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How are surgical patients kept still while awake?

Certain surgeries require the patient to be awake and lucid to be performed safely. If the patient has clonus, epileptic seizures, tremors, or any of a number of other symptoms, staying still during ...
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Right arm muscle cramps and inability to move or feel

So starting with yesterday, my girlfriend started getting some weird muscle contractions on her right arm. It would start shaking while not being able to control it or feel anything. I have to mention ...
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What could cause pain in one's shoulder blade and collar bone?

I have an acute irritation and pain in my shoulder blade and collar bone. It's mostly in my left ones but there is also some pain in my right ones. I am in pain when I try to sleep on either shoulder. ...
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Dopamine deficit consequences for PD

I am currently working on a project related to Parkinson's disease, and I learnt a lot about how PD develops. In this context, I ran into a question that I could not answer myself. As PD results in a ...
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Is there a disease that involves progressive loss of feeling, a tremor, and muscle twitches? [closed]

I have seen multiple doctors, including a neurologist, who are bewildered by my symptoms. Upon altering the dose of lamotrigine from 400 mg to 375 mg, and then back up to 400 mg (split into two ...
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Treatment for mild Tourette syndrome

I have a friend who has had Tourette syndrome since he was a child. He is 26 now, the Tourette is mild, involving shoulder twitching. Is there any treatment that bring the syndrome to a negligible/...
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What causes twitching eyelids? Can anything be done about them?

Twitching eyelids are common. The medical name for this is blepharospasm: Eye twitching can come and go unpredictably for a few days, weeks or months. The spasms don't hurt, but they can be ...