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basal ganglia hemorrhage stroke

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Dr. Osman Mir
Dr. Osman Mir answered
21 years experience Neurology
Yes it can affect. : Any therapy including speech and physical should be done on the orders of your treating physician. Best way is if you think your speech is affected a ... Read More
Dr. Lali Sekhon
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Sure: The basal ganglia control gross movements talking is a motor function. If it is affected speech therapy can help.
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A female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Not necessarily: If the stroke to the basal ganglia occurred by blockage of a SINGLE penetrating artery then, it's lacunar. If the stroke to the basal ganglia occurred ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Matter of size: A lacunar stroke is due to a block in a smaller end artery, as contrasted to a carotid or middle cerebral artery obstruction, which would cause damage ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Stroke: The question is not clear. I assume, that you had a stroke that affected your left basal ganglia, which causes right side weakness. You may have dizzi ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
OT evaluation: Ot evaluation should cover areas involving fine motor controls such as holding and using your toothbrush, eating utensils, a pen, etc. Furthermore, if ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
See comments: Holiday weekends include rehab staff, but a few days delay will not destroy your recovery chances. Suggest you communicate with your therapists and d ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
May have had: a stroke, Need to have this further worked up. Especially if you have had a stroke you need to treat the primary problems such as hypertension or diab ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Variable: And depends on size of stroke & many other factors...Good luck, time will tell.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
34 years experience Cardiology
Motor control center: It is an area in the deeper brain tissue involved in motor control. A stroke in these deeper areas is usually related to hypertension. Sometimes it ma ... Read More
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Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Different tests: Although MRI and ct are both used to image the brain, they use different techniques to generate images, and are good at different things. Ct is good f ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Highly: Variable but recurrent strokes is worrisome unless cause can be eliminated.

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