Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

idiopathic cerebellar ataxia

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
It can be: Cerebellar ataxia is a description of examination. Causes can be congenital, degenerative, caused by chronic damage from alcohol or dilantin, or asso ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Supportively: The commonest acquired causes are alcoholism and viral infections. But many cases are due to genetically determined neurodegeneration. If you drink, s ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Loss of balance: And muscular control. Speech may be slurred and the patient behaves as though she were drunk with alcohol. A rare cause is vitamin b1 dependency. This ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
See NIH Link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001397.htm hope this helps.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Bed ridden: Home health care nurse.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
It can be: Cerebellar ataxia is a description of examination. Causes can be congenital, degenerative, caused by chronic damage from alcohol or dilantin, or asso ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No: Spinocerebellar degenerations are genetic disorders that run in families. There is no infectious component.
1
1 thank
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Huszar
49 years experience Neurology
Ataxia: You did not say how old you are and how long have you been drinking. If your exposure is fairly long to alcohol the damage may be irreversible. Ho ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
MRI: Cerebellar ataxia is a description of examination. Causes can be congenital, degenerative, caused by chronic damage from alcohol or dilantin, or asso ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Risky: You don't say what cerebellar ataxia is due to, but if it is interfering with any activities at rest or walking it is very risky. If it is mild it sti ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month