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10 1 2 days ago
So since I was in 7th grade (now 11th grade) I ve been having these attacks. I went to a doctors appointment with my mom today and asked her doctor what he thought after I explained the symptoms and he said it may be seizures but he s not 100% sure because he didn t study that stuff as much as...
8 1 2 days ago
Yes, please. I have had a serious bout of profuse sweating, dizziness even to move an arm, when I move my head it feels like my brain is swishing and I can hear it. I nearly passed out at its most severe today. I get hot and cold on an instant. I do take meds for hormones, non alcoholic cirrousus...
2 1 2 days ago
Hello, my glabella keeps swelling periodically, for 4 years now, since I had a concussion, and 20 stiches in the center of my forehead up into my hairline. It make s me feel a little light headed...woud you happen to have any ideas as to why this is happening?
2 1 2 days ago
Have lumbar stenosis that is getting worse and seeing the doc Thursday but, wondering how often should I rest to take the pain away per day. I mean, I can t walk 30 minutes without wanting to sit and really don t like to stand. I know they (docs) want me to keep moving but, some days all I want...
18 1 2 days ago
sir, i am avinash gaur age:- 19 years weight :-56.63 email:- YYYY@YYYY IN MY MRI report one thing is noted that straightening of cervical spine is notedwith loss of normal curvature is this a serious cause or not? and what i am do??
9 1 2 days ago
Hi Dr, I have a strange unbalanced feeling when standing, sitting and laying, as well as a strange sensation down my right, a feeling of weekness and as though it isnt connected. this feeling has been lasting for around 3/4 weeks now with varying degrees
10 1 2 days ago
I have cervical mild spinal cord stenosis c3-7, bilateral radiculopathy and having sleep onset myoclonus and brain zaps (not connected to SSRI as never taken) my neurologist has discharged me and says my neck is normal for age and just being hypervigilant. No sleep what can I do?
6 1 2 days ago
Throbbing pain base of skull and back of head ,feel some relief with moving head and neck. Also pressure and twitching of eyes. mostly right eye . pain is about 8 or 9 on scale of 10. But responds to aspirin. Also have had some strange sensations near left ear.
10 1 2 days ago
my son is taking 500 mg of dylantin for seizure . he cannot stay alert or awake due to this. he works nites at a steel mill and has no problems till he takes the pills after work which is an hour commute. he thinks it is to much med but is afraid not to take med but cant afford to fall asleep at...
5 1 2 days ago
Hello Dr. Grief. I recently visited a chiropractor for a car accident back injury and during one of my visits, I received a bio-freeze rub down and then I was placed on the heated waterbed. As I attempted to stand up my body would not respond. My question is has this type of mishap been reported...
7 1 2 days ago
I had a pic line improperly inserted into my artery for 10 days .I was given 40k and 2 bolis of k packs to boost my levels until during and line flushing was given a lt sided stroke .My question is what damage was caused by the long term and direct infusion of the high concentrations of potassium...
14 1 3 days ago
My wife has diagnosed as parkinsonism and cKD she has mild dementia neurologist has prescribed syndopa 110 mg 1/2 tab b.d rasalect .5mg hs nephrologist prescribed nicardia 10mgbd metaprolol25mg od she is on drugs for six months after starting drugs for parkinsonism she has halucinations later on...
7 1 3 days ago
Namaste, uncle myself Rajeshwari bhavimath frm Bagalkot , karnataka.. Now I am 17 years old .. From before 8 months I am suffering from CORTICAL BRAIN THOMBOSIS & consulting Dr.Santosh kumar SAGAR hospital Bangalore .. But I am stressed by my mentality very very very much more than 90 per cent .....
6 1 3 days ago
My dad s platelet count came back at 85.Is feeling very dizzy.Passed out & fell.Also having blurred vision.He has blood disorder,insulin dependent diabetes,hep c,cirrhosis liver,lung disease,& heart conditions.Should I be concerned?He is only 55yrs. old.
1 0 3 days ago
My husband is 81 and has chills/shaking with a 100.4 fever, he fell from a 13 ladder 1yr ago and had bleeding of the brain. recovered but still gets headaches and at time forgets words. Do I cover him or let him shiver? I m 80 with RA so its hard to help him walk to the bathroom. Urinating more...
9 1 4 days ago
I felt dizzy, had sweaty hands, muffled hearing and a heavy head, I then fainting with pins and needles in my left arm and hand. This happened about half and hour ago and my arm is still slightly numb and my head and left eye hurt. Is there anything I should do? See my go?
11 1 4 days ago
this morning i felt really anxious and became super sensitive to the lights and sounds around me i could not focus or concentrate at all. i am prescribed loropan and took a half no chane so i drank an orange seems to help a little then i would get up and feel the outer body experience feeling...
9 1 4 days ago
white brain matter on mri, chronic migraines, dizziness, balance issues, problem s with vision at time s inflamed mastoid weight gain, this all started in 2010 from having a tube put in left ear to balance the pressure, this has taking over my life in a big way, can no longer work nor can I get...
5 1 4 days ago
I have a 26 year old son with cerebral palsy, slight mental retardation, hearing loss and a history of seizures. Recently he has been showing a strong interest in the opposite sex. My concern is that the probability of having any sexual relations is next to none and he is showing signs of...
6 1 4 days ago
Every few weeks, I ll wake up with a knot on the right side of my head. It s very sensitive to the touch and it usually goes away in about 2 weeks. It feels and looks like I banged my head on something, but it always appears overnight. The worse one went from a bump/knot to a bruise that scabbed...
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