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my daughter is effectively paralyzed and its psychological???

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  • Posted By: LadyHatchytt
  • January 27, 2011
  • 09:30 PM

My daughter collapsed Monday evening and was taken by ambulance to the hospital. She was later transferred to the children's hospital. She apparently has little feeling and no control in her legs, and her left hand is severely weakened. Her doctor says he has run a battery of tests and can find nothing. He is saying it's psychological. I am waiting for him to call so I can scream at him. Can someone give me an idea of what might be wrong with my little girl? Can someone tell me what questions I might ask this quack in the process of interrogating him?

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  • I'm sorry to read about your daughter and I hope she is doing better. I hope they have found what is wrong. I have a friend who had a similar situation, couldn't move her arms or legs and was virtually paralyzed. She was this way for close to three weeks. Five days ago she was transfered to a rehabilitaion center for therapy. When she arrived her condition was pretty much unchanged. When I went to visit her three days later she was actually sitting up on the side of the bed and couldn't wait to show us how she could walk. We were amazed. They did physical therapy and were using electrical pulses (shocks) to stimulate the muscles. This has helped greatly in her recovery. Of course all her efforts are very labored and exhuasting, but she is so much better the she was. They are still running tests to find out what caused this condition. Just a side note, I did ask my neighbor, who is an ER doctor, what his thoughts were on what it could be and he said possibly botulism. Also, have they considered Lyme disease? I do hope they find out what's wrong if they haven't already. I wish you both the best.
    marinegrl 1 Replies
    • February 6, 2011
    • 04:45 AM
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