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Should I talk to my doctor about my dystonia symptoms?

Initially, the symptoms of dystonia may occur only when a person engages in a certain activity. The first symptoms can be so subtle that people do not think a visit to the doctor is necessary. However, it is important to talk to your doctor about your symptoms to begin treatment. Symptoms of dystonia can get worse over time.

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How can my dystonia make it difficult to socialize?
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There are a number of ways in which dystonia can make it challenging to socialize or feel connected ...
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Does dystonia get progressively worse over time?
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Within five years after symptoms begin, dystonia stabilizes for most people. Symptoms do not get wor...
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Can I have dystonia in my neck?
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Yes, dystonia affecting the neck muscles is among the most common types of dystonia. Dystonia in the...
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What are different forms of dystonia?
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