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Medicine For Tick Paralysis
Just like it says..: Tick paralysis, mostly seen in the rocky mountain areas of the usa and canada in the western hemisphere, is an ascending flaccid paralysis that looks like guillain-barre syndrome but is caused by toxins from a feeding female tick, usually dermacentor. Its recovery is dependent on removal of the tick. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more
Dogs get lymes: Dogs can get lyme disease, as mild or severe as humans. As with people, it can affect the skin (usually earliest sign), but then in second stage, it can affect joints, and it late stage cause heart and brain disease. The organism is the most common spirochete-causing disease in the world. Needs high index of suspicion by physician, diagnosis, and proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lyme: No, all ticks do not cause Lyme. The one that causes Lyme is tiny as a dot of pepper. Some counties or universities have labs that will examine the tick if you have it and let you know. Bell;s Palsy is not from Ticks but from a swelling of facial nerves, perhaps caused by a virus, and typically one fully recovers. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Having a panic right now I had a tick on me and my sister got it out and now I'm fearing Lyme or Bell's palsy what's the chance we live in country ?
Lyme disease: There are many types of ticks. If you still have the tick you can take it to a local lab or university to find out if it is the type that give one Lyme. That one is extremely small, like a dot of pepper. Please see your doctor and mention your panic. He/she may treat you to prevent Lyme or refer you if panic attacks are part of your life. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have myself in panic over tick I've had 4 on me will it cause Lyme or neuro issues I think they lone star tick or Bell's palsy ?
Ticks: There are many types of ticks and not all cause Lyme disease. If you manage to keep one, please take it to a local lab for testing. A university or clinic may have that ability. The tick that gives us Lyme is tiny, like a dot of pepper. Have your doc remove any ticks you find because you want it all out. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I was bit by a tick several months ago and diagnosed with bell's palsy a week ago. Do they automatically check for Lyme disease when running bloodwork?
TPA (alteplase): See acuteischemicstroke.Com for info.Get a more detailed answer ›
Several: Curare type, Anectine typeGet a more detailed answer ›
I have Facial paralysis in my right side of my face. My medicine program finished 2 days ago and have very pain in my right side for 2 days.
In case of paralysis of a leaf of the diaphragm, is a surgical procedure needed or can it be treated by medicines only?
Surgical procedure: If only one side of the diaphragm is paralyzed, and the muscle is so thinned out it is pushing on the lung, sometimes a procedure to plicate the muscle is performed. This should be done by a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in this technique in a minimally invasive fashion - thoracoscopiccally, or laparoscopically. I am not aware of medication that will work for this. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my tick bite until I can see a doctor?
Is dog flea and tick medicine, the kind that gets rid of fleas, ticks, lice and others ok for humans to use?
I got bitten by a mite / tick. Now I have atleast 10 circular scars on my legs. What medicine will help this problem?
?Lyme disease: This rash sounds very suspicious for the rash you get with Lyme disease. A plead with you to be seen and tested for this. If diagnosed and treated within the first few weeks after contracting the illness, thee is a high cure rate. Once body starts reacting, the immune response can cause a lot of problems. You really need to tested, have the diagnosis confirmed and get on the correct antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer