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Does Having A Stroke Mean You Will Have More
If you have extreme vertigo symptoms with collapse and think stroke and a very high inr, does it mean you have a bleed or an ischemic stroke?
I heard that if you have sleep apnea you will more than likely have a seizure? Or a stroke if not treated I have had several seizures and one stroke.
Treat sleep apnea: The standard therapy involves a C-PAP unit, but some custom dental splints work in many. Yes, sleep apnea does provide a risk, and needs focused intervention. But also, you should be taking anti-epileptic meds, and stroke preventatives. See a neurologist and address all of this ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hopefully not : Depends on whether there is lasting damage affecting your speech or other cognitive functions, and especially your ability to walk, balance and use hands. Assuming good recovery, you should be able to resume functioning, but best to use a medication to prevent further strokes. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Not necessarily: A small stroke does not necessarily mean that you will have a larger stroke in the future, but it does increase your risk dramatically. It is important to be evaluated by a doctor to make sure that all stroke reversible risk factors are well controlled, and that you are on the appropriate medications for secondary stroke prevention. ...Read more
Thyroid labs: Hi. See an endocrinologist. Make sure it's a free T4 (not a TOTAL T4). If you have low TSH and a low free T4, that's compatible with pituitary disease causing hypothyroidism (so called "secondary hypothyroidism"). IF you have that (not saying you do), you need to be checked for pituitary problems and other pituitary deficiencies (adrenal, most promptly); If u have secondary hypothy, CHECK ADRENALS ...Read more
Not always: Some women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) have infertility due to not ovulating or egg quality. Most women with pcos can have children. Some conceive with no fertility treatment, some need medications like metformin, Clomid (clomiphene) or Femara (letrozole), while others need in vitro fertilization (ivf). Pcos women often respond better to fertility meds. See a fertility md if you want to have kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean if you are not able to pass urine for 2 days but feel like you have a full bladder?
Failure to void. : It is not normal to go for two days without passing urine. Failure to void is caused by obstruction of the bladder, or an inability of the bladder to contract and expel the urine. A buildup of a large volume of urine can damage your bladder and eventually your kidneys, as well and increase your chances of a urinary infection. Please see a physician for evaluation if this is the case. ...Read more
Call 911: One of the most worrisome signs of a heart attack is that it "feels" like a heart attack. If you are still having the feelings, and you have not already been evaluated, then don't take chances. Call 911 immediately, and get evaluated. It's better to be safe, than sorry. If the symptoms have been absent for some time, see your doctor as soon as possible, for evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
Risk factors for MI: Certain factors contribute to the unwanted buildup of fatty deposits (atherosclerosis) that narrows arteries throughout your body, including arteries to your heart. You can improve or eliminate many of these risk factors to reduce your chances of having a first or subsequent heart attack. See: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/heart-attack/ds00094/dsection=risk-factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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