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Dr. Irfan Lalani

Neurology
Sugar Land, TX
23 years experience male

Locations

Irfan Lalani MD PA

Sugar Land, TX

Address

16605 SW Freeway, Suite # 320, Sugar Land, TX
Directions

Fax

2812652219

About

Specialties
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Neurology

Pain Management

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Liver problems: Long term use of lortab can result in liver damage. One of the side effects of liver damage is muscle spasm and jerking.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Epidural fibrosis: Scar tissue commonly forms in the aftermath of spine surgery as part of the healing process. If the scar tissue encroaches on a nerve root or epidural... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Difficult to say: There could be several possible explanations. Peripheral neuropathy, cervical myelopathy and ms are amongst the common conditions causing such symptom... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Need re evaluation: You should consider seeing a neurologist for physical examination and possibly EMG to determine if there is still evidence of radial or other nerve en... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Cord Injury: Its a generic term used for injury to the spinal cord. Usual causes include infection, trauma, autoimmune/inflammatory and from multiple sclerosis.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Low impact exercise: Small frequent meals, avoid simple sugars, drink 64 oz of water daily, avoid caffiene, and try to get 30 minutes of low impact aerobic exercise e.g. W... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Migraine prevention: Don't skip meals Hydrate well Exercise 150mins or more per week Limit caffeine intake to no more than 1 regular size beverage serving per day Avoid sl... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Tremor: These symptoms can sometimes have a hormonal cause e.g. Hyperthroidism or pheochromocytoma. The most common neurological condition causing these sy... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Yes it is safe: The medications can be used together
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Circulation or nerve: Could be a problem with blood circulation in the leg or a problem with conduction in 1 or more of the peripheral nerves in the leg. He needs to be eva... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Drug side effects: Certain drugs e.g. Reglan (metoclopramide) and anti psychotic drugs can produce tardive dyskinesia as a side effect. One of the features of tardive dy... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Metabolic or drugs: Other common causes of seizure include: 1. Severe electrolyte imbalance 2. Organ failure e.g. Kidney/liver etc 3. Medication side effects 4. Bra... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Unlikely: Thyoid problems usually result in symmetrical numbness in the feet. The isolated left foot numbness could be related to priblems with the L5 nerve ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is safe.
A female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Yes: Autonomic dysfunction can be difficult to diagnose. Sudomotor reflex testing, tilt table, ekg variability, sympathetic skin response and skin biopsy c... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
50 mg twice daily: There is a range of doses, starting from as low as 25 mg daily, to 400 mg per day. The minimum effective dose is usually 100 mg per day in 2 divided... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Could be either: Diabetic neuropathy usually affects the feet before it affects the hands and arms. However, your symptoms could be coming either from carpal tunnel or... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Vertigo: Inner ear problems usually manifest with vertigo, which is a brief spinning sensation often triggered by change in head position. Consultation with a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Depression: It may have some small benefit in patients with severe depression.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irfan Lalani
Neurology 23 years experience
Back pain: You should consult with your physician The pain could be related to a recurrent L5-S1 disc problem. If so, McKenzie exercises will help the most

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Jun 1, 2013
Dr. Lalani has been treating me for Fibromyalgia for a while now. This Dr. Knows his stuff. He has fantastic bed side manners. He looks at you, when he is talking to you. He and his wonderful staff ar...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lalani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lalani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank u very much doctor.For how long do I take these medicines as prescribed by you and how manh yimes a day?
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Emg test was positive for neuropathy. It isn't in my feet though. Both tests were done within a month wrists n arms were post feet neg
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Dr. Ialani, Thanks you so much for replying. I will follow up w/ PCP.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Aga Khan University, Aga Khan Medical College, Pakistan
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

Baylor College of Medicine

Awards

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