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I've posted about this before, but we're still looking for answers!
My dad was told last year that he had Parkinson's Disease, based on a jaw and hand tremor. He went to see a specialist who then said he didn't have PD, but instead had parkinsonisms, but didn't give any indication of a root cause. We suspect it could be drug-induced due to a long prescription he's had for pregablin (this was for a different pain condition)
My dad then started developing severe almost constant headaches, brought on by cold or exertion. We wondered if it was related to the tremor in his jaw. Last week, he was given two Botox injections but it doesn't seem (so far!) to have helped much. He's now on high doses of painkillers and is feeling very miserable about it all. He can barely go out and no one seems any wiser as to what's causing this.
We're not sure what to try next?! We would love to get him out of pain so that he could be mobile again! He's had days which were so bad, he was on oral morphine.
He had a brain scan about a year ago when this all started and it didn't show up anything untoward.
Do we push for a consultation with another specialist? Do we figure out how to manage his pain? Any ideas what it could be?
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