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I have a very ill friend who is being claimed by Parkinson s disease.....he just started having seizures.....he can no longer speak, talk or eat......he is miserable....A month ago he had a bad accident ...a bookcase fell on him and broke his hip....had to have gall bladder & appendix out before...
10 1 5 days ago
I m 47, female, have regular blood pressure, no diabetes, no thyroid or cholesterol problems, checked last year.... I feel light headed right now, a little numb left part of face, not right now....last week...have had problems with nerves on feet with pain on 2nd n 3rd toe and both feet, left arm...
10 1 5 days ago
What is Somat dysfunc lumbar reg and how is it treated? I was injured in a car accident and am seeing a chiropractor and was assigned a primary diagnosis of 739.1 and secondary 739.3 and I don t understand the codes and most importantly to me is not so much the # but the prognosis. Some medical...
10 1 Tue, 17 May 2016
My father is 85 years old, has parkinson s disease and just had his catheter removed after 6 months of wearing it. He fell and broke his hip on December 22, 2014, so has been in physical therapy with a catheter until today. He was told to go to the emergency room if he cannot urinate after 12...
7 1 Tue, 17 May 2016
Hi I have 3bulging disks in lower back &arthritis, what treatment would be done? I have done 2epidural! Then 2sets of 4needles of faucet shots on each side of body then rd a shot -4Needles on each side! Every time I get any shot I suffer from it later that day or next day! I hate being a porn...
7 2 Tue, 17 May 2016
My girlfriend injured her head last night and has been somewhat dizzy/nauseous since then. There is no headache, she has not vomitted and her congitive functions seem to be normal, she s just in a haze that she describes as a 4/10 for severity. Please advise
5 1 Tue, 17 May 2016
I have slight curvature of spine, and wedge compression fractures, that healed mis shapen, and squashed muscle Im thinking buying Tempur matress, I have Tempur cloud sublinr 25, on trial it hurts my back, so Im trying Tempur, cloud platinum 27 next wich is soft with medium firmness, is this right...
6 1 Mon, 16 May 2016
Hi, I had wasp sting last week on the outer ear, and after that couple days i woke up and feel dizzy, spinning in the head ( vertigo) real bad every time, it still going on every time i bend over ...work under the table or lay down flat ( no billow)....i wonder is it coincident or something else...
329 1 Mon, 16 May 2016
This past Sunday I apparently had a seizure of some sort early in the morning. This was the first seizure I have ever had. I have never even fainted before. They ran blood and other tests. My diagnosis was HCC seizure and hypophosphatemia. I had just recently gotten back from 3 back to back weeks...
7 1 Mon, 16 May 2016
Hi I have a pain from my spine at the bottom and the pain goes around below my waist to my hip worst on the left side if i bend down some time i cannot get up i will have to call someone to help me up the pain is about a 10.I saw a doctor at the E.M he took a X RAY and said i have ANKYLOSING...
5 1 Fri, 13 May 2016
I had an accident on 6/24/2014. After the accident, I immediately felt numbness at the right side of my face, my head was uncomfortable and pressured, and my right shoulder and arm were hurt. I had a CT scan of my brain. The report said: there is mucosal thickening in the ethmoid sinuses. It is...
388 1 Fri, 13 May 2016
I recently purchased a product called Cogniprin made by Better Health Nutritionals....the product is Vitamin B 12 as methylcobalamin 1,000 mcg.....directions are to take two Bid. I was wondering if this product is legit in helping to improve memory and if there are any side effects.
7 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
hi there, my 88 years mom had a stroke recently, she also has diabetes. she left hospital for a few days and had to go back due to high blood pressure and now she is developing fever can you tell me what would cause that high fewer please and thank you
11 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
My 5 and half years old daughter have been diagnosed with Autoimmune Encephalitis. She has been provided with inter Venus immunoglobulin last 6 months ago. She has improved to some extend leaving restlessness and mild cognitive impairment. To proceed further along with olangipine and tegretal she...
10 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
I have had two Back Sugeries Li-L2, L3-L4. I also have Degenerative Disk between C2 to C7. I have severe pain.I have had three epiderals, nerve blocks and Radio frequency Ablation. In addition, I was in Vietnam in 1968. However, My concern is that although I was vietnam where the herbicide, Agent...
5 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
I am reviewing a request for an ESI at L4-5, L5-S1. However the MRI states disc disease with annular tearing at L5-S1 and abutment of S1 nerve root. Why would the provider ask for levels L4-5 and L5-S1 when the MRI reveals no disc disease at that level?
6 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
I HAVE A HEAVY HEAD CAUSING LACK OF CONCENTRATION ITS BEEN EVERY DAY SINCE 8MONTHS AGO I GOT A HEAD MRI BLOOD TESTS ALL NORMAL I FEEL GOOD ONLY WHEN I HAVE ALCOHOL I GOT TESTED VNG TEST I HAVE A DEFICIT IN RIGHT VESTIBULAR TOOK BETACERC DIDN T WORK I DONNO WUT TO DO ITS GETS REAL SEVERE AROUND 2...
6 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
constanst tireness weekness in my bones , no energy very short of breath, with any bit of exertion . its not my heart as i had that test done,and there are no blockages,and as i have to wait until sept for the results at the out clinic i am worried as my problem seems to be getting worse . only...
9 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
My husband was diagnosed with vascular dementia 6 1/1 years ago he is now 63. He suffered a TIA and a massive seizure 3 1/2 years ago. What are the chances that he will suffer more seizures in the near future. What kind of a life expectancy can I expect?
5 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
Hi. I am looking for answers for my partner who suffers from debilitating pain in the back of his head. It has been continual for many years, varies from moderate to severe and leaves him dependent on very strong pain medication. No tests have shown anything to cause this and I m just wondering:...
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