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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Neuro: A stroke affects your brain and the nervous system. YOur nervous system controls a lot, from breathing, to heart rate, but mainly a stroke reveals it ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Stroke: Brain, where blood supply gets cut off, leading to loss of functions of areas supplied by the obstructed blood vessel.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Stroke affects brain: A stroke most often affects the brain. It is possible it could affect the spinal cord also. Sometimes an alternate condition named "heat stroke" is ... Read More
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends.: Right hand dominant hemisphere is the left hemisphere. Depending on the location of the infarct, several options. The motor cortex, speech area, speec ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
See: Stroke.Org for good info.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Yes. Stroke could affect your memory and eyesight. In majority of the cases it unlikely to improve.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Depends on size and: Depends on the size and location of the stroke. Depending on the locations your symptoms could go from blindness, impaired movement, unable to underst ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Unilateral weakness: Sudden weakness on one side of the body could represent either a transient reversible ischemic event (tia, lasting oly a short time) or it could last ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Transient ischemic episodes are transient.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Many: Most would say freestyle. However, the backstroke and butterfly are also excellent. Breststroke -- not so much. You can switch sidestroke sides to get ... Read More
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
F/u with Neurologist: Take him to the neurologist who may try medicines for neuropathic pain like lyrica, (pregabalin) Gabapentin or others. Otherwise take him to pain mana ... Read More

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