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Hi, my mother had a stroke.She is treated properly on this. But her lips get shivering. Dr. Said it can be cardiodyskinesia. Pls suggest medicine ?

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my mother had a stroke.She is treated properly on this. But her lips get shivering. Dr. Said it can be cardiodyskinesia. Pls suggest medicine
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More info: Suggestion for medication should come from doctor who can make the diagnosis after taking a history and doing a physical examination ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Dyskinesia (Definition)

Dyskinesia refers to a group of involuntary movements which are usually uncoordinated and often spasmodic. These are neurological problems. Examples are tardive dyskinesia and Huntington's Chorea. There are many causes including side effects of some drugs, genetic, or the sequelae of infection or ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Dyskinesia?

What is the definition or description of: Dyskinesia?

Involuntary movement: Dyskinesia refers to a group of involuntary movements which are usually uncoordinated and often spasmodic. These are neurological problems. Examples are tardive dyskinesia and Huntington's Chorea. There are many causes including side effects of some drugs, genetic, or the sequelae of infection or injury to the CNS. ...Read more

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What is proxy dyskinesia choreoathetosis?

What is proxy dyskinesia choreoathetosis?

Movement Disorder: Paroxysmal kinesigenic choreathetosis (PKC) is a hyperkinetic movement disorder characterized by attacks of involuntary movements, which are triggered by sudden voluntary movements. PKC is diagnosed using a strict set of guidelines. The attacks last less than one minute and have a known trigger, usually a sudden voluntary movement. PKC patients have a good response to medication (anticonvulsants) ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the types of dyskinesia?

Help doctors! what're the types of dyskinesia?

Dyskinesia: 1. Tardive dyskinesis 2. Paroxysmal dyskinesia 3. Primary ciliary dyskinesia 4.Blepharospasm (eyelids) 5.Oculogynic crisis (eyeballs) 6.Oromandibular dystonia (jaw, mouth and tongue) 7.Laryngeal dystonia (throat and larynx) 8.Focal hand dystonia (similar to writer's cramp, but neurological in nature);. ...Read more

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What is the anti psycotic cause tradive dyskinesia?

Tardive dyskinesia: Virtually all of the antipsychotic medications can cause tardive dyskinesia. The older ones are most like to cause this--haldol, mellaril, thorazine, promethazine, flufenazine. The newer ones can too, but the risk is lower. Some nonantipsychotic medications can also cause it like Reglan (metoclopramide) for nausea, . See http://www.Brainandspinalcord.Org/legal/tardive-dyskinesia/medications.Html. ...Read more

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What's the differences between dystonia and dyskinesia?

Stiffness & movement: In a parkinson disease (pd) patient, these two conditions are related. Dystonia is a sustained muscle contraction with twisting. Dyskinesia is an involuntary movement. In pd, in a patient who is having fluctuations from levodopa, a patient can develop dyskinesias or dystonia. There are also tardive dyskinesias which are involuntary movements that develop following neuroleptic exposure. ...Read more

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What is tardive dyskinesia?

Tardive dyskinesia: TD is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder. These movements vary in severity ranging from extremely mild -- where symptoms are hardly noticeable -- to more severe cases involving difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia). Some cases can be cosmetically disfiguring. ...Read more

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How is tardive dyskinesia treated?

Tardive dyskinesia: Patients are more likely to develop tardive dyskinesia when using psychotropic medications. SSRIs, stimulant medications and illegal drugs. Discontinuance of the offending agent is the most important treatment of TD. ...Read more

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What is primary ciliary dyskinesia?

What is primary ciliary dyskinesia?

Cilia don't work ...: Primary ciliary dyskinesia is a disorder of cilia (moving hair-like structures on the surface of cells) causing chronic respiratory tract infections, sometimes abnormally positioned internal organs, and sometimes difficulty having children (infertility). Men with sperm that don't swim can be treated with icsi; women may have abnormal function of their fallopian tubes. http://1.usa.gov/u4tuug. ...Read more

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What leads to or causes tardive dyskinesia?

