Neurology

Ask a Neurologist. Get Answers to Your Neurology Questions.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Neurology

I'm feeling really bad since yesterday. I believe I have some strong food intoxication.

Customer Question
Hello, I'm feeling really bad...
Hello, I'm feeling really bad since yesterday. I believe I have some strong food intoxication. I feel weak, my head hurts if I try to do anything that requires some effort, I feel.myself hot and sometimes my left hand/arm formigates/ gets a little numb. I'm having some diaherreia. I feel like I need of a doctor.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Neurology
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Answered in 6 minutes by:
6/15/2016
Neurologist: Dr. Muneeb Ali, Intensivist replied 1 year ago
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali, Intensivist
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 8,356
Experience: Experience of Neurology of over 4 years, well versed in EEG, NCS and EMG alongwith MRIs and CT scans
Verified

Hi,

Im sorry to hear about your symptoms. From what you are describing there are a few conditions which can cause these symptoms, if you have diarrhea alongwith weakness as well as nausea, then it is possible that you might have developed food poisoining. It is also possible that you may have developed bacterial gastroenteritis which is a condition in which the intestines are infected with bacteria. This can cause diarrhea which has blood or mucus in it. The repeated diarrhea can lead to dehydration which in turn can cause weakness, numbness in all the limbs as well as headaches. This can be diagnosed with the help of a clinical examination and then treated with antibiotics. But you do need to stay hydrated as much as possible so you need to drink water and if needed electrolyte rich fluids like gatorade and ORS. Secondly stick to the BRAT diet which consists of bananas, rice, applesauce and toast.

Now one thing which i would be worried about is the left arm numbness as well as the headaches. These two symptoms when taken alone can be an indication of a neurological disorder. Although you dont belong to an age group which is at high risk of strokes etc, this does need a clinical examination. A single limb which gets numb doesnt fit into dehydration alone and i would like for you to have this evaluated.

But the likely scenario here is a bacterial infection of the intestines, the hot feeling is likely a fever. And i would suggest that you should stay hydrated but at the same time contact your doctor and get a clinical examination as well as a prescription for possible antibiotics.

Do you have any more questions?

Please leave a POSITIVE (3 – 5 stars, preferably 5) rating by clicking on the stars above, until you do i am not compensated for my time. You can continue to ask follow-up questions even after the POSITIVE rating. You can also ask questions from me directly by going on the link below,

http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-muneeb-ali/

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Ask Dr. Muneeb Ali Your Own Question
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali, Intensivist
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 8,356
8,356 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Experience of Neurology of over 4 years, well versed in EEG, NCS and EMG alongwith MRIs and CT scans

Dr. Muneeb Ali 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
Last Aug 12 I fell down a flight of steps. Was in the
Last Aug 12 I fell down a flight of steps. Was in the hospital for over 2 weeks. … read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,678 satisfied customers
I have recently started to have a lot of pain throughout
I have recently started to have a lot of pain throughout both legs. It is so bad after laying down or sitting, that I can hardly walk the first few minutes Also, a lot of swelling in my right knee, so… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Intensivist
8,356 satisfied customers
I was reading the article "When I am walking I feel like I
I was reading the article "When I am walking I feel like I am on a trampoline" … read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
I have been diagnosed with dystonia...grandmother had
I have been diagnosed with dystonia...grandmother had Parkinson's. How do I know if I have dystonia or Parkinson's … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
3,731 satisfied customers
I was diagnosed with atypical odontalgia in the gum area of
I was diagnosed with atypical odontalgia in the gum area of my lateral incisor. Ive had a root canal, apicoectomy, and retreatment of the tooth. Am on lots of Noritryptiline and Gralise, and cant eat … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,093 satisfied customers
I am 39 female with severe lower left side it takes my
I am 39 female with severe lower left side it takes my breath away. I have had a hysterectomy about 5 years ago… read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,722 satisfied customers
What is the best medical or physical treatment for Deep Vein
What is the best medical or physical treatment for Deep Vein Thrombosis in the calfs and thighs? It seems to run in my family (mother and older sister)? Deep tissue massage in these areas are very pai… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,931 satisfied customers
My wife has ADDHD. She also has Restless Leg Syndrome. Her
My wife has ADDHD. She also has Restless Leg Syndrome. Her doctor had put her on a new medication for the ADDHD when the other wasn't working. This med helped but it caused the RLS to get even worse. … read more
Dr. Kaushik
Dr. Kaushik
PSYCHIATRIST ( MD Psychiatry)
Doctoral Degree
204 satisfied customers
I just received my results from my brain mri for epilepsy.
Hi I just received my results from my brain mri for epilepsy. The report says, there is a persistent, subtle asymmetric thickening and flair signal intensity involving the left mesial temporal lobe. T… read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
I have a small vascular malformation and I want to know what
I have a small vascular malformation and I want to know what that means … read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
I have been experiencing pain on left side of body for a
I have been experiencing pain on left side of body for a couple years now. Cat scan blood work colonoscopy chiropractor all done. Shows no results. My left hip is also bigger than right one. Also my j… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
3,731 satisfied customers
My 2 yo headbutted me in the face today resulting in me to
My 2 yo headbutted me in the face today resulting in me to flicking/throwing my own head backwards to try and avoid him hitting me in the nose. A few minutes later I felt a sharp pain in the back of m… read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
My husband has weak wobbly legs he is very unsteady when
My husband has weak wobbly legs he is very unsteady when standing and walking he is 75 years of age. This has been going on for a couple of weeks. He has a appointment with the doctor Monday morning i… read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
1,985 satisfied customers
My condition is spinal stenocis, severe back pain, been
my condition is spinal stenocis, severe back pain, been using a shot every 3 months, tried just about everything in Grand Rapids, Mich. who would you suggest at the Mayo to see … read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
1,985 satisfied customers
My 93 year old Mom wakes up every morning with a headache.
My 93 year old Mom wakes up every morning with a headache. She has had a Ct scan and a MRI and they were normal for her age. IS THERE ANYTHING I COULD DO TO HELP HER NOT HAVE THESE DAILY HEADACHES … read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,678 satisfied customers
Once again I experience some sort of sensory disturbance.
Dear Subbanna,Once again I experience some sort of sensory disturbance. It's like a vague snurring/tingling sensation located under my right foot around the 4th toe and pinky toe. It has persisted for… read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
Is someone got an air embolism from an IV line (like one
Is someone got an air embolism from an IV line (like one used to administer fluids) how quickly would that go to their brain, cause problems or kill them?… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Post-Doctoral Degree
6,299 satisfied customers
I have had trouble sleeping for several years that had been
Hi. I have had trouble sleeping for several years that had been progressing mildly until about a year ago. I can't find anyone here who will listen enough to investigate beyond depression. I literally… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,931 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