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A 57-year-old female asked:

57 y/o female lacunar infarct 2009. would that make my memory (short term) be affected? its really getting bad. thank u.

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Highly unlikely: Embolic strokes are considered to be the typical forms of stroke or hemorrhagic type as well that place a person at highest risk for post stroke dementia like consequences. Small vessel ischemic type, since 2009?, and a single event? Nah.....but that doesn't mean you shouldn't get a workup of some sort because there may be an explanation.

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