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Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Stroke: See stroke.Org.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
34 years experience Geriatrics
Bleeding: A fall can cause bleeding within the brain itself or on top of the brain(subdural hematoma). Perhaps the stroke happened first, and then the fall? The ... Read More
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Dr. Atif Haque
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Traumatic stroke: In addition to the hemorrhagic complications that might cause "stroke-like" symptoms mentioned above, ischemic strokes can also occur after trauma, th ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Unusual but possible: An acute CVA may have precipitated the fall, but if blood vessels are occluded or compressed in the neck, trauma could increase the problem. Trauma m ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Residual malfunction: This usually refers to a small degree of malfunction that remains after what seems to be full recovery from a cva. So if the cva caused arm weakness ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Abnormal findings: If a stroke causes weakness and there is not complete resolution, and reversal, there is a "residual defect".
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
TIA & Stroke: Transient ischemic attack by definition symptoms resolve within 24 hours, be it slurred speech or weakness of extremity. This is due to temporary occl ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Duration of symptoms: A TIA is a transient event where the brain is deprived of adequate blood flow. The time course is less than one hour, and there are no permanant effec ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathan Ritter
24 years experience Cardiology
Several months: if it is for a truly elective surgery like a knee replacement, I would recommend waiting 4 months or so. If it is for something that has some urgenc ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Y no oxygen?: Not every medical issue necessarily requires oxygen. Would have been contingent on the examination and judgment of EMS responders at the time.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
See: Stroke.Org.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: Correct. Neither hemoglobin nor HDL are necessarily decreased in cva patients. This may be a coincidence in a given person.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
It doesn't: Guillain-barre is an acute immunological inflammatory disorder affecting predominantly the myelin coverings of the nerves, and is an ascending weaknes ... Read More

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