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What is the best treatment for headache with occasional partial sight loss?

What is the best treatment for headache with occasional partial sight loss?

Migraine: This sounds like a migraine attack. Treatment is possible if the episodes are frequent or handicapping. You should see a neurologist with a specialty in migraine headaches who can help you with this problem ...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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What is the best treatment for symptoms of akethesia?

What is the best treatment for symptoms of akethesia?

Stop the medication: Akethesia is usually caused by bad reaction to a neurotropic medication. It involves restless movements and inability to sit still. Once the medication is reduced or stopped, the symptoms should resolve. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for sudden loss of coordination?

What is the treatment for sudden loss of coordination?

Function loss: The most important thing to do for sudden loss of coordination -- or any sudden neurological symptom -- is to get immediate and thorough medical/neurological evaluation. This may be in an emergency room, where the person can be examined by skilled physicians plus have quick access to head ct scans and other studies that help with diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is cutting the nerve a lviable last resort treatment to stop the pain of tn? How is this done and what are the consequences?

Is cutting the nerve a lviable last resort treatment to stop the pain of tn? How is this done and what are the consequences?

Trigeminal neuralgia: Cutting the nerve is the lat resort in most cases. Medication is used first, surgery and there are a variety of them next, gamma knife if those fail and then transection the nerve is considered. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for the pain of trigeminal neuralgia?

What is the most effective treatment for the pain of trigeminal neuralgia?

Tough Problem: This problem is tough to treat. But the approved treatments which may or may not be the "best" treatments usually involve tegretol, the "spinal cord" muscle relaxants, nerve blocks and ablation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for eye paralysis?

What is the best treatment for eye paralysis?

Complicated: I do not believe one should mess around when it comes to your eyes and/or vision. Go get seen by an ophthalmologist at your earliest opportunity to be safe. If this is associated with bells palsy it is usually reversible all by itself. Some doctors use steroids for this condition others don't, but don't mess around with this one, go get checked out please. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blurring of vision?

What is the best treatment for blurring of vision?

Treat the cause: Check with your doctor or opthalmologist and see what is the cause and have that treated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

Diagnosis: There is never a best treatment without first obtaining an accurate diagnosis. Consultation with an md is the only way to obtain the information about why, and then a best treatment can be planned for. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the chances of conceiving after treatment for bilateral proximal tubal obstruction and what will be the correct treatment for this type of pto?

What are the chances of conceiving after treatment for bilateral proximal tubal obstruction and what will be the correct treatment for this type of pto?

Depends: The answer depends on the surgical outcome. You would need to ask your surgeon what was found during the surgical repair and how successful he or she thought that it was. There is an x-ray that can be done to see if the tubes are open. That is called an hsg. If they are the chances are good. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for pancreatitis and cerebral palsy?

What is the best treatment for pancreatitis and cerebral palsy?

Find cause of panc: Cerebral palsy is not a cause of pancreatitis. Some people with CP may have an underlying mitochondrial disorder which can also cause pancreatitis. People with CP may be put on medications that can cause pancreatitis. I would carefully at meds. Also, should rule-out gallstones. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia? please reply me with the name of the the hospital where this treatment is possible!

What is the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia?
please reply me with the name of the the hospital where this treatment is possible!

Medication: The most common treatment for trigeminal neuralgia is a medication called carbemazepine. If this first line therapy doesn't work there are several alternatives. Surgical treatments are reserved for the rare cases which do not respond to any medical treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for pain of neuropathy?

What is the best treatment for pain of neuropathy?

Control glucose: Most important is to control ur blood sugar-w/o that it will likely cont to progress. Tx aimed @ sx include oral: gabapentin, pregabalin, some antidepressants (ex duloxetine), more & topical: capsaicin, lidocaine, tens, more. Dfclt to predict who will respond to which the best. Lots of choices & i gen talk thru in's & out's of many & decide together which to try 1st, etc. May need combo top + oral. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for night seizures?

What is the treatment for night seizures?

Treatment for nig-SZ: Once the type of sz is identified, there are classes of meds specifically made for different types of sz. Some meds are for a lot of different types, some are more specific. Frequently, many meds are combined to control seizures. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a severe pressure sore?

What is the best treatment for a severe pressure sore?

Wound care specialis: See a wound care specialist or center because pressure sores may require a multi-disciplinary team to enhance nutrition, control contributing systemic or local disease, institute physical therapy, recommend appropriate medical regimens or treatment protocols including possible surgery. ...Read more

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What is the standard of care for central post stroke pain.

What is the standard of care for central post stroke pain.

There is no: "standard of care" for this condition since MANY "Treatments" exists and any one of them could help! Avoidance of OPIATES is now a sort of "Standard" as we try to reduce overuse of these medications. TENS stimulation appears to be helpful in many cases Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it true that one of the side effects of hypokalemic periodic paralysis is nephropathy? Why? What's therefore the solution to this? Please explain.

Is it true that one of the side effects of hypokalemic periodic paralysis is nephropathy? Why? What's therefore the solution to this? Please explain.

That's news to me: This is a channelopathy and if you have it, i trust you have already learned how to manage it. Lists in pathophysiology books often include propagated errors, and since "hypokalemic nephropathy" is kidney trouble from low potassium (quite famous), probably this is the source of the error. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for infantile paralysis?

What is the treatment for infantile paralysis?

Depends on cause.: There are many possible causes of infantile paralysis, and correct treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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. James Lin
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One Sided Paralysis (Definition)

One-sided paralysis is a clinical finding in which a person is unable to move on one side of his body. This is often ...Read more