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What neurological disorders can also cause gastric symptoms?

What neurological disorders can also cause gastric symptoms?

Seizures: A range of neurological conditions can cause GI symptoms ranging from things as simple as anxiety to seizure disorders. ...Read more

Dr. Chirag Patel
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Neurologic Problems (Definition)

Neurologic problems are conditions where there has been damage to the brain and/or nerves, causing symptoms that relate to ...Read more


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Have neurological symptoms (numbness on one side, vision issues, brain fog). What neurological disorders give a speckled positive ANA test?

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

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What are common neurological disorders?

What are common neurological disorders?

Here's a few: Migraine, 26 million people. Alzheimer's, about 4.5 million. Strokes, very frequent and widespread. Epilepsy, parkinson's, peripheral neuropathies, and although less frequent, multiple sclerosis, which gets lots of publicity due to effects on younger patients. ...Read more

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What are neurological disorders? Examples?

What are neurological disorders? Examples?

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

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What are the most common neurological disorders?

Migraines?: Perhaps most common is migraine, but strokes occur often, alzheimer's disease is common in older pts, parkinson's disease not rare. Head trauma increasing in frequency. Neurologists also see low back pain and neck pain patients. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are neurological disorders?

Good question: Neurological disoders is a broad term referring to diseases or disorders that affect the nervous systems. This may include stroke, brain tumor, head injuries, back/neck problems, parkinson's, alzheimer's, hydrocephalus, muscle problems (myopathies), and seizures to name just a few. These disorders are frequently seen by neurosurgeons and neurologists. ...Read more

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What neurological disorders dq you get from military service?

What neurological disorders dq you get from military service?

AR 40-501 Ch 2-26: For starters. Basically, anything that keeps you from being able to perform soldiering duties as outlined on section 5 of your profile; anything that is unstable, progressive or degenerative; or anything that would put you or your fellow service members at risk in an austere environment or hostile war zone. ...Read more

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What neurological disorders dq you get from military service?

What neurological disorders dq you get from military service?

A lot: I can list them out one by one per the regs, but there is an easier way to explain it. Essentially, everybody gets a profile. It confirms your ability to perform all minimal required duties of a soldier, sailor, Marine, airman or guard & confirms you passed the PFT. Injuries & diseases are listed as needed. If a condition could put you or anyone else at risk in a war zone, it d/q's. End of story. ...Read more

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In what way are neurological disorders catagorized and what are they?

In what way are neurological disorders catagorized and what are they?

Neurology: Very broad question. Neurological disorders can be categorized into central nervous system;brain and spinal cord; and peripheral nervous system;nerve and muscle. There are different diseases affecting each component. Stroke, seizures, headaches, peripheral neuropathy are some of the common ones. Please refer to a neurology text book for a complete list. ...Read more

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What neurological disorders are commonly mistaken for als?

What neurological disorders are commonly mistaken for als?

Variety: Most commonly, spinal cord disorders, especially stenosis, might seem like a motor neuron problem. Tumors at base of brain could cause confusion. Hyperthyroidism may seem like ALS. Polio and West Nile can both affect motor nerve cell, and HIV may masquerade. ...Read more

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Are there any examples of neurological disorders that involve dopamine receptors?

See below: Great question. Parkinson's disease, restless legs syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and schizophrenia are some neurological ; psychiatric disorders that have altered dopaminergic transmission. Hope that answers your question! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about equine neurological disorders?

No: Veterinarians and doctors have very different training. Although I'm sure there are similarities between some of the diseases there will not be anyone on this site qualified to speak about it ...Read more

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What are some neurological disorders that affect handwriting?

Numerous: Can range from writer's cramp, a dystonia, weakness or numbness due to pinched nerve, micro-graphia in Parkinson's, shaking due to essential tremor, incoordination due to cerebellar lesion, etc., but even adverse effects of some medications, drugs, and alcohol. ...Read more

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What type of scan can diagnose neurological disorders and inflammation?

What type of scan can diagnose neurological disorders and inflammation?

