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what is limb paralysis

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Limb paralysis: = inability to move or control and extremity.

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally not, but: It makes a difference depending on the underlying cause for the paralysis. If the paralysis is due to trauma or congenital problem, shouldn't affect ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mason Gasper
20 years experience Neurology
Paraparesis: Paraparesis suggests you can move both legs but are weak. Often can be due to spinal cord problems or peripheral nerve cause.
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: Not sure what you mean by sleep paralysis. You can have a numb or tingling extremity if you have decreased blood flow to it. This is why it is called ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Physical therapy: Physical therapy is the most helpful thing you can do for her. Depending on the size and location of the bleeding, some or all of her weakness could ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Yes: Neurological impairment due to injury prior to birth take many forms and can be quite subtle.
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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
How old are you now: If you were 5 in 50's or early 60s you might have had polio. Other causes are viral spinal cord inflammation, spinal cord stroke. If your are still pa ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Umbereen Nehal
20 years experience Pediatrics
Function testing: In this case, it sounds like you're describing a suggestive but not conclusive finding. Generally, imaging is not conclusive regarding paralysis, that ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Curare: This is probably the drug you are looking for.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Muscle paralysis: Muscle paralysis occurs when there is a lack of muscle function.

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