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Anteroseptal Infarct Symptoms
When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more
44 year old female that had had chest pain and was put on a 12 lead the other day and was diagnosed with anterosrptal infarct. Is this serious?
Very often: If you have no history of heart disease, this is likely to be wrong. It's based on abnormal voltage of the R wave in lead v2 and is very often due to lead placement. If your doctor moves the leads around a little (usually going up or down a rib interspace), the infarct pattern often disappears. An echo or nuclear stress test can also rule this out. ...Read more
Old lacunar infarcts or bilateral benign cysts found in basal ganglion. Seeing neuro soon. Possible cause of my migraine w/ stroke like symptoms?
Unlikely,: Not unique for an MRI to show white matter lesions in pts who have history of migraine, especially complex episodes, either classical or hemiplegic. Strokes with migraine, seems most associated with auras, cigarette smoking, and hormonal use. The root cause of your episodes is genetic, which changes your brain glutamate sensitivity. ...Read more
In my MRI report it says acute infarct in left centrum semiovale which caused sensation loss in my right hand for 5 min. So can this symptom repeated?
Yes: You had a small stroke, but fortunately it sounds like it didn't cause lasting symptoms. If you haven't already, please see a neurologist or primary care to evaluate your stroke risk factors to reduce your risk of having another stroke. Google "Act FAST" to read about signs/symptoms of stroke for which should call 911 "FAST" -- Face, Arm, or Speech symptoms -> Time to call 911 immediately. ...Read more
39 yr old male weightlifter. Hypertension palps. Ekg says old antero septal infarct. Consider inferior ischemia. I don't believe it. No pain w exercise?
Left sided weakness: Likely left sided weakness and/or numbness.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mri shows lacunar infarct in left thalmus according to physician. No major symptoms. H/a, dizziness, loss of balance. Do I need to be treated for this?
Perhaps: Real question to be discerned is why do you, at age 21 have signs of a stroke? Is it old related to a childhood issue, or newer. Do you have a hematological issue such as sickle cell, or do you have a hereditary problem with homocysteine, such as mthfr. Is there a cardiac problem such as a lingering vsd, or pfo? In other words, is there a future risk? Get answers and even additional opinions. ...Read more
Dx dysautonomia, old lacunar infarct on right basal ganglia&medial left temporal lobe found what symptoms can this cause (having peripheral vision loss, memory&concentration probs)&can diagnosis cause this finding?
This needs: Serious neurlogy (or 2) evaluaation. Hrs, md, facc www. Thepmc. Org. ...Read more
7 month after TB meningitis MRI say chronic lacunar infarct in left thalamus right basal ganglia she's only 22yr having mild stroke symptoms. Can she be fine? She's on TB meds & tizanidine+baclofen
7 month after TB meningitis MRI say chronic lacunar infarct in left thalamus right basal ganglia she's only 22yr having mild stroke symptoms. Can she recover? She's on TB meds and baclofen+tizanidine
Myocardial infarctio: Usual symptom is unrelenting substernal chest pain with shortness of breath, perhaps lightheaded and nausea. If patient gets promptly to medical care, aspirin, beta blocker, perhaps other platelet inhibitor or thrombolytic agent and other meds; if interventional capable center may rapidly go to cath lab for diagnosis and possible interventional procedure. ...Read more
HTN, FGR, oligo.: Placental infarction is a pathologically determined diagnosis that underlies a multitude of adverse perinatal outcomes such as fetal growth restriction, oligohydramnios, placental failure, preeclampsia/hypertension and placental abruption. It has symptoms of preeclampsia, small uterus and stillbirth. ...Read more
Multiple & varied: Chest pain, radiation to the arm, neck, jaw, sense of impending doom, sweating, feeling of weight on chest, tiredness, shortness of breath, feeling faint or dizzy etc. About a quarter of the mis especially in diabetics may have no recognizable symptoms. Sudden death may be the only symptom in some. ...Read more