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Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Could be serious: These are serious symptoms. If one has sudden onset of speech and gait problems one should call 911 and get immediate medical attention. Causes coul ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Ataxia: This is a neurological sign consisting of lack of voluntary coordination of muscle movements. Usually implies problems with the cerebellum.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
A few tricks: Ataxia, or incoordination and gait imbalance, may be associated with acquired or inherited disease. A good physical therapist could provide gait trai ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ganana Tesfa
33 years experience in Neurology
Ataxia: Its a hereditary ataxia.You will need genetic (DNA) study.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Ataxia: Ataxia is usually caused by a neurodegenerative condition such as from acute and chronic alcoholism, a number of hereditary degenerative disease, a st ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience in Radiology
Ataxia: The word ataxia means without coordination. People with ataxia have problems with coordination because parts of the nervous system that control moveme ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Seriously: Ataxia suggests that there is a serious problem in the cerebellum, part of the brain. It needs neurological investigation. Sometimes there is a bioche ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience in Radiology
Ataxia: Typically balance and coordination are affected first. Incoordination of hands, arms, and legs, and slurring of speech are other common symptoms. Walk ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: It's never normal to have ataxia. There are many causes including alcohol abuse, stroke, tumor, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, genetic problems ... Read More
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