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Prevents bleeding: Platelets are the cells that help prevent bruising and bleeding. Small pinprick red lesions on skin can be due to low platelets called petechiae. Occurs when platelets are less than 30, 000. Ould also be due to capillary rupture. Have a platelet count checked. Hope this helps. ...Read more
First was thot to be bells palsy, had MRI, brain & sonogram, carotid artery, vascular, but swelling more chin & down neck very painful , numbness also?
Question unclear: If you are in the process of undergoing a detailed evaluation your doctors have far more data than you can provide here. Herpes of the geniculate ganglion, Lyme disease, sarcoidosis and other entities must be considered, but HealthTap is not the place for individual diagnoses to be made. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
Can Hemeplegic migraines cause numbness only left leg arm face, I don't get migraines? All blood, MRI EEG EMG clear no family history can any mimic it
Car accident 8 months ago suffered severe concussion new symptoms seizures decline in vision cognitive hunger sleep & left arm leg numb & tingle ?
Stay with your doc.: Seems like you have a few issues which may or may not be related to each other and may or may not be related to your prior accident. You are being evaluated with the right stuff - MRI, etc. Your symptoms will require some thinking and close examination over time. Stick with your doc and they will be able to explain them far better than anyone on the internet. ...Read more
I have c4/5 disherniational causing a smalling ventral imprssiion upon spinal cord I haveing head paid everday hand tinglingg feet ?
Cervical herniations: Cannot cause your feet to tingle. It's probably an unrelated thing. ...Read more
Would cervical artery dissection cause 6 days slow gradual onset on off vertigo? 2 year HX of migraine. Vertigo getting worse each day.
Sudden onset left ear tinnitus/hearing loss followed by vertigo for 10 minutes. Triggered by exertion. Ct -small right vertebral artery
Further evaluation : Those symptoms may be secondary to vertebrobasilar insuffiency. The hearing loss needs to be quantified and characterized with an audiogram. If sensorineural loss is a present it should be treated immediately as the window for successful treatment is small. It sounds like an mri/mra of the brain maybe helpful. In the big picture the small vertebral artery may not be relevant. ...Read more
Neuro doc said I have Hemeplegic migraines & that's what's causing left side leg arm face neck numbness declined vision I'm 30 i don't get migraines?
L'hermittes occurred w/o other MS symptoms. Mri of c spine & brain clear. Vep ok. But- lumbar puncture detected bands. What are chances of having ms?
Fairly high, but: There are other causes for lhermitte's such as vitamin b-12 problems, and even lyme disease. Make certain that other potential disorders are excluded. Although the oligoclonal bands correlate very highly with ms, other immune disorders could cause presence. Maybe check peripheral nerve function on a screening emg, just to be sure. Most docs would do followup MRI in 6 months. ...Read more
Have panic attacks mitral valve repair 3 yrs get migraine aura ,left hand numb 4 mins no aura migraine? had numb hands before ,likely Panic attack ?
Consultation advised: Sorry, this Q & A box isn't designed for diagnosing illness. You would be best served with an INBOX TEXT CONSULTATION at Health Tap. You would need to upload results of any tests, if available, as well as your medical history. You would NEED TO MAKE YOURSELF AVAILABLE for 24 hours to reply to any questions from your consultant. http://http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI Best wishes. ...Read more
My mo 49yrs, had endovascular coiling for intracranial anuerysm of carotid artery a week ago. Now coin size purple clots behind knees of both legs. ??
Call the doctor: Best to call the doctor that performed the procedure right away. If unavailable, call your primary care. If still unavailable, may need to go to the emergency room, especially if there is swelling in the legs. May be nothing, but complications are always possible. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
65 female with history of stroke has severe narrowing on right carotid has passed out and fallen eye sight blurry should stents be done?
Carotid narrowing: If stroke affected right brain and carotid narrowed over 50% then endarterectomy (CEA) is option. CEA has lower stroke rate than stent but higher risk of other problems. One option for you is to go to a provider that does both CEA and carotid stents. Decreased vision and falling often not related to carotid stenosis so thorough cardiac & neuro evaluation necessary before intervention. ...Read more
Leg bruise due to hitting steering wheel. On plavix (clopidogrel) and apple size hemotoma. Rice procedure....A stent is in upper thigh artery ?
Consider Ultrasound: If you hit the steering wheel in a high-speed crash, and the hematoma is deep in the leg, there could be a prob with artery or stent. Risk greater if stent placed in past week or two. If hematoma is shallow, right under skin, and it was not a high impact injury, this is prob Plavix effect. Scary, but not dangerous. Likely to resolve. Your doc may want to do US to be sure. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell 35 feet. Fractured hip radial head fracture with internal fixation. Diagnosed ulnar nerve entrapment. Three months later sudden diplopia.
Pulsating painful artery or vein above collar bone in "gully" at base of neck. Bulging when lying flat. Subclavian? I have fam hx of brain aneurysms.
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66yr/ m congestive heart failure, stroke, pulmonary embolism, then 2nd massive hemorrhagic stroke, surgery to repair, fell into coma. prognosis?
Just diagnosed 6mm basilar artery aneurysm, mra done lastnight top of neck is swollen severe headache one of the worst entire head pounding what shoul
Outside peripheral vision loss w/pain lt.eye. 2 MRI'S , 1 yrs apart, show twisted optic nerve pressing on carotid artery in rt. Eye. Emergency?
Hubby small avm ruptured-caused diplopia. 3 neurosurgeons haven't linked infant spinal meningitis & plan radiosurgery . Should spinal tap been given?
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