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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
MRA can: Identify ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke (cva) and determine the use of clot extraction or thrombolytic therapy....Time is crucial.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Stroke: Aka stroke.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience in Cardiology
A stroke: Stroke is cause by a vascular event that results in death of brain tissue. It can result from a blood vessel rupture causing hemorrhage, an embolus t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Callman
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not typically: Usually, pain is not a symptom of a stroke.Weakness on one side of the body is more common.Difficulty speaking is also a common effect. At times, how ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. DawnRenee Cinocco
15 years experience in Geriatrics
I don't understand: If you are asking can you have had a cva and not know it--yes, possibly. Then it would be something you've had before. Are you asking if it is a preex ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Cva: Tia is transient (brief) ischemic (low oxygen) attack (episode) , mini stroke , symptom last less than 24 hours, without damage. Cva (stroke) symptom ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
23 years experience in Radiology
It is a stroke: There are two types of stroke, ischemic and hemorrhagic. Ischemic strokes are from a lack of blood flow. Hemorrhagic strokes are from bleeding into th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Tia vs stroke: Tia symptoms are transient they disappear after a few hours. A stroke patient has symptoms that are present most of the time permanently. ( or more th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
American Stroke Assn: One of the best, reputable sites is the american stroke association (part of the american heart association). It has clinical information and advice ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Confused: A cerebral vascular accident is another term for stroke or brain attack. After that occurs, the patient often needs rehabilitation so they would go t ... Read More

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