Neurological disorde: At the top of the list would be a MRI followed by a CT scanning ...Read more

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What kind of neurological disorders or diseases envovle stimulis sensitive myclonus? Appt w/neuro on 29th

What kind of neurological disorders or diseases envovle stimulis sensitive myclonus? Appt w/neuro on 29th

Wait and see: You need to be open, honest, and anticipate a thorough evaluation. Do not try to out guess the neurologist. He will need to go over many details, do lots of testing, and then put all the information together in a thoughtful manner. Trials of treatment may be necessary, and additional consultations may be appropriate. Internet knowledge is limited and a far cry from actual hands on knowledge. ...Read more

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When do people get spinal taps? I'm 18. Neurological disorders since august 2012. I'm fallig into pieces.

When do people get spinal taps? I'm 18. Neurological disorders since august 2012. I'm fallig into pieces.

R/O infection: A better description of your neurologic symptoms would help. Generally spinal taps are obtained to r/o infections of the nervous system. In your age group other causes may require an LP such as demyelinating disease, auto-immune mediated epilepsies, and nutritional/metabolic disorders. Other test results from ct scan/mri are used in conjunction with the LP results to provide an answer. ...Read more

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Are neurological disorders commonly associated with celiac?

Are neurological disorders commonly associated with celiac?

Possibly: Celiac disease can be associates with peripheral neuropathy or ataxia. In some cases these syptoms become apparent before celiac disease is diagnosed. ...Read more

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Can aspartame cause neurological disorders?

Can aspartame cause neurological disorders?

Yes: I had a patient who drank 1-2 gallons of diet soda every day and had a pretty bad peripheral neuropathy. When he cut back, his symptoms improved. ...Read more

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What neurological disorders could cause an infant to hold its breath?

What neurological disorders could cause an infant to hold its breath?

Breath holding spell: Breath holding spells are common in infants, frightening looking, but the baby can easily be stimulated to take a breath. Should wake up and be normal, not drowsy. ...Read more

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Looking for a dr in illinois specializing in als, muscular, neurological disorders or diseases.

Looking for a dr in illinois specializing in als, muscular, neurological disorders or diseases.

Medical school: Many excellent medical schools in Chicago, and within your state. Contact closest school, ask for Dept of Neurology, and you will find a sub-specialist who can address your concerns. ...Read more

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How exactly can stem cells treat neurological disorders?

Investigational: Stem cell therapy is still experimental in most cases. There are clinical studies looking at autologous cord blood stem cells for the treatment of cerebral palsy. For other forms of neurological disorders, little is known. ...Read more

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One month old baby holds breath - seems dazed after but returns to normal. What neurological disorders could cause this?

One month old baby holds breath - seems dazed after but returns to normal. What neurological disorders could cause this?

See doctor: This could be normal periodic infant breathing but if she seems dazed then she should see her doctor. It could be a lot of other things, too many to discuss here. If she has any blue discoloration on face or fingers, or stops breathing for more than 10-15 sec, go to the ER. Consider taking a short video of the episode. May help docs decide what it is. ...Read more

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Are tattoos safe heath wise? Do they seep into your skin & cause disease or illnesses? Can they affect neurological disorders? I am wondering. Thanks.

Are tattoos safe heath wise? Do they seep into your skin & cause disease or illnesses? Can they affect neurological disorders? I am wondering. Thanks.

? Safe: I remove tattoos using lasers every day. The ink is located in your dermis about 2mm below the skin. The ink can cause allergic reactions and make immune bumps called granulomas and can get infected.
It is in question whether yellow ink is associated with skin cancer. They do not seem to make chronic illness or cause neurological problems.
It is possible to get infections if placed unsterile. ...Read more

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Megaloblastic anemia can lead to some neurological disorders?

Megaloblastic anemia can lead to some neurological disorders?

Yes: Megaloblastic anemia is most commonly caused by vitamin B12 or Folic Acid deficiency. Neurologic symptoms might include weakness, numbness, difficulty walking and with balance. ...Read more