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I went to the ER on 8-10-17 with what I thought was a cold. Had a CT SCAN AND X-RAY. ER Dr told me that I have meningioma. I went the next day and picked up the CT scan and X-RAY. Found out thru the images that I have 2.. The ER Dr didn t give me much information. I m trying to find out more...
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I have neuropathy throughtout my whole body and I m looking for some medicine which can help me with the pain and that I won t get tardive dyskinesia from. I have an infusion pain in me for more than 10 years. Is there anything that can help me with this illness? I see a pain doctor about once a...
2 1 1 hour ago
I used to bus tables at a restaurant years ago; putting the tub of dishes on my right shoulder balancing it with my right hand and carrying the bus stand on my left; going from 1 table to another..setting the tub on my stand... When the tub was 3 levels high..time to go back of restuarant to the...
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Hi, My name is Geri and I major spinal surgery Jan. 26 2017. thisi included a scoliosis correction and many other Corrections of bones I cluding vertebrae and lumbar support. My body has changed shape. I have issues With my posture and frequency of Bowel Movements . It seems to be connected. Thanks
2 1 2 days ago
I have recently has numbness, light headedness and disiness in my had which lasted two days. Approximately two weeks ago. Today, the same symptoms returned but were more sever. In addition to the previous symptoms I had numbness in both legs from the knee down and arms from about mid humorous....
2 1 3 days ago
Hi, I am 45 yrs old and have noticed lately that I am becoming increasingly forgetful. I have trouble concentrating when someone is talking to me and after the conversation I am not able to recall what was communicated. I am also having difficulty connecting the dots in certain situations. It has...
3 1 Tue, 14 Aug 2018
Hi, My mother is taking wyosolone tablets for adrenal insufficiency.she is normal before but now she is having problem of forgetting and also she got confused each and every day.she is taking tuberculosis prevention tablets AKT 4regularly as prescribed by the doctor.whether this forgetfulness and...
2 1 Tue, 14 Aug 2018
Sister 65 yrs old got dizzy, fell several times during last two days. Quick onset, passes after a few minutes, slurred words, face looked droopy. Is currently in hospital. Have determined no stroke, although did not use contrast. Pulmonary tests negative. After many tests, medical conclusion is...
2 1 Tue, 14 Aug 2018
I am trying to figure out the white spots on my brain and why they are multiplying slowly. My blood test at Hospital Said periventricular microangiopathy changes had been identified and also last week when a trip to the ER happened.Could you please explain what this means.
2 1 Tue, 14 Aug 2018
my sister 66years age has had double aneurysm treated in the last 6 weeks. First one coiled and 2nd clipped ..why is there so much fluid still being drained from brain? They have replaced drain from lumber spine which is now infected back to brain and she s very confused.
2 1 Tue, 14 Aug 2018
Hi there, last night after about 6 hours of driving I felt/heard a pop in my head on the left side. I immediately became very hot (like a flush). This passed within a few minutes. I came home and went to bed. Today I feel light headed and some reflexes are slower. I feel like if it was a bleed or...
2 1 Tue, 14 Aug 2018
I have just felt my 20 month old baby s head has I do most days and felt a soft bit on his grown feels like a soft spot did. It is definitely recent has I ve always checked his head. He does head butt the floor and throws his head back even on had floors when he has a paddy, he doesn t sleep at...
2 1 Tue, 14 Aug 2018
My husband suffered a hemarogic stroke in the basal ganglia area. He had surgery to remove the clot the size of a kiwi. He opened his eyes after being in icu three weeks. He is now in a trach color and is in a long term rehabilitation center. He acknowledges me and other family members. He moves...
2 1 Tue, 14 Aug 2018
I have had a discomfort in my upper stomach. At one point I was on medicine for Ulcers. lately I have been experiencing dark poop. about 5 days now. several times I have felt a bit of dizziness. it happens very randomly. some times I will be ok for a month, and then feel dizziness episodes for 2...
2 1 Mon, 13 Aug 2018
Hello, I m 65yrs and had back surgery about 10yrs ago. I had rods, screws,plates inserted in my back. I have had some pain but not much until about two weeks ago, my rods and screws started protuding from under my skin and I have fluid coming out of the middle of my back? The color is pink, it...
2 1 Mon, 13 Aug 2018
Please explain this report in layman s terms. Thank you, MRI - OI/MRI CERVICAL SPINE W/O CONTRAST Axial imaging: C2/3: No Buldge. Spinal canal and foramina patent C3/4:2 mm uncovertebral spurring and bulge. Spinal canal patent 1 cm. Minimal left foraminal narrowing with patent right foramina...
2 1 Mon, 13 Aug 2018
MY HUSBAND HAD SURGERY LAST WEDNESDAY AND WAS DOING FINE THEY WERE GOING TO SEND HIM HOME THE NEST DAY.Ten i received a phone call the next day and he was hallucinating paronoin d and is still like this now.They said his sugar elevated but now all his levels are normal he has times of normalcy...
2 1 Mon, 13 Aug 2018
What does it mean when it says on your MRI for your cervical spine that you have grossly age appropriate parenchymal volume loss? It also says I have spinal stenosis there and in my lumbar with severe DDD along with facet atrophy? I do have several small and large tarlov cysts in my lumbar that...
2 1 Mon, 13 Aug 2018
I started out having to run to the bathroom more frequently for a couple of days. The the last two days Ifelt hot while at work yet with only the back of my head sweating and my arms cold (which is not usual for me). My temp was 96.8. I ve been light headed and having headaches upon waking. But I...
2 1 Mon, 13 Aug 2018
A few days ago, I had a sudden numbness come over my arms while I was unloading laundry from the dryer. About 15-20 minutes ago the same thing happened. I had just gotten off the couch and walked into the kitchen to get my iPad. When I went to sit down, the same sensation happened. This time i...
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