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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