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Are pre eclampsia, blood clot and avm only cause of stroke in pregnancy? can i get tests done to see how likely a blood clot would develop? avm?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 38 years experience
Stroke in pregnancy: There are many causes of stroke in pregnancy, some unique to being pregnant. The list is quite exhaustive but include all the things that would make young people art risk. Diabetes, HTN, smoking, bleeding disorders, clotting disorders, collagen vascular disease, trauma, cardiac conditions, DVT with paradoxical emboli, hematologic malignancies, inherited disorders of connective tissue, congenital A
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