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What's tick paralysis?

What's 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 more

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Palsy (Definition)

...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


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How fast can a tick paralysis occur?

How fast can a tick paralysis occur?

Tick paralysis: Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001359.htm

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What is the treatment for tick paralysis?

Tick paralysis: Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001359.htm

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I have a dashhound 8 years old it dignosed tick paralysis since last 24 hrs?

I have a dashhound 8 years old it dignosed tick paralysis since last 24 hrs?

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 more

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What to do about paralysis tick?

Avoid if possible: If tick does attach, can create a diffuse weakness picture, which is similar to Guillain-Barre. Treatment merely involves finding the tick, often in the hair, and removing it properly. Recovery occurs rapidly thereafter. ...Read more

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Will I get Bell's palsy from lone star tick had 4 this month?

Bell's palsy: Although it is certainly possible to get Bell's palsy from a Lone Star tick bite, it is still very unlikely. You're still better off trying to avoid the bites. If you have any symptoms, see your doctor immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do all ticks cause Lyme and Bell's palsy have myself in panic had one on me?

Do all ticks cause Lyme and Bell's palsy have myself in panic had one on me?

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

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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?

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

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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

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Name of jungle drug for muscle paralysis?

Curare: This is probably the drug you are looking for. ...Read more

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Can there be is any medicine for paralysis?

Not yet: There is no specific medicine that can reverse paralysis. There have been many clinical studies done for spinal cord injury, and there are putative substances that may slow the process, but nothing has been proven yet in a randomized phase iii placebo controlled trial. ...Read more

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Hi 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.

Hi 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.

Bell's Palsy: Hi. Was it a course of prednisone you just finished? Give it time. Some people with Bell's Palsy experience pain. If the pain persists, you should see a neurologist or a pain clinic. Good luck! ...Read more

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In case of paralysis of a leaf of the diaphragm, is a surgical procedure needed or can it be treated by medicines only?

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

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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my tick bite until I can see a doctor?

No: Not only is there nothing available, treatment of a tick bite requires rapid treatment to prevent complications. Go to a physician or urgent care center right now. ...Read more

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I got bitten by a mite / tick. Now I have atleast 10 circular scars on my legs. What medicine will help this problem?

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 more

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Dr. William Singer
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Paralysis (Definition)

A paralyzed limb cannot be voluntarily moved, and the term reflects leg involvement, paraplegia, full body, quadriplegia, and less than full, tetraplegia. Causes can be many, including stroke, trauma, ...Read more


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Tick Paralysis (Definition)

Tick paralysis = acute, ascending, flaccid motor paralysis, caused by a neurotoxin produced in ...Read more