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Thought it was a sinus issue, turns out could be neurological. Trigeminal?

Thought it was a sinus issue, turns out could be neurological. Trigeminal?

? Shingles?: Herpes virus loves to produce shooting pain along nerve pathways. On the chest this can cause shooting from back to front. In the face it can shoot from ear to nose. This is branch of trigeminal nerve. Well known and difficult to treat. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about neurological issues in young male, don't know what to do?

Can you tell me about neurological issues in young male, don't know what to do?

Impossibly vague: That's sort of like asking what you should do about "car trouble" in a 4-year-old Chevy. You need to provide actual information if you want this question answered or even addressed. ...Read more

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I am smelling smoke everywhere I go for the past 3 days, I wonder if this is a neurological issue?

I am smelling smoke everywhere I go for the past 3 days, I wonder if this is a neurological issue?

Phantosmia: This can happen in cases where the olfactory nerve is irritated such as in trauma or infection or chemicals. If it comes & goes, you don't have to worry. If it progresses or continues, there are other things to rule out such as ENT issues or Neurologic problems, hence consult a specialist in those fields. They can help you rule out things like Sinus infection or Migraines. ...Read more

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Could there be a connection between gastric and neurological issues?

Could there be a connection between gastric and neurological issues?

Yes: The link between the gut and the neurological system is only now beginning to be understood. The autonomic nervous system may be what links them together into syndromes and conditions.

A few of the more rare conditions are porphyria, whipples disease, and more commonly celiac disease. These can all cause prominent gastric and neurological symptoms. ...Read more

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Thought I might have a sinus issue, turns out it could be neurological. What could it be?

Thought I might have a sinus issue, turns out it could be neurological. What could it be?

Possibly migraine: You don't provide enough info to provide a precise answer so i'll provide one which might be appropriate. About 50% of people with migraine headaches don't know they have migraines and often think their headaches are due to sinus. ...Read more

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If you have a neurological issue that causes balance issues will those issues come and go or stay constant?

If you have a neurological issue that causes balance issues will those issues come and go or stay constant?

Balance issues: Balance issues as a result of a neurologic condition can be either constant or intermittent. It all depends on the cause. For example, a stroke or inflammation of the balance center would in general be constant. Dizziness is a result of migraine or inner ear dysfunction could be intermittent. ...Read more

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What is neurology? What is neurology?

What is neurology? What is neurology?

Medicine Speciality: Neurology is a medical specialty that deals with the diseases of the nervous system. Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the central and peripheral nervous system. A neurologist is a physician specializing in neurology and trained to investigate, or diagnose and treat neurological disorders. Neurology also has many subspecialties. ...Read more

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What to expect if I'm going to neurology?

What to expect if I'm going to neurology?

A neuro visit: At a neuro visit:
you should expect to have a detailed interview and physical exam, and to undergo neurological tests- such as tests for eye movements, coordination, reflexes, sensation etc. ...Read more

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What's role of cinnarizine in neurology?

What's role of cinnarizine in neurology?

Cinnarizine: Cinnarizine, derived from piperazine, is an antihistamine and calcium channel blocker. It may promote cerebral blood flow, and so is used to treat cerebral apoplexy, post-trauma cerebral symptoms, and cerebral arteriosclerosis. It is more commonly prescribed for nausea and vomiting due to motion sickness or other sources such as chemotherapy, vertigo and meniere's syndrome. ...Read more

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What can I expect during a neurological exam?

What can I expect during a neurological exam?

Amazing things!: The neurological exam is one of the last great skills that a physician is taught in this era of ordering tests and scans to make diagnoses. The exam is broken down into the following categories: mental status, cranial nerves (brainstem nerves), movement, sensation, reflexes, cerebellum, and walking. There is an immense amount of information that can be obtained from this ~20-min test. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of neurological disorder?

Anything you do: Everything we see, hear, feel, every motion and emotion is controlled by the nervous system. When these systems do not work properly it can be considered as a neurological disorder. First get a thorough medical evaluation. Then let your primary doctor determine if neurological consultation is needed. ...Read more

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What does a full normal neurological exam mean?

What does a full normal neurological exam mean?

Reasurring perhaps: Although normal exam does not rule out all intracranial problems, or the presence of paroxysmal conditions like epilepsy or migraine, does provide comfort of absence of substantial neurological deficits. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a neurological condition?

What are the signs of a neurological condition?

Depends: Nerves are involved in most functions of the body from bladder/stomach/blood pressure to sensation/strength/cognition. Whether or not there is a specific underlying disease depends on what system of the body is dysfunctional and what the symptoms are ...Read more

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How quick can a neurological disease progress?

Depends on the dz: There are known natural histories of diseases that have been documented before there were treatments. How fast a disease progresses depends on which disease it is, whether the current treatments are disease-modifying or symptomatic, and how severe the clinical phenotype of that particular disease is in the individual patient ...Read more

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How quickly can a neurological disease progress?

How quickly can a neurological disease progress?

It depends: It depends on the type of the neurological disease process...A stroke can progress fairly fast or acutely, or in parkinson's disease where cells in the brain die off over time, rather slowly. They may also come and go like the relapsing remitting type of multiple sclerosis ...Read more

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What is the definition of a neurological disorder?

What is the definition of a neurological disorder?

Neurological dis.: Diseases of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord, nerves), such as Strokes, Seizures, Migraines, etc. ...Read more

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How many people suffer from a neurological disease?

How many people suffer from a neurological disease?

VARIABLE: Exact figures for total pts are not available, but are for the following diseases:
migraine, 28 million
alzheimer's, 5.2 million
parkinson's, 1.5 million
multiple sclerosis, 400, 000
(all are numbers from usa). ...Read more

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What is the definition of a neurological impairment?

What is the definition of a neurological impairment?

Brad questions: Neurologic impairement is usually manifested with mood memory and behavior. It also has wide range of neurocognitive impairement ...Read more

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Can I have a neurological condition, how can I know?

Can I have a neurological condition, how can I know?

Neurology: Neurological symptoms are associated with numbness, seizures, weakness or imbalance. Double vision, incoordination, difficulty swallowing and urinary problems may be signs of a neurological disorder. The symptoms vary widely. See a medical doctor who can examine you, obtain the necessary imaging studies and refer you to a neurologist to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I find out the neurological problem that I have?

How do I find out the neurological problem that I have?

Symptoms?: Your symptoms and concerns should be discussed with your primary care doctor or neurologist. Tests may need to be ordered. ...Read more

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Hello, what does the full neurological exam consist of?

Routine Neuro Exam: If you are referring to just a basic neurological physical examination: mental status examination, cranial nerve examination, motor exam, reflex examination, sensory examination, gait/coordination examination. This is in addition to a routine physical exam (heart, lungs, stomach ect) ...Read more

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Does eating a lot of tablets cause neurological problem?

What kind: You do not reveal what the tablets contain. Be a bit more transparent, and we may be able to answer. ...Read more

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Please help! What happens in a neurological examination?

Please help! What happens in a neurological examination?

Neuro Exam: Neuro exam is not an invasive exam. It involves testing things from head to toe including walking. The neurologist would check for any signs of abnormality in nerves, muscles, spinal cord, and brain. ...Read more

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Are neurological examinations difficult for normal people?

Are neurological examinations difficult for normal people?

Not at all: A neurological exam is designed to show normal or abnormal performance of usual activities. Detailed movements may be requested, but they would be usual and easy to perform for a normal person. If there is difficulty, some neurological disorder may be suspected. Muscle testing may be painful but quick and necessary. Eeg should be easy and fun. ...Read more

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Can a neurological event trigger an anaphilactic response?

Can a neurological event trigger an anaphilactic response?

No: An anaphylactic reaction is an allergic reaction, between an allergic antibody made by your immune system and an allergen that you inhale, ingest, or inject. Since a neurological event does not involve introducing an allergen into the body, the event in and of itself cannot cause true anaphylaxis. There can be similar symptoms, however; you need to clarify what you're really asking. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about neurology and pharmacy specialization?

Exciting field: Neurology is a branch of medicine that helps patients with headache, sleep disorder, seizures, stroke, movement disorder, brain cancer, multiple sclerosis, dementia, and other conditions. Active research is underway on all fronts. Pharmacy focuses on the medications used to help treat patients. Https://www. Aamc. Org/cim/specialty/list/us/336846/neurology. Html, http://www. Pharmacist. Com/education ...Read more

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What is clinical neuropsychology? Is it the same as neurology?

What is clinical neuropsychology? Is it the same as neurology?

Complementary Jobs: Neurologists = medical docs trained 2 diagnose & treat conditions affecting (1) central nervous system (brain & spinal cord) & (2) peripheral nervous system (branches & bundles of nerves that communicate signals 2 & from brain/spinal cord) & rest of body. Clinical neuropsychologists = psychologists w/special training in assessing higher brain functions (speech, memory, spatial skills, thinking). ...Read more

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How can I help someone with a neurological disorder eat correctly?

How can I help someone with a neurological disorder eat correctly?

VARIABLE: Depending on the disorder, various dietary approaches make sense. Phenyketonuria has restrictions, childhood epilepsy may benefit from a ketotic diet. Those with risk for stroke might do low fat diet, and those with hypoglycemia perhaps high protein, low cargo
my ms pts probably do best on low fat diet and supplemental vit d. Suggest, check out the national organization for the disease for help. ...Read more

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