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Small child, ear, chest infection, difficulty walking, slurred speech. Lumbar puncture, CT scan normal. Treatment?

hi my 3 year old daughter has been in hospital last week with a ear and chest infection but alsoshe could not walk or sit up for a period of time she had a ct scan and a lumber punkture which both came back clear. we are now home and she has started to walk but is still wobbley.we have noticed her speech is not right and there is something different with the look of her eyes. the doctors in the hospital didnt really know what was wrong possible viral infection. should i still be worried??
Asked On : Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
With your child history of symptoms it is looking like a postinfectious or a postviral central nervous system complication as some times there may be demyelination changes occur in the brain after a preceding infection.
Consult a Pediatric neurologist along with your child and with reports for neurological examination and properr management.
Hope i have answered your query.
Answered: Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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