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1 0 Wed, 12 Jul 2017
Hi Doc,my friend just had a brain aneurysm opration for about 10 days now,he is still not waking up,how long till the patient wil wake up after the surgery,it is safe he looks well no swollen at hes head he just open and close he eyes on sleeping stage. Is he gonna wake up soon? Thanks so much i...
1 0 Wed, 12 Jul 2017
My mother is in a nursing home and has had a leg amputated from right above the knee. On her other leg, she had 2 toes amputated. She is 80 yrs. old and already has signs of dementia. The doctors have decided that giving her so many antibiotics is not helping her and they are stopping that...
1 0 Wed, 12 Jul 2017
My son has a disease that the muscles are so tight it is like wringing a mop.He was born with the disease and it was hereditary from his father.First we thought it was a form of cererable palsy.He is on some pretty high meds but his pain is so severe that I was looking for medical marajuana.But...
1 0 Wed, 12 Jul 2017
I am bipolar I, diagnosed 5/18/17 by my Psychiatrist of 23 years. I am an avid student of Cognitive Therapy. I love to learn and was planning on taking a class or tow at Bellarmine University in the Fall. I ve had excellent care. I need to learn about dementia.
1 0 Wed, 12 Jul 2017
I had an episode tonight : I began to choke on aspirated liquid. My partner began pounding my back. Then my hands began to move as if to clap. My face turned purple. I lost consciousness for a bit. When I began to regain it I noticed my hands still moving as though to clap. I was still having...
7 1 Wed, 12 Jul 2017
Hello I noticed yesterday that I had a spot in my head that was bleeding for no reason I didn t hit it or anything My head is now sore and I noticed another spot in my head that has blood coming out. When I say blood it is not a lot about as much comes out as a small pimple
8 1 Wed, 12 Jul 2017
I also take MS Contin 60 mg BID. How is this holding up with the Oxycodone 10/325, 4 times a day, as well as 6 tablespoons of paregoric per day. My back and knees still give me a fit, have had 3 spinal surgeries,both knees operated on, 4 heart attacks, triple by pass heart surgery, a stroke,...
6 1 Tue, 11 Jul 2017
Hello Sir..,My father affected in brain stroke since last month and we given continues physio treatment.he was affected right hand now it is little bit improved but last two days we are facing his Eye is not clear vision. we checked blood sugar test is 265,
1 0 Tue, 11 Jul 2017
had an episode of dizziness with leg buckling today,lasting about one minute. made it to a chair before falling into it. Have transverse myelitis for 26 years,had 3 ischemic strokes 7 years ago,16 DVT s and 2 PE s 26 years ago also,history of seizures past b5 years
6 1 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 mother is suffering from right side paralysis for last 2 years.....she is unable to do anything by her right leg and hand .......we neglected at primary condition and these days the doctor of scb medical college,odisha are saying that they can t help her to get relief.....can any...
6 1 Tue, 11 Jul 2017
I have a 25 year old friend, that had a cardiac arrest, she was flat-line for 40minutes, the response team reanimated her, she was ventilated and now is in coma with a anoxic encephalopathy breathing with no ventilator support (traqueostomy). Is there any hope of recovery, any place in the world,...
1 0 Mon, 10 Jul 2017
My 35 year old daughter had a CT scan that showed mild diffuse age-advanced cortical atrophy. What does that mean? She has some psychiatric issues that she takes meds for. She has had head injuries in the past as well. Any information will be appreciated.
6 1 Mon, 10 Jul 2017
I have a swollen occipital lymph node that is not painful but itchy. It has grown quite large over the past few days and is accompanied by night sweats, headaches, confussion, a lost feeling, slight blurred vision. What could thins be and what do i do?
6 1 Mon, 10 Jul 2017
Good Day I have a problem with dizziness if i look up or lie on my back. I fall off to sleep very quickly if i lie on my back and snor only when i am sleep on my back or head facing up.I also suffer from temporary memory loss and sluring in my speech.Please advice
1 0 Fri, 7 Jul 2017
Today, had sudden onset VERTIGO, THEN COLD SWEATS & NAUSEA. No chest pain, headache, or anything else. then felt very tired and slept for two hours, noon to 2 PM, even though had a good sleep last night. Now feel 90% better.I am 73 y.o. and in excellent health otherwise, very physically active,...
5 1 Fri, 7 Jul 2017
Hello I had a lami / fusion at L4/L5 levels in late February 2014. I am 41 yrs old. When I woke from surgery I immediately felt my big toe and in between 2nd toes numb and pins and needles as well as my calf on my right leg was numb. Told Dr right away. Was told when back heals the foot will...
1 0 Thu, 6 Jul 2017
My left heal has been a bit numb for 2 days now.degenerative disk diserasr, grade 3 a vascular necrosis of the hips, also neck pain when I turn my head Aldo my left hand is a bit numb on the third finger and pinky. What could be causing my left heel to become numb?
1 0 Thu, 6 Jul 2017
Can you translate this diagnosis in layman terms please? Brain MRI: Mild brain volume loss and associated mildly diffuse bilateral supratentorial chronic small vessel ischemic changes without superimposed acute infarct, mass, or intracranial hemorrhage.
1 0 Thu, 6 Jul 2017
Hello I don t understand why I feel like I do I know I have scardosos, I have had 5 neck surgeries over the years, and now I have problems with my lower back pain, which is now going down my legs my arms and hands are weak, I have trouble catching my breath lime today we went and picked...
1 0 Thu, 6 Jul 2017
Have gone to chiropractor for 13 visits for nerve in neck down to shoulder.Now I can barely walk do to nerve pain in hips and thighs.Have neuopraty and can barely walk with assistance of canes. Who do I need to see and what do you think? Take metformin and other pills- 68 years old
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