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A 54-year-old female asked:

dad with parkinson's lewy bodys.dx 6 yrs. in nursing home.rapid decline past 3 wks.sleeping most of day, not eating.cant sit.what could be cause? ideas?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
Progression: It could be a natural progression of his disease. But with advanced parkinson's and lewy body dementia, infection is the most common cause of a very sudden decline in function. Best to check it out with your doctor.

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Last updated Mar 10, 2015

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