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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Dennis
27 years experience Neurology
Stroke symptoms: No they are not usually symptoms of a stroke. Signs of stroke may include weakness or numbness on one side of your body, slurred speech, double visio ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Neurologist: A neurologist. However call 911 and get urgent care if you believe you are experiencing a stroke.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Baker
14 years experience Neurology
Stroke: For most people symptoms of a stroke result in a loss of function...So feeling this loss of function, yes most people do feel this.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Diagnosis confirmed?: Do you really have stroke issues or is this really secondary to classical migraine auras? If so, risk of stroke increases with smoking, and in women, ... Read More
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Memory loss: Memory loss can be associated with stroke, but seems to be severe memory loss. Needs to be reevaluated with your neurologist. Good luck.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends on the area of the brain involved and the severity of the involvement. Most strokes do not cause death.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
TIA: Tia symptoms can repeat, but i seriously doubt that they come and go for weeks. Usually, they harbinger imminent stroke and end up in it soon after th ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you as well as confirm the diagnosis and ensure that proper testing is done and that you are on ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Can be tough: Besides age, migraine in young, stroke in old, evaluate presence or absence of headache, nausea/vomiting, sensitivity to noise/light. However, some m ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
27 years experience Neurology
Stroke mimics: A host of things can "unmask" prior brain injury, including infections, metabolic derangements, seizures and medications. Ct angio looks at blood ves ... Read More
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