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Suffering from giddiness and unable to walk for some time. X-ray of neck showed damaged bones in the neck. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:How are you?
User:I am fine - I would need some special advise. This is regarding to my query on the health issue of my mother
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:She has been suffering from giddiness and unable to walk for some time - she has been advised to take x-ray of her neck. We have been told that her bones in the neck has been damaged heavily. So - i wanted to do a proper investigation before I decide and proceed further
User:she could walk but couldnt balance herself - not all the times
User:She is 65 yrs
Doctor:A damage to the bones of the neck can lead to such symptoms
Doctor:But she also needs an ENT exam and a neurological exam followed by a MRI of the head
Doctor:to rule out other causes of such symptoms
Doctor:This would be the correct way to proceed
User:Do you suggest that we XXXXXXX Ortho doctor or Neuro doctor?
Doctor:You will have to see both
Doctor:Till then
Doctor:she needs to wear a collar and totally avoid jerks
Doctor:a cervical collar is available at all pharmacies
User:she just started using the collar
User:when you say ENT and Neurological Exams - can you please guide me the exact descriptions tests required to be done?
Doctor:When I say exam I mean an examination
Doctor:This needs to be done by the doctor itself
Doctor:test is only 1
Doctor:MRI of the brain
User:Do you know any good Ortho and Neuro Doctors in Bangalore whom I can meet?
Doctor:I dont know anyone personally
User:or do you refere some doctors?
Doctor:But I can get the customer care team to get back to you on this
Doctor:would you like that?
User:Ok. Sure. Will they call me on priority basis? my mobile # (0)0000
Doctor:where do you live in Bangalore?
User:LB Shastry Nagar, HAL Post
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:No. Thank you for advise and guidance through this chat
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Best wished for your mother and the rest of your family
User:Thanks. Bye
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