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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi

Neurology
Covington, IN
24 years experience

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Neurology

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224 Answers
227 Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type of dementia. Prion disease ends life very fast few months.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Improvement: This medine works best for stiffness, then slowness of movement, then tremor. You need to be monitored for effectiveness and side effects by your doct... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Yes: It can happen depending on type of aphasia.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Probably not: Feeling pain intensity is very subjective, i usually engage patient in conversation so their attention is diverted, sometimes recruitment analysis can... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Ass below: Best way to find is to see a neurologist, genetic disorder specialist. They have to consider lot of factors before considering expensive genetic testi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
As below: Dysphasia means trouble in swallowing, aphasia means trouble in language.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Not a cure: Epidural inj is relieving pain supposedly by reducing swelling and other mechanism. In my practice I do not recommend to have more than 3 injections. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
No wait: Tingling can be caused by minor cause to life threatening cause. See your doctor soon.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
See doctor: Your doctor may need to evaluate. Neurotically problem is likely including swallowing evaluation.
A member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Sciatica: Let your doctor confirm the possible diagnosis of sciatica, investigate for cause and then will be able to treat.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Yes: Mostly sensory type also can cause myelopathy.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Not really: Some times after bell's palsy the nerve on regeneration can cause twitching. There are treatment, see a neurologist. This is not a life threatening.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Many causes: See a neurologist. Few causes to mention are dm, alcohol, pinched nerve in back, other endocrine or nutritional defeciency etc etc. There is a very lo... Read More
A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Cause ?: Depends on the exact cause of foot drop, duration of foot drop, associated conditions etc.
A member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
See doctor: Rule out disease like carpal tunnel syndrome, radiculopathe, neuropathy and vascular problems.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Many: Usually cocktail of medicines are given, from ergot derivatives to narcotics like Dilaudid etc .Along with other medicines.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Many: Some are born with. Some get herniated disk, spondylosis, tumor etc.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
See doctor: Other cause could be coronary- hheart attack. Need more description but see a doctor soon.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Difficult: Headache requires extensive history, examination and testing. It is not that straight forward.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Yes: First diagnosis has to be confirmed, then your doctor may decide to look for cause.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
May be: Some people get caffeine withdrawal headache. But it is not normal to get addicted to caffeine.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Yes: Cyst can grow. Acm 1 can get worse compressing nervous tissue.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
No: Spinal cord and around it normally and is called cerebrospinal fluid csf.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Radiculopathe: Most likely pinched nerve in back. See your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Many: Most of the time it is unknown. There is along list for causes. Let your doctor decide.
A member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Nerve problem: Carpal tunnel is one cause besides many other. See your doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Both: Heart supplies blood to brain to work and brain regulates heart rate, blood pressure etc.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Variable: No definite rule. It all depends on what area of central nervous system is involved. Some areas can be silent clinically
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Depends on cause: Depending on the cause treatment is decided.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
No: Not death but may get disabled.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Many: Many causes like parkinsonism, some essential tremors etc. Diagnosis is mostly by clinical examination.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Many diseases: Exact mechanism for stereotype moments is not well understood, some diseases like tremors, psychogenic movement, parkinsonism etc.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Few: Sudden bending or turning of head, regular exercise of neck muscles, avoiding certain action that triggers torticollid.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Yes: Some patient exhibit psychogenic dystnia also.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
No: It does not help for aneurysm but may help a little for headache but is not advisable.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Yes: There are different classes of arnold charred malformation.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Tone of the muscle: When paralyzed muscle shows increased one type of tone then it is callers spastic paralysis.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Depends: Depends on the medicine.
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
See below: Aphasia is disorder of language (loosely called speech). Dyslexia is problem of writing, reading.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Migraine?: Unilateral headache with some autonomic features could be migraine, cluster headache, hemicrania continua, intracranial problem like peri seller area,... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Sleep Evelyn: Let a sleep specialist evaluate your sleep. Many possibilities.

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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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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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