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I have incontinence, sluggish...

I have incontinence, sluggish mental processes and dragging gait. Is there something I can get help with?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Gabapentin and triamterene

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Recent back surgery due to spondylolisthesis

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Doctor: Dr Subbanna MD, Neurologist (MD) replied 7 months ago
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Hi, I am an American Board Certified Neurologist with vast experience in diagnosing & treating all neurological as well as all other health/medical conditions, and I am very glad to help you with your health concerns.

I am sorry to hear about your health in the form of the various health symptoms you have been experiencing as you have described above. As a Neurologist I frequently diagnose & treat this type of health situation and I can certainly help you in this regard.

First I need to ask few questions, kindly answer to these below posted questions, it will help me in gathering additional information related to your health concerns;

1) How old are you?

2) Approximately for how long this has been going on?

3) Did these symptoms you have mentioned above start abruptly or did they come on gradually?

4) Are there any additional symptoms such as - headaches, neck stiffness, fever, numbness or loss of sensation anywhere, facial droop, weakness of the muscles of the arms or legs, atrophy of any muscles (loss of muscle bulk), speech or swallowing difficulties, double vision, blurring of vision or loss of vision, vertigo (spinning sensation) etc?

5) Was a Doctor in the clinic, especially a Neurologist seen already for these symptoms? And any medical/neurological investigations have been done already? If yes, kindly provide me with the report of these medical/neurological investigations

6) Are there any already diagnosed medical health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, or any other?

Kindly reply

Best Regards!

Dr Subbanna MD

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