Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis, otherwise called MS, is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Here, the immune system attacks and damages the myelin, the protective sheath that covers nerve fibers. This damage can result in permanent damage to the nerves.

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I am getting recurrent infections after bladder wall removal. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an operation three years ago, and a part of my bladder wall was removed. I had surgery around three years ago, where a urologist removed a part of my bladder wall. It has never been repaired, and I need it to be repaired. I have had ongoing sepsis and infection with routine antibio...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Thanks for consulting with Icliniq Overviewing your case, it seems to me that you got neurogenic bladder secondary to MS (multiple sclerosis). The neurogenic bladder will have high pressure and will lead to bilateral reflux over time, which will lead to urinary in...  Read Full »

Can masturbation negatively affect multiple sclerosis patients?

Query: Hi doctor, I got diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. I had my first attack one month ago. I felt weakness in my left arm, hand, fingers, left leg, foot, and toes. Also, I cannot control my finger movements. It kept getting worse every day until I could not move my ankles and my toes. I had a cortiso...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to learn about your condition, and I am glad you are getting good treatment. I wish you all the strength you need to lead an everyday life despite your MS (multiple sclerosis). As to your question: Masturbation does not affect your MS whatsoever. Of course...  Read Full »

Please suggest a solution to my sexual dysfunction and erratic bowel movements.

Query: Hello doctor, I have saddle anesthesia, sexual dysfunction, erratic bowel movements, and episodes. I have a slow onset of reduced sensitivity in the penis, head, and mid-low shaft. I have a slow start of stomach gurgling and inconsistent stools and bowel movements. I am currently Fluconazole and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Patil

Neuro Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and MRI (attachment removed to protect patient identity). But I am sorry to say that the clinical history is insufficient to comment or reach a diagnosis. Also, the MRI investigation are inadequate to help me get a diagnosis. I want...  Read Full »

I have a blurry vision and feel dizzy. Can it be a demyelinating disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old, and I have Graves' disease. I had a total thyroidectomy last year. I have since been screened for other autoimmune conditions, but so far none have been found. Over the last 2 to 3 weeks, I have been noticing a gradual onset of some strange neurological symptoms. It...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Since there is total thyroidectomy, the possibility of a parathyroid disorder cannot be ruled out. Also, many of the symptoms can be observed in vitamin D deficiency. Although the possibility of vitamin D deficiency is low ...  Read Full »

What is the likelihood of MS with abnormal white matter in MRI brain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 58 years old. I have some very minor tingle in my right second toe. I am very healthy with no medicines and no other symptoms. It started with unilateral tinnitus. MRI of the spine showed moderate to severe stenosis spine. I do exercise, and running, and my neurologist says this...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would explain that your MRI findings (head and spine) fulfill the radiological criteria of MS (multiple sclerosis). There are many old lesions in the head and spine and there is a new lesion in the left parietal lobe, which explains the...  Read Full »

I have visual disturbance and tingling. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I caught Lyme disease two months ago. I had a 7 hour long vomiting session with it. Since then, I have had tingling in my arms, legs, hands and feet. A month ago, I started having kaleidoscope vision, followed by a medium headache. This is now happening three or more times a week and las...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your symptoms well. Very high likely that your Chiari malformation with syrinx is giving you the trouble again. This time with hydrocephalus as well. Your symptoms are quite significant and points at syrinx progression with hydrocephalus. Clinically, I do not...  Read Full »

Why is my husband getting peculiar symptoms every six months?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband had an issue since he was 18 years old. Doctors have brushed him off time and after time. But, I know that his symptoms are very real. He feels hopeless that he will never find an answer. For every four to six months he gets a flare up as we call it. The symptoms are itching (b...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to know that no proper answers were extended by doctors for his condition. You are right in saying that this is unlikely an allergy problem as no allergy condition reappears after every six months. Also, there is no information about the duration of the problem...  Read Full »

What are my neurological symptoms pointing at?

Query: Gender: Male Age: 21 Height: 5 ft 5 inches Weight: 112lbs Symptoms in chronological order: 1. Extreme fatigue for days. 2. Unbearable pressure in the head, including behind the eyes(along with pain) and in the ears(my head felt like it was going to explode). 3.Neck stiffness(complete inabilit...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello! Welcome to icliniq! I read carefully your question and reviewed your test reports and would explain that your blood lab tests are unremarkable, besides for low white blood count, which seems to be related to a viral infection in February. Regarding your complaints, I would exclude ...  Read Full »

Where are my symptoms leading to?

Query: Hi doctor, My symptoms over the last four months are as follows. I sat down on my mother's bed and could not get up. I had severe pain in lower back on left side shooting down my leg. They felt like electric shocks and it lasted for a little over a week. During that time I had a lot of memory issue...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These all symptoms could be unrelated but can be related too. In my opinion, you should be evaluated for multiple sclerosis. A person with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or multiple sclerosis (MS) can have almost any neurological symptom or sign. Autonomic, visua...  Read Full »

What is the correlation between scattered white matter lesion and multiple sclerosis?

Query: Hello doctor, The radiologist stated scattered white matter lesions but does not tell the location, or size. They state as unsure etiology or clinical significance. The ordering physician suspects MS due to symptoms like disorientation, incontinence, and body pain. If the radiologist suspected MS ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The few scattered white matter lesions could mean that there are areas in the white matter of brain which are seen as small pinhead size on T2 and flair sequence. This is commonly from small vessel ischemic changes and is seen usually in older age and slightly uncommon ...  Read Full »

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