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brain damage with no sign of it
Hi, I am looking for answers, answers my doctors can't give us. Long story short my grandfather went in for...More
Posted by berenicee09
Spinal Cord & Dantroline
I am a 72 y.o. woman. Since about 1999 I would sporadically get stiffness in my legs. In 2008 the Mayo...More
Posted by helen44923
To SusieM
Hi Susie, I'm pretty sick so I very much appreciate you helping with questions. I hope I'll be better soon, but I...More
Posted by lifes
non diabetic peripheral neuopathy
does anyone know of a forum to discuss pn? What are the side affects of steroids for neuopathy? Talk about a...More
Posted by 07richard
Air bubble in the brain of a 9 year old child with...
My son has a shunt which has failed twice. The shunt has been relocated to another side of his brain, but he...More
Posted by An_258789
Slurred speech no stroke
I have Slurred speech, protein in urine, weight loss and equilibrium is off (when I walk with a glass of water I...More
Posted by satwiz
21 YEARS WITH BRAIN INJURY AND STILL NO CURE?
My now 22 year old daughter whom had a car accident at the age of four lost brain matter and lost her usage...More
Posted by nyrican59
Anti-Epileptic Drugs and Long Term Side Effects
Hello, Can the use of anti-epileptic drugs have long term side effects, specifically, in the area of the...More
Posted by mkmomto2
I am a young adult that has completely lost energy...
I have been experiencing a number of symptoms over the last year, all of which I think to be related, but...More
Posted by royhillman
Changes in White dura matter
PT is FIL age 88, being treated for mild/moderate dementia. First MRI. Today doc says there are changes to...More
Posted by An_258081
Strange Dizzy Spells
Hi, I'm new here, 31 F. For the last... almost six years, I have been having these odd dizzy spells...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
is this serious
I fell last August and had 4 staples in my head well since then I have some symptoms with sleeping always...More
Posted by An_256919
Neurological Effects of THC (help)
Hello WebMd. I'm aware that this is a rather controversial topic, but I'm hoping to get only professional and...More
Posted by An_256865
-- TO LIFES --
hi, lifes -- you've probably noticed that i haven't been around for some time. i was having problems...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Concussion..need some help?
A week ago I hit the top of my head pretty hard. On the top of my right side of my head. It did not knock me...More
Posted by agirl2013
misidentifying colors
When playing games online, I've noticed several instances of me looking at a color but having a different...More
Posted by philabuster
lightheaded/numbness in head
for the past month I've been experiencing lightheadedness that I can only describe as slightly numbing...More
Posted by domino3
Water bubble in brain
My niece ( 21 ) has got water bubbles in her brain. She got operated twice but there are bubbles which could...More
Posted by An_255964
REALLY scared right now...
On Feb. 13th, I went to the emergency room for headaches and chest pain with weird pins and...More
Tbi
My husband had a fall 6 months ago and has a traumatic brain injury . He is home and is functioning very well....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
Fish oil for kids
Hello, I started giving my 6 year old son Carlson very finest fish oil less than a year ago. I give him...More
Posted by alexneils3
severe neuropathy
I had been falling easily for more than 10 years, sometimes falling hard enough to go to the ER. I cannot...More
Posted by editor1943

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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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numbness in left tricep to last two fingers
I was told was born with two extra upper ribs.What is this condition called?
Posted by jackolope56
HUSBAND WITH AIR ON HIS BRAIN
Does anyone know the procedure to removing air on the brain? its a very tiny spot. his doctor said alot of...More
Posted by katiemae166

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