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What is happening when one looses all strength in arms and…

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What is happening when one looses all strength in arms and legs (unable to basically move for approximately 5 hours)?

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

No swelling. He is a diabetic but his blood sugars were fine. He awoke from sleep in the morning and literally flopped out of bed, unable to use his arms or legs.

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

No. Although he has had low back issues.

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 3 months ago
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Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 3 months ago

This can be due to;

1) Mini stroke. Also termed transient ischemic attack (/TIA) or transient neurological attack (TNA).

2) Electrolyte derangement.

3) Spinal / back issue.

He should get following investigations;

1) Serum electrolytes

2) Brain, neck and back MRI.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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