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is it dangerous to be paralysed

A female asked:
Dr. Dylan Mezey
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fractured vertebrae: this most likely occured due to a fall/trauma causing what i would suspect would be a vertebrae fracture which requires a lot of force. the true mecha ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Duma
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Usually not: 90% return to full function, 10% have some residual palsy of the face. If it is persistent, I highly recommend an MRI as sometimes this can actually b ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Probably not: What you are experiencing could be an phenomenon related to nerve regeneration. You may watch and wait. If the symptoms do not improve in three weeks ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Quadriparesis/plegia: If you have an injury to your spinal cord at a level of C-5, one would be paralyzed from the shoulders down.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Need a little: More detail here. I cannot tell what the specific question is without more context.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
This may be: Sleep paralysis, which is a result of dysregulated rem sleep. Can be linked to other sleep disorders such as narcolepsy or sleep apnea. Can occur in ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Physical therapy +++: The most important place to start is an excellent physical therapy center or rehabilitation center, where all aspects of the paralysis can be approach ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Kinda: It cause your legs to buckle and fall over and hurt so bad you dont want to move anything this has been described to me by patients as paralyzed but i ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Limited options: I guess i'd just lie there.
A male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Depends: it depends on what caused the paralysis. there is no definitive paralysis diet.

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