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What are some of the side effects of to much Botox in the neck?

Posted 19 days ago by Talkalotdj 0 answers

I get Botox for my Dystonia and my Dr increased my dosage really fast and I think I got to much because I feel worse than ever. I have been getting Botox for years and never felt this bad before! I have a lot of pain, muscle cramps worse than my normal cramps, I keep forgetting things, tired and ...

Dysport vs Botox: What's the difference?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Dysport and Botox both have cosmetic uses. But what is the difference between these botulinum toxins?

Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? Or would another be better?

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by Luna moth 4 answers

Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? I take 1,000mg 3 times a day for occipital neuralgia, migraines, and cervical dystonia; as prescribed by my Neurologist. It helps to a degree but it's not miraculous at alleviating the pain. I also take a cocktail of other medications for other ...

Has Botox inj been successful for radiation induced torticollis?

Posted 11 Sep 2016 by imdebsantana 1 answer

55yr female, 4yrs post radiation & chemo for tongue cancer. Cancer free since. However, about 18mo after treatment ended my head began to tilt from neck to the left. Not a lot of spasms at this point, tried PT (not much help) As it was continuing to tilt they named it torticollis. I continued ...

Just wanted some peoples view on baclofen?

Posted 14 Aug 2016 by Yvonnejj 1 answer

Hi i just started 5mg but only having 1 a day for a few days then 2 of 5mg a day as to see how I go Also i stopped botox last year as wasn't working for me i got reaction with it From yvonne

Stiff-man Syndrome - greetings stiff people, I would like to know if baclofen could cause?

Posted 12 Jul 2016 by kickingnscreaming 1 answer

... stiffness, I am a quadriplegic, I first blew out two discs and had a steel plate between C-3 and C5 vertebrae,10 years later, I fell off a ladder and fractured my C3 vertebrae and became a quadriplegic. They had hoped that I would regain some of my movement, but I slowly became stiff as a ...

If I'm allergic to lyrica will baclofen create same reaction?

Posted 5 Jan 2016 by hdminer6 3 answers

I am allergic to Lyrica, when I was prescribed lyrica in the past, my reaction was that all I did was sleep. It was hard to wake me up. My current Dr a neurologist wants to start me on baclofen as I have been diagnosed with dystonia. I am concerned that it will cause the same reaction.

Voltaren gel and perforated ulcer?

Posted 28 Nov 2015 by Imagypsy 2 answers

I had a perforated ulcer about 20 years ago due to the fact that I was taken regular doses of aspirin over a term of several years to relieve the pain of then undiagnosed Cervical dystonia. At least that is what the doctors told me. I did not have h. pylori or other factors that would have caused a ...

I have a dear friend dealing with cervical dystonia, I want to help this person find a support?

Posted 24 Oct 2015 by nursmar4Annie 0 answers

... group, I know that there has to be some help in my area, I live in Virginia near Newport News, and Hampton

I have had cervical dystonia for many years. At 89 I am experiencing the skin on my chest breaking?

Posted 19 May 2015 by Donna29 1 answer

... and causing leakage and blistering on my chin. Does anyone have suggestions or remedies for this problem. I will only wear a soft collar and it is not holding my head upright any longer

Has anyone used Botox for Tardive Dyskensia?

Posted 10 Nov 2014 by smberube 1 answer

I was diagnosed with hemifacial spasms and cervical dystonia which is part of Tardive Dyskensia. I am no longer on antipsychotic meds but the symptoms have not improved. My neurologist wants me to have Botox injections. My appointment is later this month and I am scared. Any info would be greatly ...

What kind of treatment is available for Cervical Dystonia?

Posted 12 Nov 2014 by smberube 2 answers

I'm am scheduled to have Botox for cervical dystonia but I am wondering what other options are out there. Thanks.

I had Hepitis c. and now I have cervical dystonia. Can that medicine cause dystonia? The Hep. C meds

Posted 9 Dec 2014 by Blackcloud511 1 answer

I was just wandering if that medicine can cause a person to get cervical dystonia.

I was recently diagnosed with cervical dystonia. I had been suffering for almost a year. I am?

Posted 8 Jul 2013 by MaryJane123 1 answer

... always uncertain whether the diagnosis is correct. I originally went to Cleveland clinic and was diagnosed with possible occipital nerve irritation, migraines, vestibular disorder, underlie issues of cervicalgia. Two doctors have thrown in possible thoracic outlet. I then got into a appointment ...

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