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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Nonepileptc seizures: Depression will not lead to true epilepsy, which causes seizures due to abnormal electrical discharges in the brain. But there is a phenomenon of non ... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Drug level : I do not have enough information about the drug switch. However do not worry about the carbamazepine level. Drug levels depend on the time of day in ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Be careful: you can technically take them together. However there will be an additive drowsiness effect and may be sleeping longer than you desire.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
No: Only need new MRI for migraines if the headaches start to feel different or are associated with other neurologic abnormalities.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Normal: The fourth ventricle is supposed to be midline. As long as there was no dilation of the ventricle then there is nothing to worry about regarding the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Can be: If left untreated, autoimmune hepatitis can progress to liver failure. If in liver failure, it will be fatal unless you have a liver transplant. How ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
1-2 weeks: generally, it takes 1-2 weeks for the skin to completely heal after abrasions.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Sorta: We usually only see signs of blockages on imaging, not the actual blockage itself. A plain CT scan of the brain show evidence of CSF/spinal fluid obs ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Theoretically yes: But unlikely. Theoretically all you need is a tiny group of cancer cells at the microscopic level to have the capability to metastasize. However in ... Read More
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