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3 0 8 hours ago
my partner has had a brain aneurysm and coiling done. stayed in icu for 18 days because of vspasm. he has been released and at home for a week. he is talking about resuming sexual activity. when is it safe to have sex after a coiling? he is staying awake alot more but still gets tired quickly,...
3 0 8 hours ago
My 3 1/2 year old daughter was just diagnosed with accentuated cervical lordoisis and thoracic kyphosis. She also has CP and falls alot. She also suffers from asthma and frequent bouts of pneumonia. We did the xrays because she has had a persistant right side neck tilt for 2 years. What could...
3 0 9 hours ago
im 25, 5ft 7 and about 8.5 stone. my mother has cauda equina syndrome and a surgeon told her that it can be passed on. is this true? i have sciatica but i have started to get pins and needles in my right leg and sometimes the pain in my hip is so bad i cannot put my leg on the floor. i have been...
3 0 11 hours ago
I ve had this before... But last-night, as I was folding my third load of laundry, about 11:30 at night, I got a sudden flash...of light-headedness, and my body started to tremmor...and I barely made-it to the bed... body twitching on and off for the first few minutes, passed-out til morning,...
3 0 11 hours ago
hello, my mum did an MRI of her neck and shoulders.The doc said that there is a number of small bones growing on her shoulders.. what does it mean? She is taking a lot of tablets because she has a condition where her pituitary gland is flattened which affects her thyroid gland among others.. is...
3 0 11 hours ago
I am a 40 yr old female with constant neck pain that has been ongoing over the last couple years. It is getting worse as time goes by and now generates pain into my right shoulder and im having more migraines.I Just had an MRI and from what i can make of the report, my biggest problem is at C5-6...
3 0 11 hours ago
MRI report of my Lumber Spine says: Mild Grade I Spondylolisthesis at level L5-S1 associatand with disc dehydration, narrowing and large posterior more central to left mediolateral disc protrusion with lef mediolateral disc inferior extension and compression of the left intraspinal S1 nerve root....
3 0 11 hours ago
Hello. I had a lipoma removed from my forehead (fairly close to my hairline) and what turned out to be a cyst, right by my collarbone - this past Tuesday. The top of my head is still numb... is this normal? Also, the stitches by my collarbone are red, but not sore and only where the stitches...
2 0 11 hours ago
During the past two years I have had 2 surgerys on my heel, Tarsal Tunnel and Plantar Faceatius. I am still experiencing a great amount of pain the doctor now thinks that there is a hematomia growing and pushing on the nerve in the ankle/heel. He advised to do a MRI and maybe follow with surgery....
2 0 12 hours ago
Hi I m 22 year old boy and suffering from dizziness, shaking, breathless,mood-swings,blur vision, some kind of phobia,, Its been over six to seven month I have this issues with my health, but I never approach any doctor as the i thought its not critical issue,, but i would like mention about one...
2 0 12 hours ago
I ve noticed in the last 2-3 months that I ve been having dizzy spells to the point of almost blacking out. I noticed a lump in my breast about 2 weeks ago that I have not had checked out yet. Could they be related? I m 26 and had my first baby in October 2010. I was induced because of...
4 0 12 hours ago
I have a proa[lapse disc at L4-L5 and was told by a neuro surgeon that i need sugery, and he would pit me in as an emergency, that was 2 weeks ago, this morning i have woken up with urine incontinace... I am a 39 year old female and been suffering with a bad back for 4 years, but my condition...
3 0 12 hours ago
My daughter(38) fell from a 2nd floor and landed on a wooden palette on her back. She jammed her C6 in her neck , broke her L1 vertebrae, as well as her tail bone, and has full body tremors. her head is like a bobble head and her legs and entire body shake horribly. Is the C6 causing these...
3 0 13 hours ago
hellow doucter.i am 35 year old,my height is 5 9 ,my weight is 62 kg.2 years before when i am eating rice,i feel that my hand going going over my head & i suddenly i lost my words.i am looking every thing but i have no wards,i am unable to speak.at that time doctor suggest me to take...
3 0 13 hours ago
My daughter is on Epilim for epilepsy. She was sick during the night due to a vomiting bug which has hit most of the children in our family. Is it ok to give her her twice daily epilim as she hasnt eaten a thing this morning other than having a sip of 7 up.
4 0 14 hours ago
I have L2-L3 Extraforaminal Herniation with root compression of the foraminal nerve (MRI results). I spent a week on IV meds in the hospital and just fininshed two weeks of steroids, anti-inflammatories, pain meds, etc. From the start I have had numbness in my right pelvic region which now varies...
4 0 14 hours ago
I have had dizzy spells - felt fine sleeping, but when I sat up in bed I was very dizzy. Several months passed between episodes. Doctor says it is vertigo and prescribed Meclizine. I recognize now that the trigger is doing activities that make me look up in an awkward position (installing tile...
3 0 14 hours ago
My mom aspirated & had to be recessitated. Docs said she was out for 8-15 minutes. (2 different docs each say different times) She has 2 CT scans done and they each came back negative for any bleeding, swelling or a stroke. She s been on a vent for 6 days now. All vital signs are normal. BP is...
3 0 14 hours ago
my anomaly scan at 19 wks 4 days detect that my baby has 5.7mm choroid plexus cyst is seen in left lateral ventrical and also mild prominance of left renal pelvis.but all my previous reports are normal.even low risk of all marker tests.plz help me doctor.is my baby in denger?
3 0 14 hours ago
HI Doc, I am 34 year old unmarried male, having average body type, weight 65kg and height of 5ft 10inches. I had undergone circumcision of penis at the age of 12 due to some sort inflammation while passing urine. After a month of surgery, there was no inflammation but I noticed that my penis...
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