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Joastudio ......I'll try to give you some answers. First you keep mentioning that they did an EMG but they should also always do a NCV test with it (nerve conduction velocity)This is where they attached an electrode and shock the nerves along with the EMG where they stick needles in the muscle and you tense the muscle and again these machines register it. Yes these are not fun but they have to be done so a qualified neurologist can tell if it ALS (motor neuron disease) or an Axonal or Demyelinating neuropathy. If she has numbness then you can rule out ALS. So then what causes these predominate motor neuropathys is an immune attack...

The most common of these are Guillain Barre and CIDP (chronic inflammatory demyelinating poly neuropathy).The immune cells (T-Cells) are attacking the nerve coatings (myelin) and hence paralysis is the result.Sometimes in Guillian Barre it comes after a tetnus or flu shot as this fires up the T-cells for the auto immune attack. Other times like CIDP it comes out of nowhere and slowly progresses worse. Besides the EMG/NCV test the gold standard on testing for this is the Lumbar Puncture and the spinal protein count is checked. If this is elevated then there's your problem.....

The predisone may have helped at first because its an immune calmer. So now what to do..If this is the diagnosis then treatments at the hospital about 4 times a month of IVIG treatments of Immunoglobulin is how they treat this.(calms the T-cells).If her neurologist did not give you answers like i did then find the nearest MDA clinic (muscular dystrophy association) in your state/area as they are the specialist to these muscle/nerve diseases. Look this info up and do some research then decide if thats what your looking at.

Best Wishes.......





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