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Dr. Mohammad Homsi

Neurology
Naperville, IL
34 years experience male

Locations

Homsi Pediatric Neurology Inc.

Naperville, IL

Address

1220 Iroquois Ave, Suite 140, Naperville, IL
Directions

Fax

(630) 946-6634

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Neurology

Pediatrics - Neurology

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

101 Answers
253 Agrees
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Seizure: No, seizure is a central nervous system disorder caused by an increased brain electrical discharge resulting in rhythmic muscle contractions and assoc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Motor Tics: Motor tics are common and this is related to stress and it is one of the common movement disorders, motor tic commonly presents as eye blinking, gestu... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Head concussion: Repeated head concussion such as 3 significant concussion over 2 years, it may affect the memory and in the long run it may lead to encephalopathy sim... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Alopecia: I do not think so, it is better to check with your doctor to figure out what is the cause for you hair loss and treat it.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Sleep deprived: When you are sleep deprived you feel tired, sleepy, drowsy, having headache, lack of motivation, unable to concentrate, frequently forgetting things, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Neuropathy: Vit B12 deficiency neuropathy affecting the spinal cord leads to sensory and motor dysfunction, burning sensation in arms and legs in both sides and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Wet dreams: Wet dreams can be frequent in teen males if they have less ejaculations and a lot of sexual stimulations as they have a lot of stored seminal fluids, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Seizure: Yes, in case of simple partial seizure, which is a type of seizure when the patient will have focal twitching of one side of his body, could not contr... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Motor Tics: Yes, they can be both motor tics, the eye blinking and face gesturing or nose wrinkling.
A member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Sleep depriviation: College student needs an average of 9 hrs of sleep in order to wake up refreshed in the morning and to be able to function well during the day and con... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Good sleep: To get a good sleep at night: 1- be sure of good sleep hygiene, no tv in bed room, no eating or drinking in bed, no texting or cell phone ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
MOOD STABILIZERS: Both Lamotrigine and oxcarbamazepine are mood stabilizers such as depressive mood, they approved by fda for this indications, orginally they are anti-... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Nursing mother: During breast feeding you have to eat a well balanced diet, which it should have proteins, fat, carbohydrates, minnerals and vitamines, drink a lot of... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Cerebral palsy: Quadreplegic cerebral palsy is the most common type, it is a static brain injury due to a sigifican injury to the brain like hypoxia and trauma, the m... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
STATUS EPILEPTICUS: Status epilepticus is an emergency and can be fatal, generally any seizure lasted more than 20-30 minutes or multiple seizures occurred without return... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Nasal cavity: There is no direct connection to brain from the nostrils, but at the top of the nasal cavity which forms the floor of the olfactory nerve bulbs, the f... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
SPASTIC DIPLEGIA: Spastic paraplegia means weakness in all four limbs, but legs are weaker than the arms, spasticity will be more obvious in legs rather than arms, spas... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Stereotypies: The best way to diagnose is to observe. Stereotypic movements defined as involuntary, coordinated, repetitive, often rhythmic, nonreflexive, and occu... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
MIGRAINE: Migraine in adults tends to be on one side right or left in localization, in some patients the headache is always localized in one side, it does not m... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Anxiety: Sure, it can be. Anxiety can leads to a lot of somatoforme disorders which can leads to physical complaints with normal physical examination. Counsell... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Facial palsy: Bell's palsy which is the injury of facial nerve that innervates the facial muscles can cause facial assymetry. You need to check with your doctor for... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
TIC DISORDER: Tourettes syndrome is a chronic neurological disorder, the patient should have a combination of motor and vocal tics for at least one yeat, it can be ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Migraine: Migraine headache is the most common type of headache in all age group, it is any episodic headache associated with one of the following autonomic sym... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
DIZZINESS: To answer your question, i need to know what is the cause of your dizziness, if you were checked by your physician, what he or she told you about the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Spinal tap: No it is unusual, usually in causes pain at the place of niddle insertion which should not last for more than couple of days. In some cases some leak ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Meningitis: Meningitis which is the infection of the meninges especially the bacterial one if not treated early and effectvely can cause sensorineuronal hearing l... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
ACTH: It is app. 65-70%, according to the studies it is more effective in infantile spasm without a definitive etiology.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
NEUROPATHY: Burning in legs and feet mean that you have peripheral neuropathy, many things may cause that, the most common is diabetes especially with poor contro... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
RESTLESSNESS: To diagnose rls, the unpleasant feeling in the legs should be significant at night and while laying down, so i doubt that you have rls. You need to b... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Blood level: Lamotrogene blood level can be checked in the lab, the therapeutic blood level is between 3-14, if the level is higher than 14, the dose should be red... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
It depends: Infantile spasm is a serious epilepsy syndrome that occur mostly during the first year of life, the diagnosis depends on the history and description o... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Muscle weakness: Muscle weakness or myopathy is one of adverse effects of statin.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Parkinson's: Parkinson's disease is a brain degenerative disease is caused by depletion of Dopamine from small structures in the brain, Dopamine is responsible to ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Tourette syndrome: No, it is not dangerous, TS is common in pediatric age group, it usually starts before age of 18 years , it is treatable using medications that reduce... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Concussion: Minor head injury should not cause symptoms, if you experience any symptoms like, headache, dizziness, blurred vision, memory problem, nausea, balance... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Abd. Pain: Yes, i advise to go to er, to r/o any possible cause that may need urgent intervention, if not sometimes severe irritable bowel syndrome with gases an... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Acoustic nerve: Acoustic nerve which is the 8th cranial nerve is the cranial nerve responsible for hearing, originates from the inner ear and runs in the brain stem u... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Altered mental statu: Altered mental status may present as sudden cofusion or loss of memory, seizure when it happens it is followed b postictal cofusion without recalling... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
NF-1 AND 2: Neurofibromatosis, is a genetic disorder transmitted as autosomal dominant, meaning one of the parents needs to be affected to transmit the disease to... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
HYPERTONICITY: Hyper tonic movements may be considered as extrpyramidal signs which means a disorder of the basal ganglia which are a structure in the brain controll... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Blood thinners: Yes, it is called also blood thinners that prevent the blood to making thrombus inside the blood vesseles.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Post stress syndrome: This it can be as a part of previous experience with tornadoes as a post traumatic stress syndrome or as night mares due to seeing movies ar hearing s... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
DEPRESSION: In addition to difficulty sleeping and and losing significant weight, a depressive mood, feeling hopless and helpless and feeling alone are some sympt... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Contact dermatitis: You need to stop using the thing that caused the reaction and treat it by using a topical steroid cream, in case of severe reaction a systemic antihis... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
NO.: No, there is no any drug interaction between paracetamol and lamictal, as lamotrogine does not affect liver enzymes.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
BRAIN TUMOR: Brain tumor can be benign or malignant, also the prognosis depends on the location of the tumor. Currently a lot of advaned ways help in dianosis and... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
STEM CELL: Yes, it is possible, injecting stem cells in spinal canal may result in regeneration of the spine and help to regain the function of the spinal cord, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
Tics: Most commonly this represents motor tics especially when you are aware of them.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
VALPORIC ACID: Divalproex, is a seizure medicine, the generic name is valporic acid, it has been in the market as an antiseizure medicine for long time, it is a good... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 34 years experience
MIGRAINE HEADACHE: Migraine is a type of headache mostly associated and triggered by stress either emotional or physical, in high percentage of patients with migraine th... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

unknown
Graduated 1988MD

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 2003MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, Syria
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL
Completed 2006
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