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So my bf everytime he reads something, his minds blanks and he has a hard time remembering what he just read. What can he do to fix this?

So my bf everytime he reads something, his minds blanks and he has a hard time remembering what he just read. What can he do to fix this?

Not remembering what: We read can be a concentration or memory problem or simply information overload, a lot on the mind. Consider getting tested by a clinical psychologist to find out what is going on. See doc first to rule out medical conditions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm havin some mind prob. I think 2 do something while I was doin some work and as soon as I finish doin tht work, I try 2 remember tht, but I cnt?

I'm havin some mind prob. I think 2 do something while I was doin some work and as soon as I finish doin tht work, I try 2 remember tht, but I cnt?

Stress?: You are young to have memory troubles. You could have too much on your mind or just stress, but I would also recommend that you get your thyroid checked. Moderate to severe depression can cause this too. ...Read more

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I have no clue wats going on. My mind is so complexed that it's almost scary. I am lost that I can't remember an accident that happened to me bak.

I have no clue wats going on. My mind is so complexed that it's almost scary. I am lost that I can't remember an accident that happened to me bak.

Get checked: It sounds as if it you are pretty confused. I would see your doctor to have your medications checked and to make sure the dosages are correct. ...Read more

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A think that I can't remove and my mind remember it continuously forcefully even I want to remove it. How to remove this think. It make me unhappy.

A think that I can't remove and my mind remember it continuously forcefully even I want to remove it. How to remove this think. It make me unhappy.

Obsessive thought?: It sounds like you might be either having an obsessive thought, or re-experiencing a trauma. These situations can be helped a lot with cognitive behavioral therapy and/or emdr -- but you need an evaluation first so that the best help can be given. Fluoxetine by itself is not likely to completely eliminate these experiences, but working with a psychologist/other therapist may provide relief. ...Read more

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My mind has been off for about a month. Can't seem to focus well, hard to remember things, and feeling as if things aren't real. Please help.

My mind has been off for about a month. Can't seem to focus well, hard to remember things, and feeling as if things aren't real. Please help.

Need unbiased help: It appears that you may need to talk to someone who is not biased and can listen to your issues and hopefully advise you on what treatment or therapy is needed. A month has been long enough to try and figure out on your own. ...Read more

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I have migranes often, my mind is always racing, I have a hard time focusing and remembering things. What is wrong with me?

I have migranes often, my mind is always racing, I have a hard time focusing and remembering things. What is wrong with me?

Migraines: Migraines can come in all shapes and sizes and can effect people in many different ways (sometimes quite severely). Because there are a variety of different presentations and treatments choices, it is best to get an evaluation with your doctors and perhaps a neurologist if your doctor thinks that is best. Problems with racing thoughts might also be best handled by a psychiatrist. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Plz tell me about abreaction session in detail and if I will be unconscious and can't control my mind or my ideas and if iwill remember what I said?

Plz tell me about abreaction session in detail and if I will be unconscious and can't control my mind or my ideas and if iwill remember what I said?

Don't worry: Abreaction is just a fancy was of saying emotional release. You will not lose consciousness, you won't lose your mind, and you will be able to remember it it is a coomon psychoanalytic/psychological technique used in psycho therapy. ...Read more

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When having bad anxiety and/or depression, even maybe labyrinthitis. Can your mind be on overload and make you very forgetful. I feel like I can't remember today at all. It all seems a blur. : (?

When having bad anxiety and/or depression, even maybe labyrinthitis. Can your mind be on overload and make you very forgetful. I feel like I can't remember today at all. It all seems a blur. : (?

Wait till tomorrow: Anxiety/depression CAN make you "foregetful" but not labrynthitis. At any rate, you'd be surprised how much your brain is PAYING ATTENTION even when YOU'RE NOT. What may be a blur now due to other things on your plate will be much more accessible and clear to you in the morning when your brain has organized things a bit for you. Be patient. More questions? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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25 male. Pea sized 'mole' redish above right ear. Been there since I can remember. Doesn't hurt. Now worried it may be serious. Put my mind to ease plz?

See PCP/Derm/Plastic: Pea sized mole should be looked at by your PCP/dermatologist/Plastic surgeon. No one can give you appropriate advice without examining lesions like that or even biopsying it. ...Read more

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Easily exhausted, forgetfulness mind goes blank feel not happy nor sad body aches cant remember anything cannot concentrate?

Easily exhausted, forgetfulness mind goes blank feel not happy nor sad body aches cant remember anything cannot concentrate?

See below: Are these new or old symptoms? Are you on or have you started any new medication? Tried any new drugs? All these things potentially might have an effect on you. It's always a good idea to rule out anything medical going on. You might want to schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor for a complete work up and then take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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Cant consentrate can't remember anything, mind goes blank not happy nor sad easily exhausted body aches no medication I have implant?

Cant consentrate can't remember anything, mind goes blank not happy nor sad easily exhausted body aches no medication I have implant?

