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Pinched nerve, muscle spasms in neck, lower back, feet after taking medicines for strained local chords. Remedy?

I started with a strained vocal chords. Ifelt like i needed to manipulate and then I just infammed and swelled it up. I went to a clinic and they gave me sterioids. New problems ocurred now I have a pinched nerve i believe and my muscles are having spasms frim my neck , lower back, to my abdiminal muscles to my feet/hamstings. They want to re charge me for another visit because I have new symptoms but they never fixed the fisrt problem. Its been 3 days of resting my voice and now my voice n fine but I have a pinched nerve. I m scared of the severity of my situation but im finding that musicians have this problem alot and the pain is miserable. Its such a nuisance constanty. Niether of my parents have jobs and we have no money. please respond to me asap !
Asked On : Sat, 28 Jul 2012
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The best treatment for the vocal cord damage is to take rest and the cords heal in 7-10 days.
Steroids are given so that the time of healing is reduced and the pain is less.
But after steroids you developed spasms etc , this could be because of the acidity caused by the steroids . did you take antacids with the steroids. ?
If not you should take antacids and stop taking the steroids .
Your condition will improve if there is no acidity or reflux of acid from stomach in food pipe.
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Answered: Thu, 17 Apr 2014
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