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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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My son has sleerd speech, numbness in arm and leg, twitching

Customer Question

my son has sleerd speech, numbness in arm and leg, twitching of muscles . He is 33 years old very athletic, he eats healthy he is a police officer/detective
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: no swelling....he had two drinks and friends noticed and thought he was drunk. his tongue seems to not move back and forth he very rarely drinks.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: head aches he went for a cat scan and mri to make sure it wasn't a brain tumor . has had concussions in hockey. he had one of his nerves from the back of his neck went dead after knee surgery but that has come back now that was 3 years ago
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

I am sorry about your son

these are serious neurological symptoms

he should see a doctor right away for evaluation.

he should go to the ER for evaluation.

he needs a neurological exam and brain MRI scan

he may have to see a neurologist as well.

he could have had a viral infection cause bell's palsy,

what did his brain scan show?

has he had an EEG to check for seizure disorder? has he seen a neurologist yet?