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Dr Charles Cattano commented on a question of mine.I would like to consult with him if possible.His profile won't give me that option.Can anyone help?
Hallucinations: Charles bonnet syndrome is the occurence of visual hallucinations in blind people, especially those with retinal disease. Patients who experience these should be reassured that they are not psychiatric in nature. ...Read more
Gamma knife: Doctors have different answers. Please contact Dr. Neal. ...Read more
YOU ARE YOU: Big ears is big ears. You need to figure this out all by yourself. Your instincts as a father will help you. ...Read more
Charles Bonnet syndr: Mentally healthy people with significant visual loss can have visual hallucinations. Hallucinations do not occur in any other senses. Please see an ophthalmologist for the diagnosis, . ...Read more
What to do if i just cut my finger with a dirty old stanley knife blade, can I treat it on my own?
Probably not: The parts of your question that concern me are "dirty" and "old." old dirty metal items are frequent sources for tetanus and other common and equally concerning infections. I would thoroughly clean it with warm water and soap, wrap it, and go to see your primary doc in a day or so. If the cut is very deep, or if you start to develop pus-like drainage, heat, or swelling i would go to the er. ...Read more
Which hospital is better for pediatrics:chop children's hospital of philadelphia or morgan stanley?
Hazel & I (Charles) are trying for a baby.how can we speed our conceiving process.we would prefer trying for twins so how do we do it?
Healthy lifestyle: Fertility is generally highest during ovulation, which usually occurs 14 days after the first day of your period. Frequent sex lowers sperm count, so you might abstain on days 11-13. Twin pregnancy is not fully understood. Identical twins comes from a single fertilized egg splitting into two zygotes vs fraternal twins happens when two eggs ovulate & fertilize during the same cycle. Best wish ...Read more
Is there any treatment, therapy or cure for charles bonnet syndrome following macular degeneration?
Yes: Cbs occurs with chronic severe bilateral vision loss and results in formed and unformed visual hallucinations. Severe bilateral amd is a common cause. The first step in therapy is inquiring whether at risk patients are having this experience. If so, reassurance goes a long way. Medical therapy may also reduce the intensity of the visual hallucinations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why my daughter was put on Prozac20mg and methylphenidate 10mg three times a day, Dr. Charles Parker believes that Prozac blocks pathway for ritilin?
Best to ask doctor: It is best to ask the doctor who put your daughter on this medication regimen. Unable to fully comment without more medical detail about your daughter. ...Read more
My son tells me that he is seeing a green spot with his left eye. He told me late last night and I have an appointment to see an ophthalmologist in two days. I was a long time girlfriend of Dr. Charles Khouri ophthalmologist in Miami who passed away thr
Green spot: he already has an appointment with the ophthalmologist, but at the mean time avoid all vedeo games & TV, wear sunglasses outdoors. Good luck. ...Read more
Stanley has had an bulging blood vessel on his right temple for months. Now it has shrunk and feels sore and tender with touch. Is this dangerous?
Healthy Lifestyle: A healthy lifestyle with nutritious food choices/amounts & exercise will help keep your weight stable. Going on "diets" can affect your metabolism to the point where most people gain weight back (& often more) once you go off the diet. It is best to develop a health lifestyle, in which you are eating several smaller meals (3-6) containing a balance of proteins, carbs, fats, fruits & veggies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not : Poor linear growth is usually noted in infancy. Most patients shows some degree of mental deficiency and visual or auditory handicap. ...Read more
Not getting worse: Medical condition could be improving or staying the same, but not getting worse. Does not necessarily mean that patient is getting better, nor does it man that subject is healthy, or in a good state.. ...Read more