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Dr. Bert Liang

Neurology
CA
male

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General Adult Neurologist with additional specialization in Oncology.

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Neurology

Languages spoken

English

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730 Answers
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Ignore: Avoid stimulants such as caffeine at night, and take medications as directed by your MD.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Unknown: More details are required in order to help determine causation. Please see your doctor to be evaluated with a history and physical examination which ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: There are a number of aesthetic approaches that are available to create a different perception of facial thinness, from masseter BOTOX to fillers. Su... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Details: Is this new? Can you write? Do you have difficulty reading? Can you name your fingers? Or is this chronic? Something you've always had? If the for... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Be seen: If you have new onset vertigo, you should be evaluated by a physician or other health care provider to assess the symptoms and localize the issue. Yo... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
See a sleep doctor: Sleep walking is a parasomnia, or disorder which occurs during sleep. There are a myriad of complications, so it is best discussed with an expert phy... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Long time in body: The half-life of orpehadrine is long, between 13-20 hours. So, ON AVERAGE, for 90% to be excreted from a person's system, it would take about 60 - 10... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
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Opossum: This is a rare disease in humans, with the intermediate host being the opossum (humans are an intermediate host as well). Clinical cases in humans ha... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Doubtful vascular: This is most likely musculoskeletal pain. If bothersome, see your physician for recommendations on over the counter medications that may be useful.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Be seen: This could be a variety of things, from dehydration to hypertension and everything in between. More history would be helpful, as well as a physical e... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Ignore: Opioids are the treatment of last resort; PT , yoga, pilates are therapies to be investigated first.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Ignore: Mild depression is often reactive; utilize interpersonal networks to work through these events.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Second opinion: You might want to see another health care provider, since you seem to be prescribed the same medications. You may also want to use the words when des... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
See your doctor: There could be a number of things going on from dehydration to infection and anything in between. Best to be carefully evaluated.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
More details: One needs better to understand your external sleep conditions as well as whether there are other aspects related to sleep in your history (e.g. "Paras... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Number of approaches: Options are myriad from aesthetic lasers to local growth factor treatments. See your dermatologist or aesthetic physician.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Stops it: The drug halts mitosis as it prevents microtubule polymerization.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Where: Dermal fillers can work to increase the appearance of subcutaneous tissue. If the question relates to a weight issue generally seeing a MD and dietici... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Lots of things: To start, etiologies include metabolic, autoimmune, vascular, infiltrative, neoplastic, traumatic, infectious, congenital, inflammatory, toxic agent, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
As a generalization,: Anterior root contains motor fibers and posterior root contains sensory ones.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Laser: You're in a place where there are literally thousands of aesthetic physicians who can help. There are a number of approaches including lasers. See one... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Be seen: With any trauma with persistent symptoms you should be evaluated promptly.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
It can be: Most organs change in size during life depending on genetic and environmental factors. THe brain is similar, and thus there are age related estimates... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Unlikely: There usually isn't a relationship. Please see your local health care provider to be further evaluated for both.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Wrong diagnosis: Familial Fatal Insomnia is a very rare syndrome, and considered a prion-associated illness. There are no families that I am aware who live in India, ... Read More
A female asked:
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Need more details: Because this type of consultation would no doubt require an evaluation of your symptoms and the CT image, you might want to do a virtual consult if th... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Need more details: More details need to be obtained - what time do you arise in the AM? What are your sleep habits? Are you eating rituals regular with good nutritiona... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Blepharospasm: This is a condition called blepharospasm, which is thought to be due to a misfiring of certain types of neurons/muscles which control eye blinking (cr... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Unusual: It would be distinctly unusual for the two to be associated.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Unclear: Not sure what you mean by "reset". Are you referring to dulling responses to pain medications? Please repost with more clarity to what you refer.
A member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Vertigo diagnosis: It depends on why you are vertiginous. If this is BPPV, then doing specific maneuvers (Epley maneuvers) can be quite helpful.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
New headache: The degrees of stress and environment can cause different responses. However, if this is significantly different than what you have previously experi... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Perceptive question: Usually, the Vit B12 injections are the better treatment for a deficiency, especially if taking a proton pump inhibitor such as Prevacid.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Neuro or ortho: Suggest a neurologist or orthopedist to assess this set of symptoms. Both can obtain a detailed history and examination to evaluate the issue, and su... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Not an optometrist: An optometrist would not be appropriate here. You need to be evaluated by both an ophthalmologist and neurologist for assessment of your daughter.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Vimpat: Control of your seizures will probably be the best thing to help your memory, rather than a drug for migraine headaches. You should discuss this with... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Not usually: Prednisone can often be used as a therapy for migraines. It isn't clear why you are taking prednisone, nor why you are increasing the dose then taper... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Second opinion: You may want to seek a second opinion both on the diagnosis and therapy being instituted. In general, while the syndrome is somewhat heterogeneous, m... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Be seen: Positional headaches can be from a number of things; if these are new headaches, you should be evaluated by your local health care provider.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
As directed: First, with a prescription that old, you should be sure that the condition for which this was prescribed is still appropriate for treatment with the d... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Specific treatments: There are specific therapies associated with PH - however, they need to be administered judiciously. A neurologist would be the best person to speak ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Treatment: This is most likely due to muscle spasm. It can easily be addressed with botulinum toxin as needed. See you PCP if it continues to be bothersome and... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Botulinum toxin : Botulinum toxin A or laser therapy can be very helpful in this condition. A cosmetic or dermatologist physician can perform the procedure.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Ignore: Being active is the recommended approach for pain management rather than medications like opioids.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Yes but: ...you should discuss this with your doctor. It isn't common but it may require modification, either altering dose or the medication altogether.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Borderline: Not sure what their term borderline means in this context, viz. whether this is a new finding, something that has been associated with the administrat... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Prevention: As noted, "mild" strokes are treatable. However, the risk after having any type of stroke is high within months after the event. It is imperative th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Be seen: You should probably be seen by a physician who can evaluate you for issues with a potential neuropathy or radiculopathy or pleurisy (etc.). There are... Read More

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Dr. Liang provide very valuable assistance with my patient in a super prompt and thorough response to my question. He is clearly a physician who takes an interest in patients and goes the extra mile ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Dr Liang for explaining Aura i never get a headache just Zig Zag and sometimes communication prob in writing first time when i had first ever Migraine 17yrs ago D...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for affirming my experience last week. Having a dx of mild pulmonary hypertension w/ edema and a slight blockage in the l pulm artery, I wasn't prepared for th...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! Also family history of DVT in my sister a few years ago which led her to discontinue contraceptives so thanks for verifying I should see a doc and I'm not jus...Read More

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, California - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, First Place, the San Diego Region - Spring
2017
Top Neurologist, First Place, the Nation - Spring
2017
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