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Neurological Symptoms and Diagnosis

Neurological symptoms can point to a variety of conditions affecting the brain or nerves. Learn about diagnostic tests you can expect so you can work with your doctor to reach a specific diagnosis.
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Transverse Myelitis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Vertigo
Symptoms and Causes of Chronic Subjective Dizziness
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Convulsions: Overview and more
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Why Do You Feel Cold All the Time?
Man having leg checked out by doctor.
What You Should Know If You Have Leg Weakness
Girl with Rett Syndrome
Rett Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Woman holding her hand pain from using computer
Potential Causes of a Numb Thumb or Hand
Doctor examining CT scan on digital tablet
Spots on an MRI: White Matter Hyperintensities
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How Brain Death Is Diagnosed
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Electromyography: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
A patient is loaded into an MRI machine.
Comparing MRI and CT Scans Risks and Indications
stroke symptoms
7 Signs You May Be Having a Stroke
Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Overview and More
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Finding the Cause of Weakness
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Overview of Elevated Intracranial Pressure
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE): Overview and More
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Understanding Dizziness as a Side Effect of Medications
Doctor listening to a woman's lungs
How Doctors Diagnose Guillain-Barré Syndrome
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Disorders of Impaired Consciousness
Ouch...My butt hurts Shot of a businessman rubbing his aching back while sitting at his desk in front of his computer
Top 7 Most Serious Causes of Back Pain
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Vitamin Deficiencies and Myeloneuropathy
Woman during the medical examination with neurologist
Causes and Terms for Ataxia
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Synesthesia and the Involuntary Blending of Senses
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Overview and Causes of Olfactory Disorders
MRI
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Explained
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Evaluating Tremors and Their Causes
A Distraught Senior Man Suffering From a Migraine
Diagnosing Different Types of Dizziness
Woman rubbing mans head to help Lhermitte's sign
Lhermitte's Sign: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Newborn with Mom in NICU
Nonketotic Hyperglycinemia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Female patient having eye tested in hospital
Horner Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
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What Is Cerebral Hyperperfusion Syndrome?
Woman scratching her arm
Neurological Itches and Why Scratching Doesn't Help
Examination for neuropathy or nerve pain.
Nerve Pain Linked to Medical Conditions and Injury
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Overview and Importance of Cerebrospinal Fluid
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Transverse Myelitis or Sudden Paralysis
SPECT Scanner.
SPECT Scan: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
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Internal Bleeding: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Woman holding her head
4 Uncommon Causes of Chronic Dizziness
Meningitis brain scan
Fungal Infections of the Nervous System
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Causes and Treatment of Radial Nerve Injuries
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How Ultrasounds Are Used in Neurology
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Overview of the Types of Tremors
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Low Sodium: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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The Autonomic Nervous System: Anatomy and Function
A Young girl hooked up to an EEG machine
Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
Man rubbing head at home
Transient Global Amnesia Causes and Symptoms
Man with back pain
Injury to Spinal Nerve Roots
Tensilon test
Tensilon Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
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Understanding the Default Mode Network
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Confirmatory Tests for Brain Death
Childs spinal cord cross-section
Understanding Brown-Séquard Syndrome
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Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy
A doctor monitoring a patient in ICU
Common Medical Problems Seen in the Neuro-ICU
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How Your Brain Handles Pain