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7 1 5 hours ago
A friend of mine recently had emergency brain surgery due to hemorrhaging. Neurologist have him sedated heavily but he can still respond with small arm movements and hand gestures, although he is unable to move the left side of his body. He had surgery on the right side of his brain so I know...
6 1 5 hours ago
I was lying on my back and almost immediately after I turned onto my left side, the right side of my brain began to pulse. It was only temporary, ending almost as soon as I sat up. I thought it was a lack of oxygen so I began to take in deep breaths. It s gone now, but I m still a little concerned.
7 1 5 hours ago
Husband 85, had bladder cancer, 3 years ago, clear now, had heart surgery 35 years ago, had diphibilator placed 2 years ago, blood pressure runs low average (111/58), had cataract surgery 3 years ago. Blood tests reveal low on vitamin D, enlarged prostrate, stage 3 kidney disease, bit high on...
2 1 5 hours ago
Hi. I ve had a sore stiff neck for about a week. starting Thursday it started to get more painful. Today it is very painful at the base of my skull.. It feels swollen and tender and it hurts down my neck now too. Just recently it started to have a random nervy type of pain on one side. Wondering...
6 1 5 hours ago
hi doctor, i am jyothilekshmi. 28 years old now. i am sevrly sufferinh from back pain, after the detail check know that its a disk prolapse and spinal cord stenosis. i want know mor eabout this and also want to know the treatment methods plz help me so.....
6 1 5 hours ago
My friend has no feeling in his left leg and lost use of it and part of the right leg caused from radiation. It has affected the sense that tells him when to urinate and bowel movement and has to wear a depend. He is taking steriods and therapy, will his legs come back to full use.
6 1 5 hours ago
Hi.. I have undergone AVR 6 months back. I am using Acitrom as 2/2/3 mg. My PT values were progressive in the initial days. But from the past 2 months, values are dipping down (Eg - Test - 16sec; Control - 13sec; INR - 1.22). I was asked to avoid the leafy vegetables in my diet. Could you please...
5 1 5 hours ago
Hello, so after showering, in about 10-15 minutes after showering my Brain feels very dry like i can feel the inside of my head being dry like my eyes feel like i have steam or some sort of heat exerting from my eye s. This happens everyday and my Father tells me reduce the heat during showers...
6 1 1 day ago
Hi! I am 17yrs old, and suffering from giddiness for the past 4 days. I was having my periods during those days. But, now although the periods have stopped I m still suffering from giddiness. I ve also been engaged in sports for a couple of days. Please help.
6 1 1 day ago
Hi, i m 25 years old girl. I don t know exactly what s going on but I suddenly like blank for a second and when I realize I wasn t in the same stand I was a second ago. It happen quite frequent. Now, I had a feeling like suddenly blackout for 2-3 second while doing something. When this situation...
5 1 Mon, 12 Feb 2018
Hi. I m 13 & have been having migraines since I was 9. I didn t get them very often, but when I did, my right side would tingle and then go numb. Like, the whole side from the shoulder to my feet. After 2, I had a urine test, which came back normal. I had only 2 up until 1 month and a half ago. I...
1 0 Fri, 9 Feb 2018
my daughter is 19 and she within the last week has started to stutter. Having a very difficult time even saying a sentence. Was seen in the ER and they did a CT scan and nothing came up. She had two concussions when she was in high school and one about 4 months ago but just now doing this what...
2 1 Thu, 8 Feb 2018
my left leg suddenly goes kinda knumb after I stand on it for about 20 minutes especially if I am holding my baby , when I go shopping if I am moving its ok my toes are sometimes have like needles and pins also but not that often I am 5ft 10 ad weigh 196 lbs
2 1 Thu, 8 Feb 2018
Sir,I need 1 medicin that instant energy and mind work properly like when i take dexpoten then mind activ very firstly and hole body work very fast but dexpoten have side effect so i need another no side effect.please any medicin have or give me any suggesion.Thanks
2 1 Thu, 8 Feb 2018
I went to a salon the other day to have my hair lightened and it was a painful experienced a lot of pulling with the nots in my hair and washed about 7 times may scalp felt very sore afterwards but I woke up 2days after with my scalp feeling very tight and numb light I m wearing a wig or a...
2 1 Thu, 8 Feb 2018
Good morning, I read the info on vertigo and it seemed right on point, as I have had the symptoms described in th past they disappeared and of recent 2 weeks now have returned. The dizziness happens suddenly when I m lying down and or when repositioning lying or upon getting up or even while...
2 1 Thu, 8 Feb 2018
I have a swolen forehead which resembles a Klingon out of Star Trek. I have constant headache and this swelling is coming and going have recently had an MRI scan but waiting results. I keep passing out my family notices the swelling and it goes red towards the hairline any idea?
6 1 Thu, 8 Feb 2018
1 month ago I had a posterior lamendectomy to remove a non cancerous ependymoma tumor from my 4-6th cervical vertebrae inside my spinal cord. I am experiencing significant hair loss. Is this normal? If so, how long will it last and is there anything I can do to stimulate new growth?
6 1 Thu, 8 Feb 2018
Generally feel unwell - though symptoms largely not specific as vary over time. Lat week had pain in left side of lower abdomen, today have nausea. Feel as though am constantly running a slight temperature and suffer with periods of hot sweats - both at night and during the day. Am well past the...
6 1 Thu, 8 Feb 2018
Hi Doc, My husband (43 years) fell to ground and lost consciousness for 20-30 seconds. Later MRI scan indicated Secondary Canal Stenosis at C4 C5. there is a bulge in C4-C5. He feels lightness in the head some times. But, no pain. What is causing this, and what could be the possible treatment?
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