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Hi, I have past hsv infection no symptoms. Got exposer 2 years back. I have neck pain when took mri scan it was said mild cervical spondylosis. Even my wife reports neck pain with hand numbness, I too had numbness. Whether is it because of hsv? (url/articles/10.3389/fncel. 2019.00046/full) the article says it will affect central nerve system. Please guide.

Mr.Rahul Rai 92% (4344ratings)
MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy), Bachelor of physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Gorakhpur
Hi, I have past hsv infection no symptoms. Got exposer 2 years back. I have neck pain when took mri scan it was said ...
Yes .its may due to hsv infection and cervical spondylysis also. Counslt to physiotherpist. Use cervical collar. Thnks.
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Do medicines like vasfree 100 mg, hitap 50, pregabid used for nerve suppression during cervical spondylitis delay the menstrual cycles also?

Dr.Suryam Goduguchinta 92% (970ratings)
B.P.T, M.P.T(Orthopedics)
Physiotherapist,
Do medicines like vasfree 100 mg, hitap 50, pregabid used for nerve suppression during cervical spondylitis delay the...
Respected Lybrate user. Over dose or over use of any medicine can cause more side effects. If any changes you identify your body please be informed to your doctor and they might be changed.
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मई 64 वर्ष की महिला हूँ, मुझे कई वर्षों से सर्वाइकल एस्पोन्डलाईटिस की शिकायत है।इसके लिए मैं क्या करूँ?

Dr.Karuna Chawla 96% (118216ratings)
BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
मई 64 वर्ष की महिला हूँ, मुझे कई वर्षों से सर्वाइकल एस्पोन्डलाईटिस की शिकायत है।इसके लिए मैं क्या करूँ?
You can do the following exercises for neck pain a person can ease the symptoms of cervical spondylosis/ neck pain with a few simple neck exercises. 1. Neck stretchkeep your body straight. Push your chin forward in a way that stretches the throat. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds.Return your head to its center position. Push your head back with the chin held high, and hold for 5 seconds. Carry out 5 repetitions. 2. Neck tilttilt your head forward so that the chin touches the chest. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds. Return the head to a neutral position. Carry out 5 repetitions. 3. Neck tilt (side-to-side) lean your head down towards either shoulder, leading with the ear. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds. Return your head to the center and repeat on the other shoulder. Carry out 5 repetitions. 4. Neck turn turn your head to one side as far as it remains comfortable, being sure to keep your chin at a level height. Tense your neck muscles for 5 seconds. Return the head to a central position. Repeat on the opposite side. Repeat this exercise 5 times on each side. For this homeopathic treatment is very effective for more details you can consult me.
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I have cervical spondylosis. I face so much problem while studying. Is there any cure of it?

Dr.Karuna Chawla 96% (118216ratings)
BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
I have cervical spondylosis. I face so much problem while studying. Is there any cure of it?
You can do the following exercises for neck pain a person can ease the symptoms of cervical spondylosis/ neck pain with a few simple neck exercises. 1. Neck stretchkeep your body straight. Push your chin forward in a way that stretches the throat. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds.Return your head to its center position. Push your head back with the chin held high, and hold for 5 seconds. Carry out 5 repetitions. 2. Neck tilttilt your head forward so that the chin touches the chest. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds. Return the head to a neutral position. Carry out 5 repetitions. 3. Neck tilt (side-to-side) lean your head down towards either shoulder, leading with the ear. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds. Return your head to the center and repeat on the other shoulder. Carry out 5 repetitions. 4. Neck turn turn your head to one side as far as it remains comfortable, being sure to keep your chin at a level height. Tense your neck muscles for 5 seconds. Return the head to a central position. Repeat on the opposite side. Repeat this exercise 5 times on each side. For this homeopathic treatment is very effective for more details you can consult me.
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Sir does" giloy vati" help digestion and boost immunity? It is claimed to be m elixir of life? How for it helpful in treating cervical spondylosis?

