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Which is better anticoagulnt from rivaroxaban and clopidogrel for stroke prevention.My grandmother had stroke 6 years ago and she has atrial fibrilation.So far she used clopidogrel as treatment but her new doctor perscribed medication w...
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I had a massive stroke in July 2006 due to vertebral artery dissection. Why I had the dissection in the first place I do not know. By the grace of God, alot of therapy and great motivation (our 3yr old son!) I am doing well despite the...
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Hi all, my 80 year old dad had a TACHs stroke 11 days ago. He has had 2 heart attacks previously and underwent a triple heart bypass. He has no movement in his left side at all. He is still being hospitalised and receiving physio most...
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Hi, in 2012 I woke up to go to class and I had lost all motor function and feeling in my right arm, it had turned to dead weight. I lost vision partially, and I could not call 911 on my own. I had to stumble to the neighbors house and as...
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my fiancé is 24 she had a hemorrhagic stroke. The doctors put her in induce acoma shes been like that for 3 weeks now she is stable. the took a piece of her skull to let out pressure out I need some information and help please.
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my fiancé had a hemorrhagic to the frontal lob of the brain on the right side. she is 24 years old. she started acting strange and then she walked out of the house and went into the neighbors house and got in there bed with are blanket. ...
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my fiancé had a hemorrhagic to the frontal lob of the brain on the right side. she is 24 years old. she started acting strange and then she walked out of the house and went into the neighbors house and got in there bed with are blanket. ...
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A bit of background first, hope you don't mind just feel it would explain things better. Yesterday I was in the National Archives in London, we were signing up for a 'Readers ticket' (there form of ID pass) with my mother. Anyway, for...
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My sister-in-law had a hemorrhagic stroke with a intracerebral hemorrhage. This was on May 18th. They have done a Ventriculostomy. The gas man found her in the driveway. We figure it had been somewhere between 20-35 mins. before she was ...
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Hi I'm terribly upset. My dad has just had a stroke. He's 72 and is currently in hospital virtually asleep full time. We know that it is caused by a blood clot stemming from Atrial Fibrillation and it has affected his left side (No vi...
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My 59 year old (otherwise healthy) mother had a right side brain stroke two weeks ago. The DR. said it was prety massive on most of the right side, leaving her unable to move her left side. She is able to talk, eat, drink, and able to a...
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My mother had a severe stroke due to blood clot in blood of vessel brain,at age 40 leaving her paralyzed on her left side.The stroke also affected her site on left side.after stroke we rich hospital in 1 hour. doctor give her one injecti...
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Good eve. My father had his second stroke. From my understanding it was the that was struck. He can communicate by writing, he tries to speak. He is still very aware and conscious. Is there hope or rehabilitation for pons stroke patien...
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I am 72. I had a mild hemorrhagic stroke in 2014. MRI revealed abnormal cerebral artery with Moyamoya-like vessels. ( Moyamoya disease has been ruled out) I suffered no effects from the stroke. For the first year, I felt slight burning s...
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My question is, is it normal to experience continual affects of a TIA? Some of what I have read here leads me to believe that a TIA is a stroke that totally reverses itself and all symptoms go away within 24 hrs. Other postings indica...
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My mother had surgery March 9, 2016, on her colon for diverticulosis and they removed a piece of her colon. Stitched her back together and she ended up leaking from where they pieced her colon back together, which led to an infection in ...
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My mother had surgery March 9, 2016, on her colon for diverticulosis and they removed a piece of her colon. Stitched her back together and she ended up leaking from where they pieced her colon back together, which led to an infection in ...
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Last night I was sitting at my computer listening to music, just kind of jiving out. I put my hands above my head to stretch when suddenly I felt a very distinct cramping up of the right regions of my neck and down into my arm. I remembe...
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Got rushed into hospital after a week of lumbar puncture headache from hell.. also had bells palsy where one side of my face droped ... Questions were also asked about a stroke.. they mentioned my family history on stroke wich is high bu...
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Hi, I am a 32yo female with a young family and I know I am not mad.....I had a ? stroke ? 16 days ago. Drs seem to disagree on my diagnosis as they are "not consistant". My CT and MRI were both normal. I did have blood tests done but I h...
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