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Dr. Frank, Board Certified Physician
Category: Neurology
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Experience:  Board certified general Adult Neurologist, with experience in experimental neuroimaging and neurodiagnostics.
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My Mom is 84, suffers from memory loss, experiences

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My Mom is 84, suffers from memory loss, experiences vomiting, falls down a lot.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

Hello. How can I help? Do you have a diagnosis? She could have a variety of neurological diseases with those three symptoms. I can tell you how to get a diagnosis, or review a diagnosis from another physician to explain it to you, etc. Just get back to me Dr Frank

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dr Frank please assist me diagnosis this condition.
Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

What can you tell me about her? What medications does she take, or what medical illnesses does she have? How long has she had memory problems, is she diagnosed with Alzheimers? If that is the case, gastroparesis or a problem of stomach motility is a major common problem in Alzheimer's or other dementias. That can cause you to vomit. Falling down is also a common problem in neurodegenerative diseases like alzheimers, but can be seen in a variety of other dementias, including vermian atrophy from a history of drinking alcohol, or spinocerebellar degeneration that comes from a family history of falling down with dementia, etc. Send me some information and I will gladly use it to give you a better answer. Dr Frank

Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

Hello. I am here to help you. Please get back to me to discuss your mother's illness further. Dr Frank