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Is there a neurologist online, a good neurologist or anyone

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is there a neurologist online, a good neurologist or anyone please.pretty urgent.before i go into it need, clarify the dr
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  healthydoc replied 4 years ago.
healthydoc :

Hello and thank you for your question.

healthydoc :

How can I help you?

JACUSTOMER-c1jezntz- :

can i ask what your proffesional background is before i start please,it a very specialised subject

healthydoc :

I am a Board Certified Neurologist.

JACUSTOMER-c1jezntz- :

in uk?

healthydoc :

No in USA

JACUSTOMER-c1jezntz- :

do you have any knowledge of csf leaks

healthydoc :

yes.

healthydoc :

Any tear or hole in the membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord (dura) can allow the fluid that surrounds those organs to leak.

This fluid is called the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). When it leaks out, the pressure around the brain and spinal cord drops.

JACUSTOMER-c1jezntz- :

you reading it.iv read those exact words.

healthydoc :

Why do you have CSF leak?

healthydoc :

Head injury?

healthydoc :

what symptoms you have?

healthydoc :

Do you have any intracranial pressure?

JACUSTOMER-c1jezntz- :

i dont know if i have i think im being misdiagnosed as a syciatric problem,but obviously i know myself

healthydoc :

Do you have any symptoms like headaches, constant dripping fluid from the nose?

healthydoc :

Did you have CT or MRI of your brain?

JACUSTOMER-c1jezntz- :

what do you know about lumbar punctures.or pressure from spinal tap.i dont want waste my benefit money talking about things,

healthydoc :

Yes. LP ia a procedure ordered to collect and look at the fluid.

healthydoc :

Before rating the service can you please mention did you have LP or not.

healthydoc :

Spinal tap and LP are the same test.

JACUSTOMER-c1jezntz- :

your suppossed to be asking me why do you feel you have a csf leak,what are your symptoms, i know lp is same as spinal tap

healthydoc :

The main risk of LP is when there is a increased pressure or swelling in the brain before the procedure, a lumbar puncture can cause fluctuations in the CSF fluid levels, resulting in brain herniation.

healthydoc :

I did ask you before what are your symptoms?

healthydoc :

Why did you have LP?

JACUSTOMER-c1jezntz- :

yeah i know, what your doing is reading the information, on google.and saying that.not being rude i need very proffessional hands and teaching

healthydoc :

I am not reading on google. I am just asking you like any doctor would ask.

healthydoc :

I asked you do you have headaches, any injury?

healthydoc :

Why CSF leak?

Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 4 years ago.

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