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Stiff shoulder joints,neck, left hand, palm and leg, swelling on left hand and leg, Loss of sphincter control and urinary incontinence occurs. Cervical spondylitis?

hi! what are the symptoms of cervical spondylitis ...... My Dad has stiffness in shoulder joints , Neck , Left Hand and Palm and also in left leg. He also has swelling in his left hand and leg.......Loss of sphincter control and urinary incontinence occurs . Hope these all are the symptoms of Cervical Spondylitis.... How can it be cured now? What preventive measures he has to take? What all test you can prescribe for him?
Asked On : Mon, 16 Apr 2012
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Cervical spondylitis can cause dizziness , pain and stiffness in the neck and arms but urinary incontinence can be due to other reasons

As he is having swelling in leg and arm you should not delay in consulting an orthopedic surgeon who will do certain tests like routine blood sugar and X rays as well as CT scan of spine

It is better to consult a neurophysician as well

take care
Answered: Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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