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6 1 Wed, 11 Sep 2019
My son is 13. He s recently been very tired, wanting to sleep all the time. He says he feels fine, that he s not depressed, etc. He s generally in a great mood, but just unusually tired. My husband thinks he s going through a growth spurt. Should he be seen by his doctor?
12 1 Wed, 11 Sep 2019
I think I am self diagnosing femoral tremors... but want to ask. I am male, 65. Average weight. When I stretch my arms my left arm will shake uncontrolably, I use a my left hand to operate a mouse... I find that tremors are causing me to miss my click at times. Intricate finger control for small...
6 1 Wed, 11 Sep 2019
My MRI of the lumbar area showed 2 disc bulges. One between the L4-L5 and another between the L5 and S1. Also mentioned was disc desiccation from the T12-L4 levels. I don t know what this means. ALso mentioned was mild facet arthrosis from the L4-S1. What does this mean? I am 30 years old female....
6 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
I am having this sever neck pain, back pain,pain in my inner thighs...also I feel like my head is spinning and I might fall if I dnt get the support of something.also I fail to hold even a cup of tea and plates irrespective of the temp and weight and it feels it will fall down from my hand. my...
6 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
my friend had fainted jsut after waking up, one morning. on taking him to a hospital, we discovered taht he had blood clots in his brain, due to very high blood pressure, he had had a surgery on 2nd january, and he hadnt been conscious since then. doctors say, that he is brain dead. is there any...
6 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
I noticed a few weeks ago that my 15 year old son was with us eating at a restraunt and when he was eating he was shaking guite a bit like a old man putting food onto his fork to eat. This concerns me. I did noticed when he was younger he was getting his ears or eyes tested and he had to hold his...
6 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
Hi. The last two mornings I wake up and feel dizzy. When I stand to walk I drift to the right. It is not vertigo, it is lightheadedness. It takes a few hours to go away. When I turn my head right to left I can feel it linger. Have not checked orthostatic b/p yet, however, it seems to last too...
6 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
My 26 year old daughter was diagnosed with a Complex Migraine after a brain scan and Lumbar Puncture came back normal (Friday). She returned to the ER on Saturday with severe neck pain - unable to move up/down or left/right. After IV pain meds, she was told that possible fluid leaked from...
6 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
19 yrs.5feet 6 inches.78kg.female. i have a calcified granuloma in the right part of my brain...causing minor my left leg gos numb sometimes.i wanted to know if there is any other solution apart from taking medicines for it for 3 taking carbamazepine extended release tablets
7 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
6 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
hi, good afternoon , i would like to ask, actually i have a friend now in artificial coma after a heart seizure , in one of the hospital s n the US , for like almost a month now , it was since dec. 9, and he has not been brought back yet, will there be any memory loss in case the doctors will...
8 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
hello Doctor , i am from INDIA , my mother underwent MRI scanning we found a blood clot at spinal-cord ,the Doctors said no problem they can cure by medicines and today they asked us to check with Hematologist , is there any problem regd this kindly let me know wat to do ....
7 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
Hello, my son is 37 years of age and just got out of surgery today. He has a brain tumor. They took most of it out but some is still there. They have only gotten a partial report back from the pathology report saying it is a Grade 3 tumor and that he will have to have treatments. They have not...
7 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
my grandma has a really warm feeling start in her head and go all through her body to her toes and she said it is the worst feeling ever. and it hurts in her legs when this happens. she is 86yrs old. her feet are swellling really bad also but she takes water pills. and she cant remember things...
5 1 Mon, 9 Sep 2019
Hello doctor. I got the paragard IUD inserted a couple of weeks ago and for about a week I was getting severe cramps but the cramps stopped for a couple of days. Then all of a sudden I started to get random spasms of awful pain in my tailbone that lasted about a week and a half. The pain is not...
7 1 Mon, 9 Sep 2019
hi there my partner has just left hospital after having a subarachniod hemorrhage from a burst blood vein, he was also diagnosed with 2 very small aneurysms however these are not treatable due to the size of them. we get married in october and was planning on going away for a honeymoon will he be...
7 1 Mon, 9 Sep 2019
I am a 46 yo female. I had a CVA in 2006, 2007 an MRI showed 1 menegioma less than 1 cm. In 2010 another MRI showed that same Tumor at just over 2 cm and 2 more smaller ones in different areas. The 2 cm Tumor is in the left cerebellum attached to a major blood vessel. My symptoms are dizziness,...
7 1 Fri, 6 Sep 2019
I have tonsilitis at the moment, and I keep getting shooting, severe what can only be described as period cramps in the middle of my spine. It s really strange, painful and uncomfortable. It only started with the tonsilitis, but is it related and what is it?!
6 1 Fri, 6 Sep 2019
my son is suffering from covulsions followe by low body temperature like 99F and he has also a benign cyst in his brain .His age is now 3 years and he is taking valparine 200 ( 5ml two times daily) from his 2 years of his age .Also his lever function tests are carried out at regular intervals of...
7 1 Thu, 5 Sep 2019
Hello Doctor...i had an episode of seizures after which i was on Tab tegretol.after 2 years i was weaned off n stopped but after a couple of years i got another episode n was started on Tab eptoin 200mg its been 7 years n am still continuing with it.but i havent consulted my doctor in the...
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