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Resolution of hematoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi! I would like to know waht are the ways to reduce spasticity in a patient with head injury
User :   *what
Doctor :   The ways of reducing the spasticity in a patient with head injury are anti spastic drugs, anti epileptic drugs symptomatically
Doctor :   and the cause to the taken care of
User :   what about physiotherapy
User :   the cause is a sub dural haematoma. and how can one predict the prognosis in such a case
Doctor :   yes physio therapy is also the part of it
Doctor :   it is again under symtomatic treatment
Doctor :   Resolution of hematoma depends on the size of the hematoma
User :   What are the signs that the condition is resolving
Doctor :   What are his present symptoms and signs apart from the spasticity
User :   well, he s in a coma... not oriented.... but eyes open and sometimes responds to commands
Doctor :   If you can tell me those I can give you a good answer rather than me saying some things which the person is not having rt now
User :   upper limbs spastic and in flexion contacture
Doctor :   Ok

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