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Do bed wetters have neuro damage?

Do bed wetters have neuro damage?

Unlikely: Bed wetting has not been known to cause neurological damage. ...Read more

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How do I find a dr to do a neuro/psych exam?

How do I find a dr to do a neuro/psych exam?

Ask around: People you could ask include your primary care doctor, or people at your local chapter of organizations of patients suffering from mental illness and their families - examples of which in the us would be nami. Org, nmha. Org and dbsalliance. Org. ...Read more

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Please tell me what does a neuro ophthalmotrist do or specialise in?

Please tell me what does a neuro ophthalmotrist do or specialise in?

They "see" a lot: Neuro-ophthalmologists take care of patients with diverse diseases processes including optic neuritis, optic neuropathy, papilledema, ocular myasthenia gravis, brain tumors or strokes affecting vision, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, unexplained visual loss, headaches, diplopia, blepharospasm, and hemifacial spasm. For more information, visit http://www. Nanosweb. Org/ ...Read more

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Please explain the procedure for advanced neuro modulation system? How it works? Success rates?

Please explain the procedure for advanced neuro modulation system? How it works? Success rates?

ANS system: I think you are referring to spinal cord stimulation. Basically its the placement of fine wires with metal contacts into the spine. This is connected to a generator that provides a fine current. The idea is to produce a tingling feeling in an area of pain in order to reduce or control the pain severity. There are 3 companies and the devices work differently. ...Read more

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How do I help my dr make the right diagnosis for a motor neuro disease when she doesn't want to help me? Or won't send me to someone who will?

How do I help my dr make the right diagnosis for a motor neuro disease when she doesn't want to help me? Or won't send me to someone who will?

New doctor: If you do not trust your doctor, then you surely should actively seek out another doctor who will help you. ...Read more

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We think 33 yr old son has issacs could u view a Video he did? He's seen 3 neuros USC * Newport beach calif who said he may have it He has 2 Thyrd

We think 33 yr old son has issacs could u view a Video he did? He's seen 3 neuros USC * Newport beach calif who said he may have it He has 2 Thyrd

Wrong site: This is the public Healthtap site. We have no access to anything you might upload and do not provide diagnostic or treatment services. Our sister site, Health Tap Prime has some of those features. You can read site info and see it it will work for you. ...Read more

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I zone out for 20 secs at times. I know it's happening but can't snap out. I can't respond and have little memory afterward. Can't see neuro til April?

I zone out for 20 secs at times. I know it's happening but can't snap out. I can't respond and have little memory afterward. Can't see neuro til April?

Partial seizure?!: Simple partial seizure is a possibility, but it could be non organic and related to anxiety Not enough information for a clear cut answer but see an MD ASAP ...Read more

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What does a neuro opthalmologist do?

What does a neuro opthalmologist do?

They "see" a lot: Neuro-ophthalmologists take care of patients with diverse diseases processes including optic neuritis, optic neuropathy, papilledema, ocular myasthenia gravis, brain tumors or strokes affecting vision, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, unexplained visual loss, headaches, diplopia, blepharospasm, and hemifacial spasm. For more information, visit http://www. Nanosweb. Org/ ...Read more

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How successful is the neuro stimulator?

For what?: Stimulators are used frequently in neurosurgery. They can help with pain, tremors, parkinson's disorder, spine fusion, etc. For the tremor od parkinsons, they can be extremely successful for getting rid of the tremor. For pain they are frequently at least temporarily successful in improving the pain. ...Read more

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What is it that a neuro opthalmologist does?

What is it that a neuro opthalmologist does?

Examines eyes: A neuro ophthalmologist is an ophthalmologist or neurologist with special training in diagnosis and treatment of problems involving both the brain or nerves and the eye and vision, such as the eye problems from stroke, brain tumors, ms, etc. ...Read more

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What kinds of issues are addressed by a neuro-ophthamologist?

What kinds of issues are addressed by a neuro-ophthamologist?

Many kinds: Neuro-ophthalmologists are usually consulted when there is a process or damage to the optic nerves and/or visual centers of the brain. Such entities as optic neuritis, optic chiasmal tumors, ocular motility disorders, neuro-degenerative disorders are all in the purview of these specialists. ...Read more

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How long can someone live after neuro endecrine tumour spread after op?

How long can someone live after neuro endecrine tumour spread after op?

Many years: Most neuroendocrine tumors other than lung tend to metastasize to the liver. Here for a solitary lesion, after neoadjuvant chemo, can be locally resected. Otherwise for several liver lesions, microwave ablation used, and other than that chemoembolization to the liver after angiogram shows feeding hepatic artery. Solitary or few lung lesions can be resected thru a thorascope. ...Read more

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Neuro fibroma: stop having non veg can help in reducing of further spread?

Neuro fibroma: stop having non veg can help in reducing of further spread?

