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I am having problems keeping my balance while walking and I

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I am having problems keeping my balance while walking and I tried the Romberg's test at home and couldn't stand with my eyes shut without falling over. I ws in the hospital a week ago because I couldn't walk without assitance, the doctors thought I had a stroke, but I didn't. They are saying it is some kind of ataxia, where do I go from here? I would like to know what is causing this. Thanks
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Mian replied 8 years ago.


Thank you for using JustAnswer.

There are so many causes of ataxia and it needs careful clinical examination and evaluation by tests to get to the underlying cause.

Sometimes no apparent cause is identified.

I will suggest you to consult with local neurologist for complete diagnositic evlaluation.

Best wishes for your health

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