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List Of Neurological Tests
Are there any psychological conditions which can cause loss of balance and motor function issues? All physical tests came back negative.
Yes, anxiety: disorder can manifest in sensor-motor symptoms. Please make sure to get a second opinion on the physical symptoms however. Are you being treated for anxiety disorder? Chinese practices such as qigong and/or tai chi can help w/balance and stress management. Peace and good health. ...Read more
The tests for Metabolic syndrome include:: Aminotransferase, Androstenedione, Xray of chest, Electrocardiogram, Fasting blood sugar, Free T4, Glucose tolerance, 2 spec. (75g), Kidney function tests, Pelvic ultrasound, Prolactin, Sex hormone binding globulin, Free and total testosterone, Thyroid stimulating hormone, Triglyceride, Urinalysis, Ultrasound of abdomen, FSH, Luteinizing hormone, Lipid panel. ...Read more
Have neurological symptoms (numbness on one side, vision issues, brain fog). What neurological disorders give a speckled positive ANA test?
See below: Anas alone are not diagnostic of a disease process. Also up 30% of patients can have a positive ANA and the vast majority do have a autoimmune disease that goes with an ana. I think it is best if you having visual and neurological problems you do want to see both an opthalmologist and a neurologist to rule conditions such as ms. ...Read more
Experiencing a host of symptoms including fatigue+constant muscle fasciculations all over my body. Passed neurological exams and negative lupus tests?
Fasciculations: The most common cause of fatigue is usually related to your sleep (at your age). Make sure you're getting 7-8 hours of sleep per night. Are you overweight or have a thick, short neck? Sleep apnea is a very common cause of fatigue. Weightlifters or those who exercise excessively, or those who take stimulants are prone to fasciculations. ...Read more
Many: First, most have an apple build, ie. Carry weight on the torso, rather than buttocks and extremities. Family hx of hbp, cholesterol problems, diabetes 2, and ASHD or mi, especially if strong. I obtain fasting lipids, insulin, hgba1c, and in females, free and total testosterone. The latter, since pcos is common. A lipid profile that suggests Insulin resistance is high triglycerides and low hdl. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are the lab tests PT, PTT, BMP, celiac profile, and thyroid profile give off any markers to check for Crohn's Disease or are these tests irrelevant?
From none to many: A tumor may be present without any symptoms to a variety including gait and spasticity issues, balance problems, numbness, tingling, weakness, dexterity issues, bowel/bladder issues, headache, pain in the neck and/or extremities, handwritng changes to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Depends on type: There r many paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes, each associated with specific types of cancers. Thus, there's no generic answer to ur question. Paraneoplastic lymphomas, 4 instance, can produce specific antibodies which can b detected by blood tests or lumbar puncture, depending. The best "test"? A thorough history & physical by some1 knowledgeable (oncologist, neurologist) who can guide u more ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer