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Dr. Fraser Henderson

Neurosurgery
Washington, DC
male

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Neurosurgery

Languages spoken

English

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Pregnancy testing: You may be pregnant In some cases of pregnancy there maybe bleeding as a result of the pregnancy. It would be best to perform a pregnancy test.
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The CT scan is necessary to carefully evaluate the bony anatomy, to rule out some forms of tumorAnd possibly to assess the best surgical approach. I ... Read More
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Stop The Diclofenac , because it is causing gastritis. You also have vertigo- spinning and dizziness. This could be from toxic levels of diclofenac ... Read More
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A herniated disc Ehlers Danlos syndrome Lymes disease Lupus
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You may intermittent loss of blood flow to the eye Check for: patent foramen ovale With small platelet thrombi Get a echocardiogram with bub... Read More
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Zantac Valium dantri: Take a Valium for muscle spasm If this is not enough add a dantrium for spasm Zantac for the likely esophagitis
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Hypotension: A drop in blood pressure may have occurred due to dehydration /low blood volume, vasovagal response to an environmental stimulus or cardiac arrhythmia... Read More
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Cervical myelopathy: If indeed there is sensory loss from neck down, there may be instability or some form of compression at the top of the spine: for instance, atlantoaxi... Read More
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Yes: Alcohol is toxic to the brain In general do not sniff anything except flowers food and perfume
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Constipation: Severe constipation with hard stool can cause a partial obstruction The full bowel results in pressure on the low back and cause pain Get a full enem... Read More
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Altered vision sensa: MS usually presents with neurological deficit‘s separated in space and time. Typically there may be changes in vision that come and go, dizziness, nu... Read More
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Schizophrenia is associated with lower IQ than average. However, in my anecdotal experience, many diagnosed with schizophrenia have areas of excepti... Read More
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No further Surg need: The aneurysm was probably 7 mm Have never heard of a 7 cm aneurysm The 3 mm aneurysms do not need to be treated If they increase to 5 mm then they can... Read More
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Yes you do have POTS If this is long standing you may have EDS or another hyper mobility syndrome If this is a recent problem then see a cardiologist ... Read More

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HealthTap member
Funny you say that b/c my niece has the exact same thing. Thank you!
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Very good afternoon Dr. Henderson. Thank you for the iinformation!
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Thank you! I will go to the doctor's tomorrow.

Awards

TOP DOCTOR, First Place, District of Columbia - 2018
TOP NEUROSURGEON, First Place, The Nation - 2018
THOUGHT LEADER, First Place, District of Columbia - 2018
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