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How does hemivertebrae cause neurologic problems?

How does hemivertebrae cause neurologic problems?

Severe spinal curve: The spine curves with eventual kinking of nerve in spinal canal the curve have to be huge kyphosis forward bending is a risk for neuro problems. ...Read more

Psychiatric Problem (Definition)

A psychological/behavioral symptom that causes impairment in a person's function or distress for that person. For example: anxiety is normal & keeps us alert to possible danger. If anxiety is excessive or out of proportion to the situation, and causes us distress or impaiment in our ability to handle situations, then we have an anxiety disorder. It is then considered to ...Read more


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Could 1 3 dimethylamylamine cause brain damage/neurologic problems?

Could 1 3 dimethylamylamine cause brain damage/neurologic problems?

Possibly: This compound is what's known as a sympathomimetic because it raises heart rate and constructs your blood vessels which raises your blood pressure. Brain damage can happen from many different causes one of which is strokes or a blood vessel blockage or rip. To say that the compound causes brain damage would be incorrect but long term usage could predispose you to brain blood vessel diseases ...Read more

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Why is a head CT no longer indicated after 24 hours of a head trauma? Is it b/c a neurologic problem would be obvious from H&P after that time frame?

Why is a head CT no longer indicated after 24 hours of a head trauma? Is it b/c a neurologic problem would be obvious from H&P after that time frame?

What could it show?: If you aren't having any symptoms at that point, chances are that the CT will show nothing. Most neurological symptoms are quick to develop (within 24 hrs) if they occur & would be permanent if they persisted for 1 day. Besides, what diference would a CT scan make? If a neurological exam isn't abnormal, then there's nothing to do with any CT scan result: it's exposure to radiation & wasting money. ...Read more

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Is neurosyphilis a neurological problems?

Is neurosyphilis a neurological problems?

Neurosyphilis: Neurosyphilis is an infection of brain/spinal cord caused by untreated syphilis (caused by the bacteria treponema palladum). It is a late complication. It may be asymptomatic or manifest with different neurological problems (e.g. Abnormal walking, poor reflexes, dementia, etc...) a neurological exam (including imaging) and blood tests for syphilis are done. Treatment is usually with penicillin. ...Read more

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When can high fevers cause neurological or nerve problems?

When can high fevers cause neurological or nerve problems?

Fever and damage: There is a condition called malignant hyperthermia, a disorder in which muscle breaks down, releasing myoglobin which is toxic to the kidney and results in significant muscle damage and even death usually fever is not the cause of the damage. The damage is caused by whatever has caused the elevated temperature, for example prolonged seizures with fever.. ...Read more

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Is narcolepsy a mental health problem or something neurological?

Is narcolepsy a mental health problem or something neurological?

Sleep disorder: Narcolepsy is a genetic disorder affecting brain chemicals which control sleep patterns, and really involves multiple symptom complexes. It is not a psychiatric disorder in the classical sense, but many psychiatrists could certainly handle the problem and achieve good control. ...Read more

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How do u know if your problems are psychological or more neurological?

What problems: In order to answer your question, need to have some clue as to what problems are plaguing you. Give us more details. ...Read more

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Could a few weeks of 50% deet cause neurological problems in later life?

Could a few weeks of 50% deet cause neurological problems in later life?

No; Very unlikely: Unless you drank the stuff in huge quantities --it would be so very rare--someone would beg to study you. 1. Unlike Mercury, DEET doesn't accumulate in the body. It is gone in 24 hrs. There have been hundreds of atudies, Example:w. using it at 40ml per kg per day for 60 days straight (who volunteers for this?) Anyway, even these poor subjects were fine unless they drank lots of alcohol too.. ...Read more

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What tests do I need to find out whether I have any neurological problem or weakness. Whom should I consult? Please help.

What tests do I need to find out whether I have any neurological problem or weakness. Whom should I consult? Please help.

No tests necessary : No tests are necessary without a principle neurological complaint, such as headaches, weakness or numbness. A physician can screen you for neurological problems with a neurological physical exam. Abnormalities on exam are typically followed up with imaging. ...Read more

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What are some causes for a sudden change in vision that lasts more than a month, accompanied with neurological problems/symptoms?

What are some causes for a sudden change in vision that lasts more than a month, accompanied with neurological problems/symptoms?

Eye or brain: Changes in vision can result from disorders affecting the eye, the optic nerve, or the brain. Important in distinguishing between these is whether the change occurs only in one eye, or both eyes. This helps to localize the problem. Migraines, for example, can present with visual changes and headaches. Other neurological symptoms need to be described in more detail to know it might represent. ...Read more

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Are vision and hearing problems considered neurological issues?

Are vision and hearing problems considered neurological issues?

Depends: Some vision and hearing diseases are neurological. Some are not. ...Read more

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How do I find out the neurological problem that i have?

Symptoms?: Your symptoms and concerns should be discussed with your primary care doctor or neurologist. Tests may need to be ordered. ...Read more

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Does eating a lot of tablets cause neurological problem?

What kind: You do not reveal what the tablets contain. Be a bit more transparent, and we may be able to answer. ...Read more

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Can chronic stress/anxiety cause neurological problems?

Can chronic stress/anxiety cause neurological problems?

Possible: It probably depends on what type of neurological damage you're referring to. However, chronic stress can cause a host of physical problems, including neurological. Chronic stress causes the release of cortisol which can damage the heart for example. Stress can also weaken the immune system which can lead shingles. Psychologists and the internet can suggest ways to lower stress. ...Read more

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Prinsmentals angina is neurological or cardiological problem?

Prinsmentals angina is neurological or cardiological problem?

Prinzmetal angina: Is a poorly understood heart condition in which chest pain is experienced at rest and is due to coronary vasospasm. ...Read more

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Do I have a heart or neurological problem?

Do I have a heart or neurological problem?

More info: I am sorry, we will need more information, such as symptoms you are concerned about, to appropriately answer this question. ...Read more

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What neurology problems might cause lack of growth?

What neurology problems might cause lack of growth?

Hormone: Lack of growth is more often the result of a hormone problem than a neurologic one. ...Read more

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Is hyperventilation due to lung problem or neurological problem?

Is hyperventilation due to lung problem or neurological problem?

Could be either: Your body is set to breath only as much as you need oxygen or have to rid carbon dioxide. If the lungs become diseased and cannot perform its normal function, the body will respond by causing a higher respiratory minute volume(both rate and depth of breathing). Certain central nervous system problems may cause increased minute volume also, such as heavy alcohol intoxication, high fever. ...Read more

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
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Diabetic Kidney Problems (Definition)

The diabetes Melitus affects the part of the kidney which filter urine. These are called glomeruli. The dibetese causes the fine blood vessel in the glomeruli to close down, resuting in that filterstion function gradualy decreases to a point that both kidneys stop working. Therefore urine accumulates in the blood. it can be detected by doing blood tests( ...Read more


Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
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Bladder Problems (Definition)

Bladder problems is a symptom in which a person has discomfort in his bladder (the bag-like part of the body that holds urine) or has urination (peeing) problems. Urination problems include difficulty starting, difficulty stopping, dribbling (leaking), peeing too often, blood in the urine, ...Read more