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Basilar invagination

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Brain issues: If you have symptoms or reason to believe you have any brain malformation please see your doctor. He/she will assess the situation and order the prop ... Read More

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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Depends on health: If you are an active healthy 80 yo it is less of a risk. However with something like this in a difficult area of the spine its best to seek out an "ul ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Not common: Basilar invagination is not a common problem it can be seen most often in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or congenital anamolies of their cranial- ... Read More
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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
23 years experience Neurology
Rare: Very uncommon.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Decreased movement: The inferior and basilar part of the left ventricle show decreased movement.Hypo(decreased) kinesis(motility). Usually because of compromised blood su ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Multiple options: The best idea is to stop migraines from developing. Preventive treatments include: medications, procedures-botox, nutritional supplements, increased ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends: This depends on the specifics. Acutely, the issues are to support the patient and prevent complications. ( make sure the patient is able to breath ok ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Patience: When one has a stroke, nature must heal the damage. You can help by enrolling in physical therapy/rehabilitation, taking the medications you've been p ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Atelectasis: This means there is scarring or a small area of collapsed lung at the base of the left lung.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP MATLEY
Specializes in
Stroke: The vertebral arteries feed into the basilar artery which supplies the brain stem and the back of the brain. If part of the brain tissue supplied by t ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Read below: The headache is usually preceded by symptoms related to the posterior circulation in the brain, vertigo, slurred speech, and balance problems before t ... Read More
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