Suggest Treatment For Parkinsons Plus Syndrome
Supportive care and physiotherapy can be given.
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I have noted your father's symptoms and it is unfortunate to note that he is suffering from Parkinsons plus syndrome. This is different from Parkinson's disease (PD), as people with PD respond to medications such as Syndopa, whereas people with Parkinsons plus do not get better with syndopa. Moreover, they worsen very rapidly.
At this stage, there are no medications to cure or make a significant improvement in his condition of Parkinsons plus. He needs to be looked after well and he should be given a lot of tender loving care.
This would include feeding via naso-gastric tube, regular physiotherapy, changing his position on bed every two hours, and doing daily dressing of bed sores.
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He can be given antibiotics such as Augmentin Duo to treat the infection of the bed sore. Please get it prescribed by his treating doctor. In addition, he should be nursed/positioned away from the bed sore area, so as to prevent worsening. Daily dressing should be continued.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM