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Dyspraxia: This is a pretty complicated question and requires a good assessment from a neuropsychologist. Here is a uk website that might help. Http://www. Dyspraxiafoundation. Org. Uk/services/dys_glance. Php. ...Read more
Dyslexia: Dislexia is a disorder of symbol identification. Reversing the orientation of letters is seen in some cases but is not diagnostic. It may be due to not consistently recognizing right or left. It can be seen in young children as they start to write words and letters, confusing them with b-d, p-q etc. It usually is outgrown by 4th grade but can persist into adulthood. ...Read more
Neuasthenia: Not directly. Neurasthenia is an old term and is something of a grab bag designation to cover a lot of things. Neurasthenia is characterized by general irritability, lack of concentration, worry, and hypochondria. It was introduced into psychiatry in 1869 by an American neurologist. Neurasthenia can cover a wide spectrum of symptom. Some people think of it as a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome ...Read more
Motor Neuropathy: Motor neuropathy causes changes in the musculature. These changes causes tightening of the tendons or contractures. These can cause changes in the hands which will lead to change in handwriting. Causes of motor neuropathy include diabetes, alcoholism, vit b deficiency, HIV meds, some cancer treatments, syphilis and the list goes on. ...Read more
No: Dysgraphia is a deficiency in the ability to write primarily in terms of handwriting, but also in terms of coherence. ...Read more
Discharge from d&c and hysteroscopy: significant findings box: 6cm rlv cerirty (spelling, can't read dr.'s handwriting!) what could that mean?
Normal: It's normal to have some dark brownish or red discharge following d;c, hysteroscopy. As far as your doctor's handwriting, I have to say, I dont' know what he/she was saying either? 6cm could be the length of the uterus, a short but normal length for uterus. Maybe someone else on healthtap will have an 'ah-ha' moment for you and be able to decipher 'cerirty'. Call your doctor in the morning! ...Read more
My memory is very poor. I cannot remember new names, any math above basic multiplication, and my handwriting is illegible. What could cause this?
More information..: We would need to know what has happened in prior years. Is this something new or this has been ongoing? Is this getting worse? You would need to see your doctor (preferably a Neurologist) first and find out what could be a physical cause for this. If everything is fine you might need a psychological evaluation for any learning disabilities you might be presenting. ...Read more
Esophagus manometry result says."abnormal, requires h4".Meaning? Not too sure about the "requires" part though, poor handwriting.
Neither am I, so...: ...A simple phone call to your ordering physician should address your question and start you down the road to appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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
Is there a brain or mental handicapped issue with people who have really sloppy handwriting? My handwriting is really sloppy, people making "insults".
No: Handwriting is a learned behavior and unless there has been a sudden change in writing, don't worry. ...Read more
Shaky: Shaky handwriting can be normal, it can be a sign of tremors or other neurological disorders. ...Read more
Motion resolves fast: Stiffness after casting is expected but generally resolves relatively rapidly. Once normal wrist and hand motion resumes onthecorder of days to a week, your handwriting will normalize as well. ...Read more
Can the experts please talk about the neurological disease which cause difficulty with handwriting?
Could my motor skills or handwriting specifically have been affected by the results of chemo therapy?
Maybe: Some chemotherapies can cause neuropathy or nerve damage which can impair fine motor skills. Some of the most common chemotherapy which can do this woud be docetaxel, paclitaxel, revlamid, thalidomide, cisplatin, vincristine, vinblastine. There are others though so it is best to discuss with your oncologist especially if your still on chemotherapy because the dosage may need to be decreased. ...Read more
Transient changes are possible. However what most of us do not realize is that handwriting ansd other learned behaviors like it are not just fine motor tasks dopendent upon fingers but depend a lot on arm and forearm movements. Thus you could tape a smooth wrting marker to your wrsit and you'd be suprised how simialr your handwritng is.
Writing aids such as grips etc help. ...Read more
Handwriting is faint and it's barely legible due to wrist pain. Could it be the lack of use finally sneaking up on me?
