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6 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
I have electric shock like painful shooting pain down my right arm and into my fingers, primarily the 3rd and 4th fingers. I know that I have a c-7 bulge but does it cause a sudden onset of this kind of pain? I always feel weak and the arm and hand are painful for hours after.
6 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
i have been experiencing dizziness, nausea and blurred vision for several years. It is worse around 3 am best in evening. Getting incapacitating. Had MRI to rule out MS. Lesions in brain but not spine. Neurologist thought it was normal 52 yr old brain. Saw an ENT, did all the tests. No answer....
9 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
I am a 21 year old female. Yesterday I woke up with extremely blurry vision and double vision, my body extremely weak, I ve been having heart palpatations (to the point I feel like I m going to stop breathing), I am having a hard time remembering things, my balance is really off. I find myself...
6 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
hi doctor. my wife is feeling some kind of senseless from bottom of fits which gradually comes upper part of the body. she normally deliver a baby two month back and have few stitches also. she start feeling the same two month later after i did sex with her.
6 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
I have been to several doctors for dizziness, have been in Omniax chair 2 times, one helped the other time didn t. My vertigo is different than others, as I am not dizzy while sitting or laying, but the minute I stand I start swaying, I have to use a cane or walker, or will fall.
6 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
leg tingling i have had three c sections and ever since my last one when i go to sleep at night my legs go numb and begin to tingle when i wake up if any one touches me it really bothers me it is slowly moving up to the rest of my body and i cannot afford to see a doctor is this a serious. problem?
6 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
I had a spinal fusion and there s a couple of spots on my back that I can feel hard lumps, one much larger than the other. They aren t really tender, just feels like something hard. I just kind of assumed they re the screws, but could they be something else? I don t think they really cause me any...
6 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
Hello I have muscle fatigue, soreness and twitching in my arms in legs for the past two in half months. I have also had blurry vison in one eye for almost two months and tingling in extermities at times. I have had a normal emg and brain mri and bloodwork during this time what could it be?
6 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
i have had a severe headache with eye pain for over 2 weeks now. i am also twitching alot (my whole body) and it hurts to have my eyes open. also fatigued. went to ER 5 days ago, he didn t examine me, said probably a virus. but its not going away, its constant and painful
1 0 Sun, 12 Mar 2017
my son 26 yrs old just got out of rehab 3 days ago. he is on fluoxitine hcl 20 mg. He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a few months ago. today he had a wicked panic attack. crying, hating his life, hitting his head. it lasted half of the day. he also says that he doesn t like the medicine...
1 0 Sun, 12 Mar 2017
Hi, I am trying to figure out if there is a medicine that can help me out. I have been made fun of my whole life for being absent minded and I know I come off unintelligent sometimes but I don t believe I am dumb. I received good grades all through grade school but smoked way too much marijuana...
1 0 Fri, 10 Mar 2017
Hi I am a 49 year old female and I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when I was 14 years old. I have a relapsing remitting M.s. Recently, I was diagnosed with glaucoma ( normal pressure ) and the doctor suspects the cause of it is my M.S. is that possible? What can I do about it? Thank you, inga
6 1 Fri, 10 Mar 2017
I had blood drawn for yearly exam after a few vials were filled I felt a very sharp pain like a nerve was hit. I have no discoloration but I have some funny swelling bellow draw site towards the thumb I have had many blood tests but never had this problem before. Thank you Joanie P
1 0 Fri, 10 Mar 2017
Have I suffered a concussion? A week ago, I passed out and hit the back of my head on the ground while I was abroad. I thought I had recovered after a few hours, but the plane ride home left me feeling very weak and nauseous. These past few days, I have experienced a lot of dizziness and nausea....
1 0 Thu, 9 Mar 2017
Hello... My name is Stalin, from Vadodara, India. I have a question regarding my eyes. I am wearing a contact lens with -2 number on both eyes. But whenever I am exposed to sunlight my eyes are not able to bear the light and its get starts to close or blink a lot. This normally occurs during hot...
1 0 Thu, 9 Mar 2017
I was turning over and stretching while sleeping it felt like a rubber band popped in the back of my head into my neck and the pain was extremely intense and spread through the inside of my head like smoke is the only way I can describe it any idea what could cause that? I ve had a headache since
6 1 Thu, 9 Mar 2017
59 year old female weighing 98kilos height 1mt 74cm I already had a discectomy of L5-S1 performed in 2008. I just had anther MRI of the Lumbar/sacral result is At level L4/5 there is a large central disc hernation with compression of the thecal sac and the L5 nerve root. what should I do?
6 1 Thu, 9 Mar 2017
I have been having seizures - verified as non epileptic - for several months. I also have a couple of autoimmune issues. Chronic hives, virility, and Hashimoto s hypothyroidism. I suspect my seizures and some other symptoms are caused by Hasimoto s encephalitis. Which type of doctor would treat...
6 1 Thu, 9 Mar 2017
Hello, i have 16yr old daughter who just passed out at school in womens restroom after urinating. She stood up and and passed out and bumped her head and got up 10 min later. This has been happening at least 1x per quarter for past year. A specialist diagnosed her with Vertigo. All blood tests...
13 1 Mon, 6 Mar 2017
My Dads MRI report says: Ischaemic foci in bifrontal deep medullary white matter. Hyperintense foci are seen on T2W and FLAIR in bifrontal deep medullary white matter suggestive of ischaemic foci. What does the above mean. MRI was done as he complains of giddiness very often...
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