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Doctor insights on: Mild Paralysis Symptoms

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What are symptoms of a child with mild cerebral palsy?

What are symptoms of a child with mild cerebral palsy?

Clumsiness and stiff: Cerebral palsy is a neurologic disorder related to damage to the motor system of the brain. the most common symptoms are stiffness of muscles, tightness of joints and clumsiness. ...Read more

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Palsy (Definition)

...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


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What are symptoms of paralysis?

What are  symptoms of paralysis?

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! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of paralysis or do you not feel anythign?

What are the symptoms of paralysis or do you not feel anythign?

Loss of function: Paralysis is the name given to diminution or loss of motor function usually of a limb or face. ...Read more

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What should I do if I am experiencing mild facial paralysis?

Facial paralysis: Any paralysis should be seen by your doctor. There are multiple causes for a facial paralysis including stroke, nerve damage, and illnesses. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is partial paralysis can be one of the symptoms of heterophyid illness?

Is partial paralysis can be one of the symptoms of heterophyid illness?

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. ...Read more

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Hi ! . What are the causes of the hyperkalemic periodic paralysis , what are the effects and the symptoms , please i need a deep answer!?

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. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of infantile paralysis?

Depends on cause.: There are a number of different causes of infantile paralysis; each can present a little differently. Paralysis, however, refers to loss of muscle function, either localized or generalized, and can be due to muscle or nerve problems. ...Read more

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What are the causes and symptoms of sleep paralysis?

What are the causes and symptoms of sleep paralysis?

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. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2007, but not all my symptoms fit (such as temporary paralysis), could I have been misdiagnosed?

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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent the symptoms of erb-duchenne paralysis?

Difficult to answer: Erb's palsy (erb-duchenne palsy) is a paralysis of the arm caused by injury to the upper group of the arm's main nerves, specifically the upper trunk c5-c6 is functionally severed. The best way to prevent the symptoms is to avoid the injury in the first place. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vocal cord paralysis?

What are the symptoms of vocal cord paralysis?

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). ...Read more

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Hi i'm 25 male. I've had recurring symptoms of sleep paralysis since i was 18. How do I avoid it and why is accompanied with fear and dark figures?

REM sleep: This occurs in rem sleep when you dream, hence the association. It may not be possible to treat it but you should try the best possible diet avoiding caffeine and all forms of sugar, pop, ice cream etc. If it does not work, your overall health will be better. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vocal cord paralysis and is there any way to address them?

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. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have paralysis in my hands and fingers that will come and go? I have several other symptoms, but all of them seem to come and go.

Possible, unlikely.: Anything is possible but rather unlikely. I would like to know what do you mean by paralysis? You might be getting numbness &/or tingling, which might come and go. Could you kindly elaborate on your history? ...Read more

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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)?

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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Severe nuero symptoms, seizures, paralysis, facial spasms. Every blood test normal including peripheral nueropathies. What could it be? I need answers

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. ...Read more

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Paralysis (Definition)

A paralyzed limb cannot be voluntarily moved, and the term reflects leg involvement, paraplegia, full body, quadriplegia, and less than full, tetraplegia. Causes can be many, including stroke, trauma, ...Read more