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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
CIS vs MS vs stroke: You have a demyelinating lesion in the back part of your corpus callosum . This can be due to MS , clinically isolated syndrome or something else. You ... Read More
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Dr. Darren Gitelman
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Several causes: Sudden memory loss can be caused by strokes, seizures, certain medications, psychiatric conditions and rarely complex migraine. Another cause is trans ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say.: It could be neither. Most people, including many doctors have different pathways for learning. Some learn by hearing information, some by reading it, ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Drug effects/toxins: Sudden onset is unusual & of great concern. The most commonly prescribed drugs in the elderly, statins, have been found to cause this exact side effe ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
44 years experience Psychiatry
LF cause above plus: Acute liver failure (alf) is a clinical syndrome characterized by the sudden onset of coagulopathy and encephalopathy. The outcome is unpredictable an ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Depression : Depression is very treatable. However, i know of nothing that will make him feel happy or shed his other depressive symptoms between today and tommorr ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
It depends.: If the main cause for memory loss is due to to acute sodium deficiency, he will recover when the sodium is replaced . It is rarely just one reason tha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Riaz ahmed Ballim
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Memory: Could be many causes stress underlying brain conditions I suggest see your dr
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Guarino
23 years experience Family Medicine
Many things.....: This is too broad a question to give a simple response, because memory can be affected by things like insomnia, sleep apnea, mood disorders, medicatio ... Read More
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