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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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My Uncle has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. He is having

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My Uncle has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. He is having the sensations of little electric currents, or he distribes it as lightening bolts, in his brain. He rubs his head and says it feels funny under his scalp. Is this a normal thing?
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that makes your head feel worse or better?
Customer: It is myUncle, he has Alzheimer's
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My Uncle has had many test, brain scans and MRI's but his doctor haven't addressed the problem. Just wondering if feeling like this is normal?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

this is not normal

you should bring him to see his doctors

he may benefit from medications like aricept or namanda for his alzheimers

he may benefit from muscle relaxers like valium or klonopin to help decrease these electric currents

he may benefit from migraine headache medications.