Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi

Neurology
Covington, IN
25 years experience

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Neurology

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
More info: Need more info, did u have high bo before ?. Usually high BP does not give headache contrary to common belief. Need more description of headache. If t... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Yes: First diagnosis has to be confirmed, then your doctor may decide to look for cause.
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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
See doctor: Rule out disease like carpal tunnel syndrome, radiculopathe, neuropathy and vascular problems.
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A member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Many: Most of the time it is unknown. There is along list for causes. Let your doctor decide.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
See below: Usually it is from atherosclerosis, then control of hypertension, lipid abnormality, stop smoking, diabetes, obesity, cardiac control anti platelet ag... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
See a neurologist.: There are many ways to treat acute as well as prophylactic treatment. See a neurologist. Treatment is individualized and is sometimes on trial and err... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Type: Headache means pain in head. There are many types of headache, migraine is ine type which has characteristic presentation, tension headache, cluster h... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Take a video: Take a video and show it to your doctor. Although unlikely check your blood sugar.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
More questions: Need to know character, duration, quality, aggravating, relieving factors, associated symptoms. Etc. Could be pinched nerve anywhere from spine to arm... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Depends: Other than cosmetic disfigurement, treatment depends on what it does to other tissues or organs.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Sleep diary: Keep a sleep diary and note down time on bed, time of sleep, wake up time, same for day time sleeping. You may want to see a sleep specialist. Insomni... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Need more info: This needs detailed investigation, could be blood supply problem to brain. Spinal cord problem. See your doctor soon.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Depends: Depends on the medicine.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Yes: Some type of epilepsy cause come, coma means absence of meaningful response to external stimuli like sound, pain etc.
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Chemical way.: Anti epileptics work at molecular level by controlling ionic channel gate in cell membrane like na, k, ca, nmda. Etc thereby altering excitability of ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Yes: Some patient exhibit psychogenic dystnia also.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Manometer: Neurosurgeon inserts a small tube in the ventricle of brain(normal cavity in brain) other end is connected to a device which reads pressure.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Sometimes: Sometimes both are present. Look for other when one is found.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Many: Like tumor, meningitis, bleeding, venous sinus thrombosis, pseudo tumor cerebrum etc to mention a few.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Many: Definition of the word injury is important. Spinal cord can be damaged by trauma, compression, infection, decreased blood supply, autoimmune disorder ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Many ways: If the cause of foot drop can be treated then abnormal sensations can be controlled. Various drugs like neuron tin, cymbalta, (duloxetine) tegretol, e... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
See below: Aphasia is disorder of language (loosely called speech). Dyslexia is problem of writing, reading.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Slow death of nerve : Death of Dopamine secreting nerve cells in substantial migra area, later on wide spread slow death of nerve cells in the brain. What causes death of n... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Yes: There are different classes of arnold charred malformation.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
No special way: Usually when one muscle contracts then oppositly acting muscle relax and there are other muscles that holds the joint in correct position. Same muscle... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Many: Tingling need to be evaluated in details as there are several causes from rt. Brain lesion, epilepsy, some type of stroke to peripheral nerve lesion l... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Few: Sudden bending or turning of head, regular exercise of neck muscles, avoiding certain action that triggers torticollid.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Buccolingual: Mostly cheek, lips, oral, face, tongue muscles.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Stroke: If untreated will give stroke, TIA has to be diagnosed as to cause like narrowed artery, blood clot, differentiating from other causes like seizure, m... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Many: Many causes like parkinsonism, some essential tremors etc. Diagnosis is mostly by clinical examination.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Many diseases: Exact mechanism for stereotype moments is not well understood, some diseases like tremors, psychogenic movement, parkinsonism etc.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Tone of the muscle: When paralyzed muscle shows increased one type of tone then it is callers spastic paralysis.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Many: Unknown is most common, some causes like stroke, infection, tumor, trauma, drugs including alcohol, cardiac irregularity, sudden lowering of blood pre... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Variable: Normal to depressed, anxious, temperamental etc.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Variable: Depending on type of damage to brain treatment is planned from nothing to surgery.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Clinical: By type of headache and accompanied other features pointing to brain stem, cerebellar dysfunction helps doctor to diagnose. There are no definite test... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Nerve lesion: Carpal tunnel, pinched nerve in neck plexus disease etc. See a neurologist.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
None is the best tre: Steroids, symptomatic treatments have been tried. The response varies from patient to patient also the cause of arachnoid iris may be a factor, eg epi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Sciatica: Let your doctor confirm the possible diagnosis of sciatica, investigate for cause and then will be able to treat.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
No: Spinal cord and around it normally and is called cerebrospinal fluid csf.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Depends on type: Some headaches like migraine, hemicrania, vascular problems like aneurysm can be on one side- just to mention a few. See a neurologist.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Migraine?: Unilateral headache with some autonomic features could be migraine, cluster headache, hemicrania continua, intracranial problem like peri seller area,... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Sleep Evelyn: Let a sleep specialist evaluate your sleep. Many possibilities.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Neuropathy.: Peripheral neuropathy is likely. Let your doctor decide cause of it, differential diagnosis and treatment.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Depends: It depends on clinical features. Tension headache is not life threatening. Other headache lasting for five days need to be investigated.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
No: It does not help for aneurysm but may help a little for headache but is not advisable.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Not simple: Depends on type of dystopia, underlying disease causing dystopia. Like dystnia from carpal tunnel is likely to go away when cts is treated successfull... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
May be: Some people get caffeine withdrawal headache. But it is not normal to get addicted to caffeine.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Are you diabetic .: Diabetes can cause thoracic radiculopathe where pais sometimes non radiating. Some other causes other than diabetes in spine can cause.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Depends: All structures of foot from skin to bone can give pain. Also nerve damage from spine to foot can give foot pain, blood supply problem too. Get it chec... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Joshi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Joshi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, this checklist was so helpful
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Your answer made me feel good, thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

M. S. University of Baroda Medical College, India
Graduated 1971MD

Medical/Graduate school

unknown
Graduated 1998MD
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