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  • 23 hours ago

    Extensive White Matter Disease

    I recently had an MRI with and without contrast. The results came back saying there was extensive white matter disease. T2 and Flair hyperintensities scattered in the white matter of both cerebral hemispheres, abnormal for patient's age and relatively severe. They said with the contrast there were no active lesions which ruled out active MS. But is this something they need to keep testing to find out what it is? Is there any cure for this?
  • 1 day ago

    Stress & tension

    How can I get rid of excessive tension in the muscles of my back? I meditate every day which usually helps, but this time it doesn't take away the tension.
  • 2 days ago

    Second opinion? Ideas on what this could be?

    4 months I have had lack of sensation on the ride side of my face on forehead, temple, and upper cheek. This problem first began with headaches which then turned into numbness of my entire right side of scalp, right nostril, forehead, and temple. However, these past 3 months the headaches have left and the numbness is now only in my right forehead, temple and upper cheek. I have had a brain CT scan, an lumbar and cervical mri with contrast, and blood work-complete panel with thyroid and vitamin levels....
  • Clippers? Anyone

    What is clippers disease. My son was just diagnosed
  • 3 days ago

    13yr boy has autistic meltdown type episodes that started last year

    I am not very good at asking for help. I tend to search every crevice for an answer, most have been found.As of late, I’ve learned the meaning of helpless. My son has changed, everyday I see it. I cant fix it & I feel like I’m losing him. Last year we moved from the only place he called home to Waynesboro pa. A few months later,after dealing with passing sadness & waves of home sick crashing around us, my son began having these episodes that are best described as an autistic type meltdown....
  • 10 days ago

    Have had serious Falls

    Have had 3 serious falls , one the worst - I fell before i knew what was happening - I hit myself on the back of my Head- and soft area behind left shoulder - -was working for a well known company - they igmored the fall, and I let it go -- hoping I would live - - in about a week, I had a rainbow neon circle in one eye - in a couple months I had muscle spasms in onee shoulder -- eventually both shoulder-at the same time -- -another fall. I fell with no way to catch myself on my right side , my head....
  • 11 days ago

    6 ER Visits, one nerve block, and still no answers

    After 6 ER visists, one nerve block, and one night stay in the hospital my husband is still very ill. He has a severe headache, vomiting, sometimes numbness on one side of his body, slur speech, not able to communicate well, and says things that don't make sense. He has no fever but feels very warm. CT was negative, MRI with out contrast did not show anything. The neurologist does not care that my husband symptoms are getting worse and just treats it like a migraine. He has not even looked at....
  • 11 days ago

    Help-160+ "head rushes" or "brain zaps" everyday!

    Hi Folks – I’m a 49 year old male and starting in May this year, I started experiencing some very weird “head rushes” or “head zaps” as I have seen other folks make reference to. I’m now 4 months in and they are continuing - getting worse and more frequent. I actually know exactly when I had the first one – I was on holidays and departing the hotel and I got this head rush that was very sharp and lasted only a few seconds. It felt like someone stuck a needle in my brain full of adrenaline. I could....
  • 11 days ago

    Sickle cell anemia and hemiparesis

    How does sickle cell anemia cause left sided hemiparesis and how exactly do you go about treating it? It's a case I'm reading and their CBC shows Hb 7g/dl, MCV 80fl, WCC 10x(1010)^9/L and Platelets 200x(10)^9/L and their CT scans shows brain infarcts
  • 11 days ago

    Hemiparesis Full Left Side w/Clear MRI and CT

    Thought I was having a stroke due to paralysis of my left side, arm, leg, trunk and neck with partial dullness to my face but had full facial movement. Rushed to the ER and admitted with TIA (which was later dismissed, an EMG/NCV is scheduled) MRI and CT was clear. Had been having headaches off an on for a few weeks (and a couple years), no migraine and no headache the day of the "event". Joint pain along with swelling in my left first finger and sometimes left thumb for about 6 months....