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I have parkinsons but am usually fit and well, I work and go

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I have parkinsons but am usually fit and well, I work and go to the gym and walk my dog. The last week or two I have gone down hill suddenly, I am freezing badly and hafing great difficulty even walking.. My tremor is terrible. my consultant is away. help
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
You most likely need a medication adjustment....

What is your question about this situation?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Relist: Answer quality.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--I noticed you relisted. You need to know that this is a give and take forum--we may need to ask questions to get the information we need before we give you an answer. Do you have a primary care doctor? What medication are you taking? Do you have other medical conditions?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
HI
In fact if your doctor is out of town, we can not treat you.

If you tell me what medications you are on I can help further.

However, you should call the answering service of your doctors practice.

Your dose needs to be increased, I assume sinemet, or you need an additional medication.

MOre importantly, you need an exam now, to make sure there is no other problem.


I suggest urgent care or the ER.

Stroke and other problems need to be excluded.
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