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How to get rid of continuous stiffness in hand and face post tuberculomas?

Its a case of brain TB. tuberculomas were getting shorter in size with the medication but after reaching a certain level they are showing no change. Now the patient is on tagritol and folic acid. But the there is still tension in left hand and left side of the face. Doctors say that now medicines will not affect and they are just marks of the healed tuberculomas. But the patient is at great difficulty with the continuous stiffness in left hand and left side of the face. please suggest.
Fri, 31 Jan 2020
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Hello,

In such cases physical therapy is the preferred treatment for stiffness. Muscles relaxing drugs such as Baclofen may also be used in conjunction with the physical therapy. Discuss with the Doctor for these issues.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical
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How to get rid of continuous stiffness in hand and face post tuberculomas?

Hello, In such cases physical therapy is the preferred treatment for stiffness. Muscles relaxing drugs such as Baclofen may also be used in conjunction with the physical therapy. Discuss with the Doctor for these issues. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical