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Are acute episodes of jerky limbs and poor balance a cause for concern?

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Posted on Tue, 10 May 2016
Question: should I go to Emergency room or wait for primary physician office to open during weekday.
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar (20 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Should visit the emergency room.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXX,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query.

I have gone through your detailed clinical descriptions.Acute episode of jerky limbs along with poor balance must be evaluated on priority basis.
You may have to undergo a brain imaging like CT Scan and an EEG.In this scenario,I suggest you to visit an emergency room as early as possible.

Hope that I have answered your query.If you have some further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow up else please close the thread,rate it and write a review.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM (Neurology)

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM (Neurology)
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Are acute episodes of jerky limbs and poor balance a cause for concern?

Brief Answer: Should visit the emergency room. Detailed Answer: Hi XXXX, Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com. I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query. I have gone through your detailed clinical descriptions.Acute episode of jerky limbs along with poor balance must be evaluated on priority basis. You may have to undergo a brain imaging like CT Scan and an EEG.In this scenario,I suggest you to visit an emergency room as early as possible. Hope that I have answered your query.If you have some further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow up else please close the thread,rate it and write a review. Regards Dr.Ajay Panwar, MD,DM (Neurology) Regards Dr.Ajay Panwar, MD,DM (Neurology)