Dr.Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (34290ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Vadodara
Sir does" giloy vati" help digestion and boost immunity? It is claimed to be m elixir of life? How for it helpful in ...
If it could be the one medicine for all the complaints then all the pharmaceutical companies would have left all the research and start producing it. Yes it may be good for health when you are healthy or just a little down with health. But when it comes to a full fledged sickness. It requires proper treatment. Think twice. You can consult me online for proper treatment. I am now available for online consultation. To consult on app, download Lybrate mobile app and enter jcda8b as doctor code. Download from url/mobile or directly consult on web via: url/consult-privately/doctor/dr-jayvirsinh-chauhan-homeopath.
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Respected sir I would like to know whether cervical spondylosis and cervical rheumatoid arthritis is one and the same? And whether pain killing tabs administered to rheumatoid arthritis is efficacious to cervical spondylosis?

Dr.Karuna Chawla 96% (118216ratings)
BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
Respected sir
I would like to know whether cervical spondylosis and cervical rheumatoid arthritis is one and the same...
No, they are not same. If you have pain due to cs, then pain killer will help. Otherwise not. U can do the following exercises for neck pain a person can ease the symptoms of cervical spondylosis/ neck pain with a few simple neck exercises. 1. Neck stretchkeep your body straight. Push your chin forward in a way that stretches the throat. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds.Return your head to its center position. Push your head back with the chin held high, and hold for 5 seconds. Carry out 5 repetitions. 2. Neck tilttilt your head forward so that the chin touches the chest. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds. Return the head to a neutral position. Carry out 5 repetitions. 3. Neck tilt (side-to-side) lean your head down towards either shoulder, leading with the ear. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds. Return your head to the center and repeat on the other shoulder. Carry out 5 repetitions. 4. Neck turn turn your head to one side as far as it remains comfortable, being sure to keep your chin at a level height. Tense your neck muscles for 5 seconds. Return the head to a central position. Repeat on the opposite side. Repeat this exercise 5 times on each side. For this homeopathic treatment is very effective for more details you can consult me.
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I am 61 year. suffering from cervical spondylosis and back pain .pain arm &shoulder .burning in neck part. Pl.guide treatment.

Dr.Julie Mercy J David 93% (39204ratings)
Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 61 year. suffering from cervical spondylosis and back pain .pain arm &shoulder .burning in neck part. Pl.guide t...
A corset or a brace could be used to provide support; cervical collars may be used to alleviate pain by restricting movement. This is cervical pain (neck pain) and that's the reason the pain radiates until the shoulder blades. If you keep ice that would help and along side you can do hot water fermentation. You shall use cervical collar which would help you to reduce the radiating pain ie. Due to the nerve compression. Use collar will definitely be helpful for him to maintain the good posture. And also cervical pillow can be used which might make you to have better posture of the shoulder neck and arm. Neck tilt: from the sitting position, tilt your head down so your chin touches your chest. Hold this position for 5 second s. Return to the starting position and repeat. Do this five times. Side-to-side neck tilt. From the same starting position, tilt you neck toward one shoulder, leading with your ear. Hold for 5 seconds and then return to the starting position. Do this five times on each side. Neck turn. Look straight ahead, then turn your head to one side, keeping your chin at the same level. Do this five times on each side. Neck stretch. Holding the rest of your body straight, push your chin forward, stretching your throat. Hold for 5 seconds. From the same starting position, push your chin backward and hold for 5 seconds. Do the forward and backward stretch five times each. If any of these exercises cause severe pain or weakness in your hands or arms, stop right away and talk with your doctor.Back painthis is a general low back ache and you can follow these measures: one keep a pillow right under the knee while sleeping, next is you can keep ice in the painful area for about 5--10 minutes, if pain still persists you can stretch your body by twisting the waist on both sides how we used to do in the school drill similarly you can try which will help you relax as well will reduce the pain. It looks like you are is important to check that. Anemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired and also having back / leg pain though there may not be any pathological reasons for back pain. •standing hamstring stretch: place the heel of your injured leg on a stool about 15 inches high. Keep your knee straight. Lean forward, bending at the hips until you feel a mild stretch in the back of your thigh. Make sure you do not roll your shoulders and bend at the waist when doing this or you will stretch your lower back instead of your leg. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 3 times.
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Suffering from ibs. Recently developed cervical spondylosis. For pain management apart from paracetamol what medicine should I take?

