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is it normal to still have confusion after a stroke

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
Not sure: If there is new onset of stroke within few days, it is possible that this person may be confused. But with the couple of days after the stroke, it may ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: "disorientation of the senses" implies a delirium -- and stroke is one possible cause of this medical emergency. Other possibilities include drugs, t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle King
25 years experience Psychiatry
Confusion: Is usually considered medically urgent, if not emergent. I’m not trying to be an alarmist, but I would encourage you to seek consultation in an ER or ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carisa Hines
20 years experience Palliative Care
Ejection Fracture: Please check out this link: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartFailure/SymptomsDiagnosisofHeartFailure/Ejection-Fraction-Heart-Failure-Mea ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
POSSIBLY ANOTHER: Stroke or occult infection changing her baseline mental status. Should be seen by doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Dementia is a term: widely used (often inaccurately) to describe a number of chronic brain disorders including MULTIPLE small strokes. A single stroke is unlikely to res ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Vision problem: the best first step will be to see eye doctor, the problem may be vision and eye problem. ER will not solve the problem
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: A 'mini stroke' is stroke symptoms that last less than 24 hours and then resolves. Also stroke symptoms usually have motor or sensation changes and ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Its all related to the circulation system.

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