Spasmodic torticollis and dizziness with off balance feeling
Hi, I have spasmodic torticollis , I have dizziness accociated with this. I have been through tests with an ear ,nose, throat doctor and he believes it is associated with the ST . What is causing this? And what can be done?I have been to physical therapy and do alot of stretching which has helped my left tilt. I just had my first Botox injection. With the dizziness I also have an off balance feeling which makes it difficult to walk. Any thoughts?
I was wondering if there have been any breakthroughs on treating spasmodic torticollis. The botox injections are only a temporary mask to a disabling condition. I just spent more than 5 minutes typing out a description which has not shown up here. I need a neurologist/specialist in brain/movement disorders.
I am Barbie and have Spasmodic Torticollis. I was Diagnosed in 1984. I currently get Botox Injections every 3 mos. in my neck on both sides. I also have developed a head tremor in the past 10 years. Lorazapam helps, but is debilitating at times. Do you have any Earth Shattering Help for Spasmodic Torticollis? (: Thank You. Barbie
Hi, I am 50, and have had 2 sessions of botox. My feet have gone numb, yet my sugar lvl are great. And I have had 3 episodes of well, suddenly it s like my bones are gone from the hips down. No pain, a small about of pressure on small of back is the only warning. I can still move, no pain, but I can t walk w/o holding myself up. I am wondering if it could be a side effect of the botox. I am also on 20 mg of Oxycodone twice a day.
sir, my name is manish .i am feeling anal pain ,it starts after 15-20 min passing stools.when i consult dr. it dignose anal fissure.i am in kanpur & donot want to go for surgery. pls sugges hospital & doctor and treatment like botox injection in kanpur.
My husband suffered a quick onset of difficulty breathing and an acute change in his vocal tonality. These symptoms began shortly after he started taking Seroquel. Because of these and other more bizarre motor manifestations, he stopped taking Seroquel, but his breathing difficulties and a strange tickling, feathery feeling in his throat continued, making it hard for him to breath, to swallow and to speak. (He spent two weeks at the Mayo Clinic, where many specialists assured us that his heart and lung functions were had acceptable levels. They mentioned the existence of polyps on his vocal chords and offered the opportunity for elective surgery to have them removed. Two ENT s (here in Indianapolis were advised - the first suggested that the polyps were of litte consequence. The second suggested that he have botox injections to retard laryngeal spasms. On May 28th, he had the injections. Since then, he has been unable to speak above a whisper (which we were told to expect.) The problem now is that he has contracted pneumonia (for which he began antibiotics today after a visit to the ER.) Perhaps the most serious problem is that he is unable to cough...which obviously limits his ability to expel the infection. We contacted the doctors who injected the Botox - they can t see him until the 19th of this month. What do you suggest we do in the meantime. He has an appt. with his GP on Monday 6/9.
I am a long distance and racer cyclist and I have been suffering from a rectal bleeding and burning since June 5th and used Prep-H with no help. Finally I saw a Proctologist/Surgeon on August 24th and he suggested Colonoscopy and also said that I have a posterior midline fissure and prescribed Nifedipine 0.3% & Lidocaine compounded cream.
October 7th procedure was done, colonoscopy showed no polyps, sigmoid spasm ( Dr. was not worried about the spasm ), 3 large internal hemorrhoid banding and a Botox for the fissure.
I had a follow up 11 days after the procedure, and the Dr. said that most likely the hemorrhoids already fallen off and the fissure is healing ok, but I am still in pain and blood on tissue and some on the stool ( bright blood ) after 2 weeks post procedure, my bowel movement is very painful and after about 2 hours from BM severe burning starts for about 2 to 3 hours. I am eating fruits, veggies and drink a lot of water, and off the saddle for 3 months per doctor.
My question would be, is this normal? how long does it take for the fissure to heal? How do you increase the blood flow in the anal area? I am reading online that Nitroglycerin ointment helps a lot.
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