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2 1 Tue, 2 Apr 2024
I am having high anxiety these day and on busbar. I am starting to have muscle twitching all over body and then it goes away different places. Also, I feel sensations like I am going numb but am not numb . It goes and comes to differnet places. I also have tightness on arms off and on. Should I...
2 1 Mon, 4 Mar 2024
I am sufferring from facial paralysis....in right side...i have done all the treatment...from renowned doctor in siliguri...dr nr halder...i have done physiotherapy also but result is zero...can i be cure...i cannot smile ...i cant do pouch.. do u have the treatment for this.
6 1 Fri, 16 Feb 2024
hi, i have a history of generalised epilepsy, and have recently started suffering from Panic attacks, probably from worry associated with my epilepsy. I have only suffered from seizures whilst waking up, but about 2 weeks ago i had my first fits whilst im awake. My blood tests returned a high...
8 1 Mon, 5 Feb 2024
Dear Dr. Meyer, I am a 29-year-old male, employed as a full-time researcher in the sciences. For a couple of years, I have noticed tingling in my fingers. (I wouldn t call it numbness.) There is no tingling in my feet, but sometimes I have a light tingling in my cheeks. I have also had brief...
16 1 Mon, 5 Feb 2024
I had a tbi from falling down stairs on 11/2009. I ve had one seizure on 7/2010. I ve been on dilantin(460 to keep blood level at 15) the entire time. My neurologist suggested switching to lamictal gradually. I m up to 300 mg. daily on way to 400 mg, then weaning off dilantin. This is scary for...
2 1 Mon, 5 Feb 2024
I was diagnosed about 2 years ago, the top my buttcrack/ tailbone area definitely gets achy, my #2 hurts as it passes, and just in general. Sitting, standing, I have to change things up to get comfortable. It usually happens before a break out. Should I be concerned with an infection in the...
6 1 Mon, 5 Feb 2024
My uncle had a brain stem hemorrhage stroke last thursday. He has since achieved stabilised breathing but still has a small percentage of ventilation support, his kidneys and bowels are functioning but he hasn t woken up. He appears to move randomly and also flickers his eyes now and then when...
15 1 Fri, 22 Dec 2023
31 year old female, about 5ft 8in and 150 pounds, nothing significant in my medical history - I have been sober for the last five years (if that makes a difference). I m having pretty severe symptoms of vertigo, over the last 6wks or so I d have minor symptoms, but starting this past the symptoms...
2 1 Wed, 20 Dec 2023
i was just looking. 37 years ago uncle sam gave me a med call parafon forte for spinal muscle pain when i had an incident that caused a 15 scoliosis in my lower back. i had asked my doctor about it three years ago and she said it was no longer made. i just wanted to know why.
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
Hi. I am a female aged 25. 5 months back, I was in a car accident which resulted in a compression fracture of the L1 vertebrae. I received surgery and after a lot of bed rest, I am on my feet again. Of course the back hurts every now and then, but what I am worried about is the fact my buttocks...
3 2 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
55 yr old nephew with neurological problems for a number of years; symptoms seemingly worsening; bed wetting and very frequent uncontrollable urination to clothing; falling; no more than 1-2 bites of food at mealtime; smoker who also craves sweets; slurred speech at times; family situation...
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
last october 8 my mother is turning off the faucet, suddenly she heard loud noise and felt something surging in her head. up until now the event reoccur almost 4 or 5 times per day. she now hear small sound then she told me that she felt something in her left hand and left foot
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
I had a two level fusion following a car accident, L2-L4. Also 1st metatarsal fusion in my left foot. How do I talk to two different surgeons in different practices about my pain, I want to be open and honest but with today s opiod epidemic I don t know how to go about pain management. It has...
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
I I have a 90 percent blockage on left side of brain stem already had a stroke 8 years ago had no insurance and can’t find anyone to help with my mobility and eye issues and don’t know what to do on blood thinners and don’t know how much longer I can deal with this have really bad Neropathy and...
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
I was hit in my head by my mom with dementia and Alzheimer s disease I was having headaches seen in the E.R. kept 8 days because the C.A.T. scan came back showing blood in my head I don t have complete amnesia, but I can t complete sentences and I forget a lot of things I say um um a lot when...
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
My husband was diagnosed with havinG had an is hemic stroke four years ago he is now 83 years old and essentially has no memory. He iis otherwise fully functional and never depressed. Is much like a very sweet 12 year old in many ways. I know tg He disorder will progress. What can i expect? Thank...
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
I have pain in my right leg and in my foot daily; is this sciatica pain; I exercise at least 1 hr. a day, do 4 1/2 mi. - burn at least 500 cal.- feel pain when resting -tingling. Have taken gabbapentin for nerve pain but don t like the sleepiness and not as good thinking. I apply ice, helps a bit.
2 1 Sun, 3 Dec 2023
calling about someone presents with left shoulder pain radiating from neck to left hand . saw dr gave shots , steroids and sling, some relief, however no mri. now 7 days at least after pain mri given. results held til mond. by dr visit. should he be tested for stroke? if so now to emergency room?
2 1 Wed, 29 Nov 2023
I have been on morphine for 9 years ever since my botched lumbar spinal fusion. I just got cut back to half of what I had been taking. Since then I have been experiencing chest, back and under arm pain on my left side should I worry or just get through it?
2 1 Wed, 29 Nov 2023
Brown-Séquard syndrome caused by radiation on the S2-L4 spine I have a 4-5 inch burn .25 inch deep left side of the lower spine Problems walking balance weakness both left leg and left arm tried all the time don t want to walk. Feel fine setting or in bed but I stand I hurt? Any doctors I can see
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