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1 0 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
I have tingling in the back of my head. Tingling feels more like a mild electrical shock that comes in pulses. It started directly behind my left ear and has travelled to back, Ctr of head. When pain comes it enough to make me whine and grab my attention. Earlier this week I also had a dumbness...
7 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
My daughter will be 15 years old on the 22nd. On Feb 21, she had a grand mal seizure. She has never had a seizure before that date. However, over the past year and a half, she has had sudden jerking motions in her arms and head. She was on med for Primary inattentive disorder (ADD) and her doctor...
11 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
My MRI of the brain findings read: generalized volume loss is demonstrated with prominence of the sulci, most prominently at the convexity. Otherwise, the basilar cisterns, ventricles, and sulci are unremarkable. Focal and confluent areas of hyperintense T2/FLAIR signal are seen in the...
6 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
What can Dr.S learn about me when having a Lumbar Spinal puncture? I have conic headaches prone to migraine. But now feeling hurt Between Shoulder bladees all rhe way up to to top of head. Hurts worse looking down. They gave me a Spinal Lumbar puncture but not sure what results the Dr. Is looking...
6 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
hi doctor i am 15 years old . my board exam is going to start next month. i was a brilliant student till 9. but i am now losing my memory .iam not able to remember things that i had just read . now iam getting low marks.iwanted to increase my memory.and brain speed what should i do,eat?
19 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
My husband thinks he has ALS because he has many symptoms that emulate this disease such as muscle atrophy and fasciculations. He has had neurological testing from to specialists which came up inconclusive. I have been researching and discovered a physiologist Paul Alan Cox who has been testing...
4 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
My father is 73 years old and I have noticed that he is starting to urinate himself, he is not bathing, he doesn t keep his trailer which he lives in clean, he is forgetting things, and falling, and now he wants to hold onto my arm or a shopping cart so he has balance. The worst thing is he...
7 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
g.m sir,from past 2 years my father is suffering from cranial nerves palsy...we have shown in almost 12 lading hospital in india.and top neurologist of india..but no people could tell me why the things are happening,20 mri 10 ct scan 3 lumabr punture,various biopsies from diffrent part of the...
5 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
Hello, I m a fit 51 year old male. I ve been swaying about like someone who is drunk for 6 days and feeling light-headed. My doctor prescribed a course of 28 tablets (Prochlorperazine) 4 days ago. When I woke up yesterday I had double-vision for about 10 minutes. I woke up this morning I had...
9 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
Hi, I am suffering unbearable pains in my lower spine. Doctors told me that at some parts between there is no more gel. They told me nothing can be done. Since I don t like to take this strong painkillers with codeine, I only take glucosamine with condroitin. I was told there is also a cream with...
8 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
Dear Doctor, I m a 73+ male. My neurologist Rx Renerve Injection 1 amp (IM) 1/weekly for 8 weeks and subsequently 1/monthly. This I continued for 3 months. Couldn t continue since then. Now, I m not in a position to consult him as he away from the country. Can I take any oral substitute like ME...
5 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
I am a 62 yo RN w increasing numbness and tingling in both feet, difficulty getting out of bed and bathtub. Saw a knowledgeable PT, today. he thinks the problems are due to spine Please tell me who YOU would go to in Dallas/ Fort Worth area if your toes were staying cold all day
10 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
hi I don t know but m left side of my face feels like its burning and when I touch it it feels tingly and kind of numb. my ear, cheek, up to my chin bone is where I have this tingling. this morning at work my right knee felt like the muscle on the side of my knee was stretching everytime I walked...
6 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
Hi goodday, my sister sumtime last week said she was getting blurred vision in her right eye, also she felt numbness in the right side of her face. She spent a night in the hospital under observation and she did CAT scans and blood tests and still they found nothing wrong. She was given some meds...
5 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
I had a bad vertigo attack almost one year ago. I have gone thru MRI s , neck xrays, inner ear test, et - all come back showing nothing wrong. I continue to experience dizziness especially if I turn too fast or get up too fast. It has affected my eyes. One day my head jerked violently as the...
5 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
I was diagnosed with Trigeminal Nueralgia 7 yrs ago and am taking 1900mg of tegrital a day, 1200 mg of Gababentin, 60 mg of baclafen and 30 mg of a very strong pain medication every 24 hrs. Tired of all the pills and finally approved for surgery. I know that blood clot, tumor, or anyerisum...
10 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
I have numbess in my face and left hand. I have been drinking a lot recently. Its goung on 48 hours now the numbness. I also feel the gum around my wisdom tooth on left side might have a minor infection and there is slight soreness in my left ear. What do youbthink is wrong?
8 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
Hello, I am scheduled for surgery to have a partial pariodectomy for a pleomorphic adenoma. I am worried about facial nerve paralysis following this and would like to know would it be possible to use a EMS device which exercises the facial muscles following this surgery to help the facial nerve...
6 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
My granddaughter is 14 and has scoliosis, last night around 9 or so she became ill with her left side feeling like it was cramping and then a little later she became sick, vomiting and her left side was really hurting her, around her waist or under it. She has been vomiting since about 1:00 . She...
7 1 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
The ambulance just rushed my 63 yr old husband to the hospital he was having a mini stroke he repeated a few words continuously about a 100+ times his left eye was stuck towards the left and the right eye just glared ahead and he didn t even know who I was What do u think doctor?
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