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What can i do if my father had a sudden memory loss. is this sign of a stroke?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Possible: If he suffers vascular dementia, small lacunar infarcts can be occurring and may well affect his memory. The sudden onset should be thoroughly investigated, and treatment to control future issues should be started asap.
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