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Does Hypoxemic Ischemic Encephalopathy Happen More In Males Than Females
No: The hie is similar to choking enough to stop breathing for an extended period & get brain damage. Sex doesn't matter, the triggering stress is an equal factor. If blood flow to brain is interrupted or oxygen is unable to enter the blood, the injury can occur. This could be true knots in the umbilical cord, a cord wrapped around the neck or trapped in a clenched fist, stress at or before birth etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been suffering from hie (hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy)for the past3&1/2yrs (almost nw) coz I dn't wanna bother any1 anymo'?
Hypoxic Ischemic: Encephalopathy is diagnosed in newborn infants who have varying degrees of brain damage from perinatal asphyxia, reduced blood flow & oxygen, that occur just before or during labor & delivery. Please check your diagnosis & re-frame your question with the symptoms that impair your functioning & the specific kind of help, advice &/or resources you are seeking. Thanks. ...Read more
What is medication treatment of ischemic encephalopathy for adults? Men 54 years old is sick for 20 years. Dizziness, tremor, headages, weakness.
Encephalopathy: Ischemia is tissue damage from poor blood flow. If blood flow cannot be restored by stenting a blocked vessel, then usually we focus on managing cholesterol, blood pressure and other conditions which damage blood vessels like diabetes and smoking. A neurology consultation is needed. ...Read more
In 2011 she had Parkinson's now MRI of the brain involutional brain changes and ischemic leuko-encephalopathy please what is your opinion thank?
If a patient has ischemic colon, how do you treat BP of 150-170/100-110 range? Pt is female w avg wt who exercises.
Pills: I am not sure of the nature of the ischemic colon problem. That can be an acute emergency at times. But in general, the blood pressure is a separate issue. It is too high, needs treatment, and if the patient is not on medication already, probably and ace inhibitor or an arb in combination with a hydrochlorothiazide would be a good starting combination for controll of the blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the long term prognoses of an ischemic infract size 3mmx4.3mmx5mm in a 30 year old female who only presented with vertigo and no focal sings?
Wrong question: The RIGHT question is: What was the CAUSE of the ischemic infract? You can't assess the long-term prognoses until and unless you know the cause. The location of the infract gives important information about the cause. What does the doctor say about WHY this happened? Keep at it till they tell you why or say they don't know why. You have a right to an explanation in terms you can understand. ...Read more
How much serious is the micro angiopathic ischemic changes. What is its effect on a female? Patient age is 37 years.
This wording would: Most typically be found on a brain imaging (such as MRI) report and describe small areas in the brain where tiny blood vessels have ruptured or clotted off causing tiny areas of stroke.Microvascular ischemic changes are usually associated with chronic problems, especially high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Suggests risk for future stroke and need to aggressively reverse risks. ...Read more
Is it normal for a 42 yr old female to have chronic microvascular ischemic changes of the brain & what could be the cause? History chronic muscle pn
Brain: My opinion on chronic microvascular changes...Most important is how bad. Sometimes there are a few small speckles seen in people with migraines that are definitely not worrisome. Otherwise risk factors for this are: smoking, high bp/cholesterol, diabetes, drug use, and genetics...Among other rare causes. My biggest recs would be to work on any changeable things like some of these. ...Read more
Male 52 yrs old had s severe ischemic stroke in 2013 takes aspirin high dose 325 daily. Recent bloodwork : low blood platelets 110. Your thoughts?
Thrombocytopenia: Or low platelets, by the way his platelets are mildly decreased and Aspirin. I assume the question is if it is safe for your dad to take Aspirin. If there is no trend and his platelets have never been low this may be a lab error and would suggest repeating the counts. If still low, it is still safe to take Asa with a dose reduction to half or a quarter for as long as platelets are over 50k. ...Read more
Do I need medication for these #s tc-236 hdl-42 trg-194 ldl-156 non-hdl-195 tc\hdl 5.7 bmi-30.2 male 45 years, old 6'2" 230 lbs, history of heart disease in the family. I was diagnosed with ischemic cardio miopathy (enlargement of the left ventricle) my e
Yes & check LDL-P: You will need to be treated. The best indicator of response is another measure of LDL and HDL quantity - LDL and HDL particle number (ldl-p and hdl-p). When tg is high and hdl-c is low it is common to have high ldl-p and low hdl-p. Treat additional contributing factors (sugar, thyroid, kidney problems), optimize diet / exercise, and use medication as needed to get to low ldl-p (<1000). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can moderate ischaemic changes and a 1cm meningioma found on brain MRI for a 53 yr old female be cured or is aim to stop progression?
53 yr old female and MRI found more than 20 punctate T2 hyperintensities of the supratentorial brain, likely ischaemic in nature. What are implication?
How long can a male live with an fev of 27, chf, and a non ischemic cardiomyopathy? I also have semi-controlled high blood pressure, stroke symptoms
CHF: Your combination of ingredients is serious. I presume you are under the care of a cardiologist and following his/her program carefully. Diet, exercise and a group of medications together have the potential for maximizing your quantity and quality of life. No one without more knowledge of your status can give you a good prediction of longevity. ...Read more
Age 39 Smoker Male, Blood Sugar Normal; TIA Stroke 1 week back. Taking Ecosprin AV75. MRI Brain: Tiny ischemic foci on both froantal lobe. Any risk?
Tomorrow 92 yo has first visit with nh fp. What tests should be ordered=thin lady w/ past mild ischemic stroke, pelvic fracture, B12 def, mild BP elev?
Rare: While possible, it is quite rare. Certain genetic syndromes, blood vessel abnormalities can result in strokes and tias in young adults. If there are concerning symptoms, such as one-sided weakness, numbness, speech difficulty or visual deficit, you should talk to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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