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Is a plasma exchange the best treatment for neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

Is a plasma exchange the best treatment for neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

Not usually: The inherited forms do not typically respond to plasma exchange. If you are the only person in the family who has the disorder, you may benefit from plasma exchange. Symptoms usually come back not long after the intervention. ...Read more

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Neuromyotonia (Definition)

Neuromyotonia = Isaacs Syndrome = Isaacs-Merton syndrome = hyperexcitability of peripheral nerves can cause stiffness, delayed relaxation ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Neuromyotonia?

What is the definition or description of: Neuromyotonia?

Neuromyotonia: Neuromyotonia = Isaacs Syndrome = Isaacs-Merton syndrome = hyperexcitability of peripheral nerves can cause stiffness, delayed relaxation & fasciculations of muscles. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with neuromyotonia and after reading I still don't really understand it?

I have been diagnosed with neuromyotonia and after reading I still don't really understand it?

See below: I am no expert on this condition called isaac's syndrome but we did study it in residency. It is thought to be a autoimmune condition which causes interference with transmission between nerve impulses and muscle contraction that causes muscle stiffness and cramping. The body produces antibodies which attack certain receptors in nerves that cause them to become overreactive. ...Read more

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What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

Neuromyotonia (NMT): Neuromyotonia (nmt), also known as isaacs' syndrome, is a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability that causes spontaneous muscular activity resulting from repetitive motor unit action potentials of peripheral origin. Patients with this disorder usually develop: cramps, muscle twitches, muscle stiffness and spasms. Muscle relaxation can difficult and hand getting stuck closed is one example. ...Read more

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What are the diagnostic tests for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

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What are the diagnostic tests for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

Neuromyotonia: Complete Neurologic exam, Blood work, MRI, EMG, Nerve conduction studies, & CT-scan of chest. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

See below: It is usually diagnosed by physical examination as well as a test called an EMG which involves placing a special needle in the muscles. The muscle produce a certain type of EMG signal which is characteristic of neuromyotonia. ...Read more

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Does a negative ANA rule out neuromyotonia? Have muscle twitches, weakness, and tremors. Getting worse

Does a negative ANA rule out neuromyotonia? Have muscle twitches, weakness, and tremors. Getting worse

A positive ANA: -detects antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in your blood. Your immune system normally makes antibodies to help you fight infection. In contrast, antinuclear antibodies often attack your tissues — specifically targeting a cell's nucleus. In most cases, indicates that your immune system has launched a misdirected attack on your own tissue. However, a negative ANA does not rule out any condition. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for. Infectious mollusc? I don't want undergo the burning treatment

Topical therapy: The best treatment for molloscum is some sort of topical treatment, whether it's acid, cautery or physical scraping. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?

What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?

Moisturieze: Do not scrub as it willo irritate and make it worse. Keep it well moisturized. Am lactin 12% is a good moisturizer because it contiains 12% Lactic Acid and penetrates and moisturizes from the inside and does not just sit on the surface. The skin has a fatty layer and needs something acidic to penetrate in order to provide the deeper layers with moisture. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

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I have a lymphnode in my breast that isn't supposed to be there. What is the best treatment?

I have a lymphnode in my breast that isn't supposed to be there. What is the best treatment?

Physician Review: Palpable nodes in the breast may or may not be lymph nodes. Any palpable nodule in the breast should be reviewed by a physician who is experienced in breast review; surgeon, OB gyn, pcp. The provider should have access to high resolution ultrasound for an in depth review of the palpable area. Treatment options range from conservative observation to surgical excision, biopsy. Seek physician review. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

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What is the best treatment for shock?

What is the best treatment for shock?

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What is the best treatment for bug bits?

What is the best treatment for bug bits?

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What is the best treatment for night emissions?

What is the best treatment for night emissions?

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I have lederhosen disease what is the best treatment?

I have lederhosen disease what is the best treatment?

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After delivry igot stretsh marks what is the best treatment for it?

After delivry igot stretsh marks what is the best treatment for it?

Fraxel stretch marks: There are no magic creams or treatments for stretch marks. Acute, red stretch marks can be made less visible by the use of v-beam laser. As they mature to a white spread color and texture, the fraxel laser can help improve the marks. It is rare that any treatment, even if done early, can eliminate the stretch marks. Don't use Retin-A if you're nursing or pregnant again in the future. ...Read more

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