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"Definite punctate areas of white matter disease bilaterally in both parietal and junctional levels." What...More
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Reply: odd sensations in leg and occasionally elsewhere
Hi Charlie, The suggestion for an ortho surgeon was mainly to address both the back and knee in one appointment...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Spinal Cord & Dantroline
The Valium might help BUT try to convince your doctor for a "PRN" script with the agreement you will not exceed...More
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Reply: brain damage with no sign of it
This introduces a whole other issue. To have a breathing tube, they must sedate the person--kind of like a...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: To SusieM
hi, lifes -- i'm glad to hear from you but very sorry you're so sick right now. you are such a generous...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: non diabetic peripheral neuopathy
hi, richard -- you might take a look at these postings; they are all from this community ("neurology")...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: Air bubble in the brain of a 9 year old child with...
hello, A258789 -- i am so sorry that your son has had such problems. i can tell that you are frantic...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: Slurred speech no stroke
hello, S -- according to -- at ...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Thank you for all the resources you have provided. I will do as you suggested and continue to search for the...More
Posted by nyrican59
Reply: Anti-Epileptic Drugs and Long Term Side Effects
Hi, Results of an UNscientific anecdotal study, people have experienced LOW blood pressure in the first 3-4...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: I am a young adult that has completely lost energy...
Hi Roy, I am on my way out the door, so I can't write a full post right now. But I wanted to ask if you might...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Changes in White dura matter
Did he say dura white matter or dura white mater (1 t) ? White matter...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Strange Dizzy Spells
Thanks. That does sound like it might at least partly explain this. I'll keep it in mind. The dizziness I...More
Posted by claripossum
Strange Cluster of Symptoms
Unusual situation. Left to right eye movement causes ectopic beats and dizziness. What would cause this? I...More
Posted by canadiangal2
Recent neuro visit left me feeling more confused t...
37 Yr old female I have been referred to a major neuro center for further diagnosis by my neuro but my...More
Posted by jules1202
Reply: misidentifying colors
The brain is certainly a mystery sometimes! Have you ever seen the email with a paragraph using colored text on...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: is this serious
Hi, The scalp is highly vascular, meaning, it has many small blood vessels throughout the scalp. This is why...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Neurological Effects of THC (help)
First, this board is not run by physicians. However, I and a couple others on this forum have a professional...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: -- TO LIFES --
hi again, lifes -- i'm so glad to hear from you! i do plan to check in now and again to see if there...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: Concussion..need some help?
A head injury always needs evaluated, even without symptoms. It needs evaluated even more if you're having...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: lightheaded/numbness in head
Hi, You might want to read this: ...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Water bubble in brain
First, I'm very sorry to hear about your niece's condition. The brain is paradoxically a powerful organ of self...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: REALLY scared right now...
Dear TheLight, Some symptoms are referred to as "constitutional", meaning they can arise for many very different...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Tbi
Dear Lifes, Thank you so much for your reply!! It helps tremendously. He was very pleasant at the rehabs and...More
Posted by madog12
Extremely forceful yawning
I'm asking this question for my dad. Both me and my dad has this problem. However, I've managed to somewhat...More
Posted by An_255550
Reply: Fish oil for kids
Hi Alexneils3, First, all moms want the best for their kids. Often, our hearts and love drive our efforts to...More
Posted by lifes
Pain upon light touch
If you have pain upon touching your arms or legs lightly, think about seeing a neurologist.
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severe neuropathy
I had been falling easily for more than 10 years, sometimes falling hard enough to go to the ER. I cannot...More
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Diffuse hickening of the dura mater
Can anyone clarify for me what it means on an MRI that states, "diffuse thickening and enhancement of the...More
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Reply: No Long Term Memory = Lack of Human Connection
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