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Is there a cure for central cord syndrome?

Is there a cure for central cord syndrome?

Yes/no: Central cord syndrome is basically a force injury to the spinal cord. Usually when someone has this injury it was the result of a fall. This can happen if someone has a normal spinal canal but more oftern it happens because there is stenosis at baseline. This should be corrected to stop further injury. The timing of the surgery depends on the surgeon. The symptoms improve at a variable rate. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is central cord syndrome?

What sort of problem is central cord syndrome?

Spinal cord injury: Central cord syndrome is characterized by weakness ue>le, with urinary retention and sensory loss below the level of the lesion. The arms and hands maybe paralyzed or moderately weak, the legs may be severely weak or minimally weak. The accuracy of the neurologic exam in the first week is more important in prognosis than imaging studies. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for central cord syndrome?

What is the treatment for central cord syndrome?

See below: The main treatment for central cord syndrome is rehabilitation which consists of physical and occupational therapy as well as speech therapy if there are swallowing difficulties. The physical therapist deals with movement and improving independence in all movement activities. The ot deals with so called activities of daily living such as bathing, toileting and dressing. A rehab md coordinates. ...Read more

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How do u cure sticky skin syndrome?

How do u cure sticky skin syndrome?

Stop causative drug: Sticky skin syndrome (or "acquired cutaneous adherence") is a rare side effect of certain drugs, usually etretinate, which is used to treat psoriasis. Also reported with ketoconazole (an anti-fungal) and some chemotherapy agents. If you're taking any of those drugs, ask your doctor about stopping it. If not, you probably have something else, and you'll need to see a dermatologist to find out what. ...Read more

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How to cure wallet syndrome?

Take Wallet Out: Place inside jacket pocket or from pant pocket instead. ...Read more

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Regional pain syndrome--cures?

Regional pain syndrome--cures?

Regional pain syndro: Expecting a cure is unrealistic. Reduction of pain and symptoms can be possible. ...Read more

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What is cure for still syndrome?

What is cure for still syndrome?

Adult Still's Dz: Even though there isn’t a cure for adult still’s disease it can be treated with nsaid’s, Methotrexate & glucocorticoids depending on symptoms. What used to be called still’s disease is now called juvenile idiopathic arthritis or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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How can crest syndrome be cured?

How can crest syndrome be cured?

Can't: Crest syndrome is an auto-immune disorder that includes calcinosis, raynaud's disease, scleroderma, telangectasia and esophageal dysphagia. It has no cure. ...Read more

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Can pickwickian syndrome be cured?

Can pickwickian syndrome be cured?

Yes: Weight loss should take care of the syndrome. ...Read more