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Neurological Abnormality

Disorders or conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, cranial nerves, nerve roots, and muscles are called neurological abnormalities. Some of the common conditions include Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, brain tumors, etc. Various bacteria, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections can also affect the nervous system.

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I take Pp26 tablets. Can it prevent cleft lip and palate in fetus?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion before 10 days due to a major cleft lip and palate to the child. When can I start planning to conceive again? Can I take a Pp26 tablet and CC74 tablet before three months of pregnancy to prevent this defect? I have attached my report.  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, it is important to take the above folic acid supplement to prevent cleft palate and lip and also neurological defects in the fetus. Take three months before conception and continue throughout pregnancy. Good luck.   Read Full »

Can any of my regular medicines cause my scalp to tingle?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing tingling sensation of the scalp on left side of my head. The medications which I am taking are Zyprexa, Prozac Sonata, Neurontin, Tramadol and Metformin. Will any of these medications cause this tingling sensation?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I want to assure you that everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.  Read Full »

Why am I unable to walk steadily?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 76 years old. For the past two years, I am unable to walk steadily. I do not have vertigo. While sitting down, I do not have any problem. Within seconds after standing up, I feel my legs become heavy and difficult to walk. If I try to veer sideways abruptly, I feel like I am going t...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and explain that your symptoms could be related to brain atrophy or small vessel disease of the brain. I do not think that you have Parkinson's disease like your brother, so I do not think Syndopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa) will help you. Anyw...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for peripheral vision problems.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from peripheral vision for the past one year. I cannot control my peripheral vision by ignoring the people just beside my main vision. It is much wider than foveal vision and it seems like I am staring the person. Please help me to resolve this.  Read Full »

Dr. Anand Yattinamani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is very rare and can happen both in neurological and retinal problems. Can you give more details about the problem? How it started and what is the duration? Do you have any history of injury? How old are you? Are you using any glasses? What is the vision? Please sen...  Read Full »

I am an 18-year-old male experiencing palpitations, tinnitus, twitchings, headaches, foamy urine, and visual snow, which occur on and off, and I am concerned about the reason behind this. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old and take no medications. I have been struggling with a range of symptoms for over three years. My first symptoms were palpitations and tinnitus. Palpitations originally occurred once a day but now happen possibly hundreds of times every day. They tend to happen when...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. It seems like you have been experiencing a variety of symptoms for quite some time, and these symptoms could be due to vitamin B12 deficiency. I advise you to follow the below-mentioned instructions: Keep track of your symptoms, inclu...  Read Full »

My uncle's right side vision is not perfect. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,Four years ago, my uncle had a paralysis attack on the right side of the body. He has recovered now, except his right eye vision. He can clearly see straight and left, but not the right. He cannot see full 180 degrees. His age is 48 now. Is this a permanent disability or it can be cured...  Read Full »

Dr. Bandivadekar Pooja Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Stroke or paralysis results from hampered blood supply to the brain. Usually, the motor functions or muscle movements recover over time. However, the visual pathways are very slow to recover and recovery is suboptimal. So, the field defect that he has will persist and c...  Read Full »

How do I overcome the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?

Query: Hello doctor,My family members told me to check for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). I never thought that I would have it, but now I believe that I have this condition because my brother told me about its signs and symptoms.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to might have ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). There is non-pharmacological management for it. I suggest you try to follow few guidelines to deal with it: You should do exercises daily for 30 to 45 minutes. You should do meditation for 20 minutes daily. ...  Read Full »

Why do I often get fasciculations in my calves?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old male, approximately 205 pounds. Over the past year, I have been getting muscle fasciculations in my calves (mainly) and also in my quads. I have seen several doctors and they have checked my reflexes and feeling in my legs and said it is all fine. The fasciculations occ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Involuntary muscle twitching or fasciculations could result from various causes. Most common being anxiety, hyperthyroidism, nerve compression at lower back, restless leg syndrome, vitamin B12 deficiency, vitamin D deficiency. If we think of uncommon causes, they could b...  Read Full »

Will essential tremor cause post-micturition dribble with a diminished sense of smell?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male who was diagnosed with essential tremor six years ago. Presently, I have tremors only in my right hand and thumb, but it feels like my entire body wants to move. Before, I used to get tremors on some movement, but nowadays, it is present even while at rest. I am al...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshuman Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on the history which you have provided, it seems to be a progressive neurological condition. Essential tremor is diagnosed when there is no pathology in the brain, and the cause is idiopathic or unknown. But in your case, it is a bit of concern as you have develop...  Read Full »

Can intermittent exotropia cure on its own?

Query: Hello doctor, I developed intermittent exotropia in late adulthood. I am 29 years old and this started about two years now. Should I concern about it?  Read Full »

Dr. Pandya Pooja Girishbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you have described you have started intermittent exotropia at later age right. See that is called strabismus in medical terminology usually we can treat it if it is by birth. But in your case situation is different. So there can be some neurological issues which ...  Read Full »

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