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Unknown Pbroblem.. Please help to find the root cause

My father have some strange problem. First of all let me clear about his status.. HE HAS NO PAIN ANYWHERE..... thats right.But still from last one year he could not lift up his left leg.... and also from the time goes his hand also got same problem. he has not lift even a glass from his left hand... i already 3 MRI's.... one brain,one neck and one spine.... but still we did not solve this.. Now One famous neurologist in city says that may be its problem of L-5.....

previously doctor felt that it was indication of Parkinson.. but after MRI it was clear that Parkinson is not there..Now i am confused where to go.. he is type 2 diabetic patient.. but apart from his leg problem.. everything fine( i already tested leaver,kidney etc....)

Please suggest that which way i will go to solve this....


  • LizLiz Posts: 9,745
    edited 01/12/2014 - 10:46 PM
    prateek your father's doctors have done tests and found nothing abnormal, the neurologist thinks the problem is at l5 so in my opinion i would go back to the neurologist to see what they advise

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  • when they did the MRI's or just one area? And if only one area, which one?
    If he is having problems with his left leg and his hand, it may be that he has problems in both the cervical and lumbar areas of his spine that might be impinging the nerves .
    It is worthwhile talking to the neurosurgeon about.
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