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Could a man that is paralyzed from the wais down have any children?

Could a man that is paralyzed from the wais down have any children?

Absolutely: Paralysis does not equal infertility. talk to urologist about assistance with achieving and maintaining erection for sexual activity. There is also IVF available with the man's sperm. Many options! ...Read more

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Docs, could a man that is paralyzed from the waist down have any children?

Docs, could a man that is paralyzed from the waist down have any children?

Absolutely: Paralysis does not equal infertility. talk to urologist about assistance with achieving and maintaining erection for sexual activity. There is also IVF available with the man's sperm. Many options! ...Read more

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Is a paralyzed man able to have kids?

Is a paralyzed man able to have kids?

Reproduction: If the man is able to have an erection and ejaculate, he is able to have kids. ...Read more

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Saw paralyzed man walking with artificial skeleton at berkeley graduation. Will that help more people?

Saw paralyzed man walking with artificial skeleton at berkeley graduation. Will that help more people?

Yes: Until we find a cure for paralysis which still seems to be a long way off, these "exoskeletons" will become more and more available for less cost and more widespread use. As a rehab doctor., I am really looking forward to the day when we can prescribe these devices more extensively. I think they will change lives for the better. ...Read more

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Can a person who is paralyzed from the chest down still have sex or have children?

Can a person who is paralyzed from the chest down still have sex or have children?

Sort of, and yes: Paraplegics have little or no sensation during sexual activity. Both men and women can have leg spasms, which make body positioning challenging. Men usually no longer have any or adequate erections. Fertility in paraplegic women is not changed. With a paraplegic man, there are special ways to collect sperm, which doctors can then put into his wife to create a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why would doctors say I may not be able to have children after a L1 spine fracture I am not paralyzed why would fertility be affected?

Why would doctors say I may not be able to have children after a L1 spine fracture I am not paralyzed why would fertility be affected?

Don't know: Your right may not be comfortable to carry to term but won't affect fertility expect more than average back pain avoid meds first trimester at least. ...Read more

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How can someone paralyzed have a child?

How can someone paralyzed have a child?

Absolutely!: For men that are are paralyzed can father children. Options include artificial inseminaiton/ivf. Overcoming erection/ejaculation difficulties with medication/devices. On the other side, women are indeed able to conceive and cases of delivering via vaginal delivery rather than c-section have been documented. Some say its all in the healthy ovaries/uterus. ...Read more

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What are necessary foods for paralyzed people to eat?

What are necessary foods for paralyzed people to eat?

Same foods: And nutrients as anyone else. Depending on the level of paralysis they may need a special diet of puréed foods or even need a gastric feeding tube with the specialized foods that go in the feeding tube. However, hey still need all the basic things that everyone needs. ...Read more

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Why would a persons right side be temporarily paralyzed?

Why would a persons right side be temporarily paralyzed?

No good reason: Your right side should never be temporarily paralyzed. If it is only temporary it could be related to atypical migraines, but you must be concerned about possible stroke. If it happens again you should seek care immediately. ...Read more

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Temporary paralyzed due to fasting? This happened to my bbrother today and it looked scary. After I gave him sweets he seemed fine. Was that dangerous?

Temporary paralyzed due to fasting? This happened to my bbrother today and it looked scary. After I gave him sweets he seemed fine. Was that dangerous?

Hypoglycemia: Yes this could be dangerous. If he is not taking any medication that can lower his blood sugars or if he wasn't intoxicated with alcohol he should be investigated for the cause of this. ...Read more

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Can I be paralyzed from discitis if I ignore it?

Can I be paralyzed from discitis if I ignore it?

Discitis: Discitis can be the result of a bacterial infection. If it is not treated, it can lead to progressive spinal cord damage, which might include paralysis. It is very important to be sure of the diagnosis and cause of "discitis.". ...Read more

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What to do if I have paralyzing non-dreaming nightmares?

What to do if I have paralyzing non-dreaming nightmares?

