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7 1 20 hours ago
Hi my father in law had a stoke yesterday, he was found lying on the floor with saliva drooling out of his mouth. He was admitted & was referred to a Neurologist.His condition is critical & the doctor said he has blood clot in medulla oblongata. What are the chances of recovery he is in ICU right...
3 0 20 hours ago
I had ablation for afib on 9/22/2014 and have been unable to keep food down since. I have lost 50 pounds and have been in hospital multiple times for longer times. They just got a test result back that shows them my Vegas nerve has been killed - they thoughtit was damaged. They are wanting to do...
2 0 20 hours ago
I woke this morning with extreme dizziness while still lying down and it got worse when I turn over in bed. I have felt weak and unwell all day. Once I get up the dizziness gets better but I still feel a bit off balance. I also get it when I lean back on my now propped up pillows but the it...
2 0 20 hours ago
I have had about of optic neuritis and my MRI was normal with only 1 hyperintensity lesion. Neurologist has ruled out MS and optic neuritis probably viral. I am now on Prednisone and I have severe tingling in my hands and feet. Could the Prednisone be doing it or could I have MS.
2 0 20 hours ago
Please write your question hereDoc s I dnt noe who will see dis msg!? But I want serious help here! I dnt know wat problems ma friend has! She is a 18year ols female! When she was very young she met with an accident n hurt her head probably! She says der r lot of clots in hr brain! I seriously...
7 1 20 hours ago
Hi, My name is sunil tiwari. i have a problem in lumbar lordosis is partially straightened. i already check up in CMC vellore in india. but they said about oppression. i have all report and MRI report and Xray. so please sujjes me. Thanks & Regards Sunil tiwari 0000
12 1 20 hours ago
My father is about 48 years old. He plays badminton regularly. Today after returning from play he complained about dizziness, head spinning etc. He is lying down but even after some time the problem is not going. When he moves it gets very severe. It is 11:30 PM here and he doesn t want to go to...
7 1 20 hours ago
Hi Doc -- my husband who is 65 years old, had a bad case of the flu about two weeks ago. He recovered in 3 days without taking any medication. Now (3 days ago), 10 days after getting the flu he has lost his taste. His tonge is slightly numb and right side of mouth is slightly droopy. Upon...
2 0 20 hours ago
Our daughter suffered a mild concussion in soccer the beginning of September. Since then she has had more headaches (a couple a week) than she did before the injury and some forgetfulness that is not like her. When she was 3 months old she had endoscopic cranial surgery for sagittal synostosis....
2 0 20 hours ago
I have a pulling type cramp feeling directly underneath my right ribs at the sternum. It radiates some around to the back. I am an avid runner and when increasing intensity the pulling/discomfort increases. I notice it a little after eating. I would not call it pain, but more discomfort. Thanks.
7 1 20 hours ago
HI, I have done my neck x-ray and it says consistent muscle spasm. I think , I am suffering from Cervical Spondylosis. and i am facing the following problems: 1) Loss of balance/ imbalance 2) Vertigo 3) Headache 4) Neck pain Do you have any medicine or way which will cure my problem permanently...
3 0 21 hours ago
For several months I ve had sciatic-type symptoms. My right buttox seems to be where it initiates and causes pain in my right quad, knee, and groin. I m stiff getting out of bed in the morning, OK during the day and can walk with little pain. Sitting is the worst. Are there exercises I can do to...
2 0 21 hours ago
Hi I have been getting numbness in my left arm/hand and leg/feet also feeling bloated and getting pains in my left side when sleeping, always from my left upper back and ribs, can also feel my heart beat through my ribs and clicking in my left shoulder, this is very uncomfortable and I m getting...
6 1 21 hours ago
A loved one was in a bad car accident and was placed in an induced coma. I have been alerted that his sedatives have been stopped and his blood pressure medication reduced as well as two tubes taken out of his chest. How long does it usually take for someone to awake?
6 1 21 hours ago
I had a ct scan of the brain yesterday because I have been having headaches, lightheadedneses, flu like symptoms nausea, anxiety, belching/hiccups for over a month and also I cry when watching a show or movie with no apparent reason. CT scan showed bilateral basal ganglia calcifications, should I...
5 1 21 hours ago
i fell down on concrete floor and hit the back right side of my head like 2 months ago. I had a bump in the area which has gone down a bit but the area now seems to be bald. I have noticed I get tired more often and nauseous at times, could this be because of the head injury? and why is the bald...
4 1 21 hours ago
I had a cyst drained (burst with a needle) from my spine in July. An MRI done last week showed that the cyst has returned. I m having a very lot of pain and wonder if the 2nd procedure will give relief. I felt about 90% less pain for a few weeks after the July procedure but the severe pain...
6 1 21 hours ago
At C5-C6 there is a disc osteophyte complex which which is prominent in the right paracentral region. This is effacing the ventral thecal sac in the right paracentral region and flattening the right anterior cord. What does this mean and what symptoms does this cause?
7 1 21 hours ago
Hi. I have heard that cell phone use does not cause brain cancer conclusively but have also heard that people often leave long phone conversations with a pain in their ear that doctors have attributed to radiation. What is the damage that cell phone use causes?
6 1 21 hours ago
Hello Doctor, I have a problem which is affecting me for the past 5 years. Problem is I am not able to communicate fluently (in any languages I know) with other persons. Sentence forming is taking time and giving pause/break between words as brain is not processing quickly/little stressed....
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