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Childhood illness: Occurs in childhood, and typically monophasic, but could be confused with MS in some cases. Typically follows viral infection or vaccination and can result in diffuse encephalopathy. Classic MRI findings of large white matter lesions which light up with contrast help confirm. Typically does NOT recur. ...Read more
Trigger autoimmune: Adem is an autoimmune disease that is usually triggered by a preceding viral or bacterial infection. While there have been reports of adem following vaccinations, this is extremely unusual, and no overall increased risk has been found in wider ranging studies. Most importantly, the very real risk of the disease prevented by the vaccine is much higher than the theoretical risk of adem! ...Read more
Dear sir, my son 4 yrs old was diagonised as adem or atm before 9 months. Now he is fine but right arm is still paralysed. Please advice?
Doctors thought I had a brain tumor, A.D.E.M., and now cortical dysplasia is there a chance that this could still be a brain tumor?
Hard question!: This question is beyond the scope of what we can answer in this forum. It would require a medical consultation, with detailed history, review of your medical records and your actual MRI images. Public answers on HealthTap are not intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. A personal consultation can be obtained through HealthTap Concierge with me or another Board-Certified MD ...Read more
Doctors thought it to be a brain tumor, ADEM, and now cortical dysplasia is it still possible for the mass to be a brain tumor? Thanks!
Why anti rabies vaccine like rabipur have caused neurological adverse effects like (ADEM, GB syndrome), is it not safe to take (PCECV) vaccine rabipur?
Rabipur is a Purified Chick Embryo Cell Vaccine
(PCECV), not known to CAUSE neurological side effects. A rare patient can get neurological problems after getting a vaccine... but that's coincidental unless the rate of neurological problems occurs more often in vaccine recipients than in non-recipients. For example, if a child dies in a car wreck after getting a vaccine, we don't blame the vaccine. ...Read more
Search internet: Physicians really can't hide from the public. Most state boards of medicine make our information available (online) to the general public. Many online sites collect information on us & republish for you to compare & access. This site (as do most) also gives you access to our practice information including both address & phone. ...Read more
Tough to answer in: Only 400 characters. Greed is too simple. Bureaucrats making up rules to justify their jobs. Insurance companies putting profit in front of patient's well being. Politicians using inflammatory statements just to get re-elected. Radio and tv reporting 1/2 truths for ratings. Lawyers hunting for class action suits for huge wins. Lobbyests putting clients ahead of what's right. And I can go on. ...Read more
Is it common with adders to leave their work (homework for example) till the last minute? And should meds help with these problems?
Yes and possibly: Putting off work or getting distracted and not completing in time are common in patients with adhd or add. They may recognize how difficult it is going to be, and as is human nature, put it off to the last minute. Meds can help with the focus and attention which may be enough or additional help in learning how to organize and allocate time may also be needed. ...Read more
Dose p.S.T. Come with a.D.H.D. I have a, d, h, d and they say p.T.S. Comes with it can you tell more about this p.T.S. With a, d, h.D.
Is that what you mean? No, adhd doesn't mean u also have ptsd. But they are not mutually exclusive either. You'll want to see a qualified therapist who will take yr history ; determine a diagnosis, if any.
Adhd can increase (dis)stress in one's life as it feels difficult to "keep up" sometimes. Ptsd comes from trauma such as child abuse, rape, combat, catastrophes, etc. ...Read more
I'm giving my son prenatals someone said it would help with his ADHA and everything. But I also heard it was bad, what kinds of things can I give him?
Real food.: Studies show that multivitamins generally make no difference. (pregnancy and certain conditions, may be different). One of the reasons is that people use vitamins as an excuse to avoid eating properly. It is much better to get nutrition from food. Eating plenty of fresh foods and veggies and whole grains, cutting down on protein and fat to safer un-American levels, is wiser, and healthier. ...Read more
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a drug: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a drug containing a mixture of amphetamine salts. It does not have symptoms but may produce side effects which include loss of appetite, elevated blood pressure, increased blood pressure, increased heart rate. ...Read more
Do you have ADHD?:
You should take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) if you have adhd.
If your an adult and are over 25 y/o, and still
have symptoms, you may need this for a life time. Don't use any alcohol, it messes with your brain and if you have add then your brain is not functioning well. Alcohol does not help brain function. ...Read more
Stomaches: Stomach aches only at night suggest some indigestion or intolerance to food perhaps eaten at suppertime. Inflammatory problems like gastritis or peptic ulcer don't appear likely as symptoms are only in the nighttime. Gall bladder problems or simple indigestion are possibilities. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate you. ...Read more
Depends.: If you're talking about a capsule that's solid pink (salmon), it's probably 20 mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr; 30 mg is pink too but with a translucent end. If it's a tablet, it is immediate-release adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Round pills are 12.5, 20, and 30 mg (increasing size); a lozenge is 25 mg. ...Read more