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I’m a stroke survivor since 2005 left side affected had

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Hi I’m a stroke...

Hi I’m a stroke survivor since 2005 left side affected had recovered a lot but because of my wrist I can’t use my hand I do dumb bells trying to get movement but Tone kicks in I get stuck what would you suggest I do to be able to move free?

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

The more I try to move the worse it gets, my health is good taking the physical damage I’m very healthy

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No other problems

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 8 months ago
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Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 8 months ago

what meds have you tried?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I'm on aggrenox, Creston, pristiq
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 8 months ago

have you tried baclofen or botox injections?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No never
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 8 months ago

I would ask about those.

Who is your stroke doctor?

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