Anxiety disorder: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Woke up with a small bump on the back of my head, it hurt as if I had bumped my head, even though I cannot remember doing it. What could it be?

Woke up with a small bump on the back of my head, it hurt as if I had bumped my head, even though I cannot remember doing it. What could it be?

Head bump: Tough to say without an exam. It could be a scalp cyst, which are very common, or you may have bumped it and just forgot, and now have a small bruise/bump there. If the latter, it should resolve, if other causes and it doe not resolve, then get the area evaluated and examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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I fell at cheer & don't really remember what happened except my head hit the ground really hard. After 1.5 days my headache keeps getting worse. Why?

I fell at cheer & don't really remember what happened except my head hit the ground really hard. After 1.5 days my headache keeps getting worse. Why?

Please tell your: Parents now. They need to take you to the er for medical evaluation. Possible concussion
sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting & fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, >>. ...Read more

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Yesterday I felt a pain above my left eyebrow. When I woke up this morning, it started to feel like I hit my head on something but I don't remember hu?

Yesterday I felt a pain above my left eyebrow. When I woke up this morning, it started to feel like I hit my head on something but I don't remember hu?

Get checked: There are a few medical conditions that may cause the type of pain you are experiencing. The most common may be shingles or a local HSV break out. You should see a dermatologist for this. ...Read more

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Thursday morning I awoke to not remembering anything. The night before my head had felt odd, but not hurting. I've remembered some, but not all?

Thursday morning I awoke to not remembering anything. The night before my head had felt odd, but not hurting. I've remembered some, but not all?

Drug use? Stroke? Fox: Too little information. Were you drinking with friends? Did anyone observe you? At your age it's unlikely that you have high BP but you should go see your doc for a workup. Hopefully things will work out for you. ...Read more

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Ihave a bad cofused memory. Sometimes I can't remember names or actions afew miniutes ago, this puts me embarrassing situations I feel my head is empty?

Ihave a bad cofused memory. Sometimes I can't remember names or actions afew miniutes ago, this puts me embarrassing situations I feel my head is empty?

See your doctor: If no physical cause, then consider evaluation for a dissociative disorder. Also rule out adhd as the combo with anxiety can make it very difficult to register memories due to the internal focus of attention from anxiety and the distractibility from the adhd. Make sure you are not experiencing any medication or drug effects. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can med students remember the parts of the brain, their functions, and disorders?

How can med students remember the parts of the brain, their functions, and disorders?

Most Medical Student: Most students remember the parts of the brain and their function usually either by rote memory or by association. ...Read more

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Food for the brain? Those that will help me remember things and concentrate more. Those that are easy to find.

Food for the brain? Those that will help me remember things and concentrate more. Those that are easy to find.

Not perfect science: Overall healthy eating, remaining physical and cognitively active is important for brain health. But food wise, think about berries (like blueberries), caffeine in moderation, dark/green leafy veggies (kale, spinach, dandelion greens, broccoli), stay hydrated, health fats (avocado/fatty fish (tuna, salmon, mackerel) and spices like tumeric/curcumin. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have two bumps on the back my head, it has been here since I can remember. Don't hurt, no irritation, nothing. What does this mean.?

I have two bumps on the back my head, it has been here since I can remember. Don't hurt, no irritation, nothing. What does this mean.?

Exostoses: If these have been present for years, are bony hard and show no growth, pain or tenderness, they may be boney growths (exostoses) of the skull and these are benign. However it's best to have your Physician examine them and advise you. ...Read more

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Boyfriend fell hurt head in sept started not to remember in jan lost memory about 7 years now had bad headaches did test all say nothing wrong?

Boyfriend fell hurt head in sept started not to remember in jan lost memory about 7 years now had bad headaches did test all say nothing wrong?

Not really?: There is no "positive" test for head injury. Headache and memory problems can linger after a head injury. Ct scans and MRI studies of the brain can be perfectly normal. Proper treatment and rehabilitation is the next step. ...Read more

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What are symtoms of a chronic subderal hematomo? Can you still develop one after one month of hitting head I didn't black out and remember the event

What are symtoms of a chronic subderal hematomo? Can you still develop one after one month of hitting head I didn't black out and remember the event

Interpretation: Not clear to me as to why you are concerned about bleeding over the brain. From your description, you did not have a cerebral concussion, and are unlikely to have experienced any traumatic brain injury. If you do have genuine symptoms, then contact your local doctor, or even schedule a Concierge visit here online. ...Read more

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There's been little conversations in my head by people who don't exactly exist. I keep seeing notes in my handwriting that I don't remember writing.

There's been little conversations in my head by people who don't exactly exist. I keep seeing notes in my handwriting that I don't remember writing.

