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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Comments: Would suggest you likely have either an upper respiratory tract infection or asthma, and this could readily be controlled. The cough probably exacerb... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Not from MS: You could be having a reaction to Plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) and this needs to be explored. You may have a urinary tract infection, or kidney is... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Vertigo: This could be a viral labyrinthitis, but could be an initial attack of Meniere's, or sinusitis. Need to be wary of falling with additional trauma. C... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
You bet it could: About 65 % of ms patients experience some cognitive issues, and emotional lability and inappropriate behavior can be an issue. Symptomatic medication... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
See below: Enough head impact to cause loss of consciousness, loss of memory, or a combination of both.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
You may have orbital myokymia which usually is benign and self-limited and associated with fatigue, eye strain, stress, etc. But the persistence over... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Complex challenges: You describe issues in multiple joints, presumably not caused by trauma. Raises concerns of an inflammatory arthropathy. Need to start with visit to... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Unlikely: Due to resolution of a ct scan, many small aneurysms may not be seen, and, by far, the MRI would be far better, but again, it might take gadolinium. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
NASTY: An incurable disease causing death of motor neurons in brain and spinal cord, which results in weakness, muscular atrophy, fasciculations of muscles, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
Dr. Colantino's advice is appropriate, and since you are so focused on many non-specific symptoms, it would behoove your to objectify all of this by a... Read More
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