Neurology

Ask a neurologist. Get answers to your neurology questions.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Roggio. Ive been having for a while already this weird thing…

Customer Question
Ramirez Roggio. Ive been...

Ramirez Roggio. Ive been having for a while already this weird thing that happens all of a sudden. I get like my neck really swollen that iget all of a sudden really fat from neck and face, feel my ear plugged and also like a numbness in my neck. Also my left leg gets swollen a lot different days. It has been happening already for months. But it keeps getting worst. Now my face just looks fat. I feel swollen. I feel something is not right and is wrong.

Doctor's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

It happens all of a sudden. Sometimes its only the left leg, sometimes its only the neck and sometimes its both. The thing is i take even pictures and I can see the huge difference especially in the neck. It gets huge and my face also. Its annoying because sometimes it gets so swollen that I feel like if i can't breath. However, im used to it already. I seriously feel something is wrong. Also i do have sometimes pain in that left leg. Like joint pains.

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Neurology
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Another thing. My throat doesn't hurt or my ear. My tonsils don't look irritated or swollen. I have had sometimes also like clear drips coming out from my nose. Not all the time. Sometimes
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It has been gone since November all of these symptoms so its weird for me and im worried. Im only 23. I really thought it could've been the mucus or an infection however since im having the leg edema i don't think that relates with one another.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Sorry i meant it started in november, not gone.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Also i want to add I've been to doctors. One told me it could've been my thyroid but its fine. They saw were exactly it was located and said it could be bacterial infection. So i took ampicillin, kept happening, then i took chephalexin something like that, kept happening anyways. So i don't know what else it can be and how get rid of it.
Answered in 7 hours by:
2/25/2016
Neurologist: Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 years ago
Dr. Rick, MD
Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 12,079
Experience: 20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC
Verified

Hi. My name is***** and I am online and available to help you today. Thank you for your patience.

Question and answer is just one of the services I offer. I can also provide you with additional services, such as live telephone or skype consultation, at a small additional cost. Let me know if you are interested.

How old are you?

M/F?

how tall are you and what do you weigh?

Do you smoke?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
23, Female, 5'2", 128, yeah i smoke but not everyday, Hashimoto/ADHD, synthroid and adderall
Neurologist: Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 years ago

Thank you for that additional information.

I'm sorry to hear that you have been suffering with this issue for so long.

Trying to figure out what is going on and how to treat is, really, going require getting another evaluation and workup.

At this point I think the best thing for you to do would be to gather up copies of all your medical records and travel to a large University Teaching hospital. At an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The best thing about these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is an excellent example of just such a place as this. That being said there are many excellent teaching hospitals all across the country and I am sure that there is one near you.

Does this make sense to you?

I hope this information was helpful for you. But I do work for tips so I want to make sure you are happy with me before rating me. If you have another question on this or a related issue feel free to fire away. You may also receive an email survey after our chat, if you don’t feel that I have earned the top rating in all areas, please let me know what I can do to meet your expectations.

Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick MD FACS

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
you have no idea what it could be? I live in Puerto Rico so that is pretty far.
Neurologist: Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 years ago

You are correct....Puerto Rico is long way from USA based teaching hospitals.

As you might imagine with a condition as long standing and complex as yours, where your personal MD'S who have had hands-on access to you, your complete history and all possible tests -- and yet been unable to come up with a correct diagnosis -- it is impossible for me to figure this on by chatting online.

Yes, I could give you a laundry list of differential diagnosis possibilities, but that would not solve your issue as this is probably not, as you already know, something that can be dealt with at home...even if you could put a name to the problem.

So. Even in Puerto Rico there must be a collection of highly trained sub specialists....I would start with an Ear, Nose & Throat doctor as well as an internal medicine specialist.

As you already found out throwing random antibiotics at the problem is not the way to go.....

Does this make sense to you?

I realize that this was not the answer you were hoping to hear but it would be unfair to you and unprofessional of me were I provide you with anything less than truthful and honest information.

Surely, you prefer that I tell the truth rather than what you wish to hear. Because it reflects very poorly on me unless you press one of the top three feedback choices, keep this in mind when rating my answer and please do not punish me for being honest. I understand that this may not be easy to hear, and I empathize.

Even though my answer was not quite what you were hoping for, please understand that my priority was to provide you with the most honest information. With that in consideration, I hope that you found my answer useful. Please click the excellent feedback button so that I can receive credit for my efforts.

Dr. Rick MD FACS

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. Rick, MD Your Own Question
Dr. Rick, MD
Dr. Rick, MD
Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 12,079
12,079 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC

Dr. Rick, MD is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark

Neurologist (MD)

1,985 satisfied customers

Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery

Jack Scariano Jr

Jack Scariano Jr

Neurologist (MD)

1,056 satisfied customers

Board Certified Neurology 1982 30 years experince. Also expert in Pain Medicine

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Neurologist (MD)

3,731 satisfied customers

Neurology & Int Medicine (US Trained): 20 yrs experience

healthydoc

healthydoc

Board Certified Physician

1,851 satisfied customers

Board Certified U.S. Neurologist

Dr. F

Dr. F

Board Certified MD

266 satisfied customers

Neurosurgeon with more than 20 years experience in practice and teaching.

Phytube.com

Phytube.com

Neurologist (MD)

86 satisfied customers

Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine with Special Research In Pain Medicine/Medications

Stroke Doc

Stroke Doc

Board Certified Physician

51 satisfied customers

I am board-certified in Neurology and the subspecialty Vascular Neurology.

< Previous | Next >

Related Neurology Questions
I dont have a copy but they took an mri two cat scan and
I dont have a copy but they took an mri two cat scan and said it has not gotten any worse I was admitted in hospital and realsed the next day is that a good sign I'm just concern is all especially wit… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
3,731 satisfied customers
Dr subbanna I am sorry to bother again but this morning I
Dr subbannaI am sorry to bother again but this morning I seem to have worked myself into a panic. My anxiety is getting the best of me right now. I still have that feeling in my pubic and penis area. … read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
Can tingling in hands and feet be caused by lower disk bulge
Can tingling in hands and feet be caused by lower disk bulge and herniated disks apine dictor told me it cant cause it in my hands I'm confused but it only happne whem I twstied yo hard… read more
Dr.Saleem
Dr.Saleem
Consultant Cardiologist
Doctoral Degree
816 satisfied customers
About three weeks ago, I fell bruised my top of my foot and
Hi my name is***** about three weeks ago, I fell bruised my top of my foot and toes, it was sore but started to heal, two weeks ago my sons very large dog was excited and jumped on the same foot, it s… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
3,731 satisfied customers
I'm just wondering should I be so worried about 1.3 brain
I'm just wondering should I be so worried about 1.3 brain contusion have slight ringing in my ears headache come and go… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,769 satisfied customers
I hit my funny bone up against the edge of a metal door two
I hit my funny bone up against the edge of a metal door two weeks ago. The nerve seems to be hurt because when I bend my elbow far enough or move it in a certain way then I can feel the nerve shoot to… read more
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Emergency physician
Surgeon in Traumatology and Orthopedics
753 satisfied customers
I had a CT scan for an injury to my head No fracture or
I had a CT scan for an injury to my head No fracture or bleed seen but the report said relatively prominent hypoattenuation is noted involving the occipital lobed most compatible with chronic small ve… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
3,731 satisfied customers
Had a very hard fall over a month ago, and my knee has been
had a very hard fall over a month ago, and my knee has been very tender to the touch ever since, even though there was never even a visible bruise. There was some swelling for about a day and that was… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,190 satisfied customers
My 24-year-old son has been taking topiramate, 50 mg twice a
My 24-year-old son has been taking topiramate, 50 mg twice a day, for a couple of months. This was prescribed by his doctor for headaches. It has not been working, his headaches have been getting wors… read more
Medicaldoctor
Medicaldoctor
postgraduate resident,MD
Master\u0027s Degree
119 satisfied customers
Have all symptoms for ms which my doctor also indicates by I
Ok have all symptoms for ms which my doctor also indicates by I don't have significant white matter liasions observed can this till be ms? … read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,769 satisfied customers
Can hereditary neuropathy have mixed axonal and
can hereditary neuropathy have mixed axonal and demyelinating and numbness in toes. Also can the upper extremity nerve conduction study be worse than the lower extremity nerve conduction study … read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
I had surgery years ago for Morton's Nuroma. Now I have a
I had surgery years ago for Morton's Nuroma. Now I have a large gap between my 2nd and 3rd toes. I also have very wide feet. This makes it extremely painful to wear closed-toe shoes, as the shoe runs … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,190 satisfied customers
I have a 1.3m left contusion on my brain and now I'm worried
I have a 1.3m left contusion on my brain and now I'm worried I'm due young … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,190 satisfied customers
Well, yesterday when I was walking, I kept briefly fainting
Well, yesterday when I was walking, I kept briefly fainting like long enough to start to fall but then I'd catch myself...Happened all day..only when standing...I'm 48, in good health...What could tha… read more
Dr. Shah
Dr. Shah
MD
3,989 satisfied customers
Am 75 have et, take propanalol and topamax and concidering
Hi Am 75 have et, take propanalol and topamax and concidering cdb oil, as tremors are getting worse … read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,769 satisfied customers
What is a minima subchonal injury involving the posterior
What is a minima subchonal injury involving the posterior aspect of the lateral femoral consult without displacement… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
8,197 satisfied customers
I strained something in my neck resulting pain when turning
I strained something in my neck resulting pain when turning my neck more than 30 degrees in any direction and difficulty when sleeping. The question is who should I see--Doctor--Chiropratic--Massage T… read more
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Emergency physician
Surgeon in Traumatology and Orthopedics
753 satisfied customers
Could I go up Pikes Peak in Colorado 8 days after a minor
Could I go up Pikes Peak in Colorado 8 days after a minor concussion? … read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
8,197 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x