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Dr. Mary Efremov Dr. Efremov
Internal Medicine
39 years in practice
Free University of Berlin Faculty of Medicine
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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for cerebellar syndrome?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for cerebellar syndrome?

Need more info: Cerebellum is the part of the brain..Integrates input from the other parts of brain and body. More details about what is being described as cerebellar syndrome. ...Read more

Cerebellum (Definition)

An area in the back of the brain that helps coordinate movement, speech, and eye movements. It has connections to the frontal lobes also and may play a role in helping you ...Read more


Dr. Edward Smith Dr. Smith
Neurology
50 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Are there long-term effects of cerebellar syndrome?

Are there long-term effects of cerebellar syndrome?

Imbalance: The "cerebellar syndrome" refers to imbalance, primarily when walking, known as ataxia. If the cerebellar dysfunction is temporary, imbalance may improve. If disease is progressive, ataxia worsens. Recently cognitive functions have been discovered which are modified by the cerebellum but these are not considered in the "cerebellar syndrome". ...Read more

Dr. Larry Armstrong Dr. Armstrong
Neurosurgery
23 years in practice
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What sort of disease is cerebellar syndrome?

What sort of disease is cerebellar syndrome?

Incoordination: There are several features of people with cerebellar dysfunction with symptoms ranging from walking incoordination, hand incoordination, inability to do alternating movements, eye dysfunction and multiple others. Basically, your cerebellum coordinates the complex movements of your body and therefore cerebellar syndrome is a dysfunction of that coordination. It can be much more complex than this. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic Dr. Machanic
Neurology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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What is the treatment for posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome?

What is the treatment for posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome?

Stroke: Pica occlusion can cause a complex brainstem cerebellar syndrome, and is usually a consequence of obstruction in the vertebral-basilar circulation at the base of brain. Although many meds will be useful, a combination of physical therapy, vestibular rehab, and occupational therapy will often be best. Do not neglect medication to prevent future strokes, such as aggrenox. ...Read more

Dr. Reza Karimi Dr. Karimi
Neurosurgery
12 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
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What kind of treatment are available for a cerebellar hemorrhage?

What kind of treatment are available for a cerebellar hemorrhage?

Depends on size: Cerebellar hemorrhages can be life threatening if they are large and/or are causing compression of the brainstem. Large hemorrhages often require surgery to remove the blood clot. If the hemorrhage is small, it can usually be observed and will resolve over time. The underlying cause of the hemorrhage (avm, aneurysm, tumor or long standing hypertension) should be investigated. ...Read more

Dr. Colin Kerr Dr. Kerr
Family Medicine
40 years in practice
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for stevens johnson syndrome?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for stevens johnson syndrome?

Stevens Johnson synd: Erythema multiforme is a type of hypsersensitivity reaction that occurs in response to medications, infections, or illness. Medications include: barbiturates, penicillins, phenytoin, sulfonamides. Infections include: herpes simplex, mycoplasma. Treatment of severe symptoms may include: antibiotics to control any skin infections; corticosteroids to control inflammation; sometimes IV immunoglobulin. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Bowers Dr. Bowers
Internal Medicine
29 years in practice
Temple University School of Medicine
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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for sjogren's syndrome?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for sjogren's syndrome?

Specialist: Sjogren's syndrome is a complex connective tissue disorder. Treatment may also be complex and is usually managed by a rheumatologist, or with the guidance of a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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David Miller Dr. Miller
Family Medicine
6 years in practice
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

Support: Once you detox and are sober, you need to join a support group. Alcoholics anonymous and celebrate recovery are two excellent organizations that help people deal with alcohol addiction. I would suggest making arrangements to join a group as you are planning your entry into detox. They might be able to visit you in the detox center and help with your transition to home as well. ...Read more

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Dr. David Rosenfeld Dr. Rosenfeld
Pain Management
23 years in practice
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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What's treatment for cerebellar hypoplasia?

What's  treatment for cerebellar hypoplasia?

See below: It is generally supportive. There is no standard treatment. Treatment is based on the underlying cause. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What is the treatment for cerebellum deterioration?

What is the treatment for cerebellum deterioration?

Practice: Doing various exercises that practice balance help delay cerebellar insufficiency. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic Dr. Machanic
Neurology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Suffering from diffuse cerebral and cerebellar atropy, any good treatment is there for this atropy..... ?

Depends: If your atrophy is due to alcohol, stop drinking, and supplement thiamine. If this is due to hereditary spinocerebellar degeneration, there is truly no good treatment. If this is due to multiple sclerosis, see a specialist in the ms field. If you have cognitive or coordination issues, there are therapies available to help you cope. Need to see a neurologist, get a diagnosis and proceed. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Glusker Dr. Glusker
Neurology
43 years in practice
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
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What is the treatment for cerebellar degeneration?

