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54 1 2 days ago
my husband s brother suffers from something in the brain that affects his movement and memory as he can not remember his children and he is always confused. he makes several kinds of x-rays some doctors diagnose that as tumor in the brain while the others say that it might be the inflammation...
72 1 2 days ago
I have a Bartters Like Syndrome , without magnesium loss. I have an IGF-I of 38, Headaches with visual disturbance and had an MRI of the Brain with the findings of minimal white matter disease. Small non-specific focus of increased T2/FLAIR signal in the subcortical medial left frontal lobe .....
48 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
My MRI report shows that : Reduce L4 - 5 disc height , disc desiccation and central and B/L Paramedian disc extrusion seen indenting the anterior thecal sac and critically narrowing the central canal and B/L L4 - 5 lateral recesses with cauda equina and B/L L5 traversing nerve root compression at...
3 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
I reccently got tripped up in some rebarb in a parking lot & fell down onto the pavement , I have had a lot of pain since the fall & now have been diagnosed wish some bulging discs so my question is..could this fall have caused these discs to buldge?
3 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
my husband has had 2 mini strokes affecting his left eye, tonight he has a nosebleed. My husband had had 2 mini strokes affecting his left eye within a month and a half. Tonight he has a nosebleed. Also has some kind of cold for last 2 days. Is the nosebleed a part of the cold or stroke? I am...
76 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
hi-- just turning 55, grandmother had parkinson s,, just started having resting tremor in left polliucs musle waking me up at night and over last week getting worse,, some brief mild numbness right side face and head,, 7 months ago had stent put in for 8 mm para clinoid anneyurism, also coiled,...
12 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
Hi. I just found out I have general brain atrophy and specific atrophy in the right temporal lobe. I am a diabetic who is non insulin dependent. I am a 35y/o male. 6 0 , 235lbs. I also have hypertension that is controlled well by medication and am an ex-smoker. I have noticed a severe lack of...
24 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
experiencing dizzy flashes. feels like three very quick pulsating flashes that causes my to become disorientated. I,m taking 7.5mg of immovane every night for about 5 yrs now as I was diagnosed with a sleeping disorder . Very hard to function when these flashes occur as the happen very...
272 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
I have been diagnosed with a vertebral artery dissection and psuedoaneurysm. First, the left side was affected, and now there is also pain in the right side. My vision has been affected, as well as balance. I am currently taking aspirin and tramadol with ibuprofen for pain. I am waiting for a...
3 2 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
I have disc protrusion and impingement of sciatic nerve for 10 months. I have tried lyrica, tramadol 2x anti inflammatory drugs, injection (steroid) and endone with no relief. Pain is so bad I cannot bear to stand and I need some pain relief before i go crazy.
122 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
Dear Doctor, Myself Suchismita from India, i am 28 years, a working women. I am having cervical spondylitis from 2010, i have gone through many medicines and also physios plus exercises. Earlier when i did MRI , it shows disc degeneracy in lumbar . But recently i have done again MRI, which shows...
24 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
hi, My father s right side of brain got hurt badly around 3 months ago. After 3 months of 2 major brain surgerys .... now his left side brain is bulging (soft spot it seems) ... its soft when we are touching........ it..... 2 surgerys are : 1. Emergency Bilateral Fronto Temporo Parietal...
2 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
Hello My mother in law has history of diabetes from last two years . Suddenly yesterday she developed numbness on one side of body for 1 hour After CT scan she seemed to have blood clot in head Doctor prescribed Ecospirin av 75 What is the use of that medicine and side effects Is there any cure...
6 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
I get tired very easily, if I have been standing for awhile I start to get back pain around the middle region more on the right side. I have trouble swallowing and my speech can be like a stutter which comes and goes. I have had a MRI done but they could not find anything, my mouth gets very dry.
2 1 Wed, 16 Apr 2014
My son, age 44, injured his left knee. MRI revealed myxoid degenerative change v. tear of the anterior horn of the lateral meniscus and posterior horn of the medial meniscus. What is a myxoid change? Is it a degenerative change caused by aging? Or can it be caused by trauma to the knee?
12 1 Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Hi, I just want to find a specialist doctor for my problem. Around 1 year ago someone hit his head just under my left eye while playing soccer. At that time it was too pain full that I was almost unconscious. For several day I feel much pain, even If sneeze , that was too pain full. Pain was on...
3 1 Tue, 15 Apr 2014
I wake up with mild tremors in my hand in the morning that last for about 10 seconds. even if i nap i get this ... iv had ekg and blood work urine thyroid tested. etc. everything was normal. i am on no meds but have issues sleeping. Could this be mild seizures / epolipsy ( woried that is...
3 1 Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Hi Doctor, I am writing this email with regards to asking for your help. I have been told i have a slipped disc and double rooted nerve in my lower back after having a cad scan. I have now for the past 4 days have been loosing urine control and am worried. Your help would be much appreciated.
3 1 Mon, 14 Apr 2014
I have survical pain in right part of my upper body. My right side of head neck shoulder hand and waist is affected badly. I have been advised by the doctor to take betcap and Libotryp.Please advise, if these are correct medicine or advise me something else.
6 1 Mon, 14 Apr 2014
My mother had a Craniotomy for Aneurysm on Thurs Oct 3rd. We are home W/ her as of the Oct 6th yet are unable to get her to eat (much) or be up and simi-active as perscribed. Is this something we need to push for or well she be co operative when shes ready?
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