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what is one sided paralysis

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Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience Neurology
See answer below: One-sided paralysis can be frequently seen in strokes, and less frequently in hemicord injuries.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Usually on the opposite side of the sight of cerebral stroke yes.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Likely middle cerebral artery territory--as supplied by the carotid artery.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Focal seizure/TIA: Transient 1 side weakness is either focal seizure or (less likely) tia. An eeg and brain mri/mra may pinpoint the exact area in the brain cauing thes ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Transient?: Hemiplegic migraine can cause temporary "one-sided paralysis", but if this is permanent, it is important to have a full evaluation. Treatment is base ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Hemiplegia is basically one sided paralysis.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Diaphragm: Paralysis of a diaphragm does reduce that lung's expansion thus cutting down of lung capacity. To determine the degree, you would have to undergo pulm ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Half body weak: Hemiplegia means half the body. Paralysis means inability to move. Following a stroke a person may be paralysed on only one half of the body. Any d ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Cerebral palsy: Cerebral palsy starts from birth. It maybe associated with hemiplegia. The best specialist to evaluate the condition will be a neurologist or a physia ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Gantsoudes
16 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Very well!: Mild hemiplegic patients can do very well. They should see an orthopaedist or physiatrist to coordinate their care for physical therapy and bracing ( ... Read More

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