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Dorsal Myelopathy, Myelitis, numbness in legs, difficulty in walking, bladder problem. Taken IV steroids. How to get relief?

hi I have been diagnosed with Dorsal Myelopathy , Myelitis extending from D3 - D11 with involvement of bladder and bowel. I have been admitted for a week and was given steroids thru IV. the numbness in both legs, difficulty in walking and bladder problem still continues after 3 weeks of discharge and the problem was existing 3 weeks prior to hospitalisation. Please guide me if i can recover from this problem
Asked On : Sun, 8 Jul 2012
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I understand your problem. Such nerve root affection takes long time to resolve. Regular physiotherapy and exercises are needed to bring back the lost tone of the muscles. You need a thorough evaluation by neurologist for further management.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Sun, 8 Jul 2012
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