Doctor Q&A for Dr. Mahan Chehrenama

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Only if recurrent : A warning of a stroke is typically longer in duration (minutes not seconds) and the bitter taste in mouth does not tend to localize as well. Momentary... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: A typical MRI of Brain is unlikely to show evidence for Brain injury in mild TBI and some cases of moderate TBI unless Diffusion Tensor Imaging Protoc... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Possible : Tingling is also called paresthesias. These symptoms can arise from various areas in the brain, spinal cord, nerve roots or peripheral nerves. Your ne... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Severe Headache : Meningitis is inflammation of the lining around the brain and it typically causes severe headaches with neck stiffness. When it's from bacterial or vi... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
WADA test: This test is commonly performed for Epilepsy surgery and involves use of sodium Amytal via selective cerebral angiogram to one side of the brain. The ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Possibly : Generally most medications do not effect the gag reflex per se. However, side effect of nausea or perhaps congestion may mimic symptoms that could be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
No: If you only have localized scalp tenderness at the point of impact, this should subside gradually. However if you have other concussion symptoms such ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Possible or probable: It's common to miss a PFO on a routine echo. A 2D echo with bubble study, or even more specifically for Migraine with aura or warning of stroke/TIA, a... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Many possibilities: Paroxymal weakness, numbness and altered level of consciousness are all suggestive of a central nervous system disorder. The altered awareness may sug... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Yes and no: Stress can lead to insomnia and that can lead to exacerbation of a physiological tremor as well as essential tremor and poor seizure control. Alternat... Read More
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