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17 1 2 days ago
I had an MRI and the laundry list is crazy. I have 2 bulging discs, a tear, stinnosis, two of my vertabrae have shifted, 2 different types of arthritis,degenerative disease. I went through injections and adjustments. No leftbside especially my knee and leg feel like dead weight. I am in...
8 1 3 days ago
I had back surgery back in 2009 on L2-3,L3-4 AND L4-5 I had a 360 done in order for the doctor to get to all the discs involved. Why do I now have a right posterior lateral disc herniation with the appearance of an extruded fragment postereolaterally on the right at L5-S1 and a mild buldge at L1-2?
10 1 3 days ago
Sir my mother rescently had a minor nerve injury in brain and a minute clot doctor prescribed to take eption tablets dailt twice for one year.Is it safe to take them ? And is nerve injury a major problem? And how many days she have to use eptoin drug ?
18 1 3 days ago
Hi my name is Kathy. I have spondylitis and I suffer a lot of nerve and syattic pain 24/7 Today is different my right thigh is numb to my knee so I pocked my thigh with a fork and their is no pain in that part of my leg. My feet still have the same burning, tingling and pins and needles in them....
6 1 3 days ago
77 yr had stroke in nov2013, left side paralyzed. 2 was ago went to hospital and diagnosed with UTI, pneumonia, MRSA in nose, and possibly had mild stroke in 1 -2. Wk ago which was unnoticible . She does not speak, respond, and closes her eyes most of the time. Doc want to do brain fluid test....
4 1 3 days ago
My mother and her brother were just diagnosed with cerebellum spinal degeneration. I am a male, 35, muscular 215 lbs (body fat about 28%). I have noticed about 29-30 my balance was getting worse. now at 35 seems a little worse than earlier. What can I do to help prevent this if I do have this...
5 1 3 days ago
Hi ..My father(age 53) is suffering with tremors in the whole body (hands, legs, head) and some times not able to walk also. We have consulted 1) Neurologist and took a MRI scan as he advised but he said nothing problem from his side and advised to use medication ZAPIZ and TOPAMAC. 2) After that...
3 0 6 days ago
My brother in-laws was told by a doctor that he has a blood clot on the left side of his brain and needs to have surgery.. He also was told there s a 50% chance of him passing away during surgery Also that he has a 50% chance If he doesn t have surgery if it gets the size a quarter dollar ...So...
7 1 6 days ago
I have Fahr s Syndrome, side efects are slurred speech, no speech capacity,Fahr s is calcium, and calcium deposits on the brain. Does anything dissolve the calcium deposits in the basal ganglia of the brain?? I was told in Florida to watch the retail market for Coconut Milk. I find that it is...
2 0 Thu, 19 Nov 2015
Hi, I got hit on th lefte temple by a tennis ball. I think I kind of felt in in my eye too. It felt numb, but I m not really sure about other symptoms because my stomach was hurting from a few hours before. I continued to play Does getting hit in the temple cause brain damage
2 0 Thu, 19 Nov 2015
I m feeling dizzy for the last couple days. I haven t slept well for a few days. Could that be a factor? I do take synthroid for my thyroid. Could it be time to change the dosage ? Or my blood pressure medication ? I do have my yearly physical this Monday so I ll talk to her about this. Was...
2 0 Wed, 18 Nov 2015
Hi t has been 1 month and 1 day since I took a blow to the head and received a concussion. The symptoms of concussion have gotten much better and my impact scores are slowly starting to iimprove. However I keep having vivid nightmares that are so realistic. Is this normal, How long will these...
2 0 Wed, 18 Nov 2015
My friend fell off the porch stairs. We didn t know this until about 2am. She has had nine very bad concussions. They said her next on could kill her because of the damage. She won t go to a hospital. She is shaking, has a major headache, pain level of a nine, can t stay awake. We ve been up all...
11 1 Fri, 13 Nov 2015
Hello Doctor, I had to go through an MRI for my sister s kid born a week before. She is 3.5 kg. 2 days back she suffered kind of fix and doctor suggested a MRI. The report impressions list as below, please explain me what does that mean Diffuse hyperintense signals noticed in periventricular...
12 1 Sat, 7 Nov 2015
Hi, im a 20 year old female. A couple od months ago i went to the hospital for feeling dizzy, off balance and especially feelibg foggy headed. The dizziness at firt was very extreme, and it lasted for 24 hours a day for a whole week. Two weeks later, it started again but it wasnt as bad as the...
5 0 Fri, 6 Nov 2015
I was diagnosed 4 years ago with a 11cm X 7cm posterior arachnoid cyst and had a VP shunt put in to regulate its size. My symptoms improved until one year ago when I began having slight dizziness every time I move my head or lay down. The only remarkable thing found on my MRI w/ & w/o contrast...
7 0 Thu, 5 Nov 2015
extremely poor memory, has serious hearing problems that got progressively worse in a very short time...poor comprehension...and never can direclty answer a question, but goes around the question and if he does not understand (definately not intentional)
4 0 Thu, 5 Nov 2015
For quite a while now, my blood pressure has been a bit high. I currently have something going on with my throat. It is swollen inside and out, and the most painful sore throat I have ever had, hands down. The pain (I assume) is making my blood pressure higher. At what point should I seek medical...
4 0 Thu, 5 Nov 2015
Hi, I m 27 years old. When I Was 12, I had a Brain surgery cause I Was diagnosed with a Brain tumor On my left side. I recently had an MRI, and it says I have abnormal signal in The Right masteroid cells. I ve been looking For information, but don t seem to understand it. Could you explain it to...
5 0 Thu, 5 Nov 2015
I have been told that I have spurs in my back as well as degenerative disk dieses, as well as several pinched nerves. I have been told that I need a doctor of my own however I have no insurance. I have a hard time standing for a long period of time, I cant get comfortable to sleep. I am at the...
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