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Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Supportive: Patients w/ poor "performance status" (ps) -- that is how well they get around in daily life -- do not generally benefit from chemotherapy. A major st ... Read More
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Dr. MARIE RENEE M DOMERCANT
29 years experience Pharmacology
Answer: The doctor that has her file should be the one that best direct her treatment plan.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The brain: Issue may be a strok, but a metastasis from the lung cancer would be a high alternative on my list to eliminate: the treatment is dramatically differ ... Read More

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Unfortunately: some "strokes" are BLEEDS... Speak with her Neurologist More information needed Hope this helps Dr Z
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, it can happen: For several reasons, the case isn't easy, and it seems that there is lot going on. I trust that the hospital and the treating doctors are doing their ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Many: Death in severe cases or right side paralysis.
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Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends : Typically this will cause right sided paralysis and speech problems which at the worst mean he cannot talk or understand.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
Depends...: It depends on how much volume of the brain was damaged, how severe the damage is, and where the damage occurred. Maximizing physical and occupational ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Often: The speech center is on the left side of the brain so a stroke on that side is very likely to affect speech.
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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 31-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.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Carotid arterial disease is a strong marker for heart disease. Your life expectancy will depend on the co-morbid disease you have: especially in your ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
What is your questio: Sorry to hear that, but i dont know what your question is you say he is recovering and left side is weak which is not unusual after stroke he may b ... Read More

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