Hi: At age 16, there can be a lot of things in life that are stressful and confusing. It sounds like the chemicals which keep your brain in balance are having a bit of a problem. Talk to your parents or your clergyman about this and obtain guidance of what to do from here. The last thing you should do is ignore this. I am sorry that you are having problems, you will feel better soon. RJ ...Read more

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How can I improve my posture? I have at least 4 inches of head forward tilt from rounded shoulders. Remembering just to stand up straight, no.

How can I improve my posture? I have at least 4 inches of head forward tilt from rounded shoulders. Remembering just to stand up straight, no.

See an orthodedic: Doc or your gyn and u need xrays and a bone density test as you may have significanty bone loss and osteoporosis that is causing teh problem which will need txment or it will get a lot worse. ...Read more

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I have 2 bumps on the back of my head above the base of my neck. I have had them for as long as I can remember. EvEry so often they hurt like now???

I have 2 bumps on the back of my head above the base of my neck. I have had them for as long as I can remember. EvEry so often they hurt like now???

? Cyst: Sebaceous cyst classically stay dormant for a while then might get inflamed on and off. Another differential is inflamed follicles especially in men can get painful after getting a haircut at the barbers or home. ...Read more

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Bone on the bottom left side of my head seems like it's bigger and it hurts. Feels like I hit it somewhere but don't remember doing so. What is it?

Bone on the bottom left side of my head seems like it's bigger and it hurts. Feels like I hit it somewhere but don't remember doing so. What is it?

Need an exam: From your description, I cannot tell whether you are describing TMJ inflammation or a problem with another bone (the maxilla). You should see your physician, who can examine you and determine the cause of your symptoms ...Read more

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Why all of a sudden have I become more forgetful? I can't even really remember what happened previous mornings/days. I haven't hit my head or anything

Why all of a sudden have I become more forgetful? I can't even really remember what happened previous mornings/days. I haven't hit my head or anything

Hardware or software: If your hardware's OK, maybe the memory never was made. Distractibility prevents new information from being stored. It may not be a recovery problem - it's just not there! That's why ADD kids are learning disabled. Are you doing too much? Too quickly? Multi-tasking? Too anxious?, etc. Meditation can focus some folk. You might solve it by slowing down or consider an eval and CBT Tx to help. Best! ...Read more

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Is there away I can be brain wash so I don't remember my past? I need it really bad

Is there away I can be brain wash so I don't remember my past? I need it really bad

Not really: There is not a way to make you forget your past. However, long term counseling with a good therapist can help you deal with the things that have happened in your past. As human beings we have an enormous capacity to make peace with great trauma in our pasts. It is hard to do this alone so please seek counseling. If you feel you are depressed talk to your doctor about medications also. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is normal to have all my penis head with little almost non visible dots? They are pink and have been there long time I can even remember

Is normal to have all my penis head with little almost non visible dots? They are pink and have been there long time I can even remember

May be normal...: The look of glans penis may vary among men and is considered to be normal. Your described scenario has been very reassuring. Without taking a direct look at them, it's hard to come up to 100% sure answer. But practically, leave those dots alone and don't pick on them. If still in doubt, see Urologist timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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I have a large crater on the top of my head, near the back. It has been there for as long as I can remember. What could it be? Should I see a doctor?

I have a large crater on the top of my head, near the back. It has been there for as long as I can remember. What could it be? Should I see a doctor?

Yes you should: See a doctor. I don't know from your description what this could possibly be. If it is not changing shape, it is not an emergency. But it could be something that needs treatment to prevent it from getting worse. ...Read more

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I hit my head and neck hard on the right at rugby and it bounced off the ground (left) I don't remember anything from getting hit till abt 5 mins aft

I hit my head and neck hard on the right at rugby and it bounced off the ground (left) I don't remember anything from getting hit till abt 5 mins aft

Head zinjury/: Concussion. Be assessed and avoid the game for your doctors recommended time frame. Your day to day functioning should be normal prior to returning to the game. All the best. ...Read more

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Why is the top middle part of the back of my head always sore, been like that for yrs and I don't remember hitting it, it hurts when im on my back slee?

Why is the top middle part of the back of my head always sore, been like that for yrs and I don't remember hitting it, it hurts when im on my back slee?

Topmiddlebackofhead?: I dub thee Her Superior Occipital Soreness Lady (Her SOSL). Distresseth only whilst on the back sleeping? Very well. I'm a neurologist & when ere' I hear such symptoms foul methinks OCCIPITAL NEURITIS vs. ALLODYNIA. But to know betwixt these knaves which it is should pose more trial than elegance Milady. If Her SOSL should desire- I am @ your service: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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Why don't we remember being put to sleep during a general anathestesia? What happens to the brain after drug injection?

Why don't we remember being put to sleep during a general anathestesia? What happens to the brain after drug injection?

Great medications: The preop meds are frequently chosen to be amnesia producing on purpose.
What drug?
These anesthesia drugs are metabolized and gone. The brain is normal if it was normal before. ...Read more