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Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich

Neurology
Bronx, NY
29 years experience female

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Neurology

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English

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38 Answers
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Neuropathy: Make sure that you don't have any skin lesions, this symptoms may be caused by herpez zoster. Also, visit your pcp, you might have a symptoms of cardi... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Carp tunnel syndrome: Numbness of the hands can be due to carpal tunnel syndrome/or nerve damage at the wrist, especially if you spend a lot of time on the computer. It is ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
You may not: Feel it at all. You may notice that f.E. Your hand or leg has gotten thinner or weaker.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Yes: It is better to take Imitrex right at the onset of headache and if headache is not relieved you may take naprosyn, Aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
No specific test: All depends on the symptoms. You might need to be seen by ENT physician, since dizziness/vertigo may be related to the inner ear problems related to ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Can be a high risk: Of obstructive hydrocephalus. Can be congenital or infectious in etiology. Further testing is recommended asap.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Yes: Anemia can be the cause of dizziness, although the other reasons should be sought out.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
CTS: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome. If symptoms persist, consider visiting neurologist. You might need a test called emg, electromyography. If it is... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Dementia: Indicated for dementia of alzheimer's type. Prior to prescribing Aricept multiple tests should be performed to establish type of dementia. Aricept can... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Multiple causes: May of neurological cause. You may feel dizzy /or lightheaded for many reasons. You have to see neurologist and have a formal neurological exam to det... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Anticonvulsant: Depakote has meny side effects. It may affect liver, can cause pancreatitis. Some people experience cognitive problems. Women of childbearing age shou... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Venography: It is magnetic resonance venography; frequently ordered to rule out venous sinus thrombosis.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Migraine headache: You may have a migraine headache. Tingling of the lips may occur in hyperventillation syndrome. If you are under a lot of stress and have some anxiety... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Nerve damage: You may have a nerve damage. It is very rare, but you should consider going to ENT (ear/nose /throat doctor).
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Anxiety: Symptoms you are describing are less likely seizures. Although, evaluation by neurologist is necessary.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Epilepsy Foundation: I would recommend to contact epilepsy foundation. It is a long process to get a dog which will be well matched to your needs.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
UTI: Make sure that you do not nave an acute urinary tract infection. Make a visit to your pcp and ask for ua and urine cultures.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
It depends: Is it unilateral or bilateral, continuous or "on and off". First, rule out dental causes. If there is no indication that it is dental issue, i would r... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Sleep apnea Benign: You may want to see a sleep medicine specialist to rule out the possibility of sleep apnea. There is a lot of causes of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
A lot: F.E. Memory and in the right handed people the language function.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
No: Gabapentin should not make your symptoms worse, but i think you should consult with your ob-gyn regarding soreness, especially if it is not related to... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Certain areas : Responsible for olfaction. At times episodic unpleasant smell may represent a focal seizure. I would recommend to check with neurologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Not really: Make sure that you see a local neurologist. It appears you may have sustained a brain concussion. It is common to experience dizziness after concussio... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Nerve palsy: It appears that you may have a Cranial nerve palsy or oculomotor muscle weakness. I would recommend to make an appointmen... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Flu: Did you have a flu vaccine? You may want to check if you have a fever. If yes, consider going to the hospital.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Yes: Any regular exercise is recommended for ms.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
It depends: What pinched nerve you have and what is the cause. At times the pain may become chronic. I would recommend to visit neurologist, you may need an EMG a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Yes: Monotherapy (taking only one medication ) is better then polytherapy during the pregnancy. Folic acid is recommended to decrease the chance of struct... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Lumbar radiculopathy: You may have radiculopathy/ or nerve impingement in the area there the small roots are coming out from the spinal cord. I would advise to see neurolog... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Narcolepsy: This phenomenon frequently seen in the setting of narcolepsy. You may need a sleep study, particularly mslt test (mult sleep latency test).
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
None: There is no antibiotic needed at all. You may need physical therapy, non-steroidal antiinflammatory medications and may be muscle relaxants.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Many reasons: There are different type of headaches and dizziness. You certainly need to be seen by neurologist to find the cause of headache and dizziness. You may... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Lamictal dose: You should start with a low dose just to see if you have a sensitivity to lamictal. If there is no skin reaction, the dose will be gradually increased... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Yes, It may.: Epilepsia partialis continua (epc) also should be ruled out. You have to see the neurologist asap and have an eeg done.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
May be not: I would recommend to see ENT doctor, if no any abnormalities found you might be referred to neurologist to see if there is any abnormalities in the b... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Yes: The symptoms of concussion may last up to 6 months. You may experience fatigue, difficulties with concentration, headaches, difficulties with sleep, ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
Could be : Result of increased intracranial pressure. I would recommend to have a check up with neurologist. At times signs of increased icp can be seen during ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
29 years experience
No: C-section would not cause hands tingling and numbness.

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Sechenov moscow med acad
Graduated 1993MD

Awards

Top Neurologist , Second Place, New York - Winter
2013
Top Neurologist , Third Place, New York - Summer
2013
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