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Dr. Ian Stein

Neurology
Holtsville, NY
22 years experience

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Neurology

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English

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Many: Options include vestibular therapy. Other options include medicines like antivert (meclizine). You may try brandt darrof exercises.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Stay healthy: Good sleep diet and exercise.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
See a neurologist: Many possible causes. Stroke is a possibility . Also in a case like this we worry about a neuromuscular problem li myasthenia. The best way to l ow is... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
IV: An intravenous dose of ativan (lorazepam).
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Very rare: Usually they are just followed unless it is causing a problem like seizures.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Time course: It depends on the time course. If otis rapidly progressive see a neurologist right away as this may be assign of a disorder known as guillian bare.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Alternate: Alternates include acupuncture, biofeedback, botox.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Doctor: You should see a neurologist who will examine you for secondary causes of memory loss.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Lipid build up: There is alipid build up in the kidneys and in the blood vessels feeding the kidneys.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Progressive dementia: Usually a rapidly progressive dementia is seen.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Blood clot: Usually a clot that occluded a blood vessel to the brain. It usually comes from a plaque on the carotid artery or the heart.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
It is not transmitte: It is not typically a heriditary or infectious disease. No one knows the exact cause.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Vestibular system: In the ear there are fluid filled canals the sense motion. In motion they sense movement while the eye don't this causes motion sickness.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Short: If it is true motion sickness it should only be short period of time.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Tension: It is likely a tension headache but you should see a doctor to have your neck examined to be sure you don't have a herniated disc.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Info needed: There are many causes. It may be coming from the nerves. There are many causes of nerve problems. It would depend on your age and the history. Other s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Disc: It may stretch muscle and relieve tension of the discs.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Hand and legs: May have pain. Numbness inter hands. A progressive enlargement may result in leg weakness and urinary difficulties.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Trains new paths: There are pathways in the brain that conduct spoech a stroke affects these areas. Therapy establishes new paths.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Medicine: Mutiple seizures are usually treated with medications. Other options include surgery bagel nerve stimulation and kerogen oc diet. Status is an emerge... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Lp: An LP looking for increased white cells and low glucose levels. Gram stains will show the organisms.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Dementia: Mad cow disease in humans is typically referred to cruzfeld jacob disease symptoms is are a rapidly progressive dementia and jerking movements.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Nonconvulsive: Its usually a seizure withou shaking. Usually manifests as staring.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
4 limbs: Spastic weakness of all 4 limbs.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Imaging and exam: 1st step is the physical exam will show signs like weakness and stiffness. Urinary problems too. Imaging like a ct or MRI wil confirm.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Pain: Its usually a sharp pain in one side of the face.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Many: Botulism toxin is the best known.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Shunt: It is usually treated with a surgery the shunts fluid out of the brain usually into the abdomen.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Neck: You should have your neck checked for a disc herniation.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Nerve: It is an acute nerve disorder that may follow a cold or stomach virus. There is usually a weakness that starts at the torres and spreads up.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Many: It depends on the extent of pain you may try medications and rehab however if the pain is severe you can see a pain management doctor for an epidural ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Many reasons: Bacterial menningitis usually results in pus in the meninges which causes damage it also affects the blood vessels which can cause strokes.
A member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Neuropathy: You should get yourself evaluated for neuropathy. Also the spine should be looked st.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Yes: Cerrain symptoms like tremors can be helped. More common now is deep brain stimulation.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Vestibular system: Many causes. It may be an inner ear problem. In a person with risk factors tias is a consideration.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Falls: Usually starts with falls swallowing difficulties are also seen.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Mutiple: Depends on the type. Nisseria which is seen in college students is usually the respiratory spread.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
See a doctor: It may be related to a neuropathy however you should also have the circulation to your legs checked.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Usually not: Usually arachnoid cysts are benigng. Chiaris are not life threatening but can cause neurological problems.
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes there are many medications. Other options include vagal nerve stimulator ketogenic diet and surgery.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Lower back: It may be coming dom the lower back. Either a disc or compression at the sciatic notch.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
See a neurologist: While this may be nothing more than a muscle spasm, you should see a neurologist. Shooting pains especially with head flexion may be a sign of spinal ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Motion sickness : You can try fixating on a distant object. Other solutions is seaband a band that goes on the wrist and activates an acupressure point. Medications inc... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Medication overuse: If you on a prophylactic med you may be having frequent headaches. Frequent use of otcs can lead to tolerance of medications and rebound or chronic da... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Virus: It maybe related to a viral infection of the inner ear. However you should see an ENT or a neurologist to check for other causes.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Multiple causes: Alcohol toxicity or alcohol withdramarijuana cause seizures marijuana may have certain toxins in it that might cause seizures as well.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
More info: It depends on the extent of injury you should see a competent neurologist or neurosurgeon to determine if you need intervention or just rehab.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Stein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I've been taking Tylenol 4 daily aches & pains & am also on topamax. Have been having more migraine after previously none once starting Rx.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! ive been wondering if i will continue giving my mom coq10... Tnx!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you over much. I will try your suggestion.

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State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 2000MD

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