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cause of stroke in the brain

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
10 years experience Neurology
Many causes: hemorrhagic stroke can happen from severe elevation in blood pressure (most common), or from an ischemic stroke transforming into a hemorrhagic, or a ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Brain injury: Stroke is a disruption of blood supply to an area of the brain, resulting in injury to a portion of the brain. Sound cannot cause this. However, exp ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hypertension: The most common problem that could cause both is untreated hypertension. Untreated high blood pressure can be very dangerous to the kidneys.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
DEATH OF TISSUE: Stroke causes death to brain cells in the area of absent blood flow, and these losses can result in paralysis, numbness, loss of vision, compromised f ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
24 years experience Neurosurgery
Clarification: Depends in the extent and location of stroke.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Brain injury: caused by stroke is generally thought to be permanent, but some recent literature has suggested that still viable areas of the brain can learn to comp ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lundin
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Stoke or MS : Unless you have risk factors for stroke, your young age makes many areas of abnormality seen on MRI less likely. Ms however is cause that can have si ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Unlikely: A blood clot in a wound is unlikely to travel at all. If it did it would go to the lung except in the case of a heart defect called a patent foramen ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Otten
14 years experience Neurosurgery
Not all strokes same: An MRI can tell a tremendous amount about a stroke, including approximately when it happened, the size, and the location. Many people have microvascu ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Not likely but: not likely cause and effect, but there is a commonality of pathogens present in the body. Get checked and treated
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