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2 0 14 hours ago
I have a really bad pain in the left sed of my head. Its been going on or a couple if days now starting and stopping regularly. Its getting worse now and it feels like my left eye is straining when i close my eyes. Its a pounding, but really painful feeling and getting worse
2 0 14 hours ago
I was diagnosed with a small tumor on my spinal cord c6 and c7, right side as it shows on MRI. Discomfort was my right arm. Lately I have had paid and discomfort on my left side, back of neck just below my hair line. It feels like a slept wrong however its been over 6 days.
2 0 14 hours ago
Yes thank you,,, I was sitting at my dining table after being done preparing lunch when suddenly I felt my left ear numb and part of my cheek,, I wasn t able to hear anything from that ear and felt like I was going to faint. Im 34weeks pregnant and never suffer from high blood pressure usually im...
2 0 1 day ago
I had a brain hemerage and while in intensive care my EVD was dropped on the floor and recontect with the use of sterile wipes. I contracted Morganell morganii and had to face another operation to save my life, which I now have hydrochlus could this be linked and is this infection common.
2 0 1 day ago
Periodically I get a dizzy spell and feel I will faint. I take Lotensin and Amlodipine but, for some reason, my blood pressure drops considerably and perhaps that is when I feel faint. With meds, I average about 140s/65 but when it drops, the systolic has been as low as 50 or in the 80s. Also,...
3 0 1 day ago
I m taking phenobarbiton 90mg and eptoin 100mg at night for last 12 years, as I suffered from epilepsy. I m 39 years old. last couple of years I feel very shivering while I face a croud. hands through out the body starts shievering, that I met the neufologist and she prescribed betacap 20. can I...
2 0 1 day ago
Hi Doctor. Please help me to get a sustained relief from Spine pain (Cervical Disc Prolapse C4/5, C5/6, C6/7: C5/6 being herniated and indentation is noticed through 3T MRI report). The patient is on continuous treatment since last 3 months and the 2nd MRI report last week has not revealed any...
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4 0 1 day ago
Hi doc, I have severe pain in my right buttocks and numbness in my left leg right down to my toes. When I walk it feels like a band is tightening around my upper leg and prevents me from walking normally. I had two incidents where my legs just caved in. Tenderness and back pain.
16 1 1 day ago
The top right of my brain feels numb or fuzzy, my memory is really awful, its hard to pronounce words, and my motor skills are lacking. At first i thought i was just absent-minded and clumsy, but then i noticed the fuzziness in my head. Sometimes, i swear, i see flashes of light in the corner of...
2 0 1 day ago
Hi, I had been using a Zen Physio Deep Tissue Massaging Machine for the past 3 days which I believe has done more harm than it has good. I have a lot of pain in the lower lumber region and around my extensor muscles which go into spasm If I stand or elevate my legs. I cannot apply any pressure,...
2 0 1 day ago
I have a swollen knot at the top of my spine. It is slightly to the left of my spine but not by much. It appeared suddenly, within 48 hours. It s not cyst-like, but it is circular, swollen, and squishy. It s about the size of a tennis ball. I m not sure if the lump is causing it or not, but I do...
2 0 1 day ago
I sustained a head injury a few weeks ago and have severe post concussion disorder and mri shows fluid build up on my brain and over the last few days I ve been constantly dizzy and tired with headaches frequent urination and lower back pain what could be the cause?
2 0 1 day ago
I have been having tests for the following signs and symptoms; intermittent sporadic pain, tingling, numbness, with feelings of vibrations, feeling of electrical shocks, exceptionally dry skin and swelling. The swelling is mainly in the ankles and feet, other symptoms vary on the body. I had an...
12 1 1 day ago
HI dear doctor My MRI has shown an oval calcification between my cervical C5 and C6. I fell numb in my left hand and sometimes my right one. I have to go to toilet every one hour. I think it is because of that calcification. I do some static exercises as my physiotherapist has recommended but I...
19 1 1 day ago
I felt a pop on the right side of my head near my temple and a sharp pain down my jaw line and down my neck. It felt like there was a huge lump in my throat (where my lymph nodes are) and I couldn t swallow. I got a brain scan and it came back clear so they don t know what it is.
6 1 1 day ago
A friend was out dining and apparently choke on food. He was oxygen deprived for over 10 mins. In the hospital now kidneys and liver shut down and he has not regained consciousness since yesterday. He is regaining some kidney and liver function but still essentially in a coma. With the amount of...
2 0 2 days ago
I had spinal surgery on my L4, L5, S1 and fusion and bone graft. My surgeon enter anterior. I have no pain and do walk and rest as my surgeon requested. It s been over my two weeks of surgery and I can t see if he sutured on when closed. I don t if it will make a different to remove sutures. My...
2 0 2 days ago
I fell in August and hit my head on a concrete floor went to er, concussion, It s November the last 2 weeks I get dizzy entitle I turn over in the need to lay on that left side, I ve been getting more confused and very moody through the months just have to get away from people at work. Do I need...
2 0 2 days ago
I have had 5 back surgeries, my last mri was brain and then cervical, neurologist told me in the cervical area c3 c4 c5 c6 shows abnormal bone marrow. Told me to go to my family Dr for a referral. What does it all mean? All my surgeries have been lumbar.
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