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6 1 3 days ago
I woke up with a sore stiff neck & vertigo when getting out of bed about a week ago and I felt insecure walking around for a day or two. I have allergies and the pollen is quite bad this year so I thought that possibly I was getting an inner ear problem from congestion. I do not have the...
2 0 3 days ago
Sharp stabbing pain from one spot on left side of head, possibly associated with some neck pain, seems to radiate from the ear. Been checked for sinus or ear infection & is clear. Five days of radiating pain, not constant, comes in spurts or I d be in er. Left eye has been twitching, may be...
2 0 3 days ago
hi, my 34 yr old healthy son suffered cerebral brain hemorrhage in mid-february with no prior symptoms until actual event. Then had extreme nausea, vomiting, crushing head/neck pain. 3 days later cerebral angiography done to explore area and determine damage. Neurosurgeon was unable to see actual...
2 0 4 days ago
I have been having shooting pains behind my left ear. I previously had a brain aneurysm on the left side of my brain behind the eye. I am getting concerned about the pain as it has been going on for about 3 hours now. Can this be another aneurysm?
3 0 4 days ago
My son fell and as a result was in the hospital with a subdural hematoma. The injury happened on Friday evening the bleeding stopped and no surgery on was needed. He was kept in hospital for observation and released the following day ( Sunday morning). He has a very important flight from Florida...
2 0 4 days ago
I have Empty Sellca Syndrome ,and I weight 280 , to much for a 5 2 frame. I have had 4 brain surgeries. 2 Nasopharx. 1 Microdcompersion which I had a Brain stroke during the surgery, On the brain stem. 1 Gama knife surgery. I am still in extreme pain . I have NF1 also . I am 53. back in Jan I had...
8 1 4 days ago
In the last two weeks I ve had a CT scan, Brain MRI, 3 treatments of Solu Medrol. On Wed of this week I had a spinal tap, so of course I m sore and tired and today (Friday) I went in for Spinal MRI. They tried it twice and each time it started I got very cold and clamy. I felt like I was going to...
9 1 4 days ago
Hello. My dad has recently declined health-wise and I am wondering what could possibly be wrong with him. He s 63 years old and smoked most of his life. He quit about two years ago. He also worked as a welder in a blacksmith shop for 45 years. He is down to skin and bones, literally can see...
8 1 4 days ago
I m having significant problems with ADHD. I recently discovered I have it. I started an 18mg dose of concerta six days ago, and doubled that today per my doctors instructions. I am still struggling, especially in math, whereas I used to have a semi photographic memory, after the birth of my...
8 1 4 days ago
My bhusband us generally fit abd well and walks aroubd 10 miles daily. Threedays ago he realised that he had fallen into a ditch but doesnt remember the fall. He was very disoriented and unsteady on his feet. He then had another fall. He gas had similar epusodes since but luckily not actually...
8 1 4 days ago
Yes. My coworker is 30 and we witness two episodes of him staring at a picture on the wall zoned out totally until we shook him. Again today we found om standing ocer a sink of running water starring at the cupboard with a water bottle open on the floor draining water. We yelled his name and...
4 1 4 days ago
Sir I feel weight less in my brain and pain when I concentrate and try to solve my daily life I am a student of 22 year old I am very much worrid about this problem..some time I also feel pain in the part of my behind the neck(spinal cord)..what I do I think should consult to doctor...
4 1 4 days ago
I have blacked out a few times. It is like turning a TV off and then back on again. I went to a neurologist and was told I have a scar on my frontal lobe. This was about five years ago. He prescribed Keepra? I stopped taking it and been fine for several years but then I had the same blackout...
4 1 4 days ago
My husband is scheduled to see a Dr. July 9 in our city in regard to a concussion he sustained in January. We have been waiting a long time for this appointment. I have now come across some very upsetting reviews in regard to him. Many more negative comments than positive. Not sure if we should...
12 1 4 days ago
there is mild exaggerated lumar lordotic curve small aterior marginal osteophytes noted there is early dessication at L4/5 AND L5/S1 discs At L4/5 level, there is a mild annular bulging of the disc causing flattened anterior thecal sac with very minimal bilateral lateral recess narrowing without...
5 1 4 days ago
Hi Doctor,I am Avadhesh kumar saxena from sitapur (u.p), suffering from MND Disease from last 4 years . now my present condition is very worst such as not able to move alone ,speak,eat walk, and my left part of body is getting affected more by this disease, so kindly help me out please.kindly...
4 1 4 days ago
My grandson,24, has been passing out and has been taken to the hospital twice. He says he doesn t have any warning before it happens. The last time he was in the hospital they did an EKG that came back kind of iffy . Could his have a problem with his heart that does not show up on an EKG?
13 1 4 days ago
My Dad is 71 and he has suffered from head shakes for many years. He won t talk to the Doctor about it and the Dr never noticed anything. Some days he s not very clear and I have noticed some personality changes. They are brief but none the less I notice them. His head doesn t bobble all the time...
7 1 4 days ago
My mother had hydrocephela shunt surgery a week ago. she cant seem to stay awake and she has a great difficulty with speech. sometimes she cant verbalize at all. they originally told us 2-3 days in the hospital and we are going on 7. we had an issue with fever, agitation,vomiting. at times we...
9 1 4 days ago
Hi I have been having problems on my right side and arm. I have been having problems when I grab something with my hand sometimes I have to use my other hand to open my hand back up. Also feel it in my forearms upper arm, and sometimes in my stomach. it is always on my right side. The main thing...
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