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I get paralyzed sometimes when I wake up after a short snooze during the day. My eyes are open but can't move. What could it be?
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Dr. Bud Kurwa
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Neurology consult
Myasthenia, chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia and a number of other syndromes are a possibility.

In brief: Neurology consult
Myasthenia, chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia and a number of other syndromes are a possibility.
Dr. Bud Kurwa
Dr. Bud Kurwa
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Dr. K. Epley
Ophthalmology
In brief: Periodic paralysis
In addition to the other answers provided, periodic paralysis and it's related disorders should be considered.

In brief: Periodic paralysis
In addition to the other answers provided, periodic paralysis and it's related disorders should be considered.
Dr. K. Epley
Dr. K. Epley
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