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11 1 Thu, 30 Dec 2021
im a 24 yr old male about 340 lbs i have an herinated disc l5 s1 pinch nerve im experiencing sum numbness or tingling in my legs n arms my chest feels heavy what is going on? i went to the doctor for acid reflux burning in my throat n i mentioned numbenss but they say its not do to the acid reflux.
11 1 Thu, 30 Dec 2021
Hello! My name is Barb Bolus. I have had GBS since 2000. I am 56 years old. Although I am still wheelchair dependent I can walk for 10 minutes with my MAFO s on. As I get older I am wondering about future risks and possible things I can do to avoid physical depletion. Foods to eat or avoid?...
11 1 Thu, 30 Dec 2021
I am being work-up for MS. I have 3 lesions on the brain and I have had a spinal tap done and awaiting results. I have not had an MRI of the spine. I have had a ACDF. If I had a MRI would the plating distort the images and not show spinal lesions. I have a huge problem with heat intolerance. When...
11 1 Thu, 6 May 2021
hi. my dad suffered a heart attack which caused severe brain damage. he is not responsive. he has been in this condition for 4 months now. this evening he s started to bleed from his mouth and about an hour ago from his nose as well. what does this mean?
6 1 Tue, 4 May 2021
Sir, My Mother (age 58, weight 60,blood pressure from last 20 years,) Has Bone TV in Spinalcord ,AKT4 is a medicine For 3 monts daily(4 tbs.)has been priscribed and she has taken this medicine,now she is taking AKT2 .I Just want to take second openion in Pune please suggest me a experienced...
12 1 Tue, 4 May 2021
my husband 43years was diagnosed tuberculosis meningitis in sep 2009. post that in 6months of 2nd line drugs he developed abscess on the right side brain and he was aspirated 2 times at the same place. culture came negative second time around and confirming mtb. suddenly the last 2mri s i find...
11 1 Tue, 4 May 2021
ive been getting head aches at the front and left side of my head my left ear is bunged up and nose i keep going dizzy and somtime slight blurred vision this has been hapening for 10 days at the start i was getting hot and cold like a fever that has stoped now i just get hot
6 1 Fri, 30 Apr 2021
I suffered an electric shock three weeks ago. I visited the ER and tests came back normal. My right arm was the point of entry for the current. It is very sore and has a pin and needles like sensation running through it. How long can I expect the pain to last? I am uninsured and nervous.
8 1 Fri, 30 Apr 2021
My father is in the hospital, 83 yo male, with symptoms including: confusion, doesn t know where he is one minute, but does the next; and doesn t know what year it is or finish his sentences, although he was very clear thinking about a month ago; chronic low sodium, ICP of 19, larger then normal...
6 1 Wed, 28 Apr 2021
i am feeling very much pain at the left side of my spinal near to the buttocks and i went to a doctor and he diagnosised that in my L5S6 position there is gap and due to that only i am getting some pain and he suggested me some exercises and i done it for 3moths and now it was stopped now i am...
15 1 Thu, 22 Apr 2021
i was watching telly in bed and when i stood up, i fell to the floor because i had no power in my left leg,I tried to get up and fell again, my leg had no tone or power no associated heaviness, tingling pain, no neurological symptoms such as memory loss, slurred speech, headache. i sat for a...
6 1 Thu, 22 Apr 2021
sir, my duaghter age 16 years having multiple sclorisis in brain deduct by MRI before treating og Epilepssy.Treatment was stop before 6 years as fits was under controll. she was poor in hand writting,poor in math , and still now half fits again start and constant 99 temprature. Kindly advise...
8 1 Wed, 14 Apr 2021
Hi, recently I have found out that I have hypothyroidism and a microadenoma in the left side of my pituitary gland. The microadenoma is 7mm in size and I have experienced many symptoms from losing hair, to memory loss. Is there a connection between the two and since I am only 27 years of age,...
7 1 Thu, 1 Apr 2021
Hello I am have spondilosis(sp?) And all my joints hurt and are swollen especially in my spine. I have died aspercream and all atheritis meds and and am on hydrocodone 10 mg but this is not helping id there any over the counter meds I can take also? Thanks
6 1 Tue, 30 Mar 2021
age:52 height:5 ,10 weight:80kg mri cervical-spine report fused c2-c3 vertebral bodies are seen,showing increased forward curvature.The disc space between them is vestigeal.There is also some oblique first degree anterior slip of c3 over c4 vertebra.The increased curvature because of their fusion...
11 1 Wed, 17 Mar 2021
CAN A TUMOR ON THE AORTA BE REMOVED?PATIENT IS 68 YEAR OLD DIABETIC HX. 5 FEET TALL 130 LBS. hAD STAGE ONE OVARIAN CANCER 6 MO. AGO. PATIENT HAS RECIEVED NO TREATMENT FOR STAGE ONE CANCER. PATIENT IS HAVING ALOT OF PAIN AT THIS TIME. WHAT CAN BE DONE?
6 1 Tue, 16 Mar 2021
Hi I am 42 years old. My weight is 70 kg and my height is 5 5 . I was diagnosed with cervical spondylosis 7 yrs ago. I had a therapy for 3 months after that. The pain on my back and shoulder is very eminent. Now I m experiencing a span of dizziness. Please advise how to cope with this. Am I going...
11 1 Fri, 5 Mar 2021
My brother aged 58 years is suffering grom MSA. I have consulted many Allopathic Docters and currently I m taking the treatment from the PGI, Lucknow under Doctor S. Pradhan since December, 2010. but no progress shown instead the disease is increasing gradually. symptoms: speaking problem,...
12 1 Mon, 1 Mar 2021
I am a 20 year old male. I have been experiencing these problems for the last year and very frequently in the last few months. Symptoms: passing out, forgetfulness, my brain shuts down my body and once I wake up from another passing out/shutting down episode, I feel paralyzed for a good 3-5 mins....
6 1 Mon, 1 Mar 2021
Hello I have a 10 year old daughter who was going down a slippery dip backwards whith a friend straddled across herlap. When she came off the end of the slippery dip her spine took the impact through her curved back with the weight of her friend. She has had MRI and bone scans. Xrays of the...
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