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Neurological disorder in right hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   my 1 year old son he is not using his right hand.
User :   we went to neorologist.
Doctor :   ok
User :   he told us to take a ct scan.
User :   morning i chat with one dr. he asked me about the report.
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i give the report.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Please
User :   evidence of encephalomalcia with gliosis left mca
Doctor :   is it GLIOSIS LEFT MCA
User :   teritory with concequent left cerebral hemiatrophy
User :   as well as decresed volume of left hemicranium.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is he able to mumble words
User :   no dr. he can tell words.
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is the problem?
Doctor :   so his other development is normal
Doctor :   his social interaction
Doctor :   ??
Doctor :   language?
User :   he is very inyelligent. hyper active boy. .
Doctor :   Did he injure himself
User :   the thing is he is not using right hand to lift things.
User :   he can walk using both hands with any support.
Doctor :   so he hold some thing to walk with the right hand
User :   yes. but not that much. he use the right hand only for support.
Doctor :   What was the neurologists opinion after examination
User :   we have to meet the dr today only.
Doctor :   What ws his opinion in the last visit
User :   he said to take the scan.
Doctor :   Because it is difficult to arrive at something without physical examination
Doctor :   does he have any fits any time?
User :   no.
User :   is there any probem dr?
Doctor :   does the CT scan say the problem on left side
Doctor :   in the report
User :   yes.
Doctor :   in the left side??
User :   yes dr.
Doctor :   There is weakness in the right hand I guess
Doctor :   some tests with knee hammer are to be done physically
Doctor :   he may need some alternating exercises
Doctor :   I would suggest you to ask the doctor what is the cause of this.
Doctor :   he can tell you after physically exmaining your child
User :   is there any probem in his brain?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   There is some kind of compromise in the blood supply
User :   is it like any blood clot in brain
Doctor :   as per the blood report that is making him not to use the hand
Doctor :   something similar
Doctor :   I can better answer you after the opinion after the neurologist
Doctor :   I think as he examines he answers better than me
User :   no dr. what iam asking is anything serious?
Doctor :   and you can as well get further
Doctor :   nothing seems to be
Doctor :   serious
User :   he is telling words clearly and he can walk also.
User :   but only thing is not using his right hand.
Doctor :   that is a good sign infact
Doctor :   do you feel the weakness
Doctor :   on the right hand
Doctor :   when you lift that hand and leave it can you see it fall fst
Doctor :   fast
User :   iam unabe to find the weakness. iam tring that. both r same i thing.
Doctor :   can you fold his both hands
Doctor :   and see if you can find any difference
Doctor :   feel the muscle at the arm while folding
Doctor :   it
Doctor :   do it on both hands
Doctor :   for two times
User :   right hand arm is little bit smaller than left hand.
Doctor :   do you mean the circumfrence of the hand or the length of it
User :   circumference
Doctor :   ok
User :   circumference
Doctor :   that is reductionin muscle because of not using the muscle i guess
Doctor :   It would be better if you can call us at our number tommorrow after the neuroloigst consult
Doctor :   our number is 080-0000
User :   is it curable dr?
Doctor :   from 12PM to 6PM
Doctor :   yes
User :   what wil be the solution for this dr?
Doctor :   physiotherapy and some medicines
Doctor :   and i think I am not the right person to say about the possible treatment
Doctor :   unless i know the cause of it
Doctor :   so if you can know the cuase of it trhough your doctor
Doctor :   I can guide you better than this speculative
Doctor :   suggestions
Doctor :   I think you aare able to understand
User :   sorry dr. the thing is i just want to know is there any probem?
Doctor :   There wont be any major probem because apart from this specific abnormality all other milestones are met
Doctor :   by your child
Doctor :   Please confirm your detials
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
User :   yes dr.
Doctor :   Tommorow you call us at the number
Doctor :   080-0000
User :   sure dr.
Doctor :   between 12PM to 6PM
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   thank u dr.

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