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Dr. Paul Gilson

Neurology
Brick, NJ
42 years experience male

Locations

Office

Brick, NJ

Address

222 Jack Martin Blvd, E-3, Brick, NJ
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About

Bio

I'm a Practicing Neurologist on the Jersey Shore for the last 28 years. I enjoy helping my patients with Dementia, Stroke, Seizures and Migraines,as well as Neuropathy and MS and chronic pain. We have a group of five neurologists including pediatric Neurology.

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Neurology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

41 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Hereditary Neuropath: As your peripheral nerve are affected from your neuropathy usually the furthest muscles from your spine are affected first. Rehab and more rehab and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Tia/pregnancy: If there was a through eval for carotid disease, any cardiac issues or hyper-coaguable state and neuro-imaging is negative...Then use of clopidogrel ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Generics: Keppra (levetiracetam) is the name brand and made by only one manufacturer...Ubc. Levetiracetam is the generic which has to comply with fda to be 100... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Treatable headaches: Temporal arteritis is treated with oral prednisone. It's an auto-immune disorder usualy diagianosed by a proper history and a lab test called a "sedim... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Proper diet: Avoid any alcohol and take extra b vitamins, particularly thiamine. Eat a healthy diet.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Probably from eye wi: When there is retrograde amnesia, the only way to get "that which is lost" from one's memory iis to d/w an eye witness.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Glaucoma suspect: You should have careful routine follow-up monitoring of your intra-ocular pressures. In not treated glaucoma may cause painless blindness.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Care for Parkinson's: The role of nusring assistant should be to help with activities of daily living, dressing, grooming, bathroom hygiene, physical activity, and assistan... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Glaucoma: Glaucome is a contidion of raised intra-ocular pressure usally treated by eye drops rx'd by your treating ophthalmologist. In some rare occassions you... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Water overdriking: If one drinks excessive amounts of water without any salt or mineral intake one can develope hypo(low) natremia which can lead to lethary, somnolence ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
How old's your child: In pt's with tourette's who develop td they may develop it from the use of potent neurolepics used offen for behavioral management..More info is nee... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Blind stop: There is an area in the back of your eye where the optic nerve enters. There are no retinal cells in that area..Hence your blind spot...This is norma... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Diagnosis of MS: Ms is a clinical DX supported by MRI brain and spine imaging as well as spinal fliud analysis. The hallmark in DX this condition is neurological sympo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Dx of Parkinson's: Usually onset of sx's in late 50-60's in patients.They develope a resting pin- rolling tremor, masked facies, rigidity and slowing down of movements.... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Glaucoma suspect: General health measures....Monitor your blood pressure, get checked for diabetes and any hyperlipidemia...But the most important measure you can take ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Syncope: Psychogenic syncope has no underlying cardiac or neurologic casues usually the result of a psychiatric issue. Neurogenic syncope can result from card... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
There are many cause: Fliud on the brain may be the result of a blockage to the outflow of cerebro-spinal fliud as it leaves the ventricles in which case it is refered to a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Check the neck: Your discription is vague...Do your sx's affect your head, scalp or face?..If not i would assess the cervical spine with neuro-imaging such as MRI as ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Go slow: If you were on a high dose of keppra, (levetiracetam) then have to stop and re-start, then go low and slow when reloading as rapid titration can cause... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Global amnesia: Anterograde amnesia one cannot recall on going events and with retrograde amnesia one has difficulty recalling the past.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
D/c anti-platelet tx: Usually 5 days before surgery, then re-start when ok'd by dentist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Oral rx: Best to take with breakfast and dinner regularly.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Light sensitivity: Usually the casue is dry eyes or allergies..It's best to d/w ophthalomolgist who can do a shirmer test to assess tear production as well as examine yo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Protien vz dna/rna: Amyloid is a protein found in the brain associated with neurodegenerative conditions. A prion is a dna or RNA infective agent that can cause diseases.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Amyloidosis: Amyloidosis is rare, and the exact cause is often unknown. Treatments are available to help you manage your symptoms of amyloidosis and limit the prod... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Depakote: Depakote(dicalproex) is a broad spectrum anti-convulsant for seizure disorders. Psychiatrists use this rx for stabilization of bipolar disorder as wel... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Cervicocranial synd: You should be eval for any neck causes such as arthritis triggering a muscle-contraction tension headache. If you are having vertigo see your ear doc... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Emg: See your doctor to get eval for any nerve damage with emg/ncv test. Get eval for regional pain ( causalgia-reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome)..Yo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Syncope: Extremely rare to have a familial relationship...Check for underlying diabetes or cardiac disease.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Dementia: Alleviate stress, balances diet, ti chi, yoga, stationary bike riding, calming teas, reading about the condition helps the care giver cope which in t... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Anti-platlet tx: Ticlopidine is an anti-platelet tx for prevention of TIA or recurrent stroke. Pt's that are Aspirin intolerant or allergic use this rx. It is an olde... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Visual loss: Probably not, be sure to get a visual field test and ophthalmology clearence before you drive.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Tinnitus: 50 mg twice a day of niacin, up to a maximum of 500 mg twice a day, but if there is no improvement within 3-4 months, it is unlikely to occur.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Md -re-eval: You may just have localized muscle spasm that frequent ice packs and muscle relaxants might help, if not you may need to let your surgeon know. A ct s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Analgesia, non-aspir: Mersyndol forte has pain relieving, fever reducing and calmative effects. It is used for the relief of severe pain that does not respond to milder pai... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Nerve damage: The usual causes are peripheral neuropathy related to commonly diabetes. There are also hereditary neuropathies and neuropathies related to systemic i... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Probably from eye wi: When there is retrograde amnesia, the only way to get "that which is lost" from one's memory is to d/w an eye witness.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Depression: People who lack seratonin are often depressed and/or anxious. Proper diagnosis can be obtained from a psychologist or psychiatrist evaluation.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Secondary Parkinson': This condition may be caused from heavy metal intoxications, medications such as anti-psychotics or related to a neurodegenerative condition "multi-sy... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Dose of ticlid: 250mg orally twice a day with food.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 42 years experience
Cognitive activities: Word puzzles and crossword challenges are good, avoiding too many passive activities like over watching tv. Interactive games on the computer, social... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gilson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gilson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you. If it continues an MRI seems an easy way to find out. Many thanks.
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Thanks so much for the quick response...the peace of mind really helps
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate this.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, Mexico
Graduated 1980MD
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