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Neck not firm in a 5 and half months old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you with?
User :   Hello Doctor, My sister's 2nd daughter is 5 & half months old. Her neck is still not standing. We consulted shild specilist. They asked to go to neurologist.
Doctor :   ok
User :   After EEG, the doctor said it is dystonia & asked to get MRI scanning.
Doctor :   ok
User :   MRI scanning shows she is normal. & when we told the doctor, now he said it is cerebral palsy
Doctor :   ok
User :   IF brain is functioning normally & if there are no damages, willa child get CP?
Doctor :   fine before that you need to the function of cereberum in humans
Doctor :   cerebrum is the largest part of the human brain
User :   Sorry I did not understand. Are you suggesting that we should do some more test.
Doctor :   thats s not exactly i meant
Doctor :   just to make it clear
User :   what test we should go for
Doctor :   why would the doctor would have suspected cp
User :   he said her motor nerves there is a problem.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the functioning of which is nostly controlled by the
Doctor :   cerebellum is involved in the coordination of voluntary motor movement,
User :   Today they went to xxxxx. The neuro surgeon was not available. The child psycologist also confirmed it is CP & the doctor is advising phsiotherapy is the only treament.
Doctor :   ok
User :   we dont know what to do..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so how specifically can i help you?
User :   are there any specilists in Bangalore to get it checked.
User :   or for treatments
Doctor :   if you want to comsult a neurologist
Doctor :   we awould help in getting a appointment with a neurologist
User :   yes that would really help
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please confirm your details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
User :   confirmed
Doctor :   in which part of bangalore do you stay
User :   My sister stays is xxxxx
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please fill this nad say when done
Doctor :   Supportive treatments, medications, and surgery can help many individuals improve their motor skills and ability to communicate with the world.
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help with?
User :   no thankyou.
Doctor :   thank you
Doctor :   bye
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