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Tests For Anomia
Speech and awareness: A simple definition of anomia (inability) or dysnomia (difficulty) is trouble with naming things. This can involve confrontation naming, and sometimes is more evident when being asked to name parts of objects. Agnosia means lack of awareness or knowledge. There are many specific types such as lack of awareness of illness (anosagnosia), lack of ability to recognize faces (prosopagnosia) etc. ...Read more
Does topamax ever cause permanent memory impairment? I have been off the drug for 1.5 weeks and still have short-term memory problems and anomia.
20 yrs seizure-free, discontinued depakote. Experienced anxiety. Started neurontin. Now 300 mg tid. Anxiety gone, but st memory probs. & anomia. Temp?
Unlikely temporary: You are likely experiencing anti-cholinergic side effects from the medication, which is a bit uncommon with gabapentin, but unlikely to improve readily on its own. However, you may well be inordinately sensitive to such reactions, and might be well to check for underlying structural brain issue which results in this effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does norm EEG&MRI mean nothing is neurologically wrong w/ u even if you have ataxia,anomia,tremors,chronic low fever,tingling,pain,reflex loss &more?
No: There are many neurologic illnesses which can have a normal EEG and MRI. However, you have such a constellation of different symptoms that I could not even guess, in this format, what is happening to you. Please consider seeing a neurologist for a thorough evaluation and additional treatment recommendations. Take care, and stay healthy! ...Read more
If i don't fast for a test i need to fast for will it change the result of any other tests done along which did not need fasting?
I do not want someone looking up there and doing tests. I need help please are there any home remedies?
We can't: cross reference this to a previous question/ submission. ...Read more
Yes: The tests for colorblindness are straightforward. All are based on the idea of having patients distinguish colored items or shapes from a background of a different color, which would be indistiguishable for a person with a specific color blindness. The simplest are printed sheets or cards, but many ophthalmolgists and the dmv often use computer based tests based on the same principle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How reliable is john Hopkins in figuring out what is wrong with a person when you had tests that say they don't know from mayo, cedar siani, and utah.
They'reAllExcellent: You have to know what the specific problem is and which institution is known as a center of excellence for it.Also, who works there that is reknown among reknowns for the particular problem.Each of the institutions you mentioned are excellent centers of excellence for a number of problems.Depending on yours,any of them could do good.If not, you need to know what has not been investigated to decide ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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