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6 1 2 days ago
I need to find out what type of specialist I should see. Here is the issue. I have been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy, which is probably idiopathic. I already saw a neurologist and he noticed my toes are curling under. I also suprinate and my feet seem to be going flatter. My toes are also...
8 1 2 days ago
My mom had a bad headache last thursday. She had a cat scan on Wednesday and they found a significant brain bleed on the right front side. She is awaiting a bed at a hospital with a neurosurgon, but in the mean time she is in icu. She has no stroke symptoms other than loss of short term memory....
6 1 2 days ago
My brother has glioblastoma. It was stage 4 when diagnosed on Dec. 17, 2012. Had surgery next day and all treatments available to him. Had one seizure in Nov.2013. In Feb of this year he had 2 bad seizures. Left him in a coma like state. Doctor sent him home to die. Said may have 2 weeks. Didn t...
5 1 2 days ago
had an mri after auto accident: what does this mean? hypodensity in the periventricular white matter is consistent with chronic ischemic demyelination. it also said the CSF spaces including the basal cisterns, sulci over the convesities, and ventricles are enlarged but stable when compared to the...
9 1 2 days ago
My son who is 41 years old started having seizures last October. The doctors have not determined what has caused him to start having them. he has them one the average of 1 - 2 per month He is taking keppra. When he has these seizures he passes out. I live in Texas and he lives in Washington...
43 1 2 days ago
Hi. I am new to this forum and fairly new to hydrocephalus. I was diagnosed almost a year ago. This is not a medical question - more personal - but I am sure there are others that have had the same response that I have had. When I tell some one that I have hydrocephalus they get this blank look...
7 1 2 days ago
It s my husband. For almost a year now he does something weird with his face. It starts with light blinking, then he moves his eyebrows up and down. Sometimes it looks like he s having a conversation with someone. Then he scrunched his face, sticks his tongue out,and bites down. This only goes on...
7 1 2 days ago
I was brushing my hair and while I was doing that? I experienced a sharp pain and felt my neck Crack with each stroke of the brush. I felt super worried about it and I decided to lay down. I have felt dizzy and a lot of pressure in my head since I ve layer down and I am super worried. Is...
6 1 2 days ago
i have developed belle palseythree days ago,i had shingles vaccination and flue vaccination done about two weeks ago Brain CT sacan and Mri normal,blood work normal,no diabetes,doctor say i have this condition due to schlnles live virus infection.i have no previous history of trauma. Is it okay...
6 1 2 days ago
I started feeling some burning sensation @ d back of my right leg for a week now , it extended to my back also my underfoot and now also affecting my head all at the right hand side of my body, what could be the possible cause and what do I do to get rid of it?
6 1 2 days ago
Since I woke up this morning I have had numbness in a couple of my fingers on my left hand. Also, last night I felt pain on the back of my neck and noticed a red bump, then started to feel pain up my neck/bottom of my head. Could they be related. If not, why are my fingers numb for this long?
6 1 2 days ago
Hi, my brother(23 yrs old) is attacked by polio during his childhood. His left leg is thin than the right one. We tried many Ayurveda method, but no effect. He is losing self confidence due to this. So is it possible to cure through surgery. If so let me know the best hospital and place
6 1 2 days ago
sir my mother has got a severe head pain in the left hand side of her brain. Not only in the brain but in complete left side of the face also.In the CT SCAN report it was written as follow: 1. there is a minute calcific density right temporal lobe. 2.there is left temporal soft tissue swelling...
6 1 2 days ago
hi I was in a car accident a year ago n like 2 months after th accident I have been having random blackouts sometimes 2-3 times a drooping things lose of breath everything goes black vision gets blurred,lose of short term memory occurs befor and after blackout.the blackouts only last for a...
9 1 2 days ago
My wife s father came out of resection surgery alive but in great pain. After he was discharged from the hospital, he had a bout of vomiting in which he brought up dark brown liquid. The next day he had a seizure of some sort and died quickly. Does this suggest a clear explanation?
5 1 2 days ago
My wife was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri by mayo clinic. She had been prescribed IV vials of Benadryl 50mg high potency to take im every six hours to help with the headaches and vision problems. They also had her take IV promethazine 25mg as needed. We are unable to return to mayo so my...
6 1 2 days ago
I am trying to inquire about several things: As a child, 8-9 years of age...I was in a car accident.. the car turning end over end 5 times.We were pushed off the road. I received a concussion and was kept out of school to recover. I remember headaches, and a lump on my forehead that felt like oil...
7 1 2 days ago
Hello sir My patient has a problem of stomach pain an vomiting from an year approx periodically once in a month. And now she has spinal tb also as doctor told us. yesterday she had a number of vomit and pain and she is in icu and her vomit is till now continue.. and doctor told it is due to hard...
5 1 2 days ago
Hi I wanted to ask a question about fainting/passing out! I have been doing this since I was 16 but I could control it,but recent episodes I was sitting and I just like feel it comes out of my stomach up to my neck wierd feeling kinda cuts my breath off, then my hearing and vision goes and im out...
5 1 2 days ago
Hi. I have a question regarding medications that I can t find online. I was given Ativan injections when I was 3 months old by a hospital intern without my mother s knowledge or consent. My mother has told this led to me developing Aspberger s disorder not long afterwards. Is this true, or even...
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