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Dr. Ricardo Madrid

Neurology
Staten Island, NY
55 years experience male

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Neurology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

30 Answers
73 Agrees
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Return to neurosurg: Persistent headaches after acm-1 decompression could be due to a postop complication such as a dural leak of spinal fluid.Neurosurgeon has to decide w... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Ped neuro consult: There are many reasons for hypotonia in a 2 yo child, from brain disorders with normal MRI to genetic, muscle and peripheral nerve diseases or arthro... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Neuro,orthop: Shoulder pain radiating to the arm is probably due to a cervical radiculopathy. Needs neuro consult and possibly emg/ncv of the involved extremity.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Gyn f/u ?: There is no physiological basis for your symptom. Discuss with your gynecologist.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
PE & blood work: In general, a physical examination and the blood work suggested by the findings of that examination.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
See Neuro: The description is suggestive of an L2 radiculopathy. Need neuro exam followed by EMG paraspinals and lower extremities.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
See Neurologist: It depends on associated symptoms [ pain, weakness, numbness], relation to activities, your age and sex, family history etc. The neurologist will be a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Not likely by itself: Acute hepatic toxicity is the main side effect of Acetaminophen with anorexia, vomiting and diaphoresis 72-96 hr after ingestion.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Neuro or PMR consult: Persistent neck pain after a concussion could have many causes for which a neurological consuslt would be very helpful i.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Not likely: The pons is one of the most frequent locations for lacunar infarcts in hypertensive and/or diabetic patients. In the context of a motor vehicle accide... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Tachycardia: Sounds like palpitations. Need to see a cardiologist who will examine you and review any possible triggers.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
See your neurologist: He/She will try and clarify what she or you meant by rigidity and whether or not she appeared confused afterwards which are elements of a tonic seizur... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Seek genetic counsel: The one whose parents are both carriers or the offspring of an affected individual (1 in 4 chance).
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Prevention: Fa is the most common hereditary ataxia. It is due in most to trinucleotide repeat expansions in the first intron of the frataxin gene resulting in a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Yes: Either one will show it but the MRI will provide more detail espec of the posterior fossa.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Stop it now: You just had what it seems like a migraine aura. You are therefore at risk for cerebrovascular complications of your bcp. Your gynecologist can help y... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Lacunes: Lacunes are small deep cerebral infarcts due to a primary arterial disease. They are usually located in the basal ganglia, internal capsule and pons u... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Follow up with Neuro: Your neurologist may decide upon reevaluation to expnad his differential diagnosis and order additional tests. Discuss with your neurologist the use o... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Surgery consult: Muscle and nerves can regenerate but it all dependes on the extent of the damage and distortion of the leg anatomy. Muscle tissue like any other has a... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Carpal tunnel syndro: Probably carpal tunnel syndrome from repeated flexion-extension of the wrist while on the computer, provided that the numb fingers included the thumb,... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Possibly: If it is true vertigo and indirectly affects the peripheral labyrinth. it could be the cause. Should consult an ENT specialist for evaluation of the s... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Brain hemorrhage: an intracerebral hemorrhage involving the basal ganglia and internal capsule, most commonly due to arterial hypertension or bleeding disorders. Treatm... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
No and No: The 'frataxin test' reveals the presence of repeat expansions in the frataxin gene which is detected in 96% of fa patients. The rest are due to point ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Orthop,neuro: Shoulder pain cold result from a cervical root lesion or local pathology of the shoulder joint ie, dislocstion, arthritis, etc. Less likely but worth ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Drugs,head trauma: Drugs (neuroleptics, antidepressants, otc cough and cold preps), autonomic neuropathy, head trauma complication, hypothalamic lesions (rare).
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
See a neurologist: Your symptom point to a distal neuropathy. This need sto be confirmed or ruled out after a neurological evaluation with or without additional testing.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Syncope ?: if by drowsy you mean fading sensation you may have what is called micturition syncope which is the result of both vagal stimulation and orthostatic h... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Not really: See your dr. Who can determine whether your headaches are migranous or not and review the meds you are taking.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 55 years experience
Orthop: You need to provide more information to your orthopedic surgeon who upon examination can elucidate the specific cause in your case.

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Mar 26, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Madrid is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Madrid is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have been diagnosed w/Chiari too, & told I need decompress. Scared!
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Thank you for quick response, I will have to Discuss this with my GP, and get a ref to neuro & physiatrist.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! These are my exact symptoms that k you for the clear and cut response.

Awards

TOP NEUROLOGIST, First Place, New York - 2018
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