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Inability to walk and talk properly, suspicion of MSA, episode of unconsciousness post a fall. Treatment suggestion?

res sir iam from ap karimnagar my mother was suffring lika a problem that she cant speek propaley and she cant walk with out waker in hyd i visit to meny doctrs but they are telling that it msa or sma in the yead 2001 nov suddneley my mother felldown and she get unconsses ple show me the way thatmy mother can speek and walk
Asked On : Thu, 16 Aug 2012
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Nov 2013
Thank you for writing.

MSA (multi-system atrophy) is a degenerative disease of the brain characterized by imbalance while walking, slowness of movements, difficulty in speaking and swallowing. It tends to get worse with time and unfortunately, there is no cure for it.
Regarding todays' fall and unconsciouness, it could be unrelated. Please show her to a neurologist/neurosurgeon and get a scan done to exclude a brain hemorrhage (bleeding in brain).
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Health City, Hyderabad
Answered: Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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