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Mild Paralysis Symptoms
...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more
Weakness: Usually paralysis means feeling weakness or having difficulty moving one of your limbs or muscles. Many times paralysis can happen with a loss of feeling in the affected area if there is sensory nerve involvement. When we talk about paralysis keep in mind that this means weakness lasting for a couple of days at least - not just an arm or leg "falling asleep" after sitting for a while!
Loss of function: Paralysis is the name given to diminution or loss of motor function usually of a limb or face.
Unlcear question: Partial paralysis: not sure what mean, perhaps hemiparesis, which is weakness or lack of movement on one side of the body. Or partial paralysis meaning marked weakness but still can move the muscles. Heterophyid is not a real word. Do you mean hyperthyroid. Write question over again.
Hi! . What are the causes of the hyperkalemic periodic paralysis, what are the effects and the symptoms, please I need a deep answer!?
Sudden weakness: Sudden episodes of weakness may occur where the only abnormal blood test is a high potassium. This is referred to as hyperkalemic paralysis. Two other forms are hypokalemic and normokalemic where low or normal potassium levels are found. The disorder can run in families. Not easy to predict, but needs prompt treatment when episodes occur.
Normal: Sleep paralysis is a condition in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening, temporarily experiences an inability to move, speak or react. It is a transitional state between wakefulness and sleep characterized by complete muscle atonia (muscle weakness). It is often accompanied by terrifying hallucinations to which one cannot react. Sleep paralysis poses no serious health risk.See 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2007, but not all my symptoms fit (such as temporary paralysis), could I have been misdiagnosed?
Fibromyalgia: Rheumatologic conditions such as fibromyalgia are often diagnoses of exclusion meaning that a lot of other things have been ruled out and this is what's left. If you are not satisfied then seek a second opinion.
Mild facial paralysis can be cured completely without leaving any sign of it? After being cured it can come back again? We should always be alert?
? Bells palsy?: Acute facial paralysis can occur after viral infection that affects the facial nerve. However, it can also be sign of stroke or ms or brain tumor. Rare genetic disorders can cause recurrent facial paralysis. You need a thorough medical and neurological evaluation.See 1 more doctor answer
I have many of the symptoms of periodic paralysis syndrome. What is the best way to get tested? Can I get a doctor to stimulate an attack and observe?
See your doctor: This syndrome involves sudden random episodic weakness of arms and legs without loss of consciousness. Family history is important in the diagnosis, because this is an inherited disorder. Testing needs to be done to establish normal levels for comparison to acute levels of various components, such as potassium. You doctor may attempt to invoke an attack under controlled conditions.
Episodes of temp paralysis lasting 10-30 min. Going on for 20 years. Always immediately following vomiting, also random times with no prior symptoms.?
Do not know: I am unable to understand your question well enough to try to provide u with an answer. I apologize for that.
Voice: Hi. Vocal cord paralysis results from damage to one or both recurrent laryngeal nerves (assume 1). This usually results from neck, lung, or mediastinal tumors, or from surgery in that region. The affected vocal cord is paralyzed. This makes vocal intonation with that cord unadjustable, so there is a raspy, somewhat constant tone from the affected cord (the contralateral normal cord works fine).
Please see below.: Vocal cord paralysis can cause a characteristic breathy voice often accompanied by difficulty swallowing, a weak cough, and feeling short of breath. If both vocal cords are affected, symptoms can include stridor. It can have a variety of causes, and correct treatment depends on the cause.See 1 more doctor answer
Who can administer a sleep test? What are the symptoms of narcolepsy? Is there a cure for chronic sleep paralysis? Where can I get it treated (US/UK)?
MSLT: A polysomnogram (overnight sleep test) followed by an MSLT (multiple sleep latency test) is reasonable to rule out sleep apnea and narcolepsy. There are effective treatments for both conditions including pharmacotherapy for narcolepsy. Although any physician may order these tests it would be wise to see a sleep physician.
Diag guillain-bs 3/11/13-3wks symptom free, suddenly all symptoms returned/neuro has no idea what's happening, feel extremely tired, no paralysis, help.
Ivig: We typically treat with ivig for about 5 days. But if the treatments aren't continued on a weekly basis for 3-4 weeks more there can be a relapse.
Severe nuero symptoms, seizures, paralysis, facial spasms. Every blood test normal including peripheral nueropathies. What could it be? I need answers
If your EEG shows no: evidence of seizures, your paralysis & facial spasms don't follow anatomic patterns & no neurological or systemic medical cause is found, you may have a psychiatric illness, either Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder or Functional Neurological Disorder. See en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/Conversion_disorder. Ask your doctor for referral to a psychiatrist & psychologist for evaluation & treatment.
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