Dr.Karuna Chawla 96% (118216ratings)
BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
Suffering from ibs. Recently developed cervical spondylosis. For pain management apart from paracetamol what medicine...
As you r a patient of ibs, you should not take much pain killer, as it will worsen your ibs problem. U can do the following exercises for neck pain. a person can ease the symptoms of cervical spondylosis/ neck pain with a few simple neck exercises. 1. Neck stretchkeep your body straight. Push your chin forward in a way that stretches the throat. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds.Return your head to its center position. Push your head back with the chin held high, and hold for 5 seconds. Carry out 5 repetitions. 2. Neck tilttilt your head forward so that the chin touches the chest. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds. Return the head to a neutral position. Carry out 5 repetitions. 3. Neck tilt (side-to-side) lean your head down towards either shoulder, leading with the ear. Softly tense the neck muscles. Hold this for 5 seconds. Return your head to the center and repeat on the other shoulder. Carry out 5 repetitions. 4. Neck turn turn your head to one side as far as it remains comfortable, being sure to keep your chin at a level height. Tense your neck muscles for 5 seconds. Return the head to a central position. Repeat on the opposite side. Repeat this exercise 5 times on each side. For this homeopathic treatment is very effective for more details you can consult me.
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Sir, my wife aged 34 yrs. She is having pain in lt breast area, shoulder, armpit, headache with bp 150/90. We visited cardiologist so many times. They checked ecg, 2d echo, tmt which showed normal. Doctor advised bp 25 mg tab and said pain might due to bp. After 2 months medication her bp is 120/80. But still she often feels pain in the same location. She had cervical mri 1 years back due to headache, in which she is diagnosed with minor disc diffusion. Neurologist suggested few exercises. Sir, is cervical spondylosis creates pain near left breast, arm, shoulder, headache? Pls advice to get relief from pain.

Dr.Karuna Chawla 96% (118216ratings)
BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
Sir, my wife aged 34 yrs. She is having pain in lt breast area, shoulder, armpit, headache with bp 150/90. We visited...
Since when r you having this?What r other symptoms that you r experiencing? By doing what like walking, exertion, eating or empty stomach- it increases or decreases in intensity. For how much time it remains?How is your appetite?R you constipated or having loose stools? Is there stiffness also? Any problem in urine?It can be because of gas or acidity or indigestion, gastritis, gerd, diarrhoea, constipation, ibs etc but I need details of the case. In the meanwhile follow this 1. Take your breakfast every day. Don't skip it. U should eat whatever your mother or grandparent eat in bfast. I mean to say whatever is your traditional food. If punjabi eat paratha, if belongs to south then take idli/ dosa etc. (preferably within 10 mins of waking up). No only biscuits or rusk will not do. 2. Don't overeat 3. Don't take tea empty stomach. Eat something like a banana (if you are not diabetic) or any seasonal fruit or soaked almonds and a glass of plain water first thing in the morning 4. Have light meals every 2 hours (in addition to your breakfast, lunch n dinner) e.g. Nariyal paani, chaach, a handful of dry fruits, a handful of peanuts, any fresh n seasonal fruit (eat whole fruit not juice), a cup of curd/milk etc 5. Take simple food like rice n dal in dinner. Finish your dinner at least 2 hours before going to sleep. 6. Maintain active life style7. Avoid fast foods, spicy n fried foods, carbonated beverages 8. Take a lot of green vegetables n fruit. 9. Drink lot of water.10. Everyday preferably sleep on same time exercise in the form of yoga, cycling, swimming, gym etc. For more details, you can consult me.
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Homoeopathic Treatment Of Cervical Spondylosis (Cervical Osteoarthritis)!

