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I have just recently been diagnosed with ataxia. I am not sure which kind, however. I have been going to The Dizzy Doctor in Chicago, Dr. Timothy Hains for this. I am having trouble getting more information as to what I am suppose to do now. He is saying I may need for help using my eyes, help with balance (therapy), hearing aids - which I now have, walker with a seat - which I now have - but I am not getting much more help and don't know what kind of doctor to go to. My Neurologist I have is not of much help - I don't know if he just doesn't want to get involved or what? Can you help with what my next move should be? Would you suggest another doctor or should I have another MRI of my brain? I am really frustrated with this.

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Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Neurologist: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 7 months ago

Sorry to hear about this.

Do you know what caused the ataxia? Did you have a stroke?

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Neurologist: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 7 months ago

Did you receive my previous answer?

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Neurologist: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 7 months ago
When did you have a stroke?
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