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I'm finding it difficult to study and understand. With too many activities in my head, i can go through pages without evenbeing sure. What should I do?
Ramona Pierson's TED: "knowing about knowing" =helpful perspective. We remember things in relation 2other things in different types of categories incl categs of meaning (roses & tulips r flowers); language sounds (words that begin w/ "c" as in "cat"); shapes (rectangles vs circles); etc. When trying 2remember info, think about how it relates 2other info. Take stock of what u know/don't know. See http://bit.Ly/1996tng. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pilar Cyst: 9 times out of 10, what you are describing will be a type of blocked oil gland called an inclusion cyst or pilar cyst. These can be easily removed under local anesthesia if they interfere with hair care. There are other rare growths that can occur on the scalp as well, so i advise you to see your primary care doctor or a dermatologist for a formal evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hey the left side of my head is sensitive to the touch. I was watching a lot of TV yesterday , could that have anything to do with it?
Any suggestions on what to do when I have left side head pinching and spasms all the time? 3 head scans in the last 2 years. All normal.
Not likely to find: the answer with more scans. I assume that you've had other tests, but have you been checked for myopathies and hypercalcemia/hyperparathyroidism and over-active thyroid? Another condition to consider is Benign Fasciculation Syndrome. Here is link: http://neurology.about.com/od/Neuromuscular/fl/Benign-Fasciculation-Syndromes.htm Temporal arteritis and trigeminal neuralgia should be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Formication: Formication is the sense that something is crawling on your skin. It has many possible causes: menopause, Morgellon's Disease, allergies, skin cancer, syphilis, diabetic neuropathy, Lyme Disease, Herpes Zoster, pesticide exposure, mercury poisoning, alcohol withdrawal, medication /drug use such as: amphetamines, cocaine, Adderall or Ritalin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends: Did you lose consciousness? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Headache/ pressure of head? Are you unable to recall what happened? Do you feel dizzy or have ringing in the ears? Confusion or slurred speech? Nausea or vomiting? Extreme fatigue? If you believe you have a concussion please seek prompt medical care. ...Read more
Formication if not: parasites. Formication is the sense that something is crawling on your skin. It has many possible causes: menopause, Morgellon's Disease, allergies, skin cancer, syphilis, diabetic neuropathy, Lyme Disease, Herpes Zoster, pesticide exposure, mercury poisoning, alcohol withdrawal, medication /drug use such as: amphetamines, cocaine, Adderall or Ritalin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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