Tardive dyskinesia: Tardive dyskinesia is most often a side effect of the use of antipsychotic medications when weaned, but can occur during treatment. If recognized early it may be temporary if the medication is discontinued. The symptoms can result from an excessive amount of the brain chemical Dopamine or excessively sensitive receptors for Dopamine present on certain brain cells involved in movement. ...Read more

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What exactly is primary ciliary dyskinesia?

What exactly is primary ciliary dyskinesia?

Cilia don't work ...: Primary ciliary dyskinesia is a disorder of cilia (moving hair-like structures on the surface of cells) causing chronic respiratory tract infections, sometimes abnormally positioned internal organs, and sometimes difficulty having children (infertility). Men with sperm that don't swim can be treated with icsi; women may have abnormal function of their fallopian tubes. http://1.usa.gov/u4tuug. ...Read more

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What causes biliary dyskinesia ?

What causes biliary dyskinesia
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Biliary dyskinesia: Sphincter of oddi dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is defined by bile duct manometry showing sphincter spasm, increased phasic contraction frequency (tachyoddia), paradoxical contraction response to cck, & abnormal propagation of phasic waves. Response to sphincterotomy is predicted by associated abnornalities in serum liver functions as well as manometry findings.Pain alone may not so respond. ...Read more

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What can prevent tardive dyskinesia?

Unknown: There are no definite way to prevent it. Careful selection of psychotropic medicine may help. ...Read more

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Can you explain what biliary dyskinesia is?

Biliary dyskinesia: Biliary dyskinesia refers to altered tone of the sphincter of oddi. It causes the coordination of contracture of the biliary ducts or the emptying of the biliary tree. It is often a symptomof of gall stones, acute or chronic pancreatitis, chronic inflammation or other GI disorders. ...Read more

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Could surgery help to cure my tardive dyskinesia?

Not FDA approved: There is increasing evidence that deep brain stimulation targeting the globus pallidus is effective for tardive disorders but this is not officially an fda approved indication. If it is disabling, you can consult a functional neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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What is biliary dyskinesia and how is it treated?

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What is biliary dyskinesia and how is it treated?

Biliary dyskinesia: This is a condition in which the gallbladder does not function normally. It is diagnosed based upon symptoms of right upper quadrant pain without gallstones or sludge and a hida scan demonstrating a reduced gb ejection fraction. Absent other causes or explanations for the pain, surgery is often recommended. Some patients will continue to suffer from pain following gb removal. ...Read more

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Ssri's related to tardive dyskinesia? What is that?

Ssri's related to tardive dyskinesia? What is that?

Of course: TD is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder. Patients are more likely to develop tardive dyskinesia when using psychotropic medications. SSRIs (Fluoxetine ), stimulant medications and illegal drugs. Discontinuance of the offending agent is the most important treatment of TD. ...Read more

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Does anyone have cure for primary ciliary dyskinesia?

Does anyone have cure for primary ciliary dyskinesia?

No: This is a genetic disorder and there is no cure at this time. The treatments available all target trying to prevent infection from by the dysfunctional cilia. ...Read more

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Primary ciliary dyskinesia sounds scarey. What is it?

Primary ciliary dyskinesia sounds scarey. What is it?

Gentetic Disorder: Pcd is a genetic disorder. The cilia are tiny hair-like structures that line the airways and help to clear mucus and other debris. Cilia are also present in the nose, sinuses, and parts of the upper airway. With this disorder, the cilia do not function properly and patients are predisposed to chronic ear, lung, & sinus infections. ...Read more

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Does bilary dyskinesia mean my gallbladder isn't working?

Does bilary dyskinesia mean my gallbladder isn't working?

Abnormal gb & ducts: Acalculous cholecystitis is ineffective/incomplete contraction of the gallbladder in response to cck, as seen on hida scan. Cholecystectomy may help. Sphincter of oddi dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is defined by bile duct manometry showing sphincter spasm, altered propagation/increased phasic contraction frequency (tachyoddia), paradoxical contraction response to cck. Sphicterotomy may help. ...Read more

Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more