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A 21-year-old female asked about a 45-year-old female:

There is blood block in brain, what treatment s d best? is it a very serious problem or a small problem which can be solved?

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Dr. Neal Handly
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Worrisome: Blocks are strokes - is this the cause of your weakness?You may recover and never have another, but this could also be a warning of another stroke and that could cause loss of function that might not recover. Control your high BP and you may be started on aspirin. At the time of a stroke, you may start on blood thinners and tpa (alteplase). Post stroke rehab activities are valuable but may take effort.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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