No evidence: Aside from the benefits of healthy diet, exercise and vitamins there’s no evidence that diet affects the growth of neurofibromas or the progression of neurofibromatosis. ...Read more

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What would a neuro look for if nerve cells or neurons were damaged and dying?

What would a neuro look for if nerve cells or neurons were damaged and dying?

A diagnosis: Which would include a history, physical exam, blood tests, and additional testing as indicated. ...Read more

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Why is no one answering my questions. Do I have migraines or not. Several neuro. Symptoms.?

Why is no one answering my questions. Do I have migraines or not. Several neuro. Symptoms.?

Check your email: The volunteer doctors select the questions they wish to answer. If your question was not selected and answered already, you can edit it on your "My Activity" section to make it more clear, using good grammar. Your question should be worded well, and actually ask something (not make a comment). If you ask about the same thing every time, doctors might skip over your question and answer another. ...Read more

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I am currently in the process of finding a new neuro. What's some ways I can manage HAs until I find a specialist?

If you have: No reason not to take aspirin, when you know you are getting a headache, before the pain, take 3 excedrines. Be sure to get enough rest, stay hydrated and eat right. ...Read more

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Neuropyschological what is considered low for verbal fluency on a neuro=psych exam? What other tests are performed and for what purpose?

Neuropyschological what is considered low for verbal fluency on a neuro=psych exam? What other tests are performed and for what purpose?

Depends: Scores on neuropsych exams depend on the age of the person taking them. The kinds of tests depend on what problems the patient has. Please speak with your mental health professional for an answer that is more specific to your situation. ...Read more

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I have specific symptoms that make me really worried I might hav neuro issue, but no $ for scans and I don't want to be laughed at for overreacting?

I have specific symptoms that make me really worried I might hav neuro issue, but no $ for scans and I don't want to be laughed at for overreacting?

Start with exam: A good evaluation does not start with scans, but with a good history and physical. A family doctor or a neurologist is a good place to start. Some clinics offer sliding scale fees or payment plans. Call around and ask. ...Read more

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When should I give up trying to find cause of neuro symptoms? It's been 8 months and multiple drs. But no diagnoses as all tests norml. Frustrated.

When should I give up trying to find cause of neuro symptoms? It's been 8 months and multiple drs. But no diagnoses as all tests norml. Frustrated.

Neuro symptoms.: A good neurologist in conjunction with a good primary care docotr should be able to tell you when you have done enough testing. Ask them directly. ...Read more

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What is neuro-cardiogenic syncope?

What is neuro-cardiogenic syncope?

Syncope: Neuro-cardiogenic syncope is a loss of awareness / fainting due to decreased blood flow to the brain. It tends to occur due to an over-active reflex in the arteries in the front of the neck. Another term for this is vaso-vagal syncope. ...Read more

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What is charcot neuro-arthropathy?

What is charcot neuro-arthropathy?

Something similar: That is not a term I have heard of. Who uses that?

Charcot foot is a deformed foot. It is a result of numbness and weakness affecting the foot, which leads to ligament injury and arthropathy (joint deformity). People who have inherited neuropathy tend to have this when they are never treated. One kind of inherited neuropathy is Charcot Marie Tooth disease. ...Read more

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Constant moderate headaches, neuro needed?

Constant moderate headaches, neuro needed?

Hard to answer: If you provided more information it would be possible to answer this. The most common headache, the tension headache, feels like this, has a normal exam, and is often relieved by rest, ibuprofen and stretching. It has no associated symptoms. The neurological exam is normal, and the brain MRI is normal. A neurologist is not needed to do any of this work.

Hope that helps ...Read more

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What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

Not clear: It is not clear of what you are talking and these vary. Many of this type of treatment does not cure but slows disease process down. See your doctor and work with this person in coordination of the neurologist. This is the best advice I can give. ...Read more

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Can I take neuro bliss while on my alprazolam 1mg medication?

Can I take neuro bliss while on my alprazolam 1mg medication?

Yes: But the value of this is questionable. This otc preparation is not assessed for efficacy by the fda. It contains a significant amount of sugar and substances which are widely touted for a variety of almost magical effects, none of which is proven. Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. You can take these together but would recommend discussing with the doctor prescribing. ...Read more

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What are the differences between psychiatry and neuro-psychiatry?

What are the differences between psychiatry and neuro-psychiatry?

Neuropsychiatry: Neuropsychiatry is a field that preceded psychiatry, for studying neuropsychological conditions, comprising psychiatrists & neurologists, until the split when psychiatry became separate field, each with their own governing boards. ...Read more

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What are hallmark neuro/systemic symptoms of wilsons besides liver dmg?

What are hallmark neuro/systemic symptoms of wilsons besides liver dmg?

Nonspecific symptoms: Neuropsychiatric manifestations include behavioral changes, psychosis or a Parkinson disease-like syndrome (tremor, slow movement, lack of coordination). Depression or anxiety may occur. The eyes may have Kayser–Fleischer rings. ...Read more