Dr.Jyoti Singh 91% (1201ratings)
BHMS, MA Psychology & Traning Counselling
Homeopathy Doctor, Delhi
Homoeopathic Treatment Of Cervical Spondylosis (Cervical Osteoarthritis)!

What is cervical spondylosis (cervical osteoarthritis)?

Cervical spondylosis is also known as osteoarthritis of cervical spine (neck). This is age related wear and tear of the discs, bones and joints of the neck. As the discs dehydrate and shrink with age, bony spicules start to appear along the edges of bones. Also the discs of cervical spine gradually break down and start losing fluid causing stiffness. Thus signs of osteoarthritis start to appear.

Risk factors:

  • Age: cervical spondylosis is a normal part of aging. More than 85% of people older than age 60 years are affected by cervical spondylosis.
  • Smoking: is related to increased risk of development of neck pain.
  • Genes: family history increases risk of development of neck pain.
  • Occupation: cervical spondylosis is seen more in people who have computer jobs or jobs which require repetitive movement of neck.
  • Neck injury: injuries to the neck in past predisposes to spondylosis also.

Complications:

Due to compression of nerve or spinal cord in cervical spondylosis, there could be permanent damage as well.

Symptoms and causes
Symptoms:

Usually, people experience no symptoms but when symptoms appear then they are pain and stiffness of neck. Further symptoms doesn’t appear unless there is nerve compression or there is narrowing of the space for spinal cord. If the nerve roots or spinal cord is compressed then there would be following symptoms:

  • Tingling along with numbness in arms, hands, legs or feet.
  • Weakness is also felt in arms, legs or feet due nerve compression.
  • Walking can also be impaired.
  • Lack of coordination.
  • Loss of bowel control or bladder control.

Causes:
Due to aging, there is wear and tear of the cartilage and bones of the spine of neck. Due to this wear and tear there is dehydration of the disc which acts like cushion between vertebrae of the spine. Due to drying up go th cushiony disc there is bone to bone contact causing pain and stiffness.

Diagnosis & treatment
Diagnosis:

  • Physical examination for checking the range of movement of neck, gait, reflexes and muscle strength.
  • Neck x-ray: x-ray of neck would reveal bone growth (spurs).
  • Ct scan: would give detailed image of the neck.

Treatment:

  • Conventional treatment includes pain relieving with nsaids, corticosteroids, muscle relaxants so that patient can be relieved with pain and stiffness.
  • Surgery can also be performed for removing the herniated disc or bone growth (spur).
  • Therapy can also be given which includes exercises to help stretch and strengthen the muscles of neck and shoulders. Traction can also be given to patients to help relieving symptoms of nerve compression.

Management

  • Regular exercise: by doing regular exercise there would be rapid recovery in the symptoms of stiffness and pain.
  • Improving the posture: people who have computer job should improve their posture while sitting at work and should take break after small intervals.
  • Heat or ice packs: would help in relieving pain and stiffness
  • Neck support: would help in giving rest to the neck muscles.

Homeopathic management
Since conventional medicines doesn’t provide full relief in symptoms and have side effects of their own, homeopathy is an alternative method of helping people having cervical spondylosis. Homeopathy would not only help in relieving the symptoms but would also help in catching the disease at the current situation.
Various medicines are available for cervical spondylosis like silicea, natrum mur, bryonia, pulsatilla etc which can be given for the condition but should be taken only when prescribed by a homeopath.

Do’s & don’ts
Do’s

  • Exercise regularly.
  • Apply heat or cold pack.
  • Swimming would also help as it stretches the ligaments.
  • Do stretching regularly.
  • Do neck specific exercises.
  • Wear soft neck support.
  • Rectify your posture.

Don’ts

  • Don’t wait of exaggeration of symptoms.
  • Don’t strain on neck.
  • Don’t sit for long hours in front of computer.
     
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