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2 1 Sat, 2 Sep 2023
Stable anterior spinal listhesis at L3-4 of 2 mm, Stable scoliosis with the convexity pointing the left and the apex at approximately L3. There is again lateral subluxation of L2 to the right, Diffuse discogenic degenerative changes. What is the prognosis here and is surgery the only remedy?
2 1 Sat, 2 Sep 2023
Hi, Last month when I went to the hospital with excruciating pain in the back of my spine, the doctor said that pushed the disc and hit the nerve(IVDP). It has been a month now on bed rest. Now the pain is less. But there is a little pain. What to do next?
2 1 Mon, 21 Aug 2023
Hello, I suffer from back pain and Pherilheal Neuropathy. I can t walk and I m always in pain from my legs. Can you tell me what I can take for the pain. I currently take Hydrocodone 10.325 mg. and Lyrjca75 mg, also Baclofen 10 mg, they don t take my pain away. Is there anything else I can take?...
2 1 Mon, 21 Aug 2023
Great grandson has had two seizures within 3 hour of each other/ Taken to hospital by ambulance both times. Both with violent shaking, with like foaming in the mouth and real shallow breathing. Thought he was dead, but then saw movement. Total weakness or out of it. Sent home from hospital after...
2 1 Mon, 21 Aug 2023
Hi Iv e been diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN), with more description of symptoms coming to my pain specialist...he has suggested I also/or suffer from Taroxysmal Hemicrania (TH). Have done some researching, do now notice significant symptom resemblances!! However, I have...
2 1 Mon, 21 Aug 2023
I had a mini stroke last week, I’ve been home for about 4 days. Out of nowhere this evening I began having the same feeling that I had with the stroke so I headed toward the hospital but by the time I got here I began to feel a little better. Should I still get looked at?
9 1 Thu, 3 Aug 2023
hi, i am suffer lumber spondilities, mri show l5-s1 disc effected.vit-d levels 27.3&vitb-12 is 287.9pg/ml previous medicine used gabapin 3oomg3 times with pain killer,now used nurokind plus one tab/day &?cal.sachit used. plz advise best doctor in delhi and medicine suggested for relief for pain
12 1 Wed, 2 Aug 2023
my husband has had pins and needles in his left arm today he says that he thinks he has a slight indigestion feeling and he has felt quite dizzy and light headed ... his pulse is normal he is not clammy at all and his palour is normal should he go to get his heart checked at casualty or not ? he...
11 1 Tue, 20 Jun 2023
A strip (two vertebrae) near my middle backbone are dark red (like a bruise). I don t know how this happened, my guess is from sitting very wrong against the wall for too long. It hurts to touch, but only then. How do you suggest immediate treatment seeing as I m flying today (plane) and...
2 1 Mon, 5 Jun 2023
I received the following diagnosis: Spondylolisthesis of lumbar region, Radiculopathy of lumbar region, Spinal stenosis in lumbar region and Other intervertebral disc displacement in thoracic and lumbar regions. Aren’t these all basically the same?
2 1 Mon, 5 Jun 2023
I Have sciatica, will Lyrica help in a lower dose what are the different doses, and Im afraid of the side affects , i dont want bad ones as i work during the day,, my doctor prescribed me Gabapentin 300mg Cap. and i read the side affects just so terrible i told him im not taking it,,, Please...
11 1 Fri, 2 Jun 2023
Hi am jyotsana 46 years old,my height is 4 8 ,my weight is 63kg and my pain is 24 hours.I cant walk or stand for more than 5 finally I went for a MRI scan. My report says:L4-L5 disc shows diffuse posterior herniation and with significant facets joint arthropathy(causing mild anterior...
11 1 Thu, 1 Jun 2023
Hi, Good Morning. My father is 65 years old. He is a sugar patient. Last week he fainted and fell down for 3 times. We suggested a consultant and he said to take the MRI scan. The scan result identified that small calcified granuloma in the brain. Please let me know what is the treatment for...
14 1 Thu, 1 Jun 2023
How do you test for symmetrical neuropathy? My father is 80 years old, approx. 5 6 and 160 lbs. He has always been active until a few months ago. He has developed pain in both thighs that hurts when he rises from a sitting position and when he climbs steps.
2 1 Thu, 1 Jun 2023
I just seen a neurologist for the first time today. I wasn t comfortable because it was a man and he asked me if I lose my batter an i lied. It has taken me over a year to get in. I m so mad at myself. I be been walking with 2canes for 2 years now and I walk hunched over i am losing muscle use...
219 1 Tue, 30 May 2023
TIA or drug interaction? Hi. I would like to describe an event that happened two nights ago which could have been an episode of TIA, and value your opinion. BARE FACTS AS I CAN RECALL THEM. My husband & I each have an upstairs and downstairs apartment. They are not inter-joined. You get from 1...
7 2 Wed, 3 May 2023
My husband has been diagnosed with diabetes. We have managed it through diet. One of the things he has been experiencing (which caused us to find out he was diabetic) was a dizziness and imbalance. He does not get sick to his stomach or nauseated. He s had an MRI to rule out ear problems and...
12 1 Wed, 3 May 2023
my 33 yr old daughter had a lumbar puncture in the ed 1 month ago. She was hospitalized forr a week with severe head ache, and left leg pain. She had a blood patch done by an anesthesiologist. She still limps some, has been getting better, but now has loss of bladder control, muscle spasams in...
9 2 Wed, 3 May 2023
My 19 year old daughter was diagnosed with Lowness Ganong Levine Syndrome last night at the ER after she fainted and had a seizure. She is very anxious and scared that there will be another episode and her pulse rate is abnormal. Should she go back to a heart hospital?
6 1 Wed, 3 May 2023
Hi, my mother has Lewy Body dementia, on namenda, aricept and risperadone. She has started sweating but no fever and body is clammy. Almost like a hypoglycemic patient. Can you please tell me if this is a complication of te Lewy body or probably something else..Thank you
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