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What can trigger a MS Paroxysmal like Akinesia in a 45 year

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what can trigger a MS Paroxysmal like Akinesia in a 45 year old woman, having not been diagnosed?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: not me. Yes, my friend is in the hospital. she has not been officially diagnosed and nothings been ruled out, however, the doctors seem to be treating it aggressively with shots, spinal tap, mri. brain scan, ect. her husband is besides himself, I want to give him so sort of idea
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: miscarriage 2 1/2 years ago
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 8 months ago.

Hi Dr. Ashori here.

Could you explain your question to me again. Are you asking what else could cause Akinesia? Also, is your friend diagnosed with MS or is it in the differential but not yet ruled in?