Dr. Mohammad Homsi

Neurology
Naperville, IL
35 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
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Neurology

Pediatrics - Neurology

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

101 Answers
253 Agrees
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Vasovagal: The common cause of fainting is a vasovagal reflex, which the activation of the vagus nerve causing rapid slow down of heart rate causing a sudden shu... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
STAY ALERT: To stay alert during the day, it is very important to get enough hours of sleep, a teenager should sleep not less than 9 hrs, an adult person should s... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
NF: Nf-1 characterized by optic glioma and cafe au lait spots, where nf-2 characterized by a tumor of both hearing nerve in both side in addition to menig... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Tremor: Tremors have a lot of causes it can be simple or serious, excessive caffeine intake, stress, tiredness or lack of sleep can cause tremors, hyperthyroi... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Hereditary SP: Hsp, is a genetic disorder transmitted as autosomal dominant, meaning one of the parent has the disease in order to pass it to the offspring. It is a... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Fabry disease: Fabry disease is a hereditary disease and transmitted as x-linked recessive, meaning that the carrier mother transmits the disease to 50% of her sons,... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Spinal cord: Actually yes, it is also called medulla spinalis, medulla means a structure in the middle of the organ and spinalis is related to the vertebral spines... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Chronic migraine: Migraine headache tends to be recurrent, when it occurs more than one episode a week it needs to be treated with preventive medications to stop reccur... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
CHRONIC HEADACHE: Recurrent episodic headache can be migraine, migraine headache is episodic, frontal , throbbing, associated with nausea, vomiting, light and noise int... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Nocturnal emmision: Wet dreams occurs mostly in teen males, it is happened when the seminal fluid accumulates in the seminal vesicles and be overfilled so the nerve endin... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Tremors: Tremors has many etiologies, it can be side effects of some medications, or a symptom of some systemic disorders like hyperthyroidism, it can be a be... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Status epilepticus: It is an emmergency, call 911, the paramedics will start treatment on spot, preserving breathing by intubation, giving intraventicular seizure medicat... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Spine MRI: Although your pcp can order a spine mri, but i advise you to be seen by either a neurologist of neuro surgeon inorder to be more specific, sometimes a... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Epidural: Usually not, it can cause just the prick of the needle it self, and most of the time they use local anesthesia before that.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
PLMD: Periodic limb movement disorder is a sleep disorder caused by low iron stores in the body caracterized by low serum ferritin. Plmd can lead to frquent... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
YES: Yes, analgesics are safe to take in patients with seizures, it is advised to reduce the pain in patients with seizures as extreme stress and physical ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
It is transient: This is the effect of the local anesthesia that the dentist gives inorder to numb the area that he works in to avoid the associated pain while treatin... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Head concussion: Any head trauma can cause head concussion, the common symptoms are: headache, dizziness, vision disturbances, memory loss, unsteady gate, and sleep di... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Happy Puppet Syndrom: As is a genetic disorder, a chromosome 15 deletion, characterized by intellectual and developmental delay, sleep disorder, seizures, jerky movements, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Circumcision: Male circumcision has a lot of health benefits and in some religions it is advocated like in islam and judism. It is known medically that circumcision... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
MOOD CHANGE: Yes, one of an indication of Trileptal is for mood fluctuation, it is cosidered as a mood stabilizer.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
TRILEPTAL: Yes, you can, the common side effects of Trileptal are, nausea, increased appetite and slight drowziness also it can cause low sodium level in the blo... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
CPS: Cps, is more common and difficult to treat than grand mal or generalized seizures, sometimes one seizure medication is not enough to treat cps, in som... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
CHIARI-1: When talking about chiari syndrome, usually it means type one which is the commonest type and usually diagnsed incidentally when brain MRI is done to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Sensitive tooth: I advise to check with your dentist.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Infant mortality: Some ways to decrease infant mortality rate: 1- give vaccinations. 2- enforce car seat belt 3- back to back position of sleep 4- report child abus... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Gelastic seizure: Gelastic seizure is a type of seizure caused by hypothalamic hamartoma, usually the patient will have sudden laughing or crying episode, it is more wi... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Salam seizure: Infantile spasm is a cluster of subtle movement of upper extremities and head bobbing which can be just for a second and can be back to back as a clus... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Infantile spasm: Yes, infantile spasm is one of epilepsy syndromes that represent in infancy, it can be symptomatic due to brain structural abnormalities or metabolic ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
PET scan: No, PET scan is a diagnostic tool and it helps in diagnosis, in PTS, brain MRI and measuring the CSF pressure are enough for diagnosis in addition to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 years experience
Head concussion: It depends on the severity of the impact, but it is possible with any head trauma and the symptoms varies according to the head trauma.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology 35 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
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Homsi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Homsi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I applied cortisone cream. Was just hoping I could just do that after the taping. Thank you for giving your time to answer my question.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! What you said is possible because I am a diabetic.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, doctor

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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