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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What is the reason for the dizziness and pressure on my head and ears?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I am 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weigh 250 pounds. I have been feeling dizzy for one week and there is a little pressure on my head and ears. I did a blood test and EKG and all came good. I am attaching these reports. I am really scared that it could be a brain ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). They are all normal. A headache in a patient with a brain tumor is generally dull and aching type. It is worse in the morning and is relieved with vomiting. Nevertheless, the most co...  Read Full »

Can several tiny t2 and flair signal abnormalities in my MRI report be due to head trauma?

Query: Hi doctor, In a 31-year-old female with a height of 5.2 feet and a weight of 180 pounds, there are several tiny t2 and flair signal abnormalities predominantly within the subcortical white matter of the cerebral hemispheres in her MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) results. She is currently taking Es...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully your MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and would explain that these findings do not have clinical significance. They could be related to birth hypoxia or migraine. I would like to know the medical history of the patient. Doe...  Read Full »

Can you see any problem in my EEG report?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an EEG done and the results were abnormal. I have attached the reports. What do the results mean? Can I be treated? If yes, then how? I take Aripiprazole, Fluoxetine, and Oxybutynin. I am diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and urinary incontinence. When I was a child (2 or 3 years ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your symptoms: What exactly happens in the episode of partial loss of consciousness. Is it the feeling of surroundings rotating around you? Is it the feeling of you rotating yourself? Is it the feeling of impending doom with inc...  Read Full »

Kindly go through the MRI report of my father-in-law taken after the accident and suggest.

Query: Hello doctor,My father-in-law had a motorcycle accident two days ago and has injuries all over his body. He had his CT done today. I am attaching his report with this query. Kindly help me interpret it.  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The MRI brain report of your father-in-law is suggestive of a soft tissue injury on the right side of the head. But, there is no evidence of injury or bleeding inside the brain. I would like t...  Read Full »

What does it mean to have a sudden onset of slurred speech?

Query: Hi doctor, My 70 year old father has developed slurred speech from two days. He has diabetes, benign prostate hypertrophy, and history of vascular dementia. He does not have weakness, paralysis, or numbness. He does not have hypertension or any cardiac disease. He refused to do a CT scan in the ER....  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In a patient, having risk factors, like diabetes mellitus and acute onset slurring of speech, it raises the possibility of developing an acute stroke. Though there may be other causes too. I would suggest undergoing the following tests: MRI of the brain or NCCT (non-...  Read Full »

How to treat a person born without a sense of smell?

Query: Hello doctor,I was born without a sense of smell. Are there any procedures to fix it or gain my sense of smell?  Read Full »


Dr. Vinay S Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The sense of smell is carried by the nerve fibers originating in the roof of the nose. A loss of sense of smell is known as anosmia. This can occur secondary to childhood viral infections, childhood head trauma, etc. Most of the times, a long-standing anosmia is perma...  Read Full »

My report says that my right posterior artery is diminutive. Is it concerning?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a brain MRI done recently, and the result says that the right posterior communicating artery is diminutive but intact. Is this cause for concern? I previously had brain imaging done five years ago, and this was not noted.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1) Starting the treatment with MRI findings alone (magnetic resonance imaging) is not a good idea. It is essential to know the symptoms and indications for a brain MRI before starting the treatment (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). 2) ...  Read Full »

My kid suffers from a developmental delay. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My kid has a developmental delay. He is missing his milestones. He is 1 year 10 months. He does not walk or kneel or speak yet. His TMS and GC-MS reports showed negative. We started Levi Pil syrup (Levetiracetam) based on the attached EEG report.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Regarding the prescription of Levetiracetam, it is completely right as there is evidence of absence seizures indicated by EEG (electroencephalogram). Regarding developmental delay, there is a need f...  Read Full »

Do I have a tumor or multiple sclerosis if my leg feels dead for less than a minute?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a scary incident last night. I woke up from sleep and found my left leg to be completely dead. I tried to get up to pee, but my left leg collapsed completely, and I fell. When I tried to get up again, the same happened. Within a minute, all the symptoms were reversed, and ever...  Read Full »


Dr. Florilyn Joyce Bentrez-cabanilla

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. 1) Was it just weakness or did you have any sensory loss? 2) Was the left side of the face involved? 3) Do you have backpain? 4) Is this the first time? For tumors of the spine and multiple sclerosis, the classic history wo...  Read Full »

What is the cause for lower pelvic pain with numbness and tingling of the same side leg?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having some pelvic pain in the lower left side for a couple of weeks. I went to the doctor, and he said everything looked fine. So, I thought maybe it is a muscle strain in the groin area. Today two hours back, I was sitting on the floor for 20 to 30 minutes, and my entire...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We need to evaluate stroke with such description. This could be an anxiety attack, but ruling out stroke is utmost important. In such a case, I would recommend you to go to a nearby ER and get evaluated clinically. If they find any evidence of stroke, they will get your...  Read Full »

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