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Dr. Jayaprakash Gosalakkal, MD

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39 years Experience
Dr. Jayaprakash Gosalakkal, MD
  • Dayton, OH
  • Kasturba Medical College, India
  • Accepting new patients

Could my son have a pinched nerve?

My threshold level for an MRI scan in this situation would be low. However, a detailed history and a thorough neurological examination would be required.

Why is my 6-year-old getting migraines?

Children can get migraines, however, I would consult with a child neurologist about the need for an MRI scan and further management.

How is a brain tumor diagnosed?

MRI scan in most cases, especially if there is a change in the nature of the headaches. Most scans turn out to be negative, but a neurologist can also offer more advanced treatment READ MORE
MRI scan in most cases, especially if there is a change in the nature of the headaches. Most scans turn out to be negative, but a neurologist can also offer more advanced treatment for migraines should that turn out to be the diagnosis.

Is it possible to die from a stroke?

Short answer is yes.There are different causes for stroke including catastrophic bleeding.

Is Parkinson's curable?

Though there is no cure, there are a number of medications available to control the symptoms.In some cases deep brain stimulation will help. A neurologist may also be able to determine READ MORE
Though there is no cure, there are a number of medications available to control the symptoms.In some cases deep brain stimulation will help. A neurologist may also be able to determine if it is isolated or part of a syndrome. Supportive and symptomatic treatment is also important.

One son with DMD

You need a proper genetic diagnosis from a neuromuscular specialist and genetic counseling. Inheritance depends on type of muscular dystrophy. Carriers of DMD may show some manifestations, READ MORE
You need a proper genetic diagnosis from a neuromuscular specialist and genetic counseling. Inheritance depends on type of muscular dystrophy. Carriers of DMD may show some manifestations, but you say you are not a carrier.

Muscular Dystrophy, new symptoms

I would ask my neurologist if an MRI scan of brain is appropriate and get the BP checked in lying and sitting position

My right leg is not supporting my weight without spasms

Muscle cramps and spasms are common in Parkinson’s disease

Why am I getting muscle cramps and spasms all over my body? How can I stop them?

Muscle spasms are a known feature of CMT and some drugs may help. There are also research studies on new drugs. Discuss with your neurologist.

I am hallucinating in bed at night. Is it a serious problem?

Although such hallucinations may occur in sleep-deprived individuals, narcolepsy/cataplexy must be ruled out as it can be treated. Narcolepsy may be associated with excessive day READ MORE
Although such hallucinations may occur in sleep-deprived individuals, narcolepsy/cataplexy must be ruled out as it can be treated. Narcolepsy may be associated with excessive day time sleepiness. A sleep specialist can take a detailed history and do a polysomnogram (sleep study) and others tests if needed. I assume these are not dreams.

Could memory loss be a side effect of schizioaffective disorder?

Memory loss is a less common side effect of zyprexia. Schizoeffective disorder itself may be associated with memory loss.Talk to your psychiatrist.