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Dr. Bob, Neurologist (MD)
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Experience:  Neurology & Int Medicine (US Trained): 20 yrs experience
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This is about a young 29 year old boy.He was alright two months

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This is about a young 29 year old boy.He was alright two months ago and walking.Now in December he became bit careless of cold and one day he suddenly felt weakness in mid January.After not covering well during cold in winter.Eversince his lower limb weak and he is bed ridden.His upperlimbs index finger and thumb of both hands extremely weak and he cannot straghten his hands. It's a big mental trauma such young man bed ridden.But since the cause of this is careless ness in cold.Therefore is there any one percent hope for him to get back to walking mode.Any physical measure, or drug or diet that could help him recover.Please give your expert advice.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Bob :

Hello. This young man needs to be evaluated by a neurologist.

Dr. Bob :

He could be suffering from an infection or inflammation in his spinal cord.

Dr. Bob :

This could progress and begin to involve his arms and then his muscles of respiration.

Dr. Bob :

Can you bring him in to his doctor, or a local hospital?

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