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effects of a frontal lobe stroke

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not positive: Unfortunately, 60% of all intracranial hemorrhage patients die within one year after the bleed, but 40% do survive. In this latter group, the main th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes...: It is always possible that any insult, mass effect,infection or electrical imbalance that triggers seizures can manifest in a similar way, reason why ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Condefer
19 years experience Neurology
Stroke and mood: Yes! Frontal lobe strokes can cause personality and/or mood changes. The FLs when healthy act as our "filter", keep us from losing control of our emot ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Need further info: It is unclear what is meant by "swelling" in the temporal lobe as that could indicate several things and a previous stroke can certainly be the cause ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Zubkov
26 years experience Neurology
Left sided weakness: Likely left sided weakness and/or numbness.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randee Lipman
37 years experience Cardiology
Echo: An echocardiogram alone shows muscle function, valve function , and whether the valves are leaking or tight. It does not tell you if you have blocked ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Specialist: Well- it's not life threatening- if that is what you are asking. However it can cause progressive dementia and severe headaches. A good neurologist sh ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That actually: makes no sense whatsoever. The temporal lobe does not get pneumatized, that would mean there is air in the brain. Is that quote directly from the MR ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Hard to say: It is hard to say. From your question, it sounds as though you had injury demonstrated either by ct scan or MRI scan. One may have no problems at all, ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Risk factors: Do not understand the hedged verbiage on the report, but the findings, if real, suggest a strong risk of future significant strokes, and the underlyin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Right cerebrum. But facial droop can also be from bell's palsy. A neurologist can sort that out.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Spots: Usually not know or no attributable cause. Sometimes from migraines, small vessel disease from blood pressure/diabetes/smoking, or genetics, or even h ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Locate focus: Eeg- electroencephalography is utilized in temporal lobe seizures and other seizure disorders to localize the focus of the seizure. Sometimes when th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Would need to know: Type of cyst, exact location and size and if you have any symptoms. Contact physician requesting the study to explain.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not at all: There is no relationship of trauma causing ms in any case, ever. Whether certain injuries could worsen ms may be still controversial. The american ac ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Malignant: Neoplasm means tumor, and most probably malignant (cancer).
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Cyst in the brain: If it is just a cyst then there is no real danger other than a slight increase in bleeding. The key question is that this cyst is not associated with ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sanders
66 years experience Vascular Surgery
Rupture and stroke: By brain aneurysm i assume you mean an aneurysm of the middle cerebral artery. These can rupture causing bleeding in the brain, increased pressure ag ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
23 years experience Neurology
Auras: Temporal lobe epilepsy typically had distinctive auras (warning signs) before the seizure, including a rising feeling in the stomach, feelings of deja ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rothfeld
36 years experience Radiology
No: Trauma is not a recognized cause of ms.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Talk ordering doctor: Info is not enough. Your own neurologist who ordered the MRI is in a best position to answer.
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