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    Dr. Okun: I had an mri done two days ago and got the results today. I was told that no parkinson's was found but the machine found a tiny stroke. So tiny that it went undetected. I was told that I need to start using baby aspirin and a ultrasound will be done on my heart and neck. I did some research on the internet today. I found out that mri machines can not detect early parkinson's. If this is the case could you tell me why they had me undergo an mri? I wasn't thinking and didn't ask them why. Thank you very much Tim Wolf
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    Dr. Okun I am due to get a MRI and I have a cap or crown on one of my teeth. Will that be pulled out? Thank you Tim Wolf
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    Dat scan

    Dr.okun: Tomorrow I have an appointment with my neuro doctor at the va and I am going to request a dat scan. How long does it take to preform a dat scan? Thank you Tim Wof
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    restless leg syndrome

    Dr. okun: I talked to my psychiatrist's RN the other day and she said that I didn't need the "creepy crawly" sensation to have restless leg syndrome. Today (Christmas day) I must have paced a good 3 to 4 hours straight without a break. I noticed somthing strange. Both my hands and my forearms were stiff when I was done pacing. Is this common? Thank you Tim Wolf
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    Dr. Okun: Will stress, nervousness or anxiety make micrographia worse? Thank you Tim Wolf
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    Dr,okun: I saw a dermatologist and she said she could see the was masking in my face and then a psychiatrist could see it. Is it possible that they could see it? Thank you Tim Wolf
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    Acting out dreams

    Dr. okun: I had a dream where this guy called wanting me to help him load a truck full of steel pipe. I got up and ask my my if he called and she said something. Not knowing what she said I slept on the couch just in case he came by to pick me up. Is this acting out a dream or nothing to be worried about. Thank you very much Tim Wolf
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    tirtrating continued

    Dr. Okun My tritrating is being done under the supervision of my Doctor down at the VA In Cincinnati Oh. I am feeling just fine. Right now I am down to 2 pills a day and on Tuesday the 17th I will be going down to 1 pill a day, Then no more. When I quit taking my sinemet will I be feeling any pain? Thank you very much Tim Wolf
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    Dr. Okun: Let me try this one more time. first week 1112. Second week 1111. Third week 111. fourth week 11. Fifth week 1. Does that seem to fast? Thanks Tim
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    I appologize sir. This is being done over several weeks. Not just one week. Sorry about that. Thanks Tim Wolf
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    Dr. okun: I am titrating down on my sinemet to see if I have parkinsons. I am doing this for my next visit at my nuero appointment. At first my dosage (all in a weeks time) was 1112, then 1111, then 111, then just 1. Isn't this rather fast? Would you please shed some light on this. Thank you Tim Wolf
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    Dr. okun: I read in a post where baclofen is good for stiffness. I take it for muscles spasms in my back. Could the baclofen be the reason why I never have any stiffness? Thank you very much Tim Wolf
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    Dr. Okun: As you may well know, I have said in my other posts that I do not have a tremor. However I would like to know if you need a tremor for micrography. My hand writing starts out big and keeps getting smaller and smaller to where even I cannot read it. Also, is there a way that I can improve my writing? I go to church and would like to take notes on what the pastor is preaching on. Thank you very much Tim Wolf
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    I think I found the answer

    Dr. okun: I was told by a dermatologist dr. that the pimozide could have caused it to come on randomly (at any time). I read on the internet that it would have started 1 to 2 weeks after you started taking it. Could it have come on at anytime? Thank you very much Tim Wolf
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    Dr. Okun: I take sinemet early in the morning, 1 at noon, 1 at four and 1 and eight. When I wake up in the morning shouldn't I be stiff? I thank you for helping me out. It really means a lot to me that you take your time to answer my questions. Thank you very much. Tim Wolf