Doctor Q&A for Dr. Brian Kelly

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Vertebral artery : If you have neck problems, the cause of dizziness can be benign or related to an interruption of blood flow in the vertebral artery. If this is a new ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Vertigo: A spinning sensation typically lasting seconds, in response to certain changes in head position. Fairly reproduceable and chronic in bppv. Typically ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Prolbably not: Bppv is typically a disease of the elderly. It causes brief dizziness produced by certain head movements. If you have prolonged dizziness, then perio ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
No: The central nervous system relates to the brain and spinal cord. To reach the targets (skin, muscles, blood vessels, etc) you need the peripheral ner ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Conduction velocity: The numbers relate to the speed of conduction of the nerve. There are expected values in the arm (usually above 49). Slowing in an area relates to i ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Headache specialist: The answer depends on whether this is a new headache, which requires evaluation, or do you have a chronic history of migraine; and is this your typica ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Headache specialist: See a headache specialist to rule out any serious causes of headache. At the age of 16, you may be starting to experience migraine headaches, or tens ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
No: There is no guarantee of a positive result when you undergo a procedure. You should have been made aware of this, as well as all risks, prior to the ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Pseudoseizures: Non-epileptic seizures are often due to psychiatric stress. As such, they are not true seizures, and do not require seizure medication. The manageme ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Neuralgia: Nerve pain can take many forms, with burning or stabbing being common. A pain in the anterior and lateral thigh may be due to meralgia paresthetica, w ... Read More
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