Mri Of Brain

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the brain is a diagnostic technique that uses magnetic field and radio waves to produce images of the brain and brain stem. It is a safe and painless method. An MRI can detect cysts, tumors, bleeding, swelling, infections, inflammation, aneurysms, and developmental deformities of the brain.

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How serious is grand mal seizure in a 5-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4.5-year-old daughter had one severe grand mal seizure last month, after an EEG showing abnormal and put on Keppra. She was diagnosed with bects in frontal lobe not central. Now her MRI showed multiple tiny predominantly anterior cerebral subcortical white matter, areas of increase...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar


Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some further information about your daughter. Was it the first episode of seizure to your daughter? Or she had prior seizures too? Did she have a fever before seizure with headache or vomiting? How are her developmental milestones? Is she growin...  Read Full »

What could cause breathing difficulty in an older adult with a strange response?

Query: Hello doctor, A few nights ago, I went into my dad’s room, and I noticed that he was acting bizarre. He was responsive, but he was snoring at the same time. I gave him a banana, and he actually ate it, but this snoring would still happen on and off, so I ended up calling emergency. They took ...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Quka


Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on your description, the situation seems to be exceptional. If he was able to eat a banana, it means that he was conscious in a way. What was his past medical history? Did he suffer from diabetes? This situation could be related to a possible stroke (in the...  Read Full »

How to treat a whooshing sound in one ear with earache?

Query: Hi doctor, I hear a whooshing sound in my left ear with earache for a week. Behind the ear, it is red and sore with spots.   Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. According to your statement, you are suffering from a whooshing sound in your left ear for a week with an earache and it is red with soreness behind the ear. Many people hear the whooshing sound or pulsatile tinnitus on one ear due to the turb...  Read Full »

My child is suffering from encephalomalacia. Will back surgery help?

Query: Hi doctor, My child is 5 years old and his MRI shows the following.¬†Extensive destructive cystic encephalomalacia involving the near entirety of the supratentorial region. Will he become fine after having back surgery? Is his brain condition very bad?  Read Full »

Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your question with care. Yes, as your son is suffering from encephalomalacia (softening of brain tissue), please proceed with the back surgery. We have to give him the best possible care and hope for brain and spinal cord to function at the best and improve as...  Read Full »

Why do I get tics like head hitting, neck jerks, and twitching?

Query: Hello doctor, I have tics such as head hitting, neck and back jerking, and twitching, among others. I sometimes get verbal tics, too, where I make noises or shout. I am 17, and they are starting to get harder to suppress, and I am not diagnosed with anything. I talked to my doctor, and he just gave...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would not ignore these symptoms right away. Instead, I would suggest to get an MRI brain along with an EEG (electroencephalography) to check for any brain issues which may or may not be causing the tics. If everything is normal, I would suggest to involve yours...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain in the head with concentration difficulty and memory loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some symptoms like pain in my head bones, swollen sensation in my brain, pain on the left upper side of the head, temporary memory loss, difficulty concentrating, and chronic fatigue. Please review my MRI report.  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The findings of the MRI brain scan are not of serious concern (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a mild cerebral atrophy changes and slightly prominent lateral ventricles. A curvilinear T1 flair hyperintensity in the left frontal convexity i...  Read Full »

Please check the MRI report and suggest the reason for my left side head pain.

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain on the left side of the brain and face. It spreads to the neck too. I am having a tremor in the left hand. I am taking medicines for Parkinson's disease for two years as prescribed by a neurosurgeon. Please tell me if I have a chance to have brain cancer or a tumor. I am 45 y...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Quka


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and there is no sign of any brain tumor. Stay relaxed and do not worry about it. The white matter changes occur due to postcranial trauma or hypertension. A...  Read Full »

Will taking Vitamin D supplements help with my muscle twitchings and stiffness?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had muscle twitching everywhere in my body for the past seven months. I had low levels of vitamin D and taking supplements for three months. The twitching has gotten better for sure. However, I have had hand and feet cramps and stiffness. Now freaking out thinking I have got atro...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar


Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms. What is your age? Since when you started to have muscle twitches? Is it for seven months only or before also? In which body parts, you have these twitches? Please mention the body locations. Are these twitche...  Read Full »

Kindly help me get relief from headaches and double vision.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having¬†headache and double vision. My body is vibrating. I am feeling sad and could not concentrate on anything for the past 15 days. Since a few days, I feel like vomiting and heartburn after having food. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Persistent headache and double vision are symptoms which need further work-up. For other symptoms I can suggest medicines. I suggest you tablet Fluoxetine 10 mg at bedtime and continue for six weeks. This is for sad feeling and concentration problem. Tablet Paracetamol 65...  Read Full »

What does diffuse cerebral atrophy in MRI suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, My father in law is 60 years old. When we take an MRI brain, we noticed that there is diffuse cerebral atrophy. Small T2 flair hyperintensity with restricted diffusion noted in the body of corpus callosum on the left side likely acute infarct. Chronic infacts noted in bilateral le...  Read Full »

Dr. Gursimran


Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sorry to know regarding your grand father’s issue. I read the MRI report. It seems he suffered from acute ischemic stroke. Acute stroke is always a neurological emergency and must always be taken up in a healthcare setting. The MRI also shows small vessel isc...  Read Full »

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