How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ken Your Own Question
Ken
Ken, Postgraduate doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 6559
Experience:  Working as a Doctor who Cares since 2001.
25541092
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Ken is online now

i already asked some one but i had confused answers, i have

Customer Question

i already asked some one but i had confused answers, i have pulses in the backbone and back of the neck, i can't sleep, what is it ?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 4 years ago.
Hello,

I am Dr Ken and I will be helping you today.

Are there associated symptoms like swelling in the region/ redness/ pain? Since when are you having these pulsation feeling? Do you have any diagnosed medical condition?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

No swelling No Redness No Pain



Pulses since a month or so crescendo.


 


I'm diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Expert:  Ken replied 4 years ago.
Hello Lucas,

I am happy that there are no associated symptoms.

Let me explain a bit. Feeling of pulsations can be due to either abnormality at the vessels in the region {aneurysm or stenosis} OR increased blood flow {anemia, vitamin deficiency, raised blood pressure, thyroid abnormality or heart abnormality}.

Gradual increase in the symptoms and it affecting your sleep worries me a bit. A physical evaluation along with few investigations like blood tests/ x ray for spine followed by MRI if needed later should give us more answers.

Till than - Have balanced diet, adequate fluid, avoid alcohol or smoking. Stay away from anxiety or stress {Yoga, meditation help}.

Wish you well.

Best

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

thanks for your answer, but i'm deceived they did not recognise a clear pathology


 


 

Expert:  Ken replied 4 years ago.
I am sorry that you were not happy with my answer.

Let me know if you have a particular query or want me to explain a particular point in more detail. I can definitely try to explain any specific question you have.