Should I make an appointment with my GP for a referral to a neurologist?

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Hi everyone,

I was at my GP today, and I was getting a fit note for my ESA claim, the doctor said to me, have I been to a neurologist before, my Mum said no, and he said that to me as I think I have hemiparesis, but it hasn't been diagnosed, I just say that it's a weakness on the left side of my body, it affects my arms and legs, I will drag my left leg if I am tired, should I get an appointment to see if I can get a referral to the neurologist?

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    Yes.
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    Of course you should it's serious you get the appointment to get check out Also it will effect your ESA claim
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    I've had this for 20 years now, I had physiotherapy for 8 years to help this, but I don't think I have ever been properly diagnosed for hemiparesis (hemiplegia)
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    Ask for another referral to see someone else if your not getting any luck
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    Well it cannot hurt and at least you will know why you drag leg.

    I wish you well

    Regards

    Win

     

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