Concerning: If your muscle atrophy is this advanced, it warrants a doctor evaluation. ...Read more
If I hold something my hands start to shake bringing cup to mouth, handwriting, etc is difficult. Started amantadine 5 days before symptom onset have now ceased taking symptoms still occurring, cause?
Medications: The shaking may be related to your current medications. Also, abrupt discontinuation of amantadine may lead to neurological symptoms. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
My right hand index finger twiches and imy handwriting is in not my control and it doesn't allow me to write and sign papers?
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Burning pain all throughout the body? With tremors in both hands and feet. Head too, loss of 80 lbs in six months handwriting changes to, depression.
Med eval: These are serious problems. Please seek prompt care from your physician. ...Read more
Many things: Sudden onset diplopia and vision loss can be a sign of increased intracranial pressure, intracranial mass, intracranial bleeding, neurodegeneration, vitamin toxicity, drug toxicity, infection, inflammation, trauma, and many more things. It calls for an immediate assessment from your doctor and ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Consultation: You may want to seek a consultation with your primary care doctor or psychiatrist to talk through your concerns as there are numerous possible reasons why your grandmother may be experiencing unusual behavior including: depression, alzheimer's, or dementia, or simply medication side effects. Her doctor to provide you with additional information. ...Read more
Macular degeneration: Central vision deterioration or macular degeneration is the most common cause of blindness in the United States. It is usually associated with second hand cigarette smoke There are also genetic diseases such as Leber's Dystrophy and Myopic Macular degeneration or deterioration that can lead to central vision loss. It's imperative that you see an ophthalmologist, preferably a retina specialist. ...Read more
No: There is no relationship between stopping the intake of thc (active chemical in weed) and vision changes. ...Read more
RBBB: Yes. Reversibility depends upon underlying etiology for right bundle branch block. It is reversible if the block is caused by rate related aberrancy or ischemia without infarction. If the block is caused by infarction/degenration/damage to the conductive system then it is not reversible. ...Read more
Eye strain: At age 43, you may have some eye strain from presbyopia, the decrease in ability to focus up close that comes with aging. It normally starts in the 40s. If you do have eye strain, dim light conditions may make it worse. See your eye MD to confirm and possibly start using reading glasses. ...Read more
See your doctor: Short-term memory and concentration can be affected by a wide variety of things. Drug and alcohol use, medication side effects, and traumatic head injury are just a few. For a focused review of risk factors and a personal examination, please see your own physician. S/he will be better able to provide you with individualized answers. ...Read more
Ozone: Ozone is a pollutant at ground level created by emissions like car and truck exhaust. Ozone is a respiratory irritant that makes asthma worse. Very high altitude atmospheric ozone (the ozone layer) acts as a filter for uv light. This has nothing to do with asthma but may increase risk of skin cancer from sun exposure due to the deterioration of that "ozone layer.". ...Read more
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Could someone explain a person's COPD deteriorating during the night and then improving in the morning?
There is a regular daily variation in cortisol levels produced by the body with a usual peak in the early morning hours. Cortisol help suppress inflammation causing improvement in symptoms.
Having said that, it is often the case that shortly after awakening people with COPD experience quite a bit of cough and phlegm production. ...Read more
I have many degerative conditions as well as extruding discs in my neck why is my neck deteriorating so quickly as I am only 43.?
In some families, spinal stenosis presents as changes in the neck or the lumbar spine. This can occur at a young age. It has to do with the design of the skeleton.
Cervical disc disease also occurs with injuries, like those in gymnastics, car accidents, football, and horseback riding. Many people however have some changes with their discs, and not all of these people need help. ...Read more
My dad has parkinsins with Lewy bodys x7 yrs. Deteriorating. Newest symptom dysphagia. No longer responds to people at all. Prognosis?
From last one year I have winessed deterioration in the quality of my semen...It has become yellowish and very thin. I am only 29 years, unmarried.?
My concern, knowing BP 119/68 (avg), EF 55%, mildly elevated EDP/20-25mm, LBBB, plumbing great, no pain but sob w/exertion should I still exercise? All started in the past few years, am I deteriorating
Yes you should: Exercise or you will deteriorate and your heart muscle will weaken. Exercise is important. Start slow and increase as tolerated ...Read more
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