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massive stroke left side brain

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Many: Death in severe cases or right side paralysis.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
32 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
29 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
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.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randee Lipman
38 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
47 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Right cerebrum. But facial droop can also be from bell's palsy. A neurologist can sort that out.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 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
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Kraus
11 years experience Hospital-based practice
Relative term: it depends on location and size and many many other factors.
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I am sorry to: hear of your friend's stroke. This is a complex issue. You asked us for suggestions. However, this is a complex situation which would require knowled ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Severe illness: This is multiorgan failure, and the outlook is not great, but the only way to assess this is to be the doctor in charge of managing the patient. In ad ... Read More

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