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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more detail: This ? Is best answered by 1's own doc or thru micropayment w/ neurologis in real time as more info needed e.g.Location of the stroke, whether other m ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Rule out bleeding: The first thing coming to mind with this symptom complex is subarachnoid hemorrhage (sah). That means bleeding into the fluid spaces overlying the sur ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gollomp
45 years experience Neurology
Maybe not: I am concerned about your right eye complaints in this setting, specifically with your history of "mini-stroke". I would wonder if you have some type ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Hand numbness : A stroke (or mini-stroke) can have one-sided weakness or numbness like face, an entire arm or leg, problems with speech, confusion, dizziness, sudde ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Hi,: When did you have the stroke ? Where do you live ? There are many reasons for stroke. It takes a varied amount of time to heal. Are you in therapy? dr ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Any type of brain disorder or brain damage can cause diplopia if the parts of the brain that deal with eye movements and with vision are affected. Cau ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: But why does a 48 year old get these strokes? Need more info.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
24 years experience Radiology
Transient ischemia: This usually refers to a transient ischemic attack in which there is decreased blood flow to the brain without causing actual cell death. These can be ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
15 years experience Neurology
See answer below: Tia stands for transient ischemic attack. Its symptoms are identical to those seen in a stroke, but transient, or short lived, with spontaneous comple ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Baskin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Short lived symptoms: A TIA or transient ischemic attack is what happens when the brain experiences a brief episode of ischemia, or when blood flow to an area of the brain ... Read More
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