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My father has the problem of maintaining his balance while walking,standing and unable to talk properly and even facing problem in swallowing food and liquid. 3 years ago he was diagnosed with cerebellar atrophy in the MRI brain since then we have consulted a lot of neurologist and had their medications but there is no improvement in his condition I want to know if there is any treatment or cure for this condition please help me
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
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Hello There. I can understand your concern. its a 3 year previous report and it says cerebral atrophy. but cerebral atrophy is a continuous process and keeps happening. once tissue is lost, nothing can be done about it. treatment options just try to delay the atrophy. i would suggest you get another scan done to see how far it has gone. then consult a neurophysician in person for further evaluation and management. Dr.Anil kumar jain.
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Dr. Pallavi Mehta
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Hello Sir, Can you please tell me the age of the patient? Cerebellar atrophy is a continuous process and doesnt have very effective treatment options. Nevertheless if you can provide me some more details about the patient, I will be able to guide you in some way
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Dr. Deepthi Rao Gorukanti
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Atrophy means that tissue is getting degenerated. We cant replace lost tissue. All we can do is symptomatic care. If swallowing problem is very severe we have to keep a ryles tube for feeding.
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