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Riverside, CA
A 59-year-old female asked:

I'm a caregiver for one 89 years old female. today she's not functioning on her right side, legs and arm and not communicating. what's going on?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Possible stroke: Those are worrisome signs, and i recommend that you have her evaluated right away at your local er. Time is of the essence here!
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Be seen: I would certainly be seen immediately. Elderly can go into delirium with relatively simple things like a urinary tract infection, in the other hand she might have had a major stroke.

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