Stroke causes side effects

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Avatar m tn It is very disconcerting if you have to interact with the public. Sometimes oral prednisone will make this go away, but prednisone has many side effects. Needless to say you need an in-person evaluation by a neurologist, but between me, you and the wall, they will probably recommend a period of watchful waiting.
Avatar n tn what diagnostic test are there to dtect the reason of muscle spasms and what treatment with minimum side effects are available.
214864 tn?1229715239 I was wondering if any of you have ever had severe side effects from Plavix, such as gastrointestinal bleeding, and/or severe abdominal pain. I have taken Plavix for over 5 years daily, @75 mg/day. My abdominal pain gets worse each day. Now I cannot eat a lot of solid food. I just had an endoscopic analysis and colonoscopy. I have a precancerous condition of my esophagus known as Barrett's Esophagus, which should not cause abdominal pain.
Avatar f tn Facial twitches are caused by stress and anxiety, muscle fatigue, side effects of medicines, high intake of caffeine, Parkinson’s disease in elderly, magnesium deficiency etc. Hemi facial spasm may be seen in tumors, multiple sclerosis, stroke etc. treatment may include balanced diet with mineral supplements like potassium, calcium, magnesium, massages for fatigue, B complex supplementation like avocadoes, bananas, legumes etc. drugs like gabapentin, phenytoin are used for hemifacial spasm.
Avatar m tn Steroids can be life saving drugs indicated in various conditions but with associated multiple side effects. In the nervous system, it can cause depression and psychosis. Prednisolone can also aggravate pre-existing seizure disorder. Certain precautions that your physician would be taking care of are, using the lowest possible dose, for the shortest time, alternate day dosing can be followed if possible, and gradual withdrawal to limit the adrenal suppression.
Avatar f tn I've found that Aggrenox seems to work without side effects. It's primarily baby aspirin, but also contains a drug that prevents platelets from sticking together. I've taken it twice a day since my stroke, and it appears to work, but who ever knows?
Avatar f tn Do the new drugs come with their own side effects besides the ones that soc come with? Not sure if I asked that right, I'm still waiting for everything to come together but if the new meds come with even worse side effects than one might already get maybe that's another reason to treat now.
Avatar m tn Has anyone else experienced Monitor Side Effects? The following day after wearing the Monitor I experienced dizzy spells and light headedness. This was not suggestiveness as I never expected this reaction nor had anyone mentioned such a thing. And this surprise had nothing at all to do with why I was monitoring my heart. It persisted for two weeks while I was monitoring in the given manner. I took the Monitor off after that time and the dizzyness gradually went away.
Avatar f tn What causes prostatomegaly(enlarged prostate)...is caused by a urinary infection or is it caused by HORMONE IMBALANCE? Is it caused by a STD?
Avatar m tn Can there be residual side effects of a stroke like face tingling, dizziness, jaw tightness, muscle weakness?
Avatar f tn re at risk of a full-blown stroke. People who have had a TIA are much more likely to have a stroke than those who haven't had a TIA. Other causes of muscle spasm could be – Multiple Sclerosis , Cerebral palsy , Neurodegenerative diseases , Trauma , Spinal cord injury , Prolonged exercise , Dehydration and salt depletion , deficiency of muscle enzymes and Myotonia . Please consult a physician immediately and get a complete check up done to find out the cause . Hope this helps you .
1532119 tn?1292314351 stroke in feb,2010, left side described as having spastisity. aloso have type 2 diabetes. i have very much pain ,tightness in shoulder, leg and foot. now it seems it is getting into my right foot and leg. some tingling, itchy feel, no pain as of yet. what might this be.
Avatar f tn They ran tests, blood work and CT scan. They said he did not have another stroke that it was Residual Side Effects from his stroke in 1998. I have never heard of this. Does anyone have an experience with this?
729886 tn?1232662881 ok heres the thing i have been taking phentermine for 2 months now with no side effects .. with continuous exercise and eating right i have lost 22 pounds in 7 weeks ..
Avatar f tn There are certain causes responsible for muscle twitching like diet deficiency, drug overdose, and side effects of diuretics, corticosteroids, estrogens, exercise, benign twitches, and nervous system conditions like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, muscle dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy and myopathy. Your neurologist needs to look into these conditions one by one. The other possible cause could be multiple sclerosis and is a diagnosis of exclusion.
Avatar m tn her surgery was fine and her biopsy showed grade 5 ,whatever that means but the doctors said that all traces are destroyed and we are very lucky to have such a good result,and we started on radition to complete the final step,3 days into it she started to get breatless while sleeping ,and was very disturbed ,the full night the next morning we went to battery of test x ray ecg elecctolites serum ,protiens ect,,,,all were normal but still no repise ,at last the doctor said do a echo and that s
909257 tn?1242668182 Pain medications have numerous side effects and those who do take pain meds on a regular basis do usually have some kind of depression due to the fact that they do have chronic pain but as far as the meds causing depression or bipolar no I do not believe so.