after significant blood loss, as after a delivery resulting in thyroid and adrenal insufficiency due to destroyed pituitary. ...Read more

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How can I recognize if someone has xyy syndrome. What are its symptoms ?

How can I recognize if someone has xyy syndrome. What are its symptoms ?

You can't: XYY's tend to be tall and have more acne than other folks. Beyond this, it's almost always discovered by accident and the vast majority of XYY's have no idea. And it's not worth discovering -- the "natural criminal" business was the result of two junk science papers and a vile murder's false defense. "The guy with the most pimples on the prison basketball team" is just a gag. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I heal plica syndrome?

How do I heal plica syndrome?

Physical therapy.: Ice the plica region for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. Also, physical therapy could be beneficial in resolving your symptoms. Sometimes a cortisone shot is helpful. Last resort is surgery, but the results are great, if your the right candidate for it. ...Read more

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How do I treat peutz jeghers syndrome?

How do I treat peutz jeghers syndrome?

Resection of polyps: Resection of polyps is only neeed for serious bleeding or in case od intuscepssion.Short lengths of intestines involved can be resected colonoscopy to check on the polyps and if indicated resection ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Ophthalmoplegia (Definition)

Ophthalmoplegia = ...Read more