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Symptoms of stroke

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
24 years experience Radiology
Many: Difficulty walking. Sometimes a sudden inability to speak or speaking non-nonsensically. Sudden loss of strength. Facial droop. Numbness. In ability t ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Check out: Stroke.Org for good info.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
54 years experience Geriatrics
Variable: Minimal loss of sensation, minimal speech or vision impairment & memory disturbances are some of the subtle symptoms.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dutka
45 years experience Neurology
Headache: Strokes due to bleeding in the brain more often have headaches at onset than strokes due to loss of blood supply to part of the brain. Bleeding strok ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
34 years experience Geriatrics
Cognition and stroke: Depends on where the stroke is. Small and more diffuse strokes may not have any other neurologic symptoms except memory loss or change in executive f ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Five early signs: Stroke is a medical emergency. Recognizing and responding immediately to the signs of stroke by calling 9-1-1 can significantly improve survival and r ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Humphrey
Specializes in Interventional Radiology
Yes to speech: A stroke can cause changes in speech if it affects speech centers in the brain. This includes sudden onset of stuttering. Stroke can present with my ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Brain Attack: Stroke is like heart attack in that a brain blood vessel gets occluded and causes problems with vision, strength, sensation, balance. But you are lik ... Read More
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Dr. Herbert Krob
29 years experience Neurology
As : As the name implies, a stroke is an abrupt onset of loss of neurological function caused by either bleeding into, or by lack of blood supply to, a par ... Read More
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