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frontal lobe infarct left side/frontal lobe shrinkage
having suffered a small stroke (not tia) 3 years ago i have since developed what can only be described as odd behavior according to my family as well as short term memory loss 7 months ago i was admitted to a mental hospital because of alchohol abuse and the will not to live ie tried to operate on chest whilst drunk (not a good idea though dont try this at home) i also dont have any sort of feelings for anything anymore and tend to say out loud things rather than just think them i havent been diagnosed with anything as of yet but have been told ct revealed small left frontal lobe infarct and shrinkage and am being sent for mri and spec or is it spect scan im 46 years old smoker dont drink anymore apart from tea oh an pepsi have recently developed painful left arm and leg i also have damaged L5 disc have had that for 23 years and take strong painkillers can anyone come up with a diagnosis for this ive got my own thoughts but the nhs in england are so slow at diagnosing anything to do with mental health and they also keep losing me in the system they must have same as me i wreckon anyways wonderful people can u help yours philip
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