Normal but...: This is a terrifying experience that is caused by a mismatch between your awake state and your dreaming state. It does not mean there is anything seriously wrong and it can be prevented. It could, in the presence of excessive daytime sleepiness and other symptoms, be part of the illness Narcolepsy. See your doctor about it so you can be asked the questions necessary to reassure or refer. ...Read more

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Could I suffer GABA hallucinations while not being paralyzed?

Could I suffer GABA hallucinations while not being paralyzed?

See below: Not sure what you mean by GABA hallucinations, and unclear to me why you refer to paralysis. Have you a history of stiff man syndrome or catatonia? Were you given a neuromuscular paralyzing agent for a surgical procedure? Did you experience a taser event? Give a bit more information, so we can better answer. ...Read more

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Could you suffer GABA hallucinations while not being paralyzed?

GABA: Withdrawal from lack of GABA can lead to hallucinations as in ETOH or Benzo Withdrawal ...Read more

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How could a lung become paralyzed?

How could a lung become paralyzed?

Diaphragm: The diaphragm can become paralyzed if it's nerve supply, the phrenic nerve, is injured. A diaphragm plication may be needed to improve symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your stomach to be paralyzed?

Is it possible for your stomach to be paralyzed?

Sort of: Gastroparesis is a condition where the stomach does not empty effectively. It's not paralyzed but not working normally either b. ...Read more

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Do you have any suggestions for a paralyzed diaphragm?

Do you have any suggestions for a paralyzed diaphragm?

See a doctor.: If you have a paralyzed diaphram, and it has been like that for months (it will often get better over time), and it is causing you problems like shortness of breath or decreased activity tolerance, you can be evaluated by a physician. There are surgical treatments (for example, diaphragm plication) that can help. ...Read more

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Is paralyzed stroke can recover?

Is paralyzed stroke can recover?

Yes: Yes some people can recover after a paralytic stroke. Most recovery will take place in the first 12 weeks and can be accelerated with physical and occupational therapy. After 6 months, most therapy is directed at how to accomodate the residual problems caused byu the stroke ...Read more

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Is paralyzed from stroke cannot recover?

Potentially: Depending on the type of stroke and the location, there can be recovery from the event. Physical and Occupational therapy is important to maximize recovery, as well as potentially speech therapy. The time for recovery is also dependent on the type of stroke, and in general requires months. ...Read more

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Does a stroke only paralyze the right side?

Does a stroke only paralyze the right side?

Depends: On where the stroke occurs in the brain. The paralysis is usually on the opposide side of the stroke in the brain, so a left sided stroke would cause right paralysis. ...Read more

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What can be done about paralyzed vocal cords?

What can be done about paralyzed vocal cords?

Two things: 1) speech language pathology treatments

2) collagen injections

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/vocal-cord-paralysis/ds00670/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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How can I sleep without getting sleep paralyzed?

How can I sleep without getting sleep paralyzed?

Don't take sleep aid: Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon related to some parts of your brain awakening while others are still asleep, so you're awake in a way but your body is still asleep. It's not common at all. Sleep medications like Ambien (zolpidem) might make this more likely to occur, so a safe bet to minimize this would be Tom to take anything like that. ...Read more

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How many years is the recover of paralyzed stroke?

How many years is the recover of paralyzed stroke?

Depends on severity: The length of time to recover from a stroke varies from a few hours (if the stroke reverses itself before the damage is permanent, we call it a transient ischemic attack, TIA) to a few months for mild motor weakness, to much longer for larger or more serious effects. People with significant weakness on one side may see very gradual continued improvement over many months to a few years. ...Read more

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Question about hemispherectomy. Can you be paralyzed from it?

Yes: More likely than paralysis on the opposite side of the body is weakness or loss of fine finger movement or coordination. There is always a loss of visual fields on the opposite side. The degree of weakness is related, in part, to the age of the patient. The younger it is done, the less the ultimate weakness seen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can sleep without getting sleep paralyzed?

Can you tell me how I can sleep without getting sleep paralyzed?

No guarantee: Avoid becoming overly stressed, deprived of sleep or having changes to your sleep schedule. ...Read more