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Brain Disorders

Brain disorders refer to a range of conditions that affect the brain's normal functioning, leading to cognitive, behavioral, or neurological abnormalities.

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Due to some neurological disease, my brother could not open his eyes. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, My younger brother is 18 years old. He was very healthy. He was attacked by neurological disease now. Currently, he is getting treatment, and his current situation is stable. He can walk, eat, and talk but he cannot open his eyelids nor he can see things even we open his eyelids forcib...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your uploaded reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would explain that they indicate a brain infection, coupled with small strokes, probably related to the infection. For this reason, the main thing to do is to diagnose and treat the i...  Read Full »

Can improper swaddling cause brain damage in my baby?

Query: Hello doctor,When my son was about three weeks old, I woke up to see that his swaddle had come undone and was resting over his face. When I picked him up he was beat red in the face and sleeping. It took him a little to wake up but was fine when he did. I did not check for breathing at that exact mo...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If the child has reduced oxygen supply due to such an incident, it may lead to brain damage which will be manifested in a day or two post this incident as a convulsion. That is how you will come to know that this kind of event has taken place. When a baby rests over his...  Read Full »

My brother is in coma with fungal meningitis. Will he recover?

Query: Hi doctor, My brother has fungal meningitis and is in a coma. Initially, he responded to the commands, but after him having a tracheostomy and a feeding tube put in him; he is not responding to our words. What do you think? Is there a possibility of recovery? Will he wake up?  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Fungal meningitis has poor outcome compared to viral or bacterial meningitis. Such fungal infection usually occurs when body immunity is low due to any reason. Sometimes, there may be some permanent cellular level damage to brain cells by such infection. But, do not l...  Read Full »

Is stroke with bleeding serious or without bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, I got a stroke but I do not know how to explain it. Twice I was bleeding along with the stroke. One type of bleeding was chronic and the other one was acute. I would like to know which type of bleeding is dangerous? And also explain the reason for the same.  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to An acute hemorrhage is for a short duration but very dangerous. The reason being a sudden build up of pressure in the brain. In case of chronic bleeding it is not so dangerous but it will remain for a long period. In this case there is a gradual increase of pressure in t...  Read Full »

My dad got brain hemorrhage before 8 days. Is he fine now?

Query: Hi doctor, My father, who is 58 years old, has got brain hemorrhage before eight days. He was immediately hospitalized, and till today he is in CCU (Critical Care Unit). He has some body movement, but he is in the unconscious state. He cannot open his eyes, cannot talk and does not have any mouth mo...  Read Full »

Dr. Solanki Chirag Natwarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your father has a hypertensive bleed on the left side. Because of that, he is not able to move his right hand, and probably there will also be some weakness of right leg. We just have to wait and watch as the blood will dissolve slowly he will gradually improve. It is ...  Read Full »

My niece has a severe brain infection. Is it serious?

Query: Hello doctor, My niece who is 4 years old is suffering from a brain infection. She also had a spinal tap test and diagnosed with a high infection. Suggest me the best specialist doctor for this. Is there any serious problem now or in the future?  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The reports you sent me do not show normal values beside the observed values (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From what I can understand, this would have been a case of viral meningitis. If the child did not have any serious life-threatening episode ...  Read Full »

My mom has a brain hemorrhage. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My mom has a brain hemorrhage. She has been unconscious. It has been two days since she is in ICU (Intensive Care Unit) with artificial oxygen. Can you please comment more on this?  Read Full »

Dr. Ambekar Sudheer

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your mother has pose a danger on the left side of the brain in a very critical area. The most common cause of this bleed is high blood pressure. In such a situation, patients take a long time to r...  Read Full »

My son has a blood clot in his brain. Please suggest.

Query: Hi doctor, My 18 months old kid is having a problem of a blood clot in the central vein of the brain and also having meningitis fever. Here, the doctors are using Heparin IV, syrup Epival, tablet Debritone, Panadol syrup and some other medications. But, my son is continuously going to bad condition....  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sorry to hear about your child. There are a few points here I would like to mention. 1. There is a history of fits before five months, which was suggesting that there may be some abnormalities in the brain. It would require evaluation with imaging, and probably surgical i...  Read Full »

Please review my CT scan for any brain issues.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. CT scan came up negative for problems associated with infection. I request for second opinion for possible hemorrhage/brain aneurysm or complications due to infection. I have attached the reports. Associated Problems: Tooth abscess.  Symptoms: Light headedness, seve...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read through your query in detail and have seen the reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity) The CT scan images have been acquired with a good machine and the images are clear. There is no reason to suspect any hemorrhage, aneurysm or infection in ...  Read Full »

My mother-in-law gets forgetful. Is it due to dementia?

Query: Hi doctor,I am worried about my mother-in-law’s health condition. She is 75 years old. She had a stroke a few years back. Now she takes medicines to control her blood pressure. I am not aware of the medicines she is taking now. Nowadays, she forgets things often. Sometimes, she forgets people clos...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I can understand your situation and concern about your mother-in-law. You are right; she may have vascular dementia due to a stroke. It will be better if you do an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain plain...  Read Full »

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