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I was told that my elderly mom had a major stroke, first by a clot, they have said.. and then another issue days later(?) cause by an atrial fibrillation. Now they say the situation is critical... R sided stroke, and my mom hasn't really...
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My brother, who's 55, recently suffered a Brain Stem stroke. At this time, he's unable to eat & has a feeding tube in his stomach. He has trouble swallowing. He has no sense of hot/cold on his left side. This is not his first stroke, but...
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I suffered a lacunar infarct in November of 2004. My main symptoms were numbness,loss of fine motor skills of left hand and leg, along with short term memory problems. A CT scan that day showed the lacunar infarct...as did MRI done 5...
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I HAD A TIA EVENT ON MAY / 6 / 2015 . I HAD NO BLEED OR ANY CLOGGED ARTERIES AT ALL !! THE RIGHT SIDE OF MY MOUTH STAYS STILL WHEN I TALK OR SMILE NOW ... WILL THIS GO AWAY IN TIME ??? ...
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I and a 54 yo woman and have had 2 TIA's, Oct 4 2014 and March 14, 2015. After the first I was Rx clopidogrel and my cholesterol being just slightly high I am on crestor. After the second one, they added aspirin to my regime. I had al...
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Can someone explain to me why keeping my blood pressure controlled helps me prevent TIA and other Ischemic strokes. I know why blood pressure is important for hemorrhagic strokes, but can you telling how ischemia of my blood vessels is ...
jackwise | Posted
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hi can anyone tell me where (hopefully in Boston,ma) got help my brother still needs medical as well as rehab for his ischemic stroke his eyes cannot open less he holds them open he keeps falling he needs care around the clock so he ...
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Three weeks ago I had a small stroke giving left side weakness but nothing else. However I feel weak and fuzzy in the morning, sort of slowed down. Wondering if normal and will this go away. Not sure of what to practice, etc. to get ri...
sumsar | Posted
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I have headaches with exercise and stress- just yoga class I have to leave early and vomit. I saw my dr and he confirmed that in having stroke like symptoms and sent to hospital and was admitted last week for three days. I still have res...
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Hi My wife is a stroke patient that has suffered severe brain damage. I take care of her at our home with assistance from a full time nurse. We have been home a little over a year after spending the first 6 in the hospital getting her ...
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My aunt had an ischemic stroke on both bides the right side was large and the left small. They gave her TPN and she had a small bleed in the cerebellum also. This was one week ago at this point she sleeps most of the day is mostly non ...
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Hi, I'm a 21 yr old female who had a iscemic stroke 3 months ago caused by my pill. I'm almost back to normal now living my life which I was before the stroke. I'm on clopidagrel to thin my blood which I need to be on forever. I ...
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if you are paralyzed on both sides after a brain stem stroke is it permanent?
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I have 75% blockage in my right vertabral artery, constant headaches coming from right side what are my chances of having a stroke
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I had a stroke a few years ago and I am considering having a baby. I have heard that because if my stroke i will have to have a c section. Does anyone know if this is true?
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My daughter's gynecologist is very concerned that she has a rectocele at just 28 y.o. (just turned). She feels that there has to be some medical disorder that is causing her to have a rectocele that is severe enough to need surgery. We...
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My father is 76 years old and he got stroke 45 days back. Within a week, he started eating. And now his left palm started giving good shakehands. He is walking well. Currently can spell only 2 syllables. Only problem is with mind. Initia...
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I am 33 years old and I had multiple strokes 3 years ago. My strokes were caused by a surgical error during a biopsy. The strokes affected both sides of my brain and caused paralysis of both sides of my body. In the past 3 years I have m...
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================================================================ My Questions: ================================================================ 1) What does this CT Scan Report say ? 2) How much time does it take him to recover atlea...
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my father has been on a vegetative state for 6 years now, he can't speak nor move any limb; we don't even know if he could understand us, he never makes any kind of gesture. He's on feeding tube and tracheostomy. he could blink his eyes ...
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