Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jonathan Dissin

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
See below: Abscesses are more common in males, usually.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
High BP: You are correct, the 117 is high. However, a number of factors contribute to bp, and pain is one of them. When you are suffering with pain, especially ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Migraine related: Chronic migraine patients frequently demonstrate MRI abnormalities consistent with chronic ischaemic change. We frequently will add either Plavix (clo ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Maybe, maybe not: I assume the scan was a mri. I also assume you have had no symptoms of a stroke. This is not uncommon. You should have the MRI abnormality investigate ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
No: Huntington disease is a slowly progressive neurodegenerative disorder that is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. It affects men and women equ ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Multiple ways: During the fall, if the brain is thrust against the boney skull, it can be injured producing a small hemorrhage. A second mechanism, the bridging vein ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
No: Vertigo is usually the symptom of middle ear dysfunction and more rarely a manifestation of inadequate blood flow to the brainstem. Small bumps on the ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
You need Help!: Call your mental health crisis center now! trying to starve yourself to death is prolonged and unpleasant. There is help for you, all you need to do i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Nerve damage/disease: You have normal conduction in both motor and sensory nerves that were tested. Additionally the muscles tested during the EMG did not demonstrate abnor ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
See below: Any large teaching or community hospital can treat a patient with gbs if they offer the following capabilities: neurologic consultation 7 days/week, a ... Read More
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