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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean If Your Diaphagm Is Paralyzed

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I'm wondering what does being paralyzed in a dream mean?

I'm wondering what does being paralyzed in a dream mean?

Sleep paralysis: This is a fairly common parasomnia. If it becomes a major problem for you, ask your physician whether it's something that might be worth investigating. ...Read more

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What happens if your diaphragm is half paralyzed? Does it mean that you cannot breathe on your own?

What happens if your diaphragm is half paralyzed? Does it mean that you cannot breathe on your own?

Difficulty breathing: Although the diaphragm is one organ, both sides act almost independently, but they need each other for perfect breathing. A nerve on each side of the heart makes the diaphragm move. If that nerve is injured, that particular side of the diaphragm is paralyzed, making breathing difficult. This may be fixed by a surgery called diaphragm plication, performed by a thoracic surgeon. ...Read more

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I can't seem to find much information about left paralyzed diaphragm anywhere! can you explain what it means to have this condition?

I can't seem to find much information about left paralyzed diaphragm anywhere! can you explain what it means to have this condition?

Injury to nerve : Results from injury the phrenic nerve which supplies energy to the diaphragm. A surgical procedure called diaphragm plication may be needed to improve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a c3-4 disc dessication with broad partial effacement in csf space? What does this mean? Could this paralyze me?

I have a c3-4 disc dessication with broad partial effacement in csf space? What does this mean? Could this paralyze me?

Chronicity: You have a localized chronic degenerative disc, protruding and narrowing spinal canal. Unless it were to compress the spinal cord, do not worry about paralysis, and handle this conservatively unless further deterioration. ...Read more

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If i test false positive for ELISA HIV does it mean I have an autoimmune disease? If I do have one will i be paralyzed or die earlier?

If i test false positive for ELISA HIV does it mean I have an autoimmune disease? If I do have one will i be paralyzed or die earlier?

HIV: There are numerous reasons for "false +" testing. Without a good deal of more info it is difficult to advise you, including why you were being HIV tested if no unprotected sex. Other risk factors? Suggest you see a pcp, have them thoroughly evaluate you and refer you on if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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I think I have palinopsia and scared to death it means a brain tumor. I'm seeing a neurologist on monday but i'm paralyzed with fear. I need a scan!

I think I have palinopsia and scared to death it means a brain tumor. I'm seeing a neurologist on monday but i'm paralyzed with fear. I need a scan!

Not so simple: Neither you nor your doctors can diagnose brain tumor so easily. I actually do not even know the meaning of this word...Palinopsia. So just calm down. Unless you have a serious neurological symptom like a seizure or loss of neuro function like paralysis, you can not be too concerned about having a brian tumor. I hope this will help you get through this next few days before you see your neurologis. ...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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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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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