What is the treatment for cerebellar degeneration?

Cerebellar degenerat: Cerebellar degeneration can happen from many causes, some reversible, some not. So the answer depends on what the cause is. Here is more information: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/cerebellar_degeneration/cerebellar_degeneration.Htm. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Smith Dr. Smith
Neurology
50 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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What are the treatment options for a cyst on the cerebellum?

Depends: If the cyst is causing pressure effects such as headaches, water on the brain, loss of balance or brainstem dysfunction, then the cyst should be drained or removed. If your cyst is not causing symptoms, simple observation may be all that's needed. Of course if the "cyst" is not truly a cyst but a cystic tumor, surgery is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
Neurosurgery
31 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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If someone had a small medulloblastoma in cerebellum in feb, no treatment, would it be bigger by now and would there be serious symptoms?

If someone had a small medulloblastoma in cerebellum in feb, no treatment, would it be bigger by now and would there be serious symptoms?

Medulloblastoma: Medulloblastoma is a highly malignant rapidly growing brain tumor that occurs more frequently in children. Certainly, the tumor would be bigger and creating pressure on the surrounding brain leading to headaches, vomiting and imbalance. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Levey Dr. Levey
Pediatrics
23 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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I have cerebellum shrinkage because of the chicken pox vaccination and I have shakiness. What could be a treatment for this?

I have cerebellum shrinkage because of the chicken pox vaccination and I have shakiness. What could be a treatment for this?

This is an...: ..Interesting question. Cerebellar ataxia is a *rare*side effect. "shakiness" is not the same thing as ataxia. Ataxia is an inability to coordinate balance, gait, and extremities.I doubt your cerebellum has shrunk. Who told you that it has, or that it is a side effect of the chicken pox vaccine? Was a scan done? If this is what you have been told, i would seek a second opinion for confirmation. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Doe Dr. Doe
Radiology - Interventional
16 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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Friend has had cerebellar infarction, MRI is: pundate hyperintense area in bilateral inf. Cereblr region, hypointense on t1, hyperintense on t2, retriction on div i s/o aorta enfarct. Best treatment?

Time: This means the tissue has recently died in small areas (punctate) of the cerebellum. It is hard to tell (without examining, watching the changes, and knowing the history) to predict the outcome. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald McCarren Dr. McCarren
Neurology
32 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus
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MRI shows chronic infarct right cerebellar hemisphere and inferior vermis with internal hemorragic areas.TREATMENT & PROGNOS? TIME F COMPLT RECOVERY?

Depends upon cause: A cerebellar infarct in someone of your age would likely be due to an embolic cause. Considerations include vertebral dissection, valvular heart disease, or hypercoagulable state. The treatment is different in each case. As far as recovery, the human brain is quite plastic and will continue to improve as long as you stimulate it. In cerebellar disease special attention is paid to balance. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Werner Dr. Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
40 years in practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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My father 70 yrs. Cabg 1999. Hypertensive and dm -good control diffuse cerebellar and cerebral atrophy & microvascular ischemic disorder - treatment?

My father 70 yrs. Cabg 1999. Hypertensive and dm -good control
  diffuse cerebellar and cerebral atrophy & microvascular ischemic disorder - treatment?

No cure: The changes you describe are typical ct changes of most people over age 60 with dm and htn. There's nothing that will reverse those changes. To slow progression which is as inexorable as aging, keep the BP and cholesterol under meticulous control. Control of dm is important for other reasons but may not slow the vasular changes. Of course, no smoking. Good diet and regular exercise also help. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What are symptoms of a person having serotinin syndrome; & how can we help him in way to the ER ? What kind of treatment does he get in the ER ?

What are symptoms of a person having serotinin syndrome; & how can we help him in way to the ER ? What kind of treatment does he get in the ER ?

Serotonin syndrome: Symptoms of serotonin syndrome include agitation, restlessness, nausea, diarrhea, fast heart rate, high blood pressure, sweating, hallucinations, shivering, tremor, confusion, and uncoordination. You can help him by keeping him calm on the way to the er. He will receive supportive care with iv's, diagnostic tests, and medications to contain the symptoms. Admission to the hospital may be needed. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar Dr. Husar
Neurology
29 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
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Are there any treatments for cerebellar atrophy or msa(multi system atrophy)? Answer please!

Symptomatic therapy : Symptomatic therapy is available. Tremor is treated by long-term tranquilizer and via supportive devices. ...Read more