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Doctor insights on: How Long Do People Live After A Stroke

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How long will it take to recover from a stroke?

How long will it take to recover from a stroke?

Alpha-omega: From 10 seconds to never. Depends on stroke size, location, patient age, comorbidities, degree of skillful medical care, home support system, good or bad habits, drug abuse/misuse, smoking, physical exercise, mental exercise, optimism/pessimism, etc. ...Read more

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How long can person go unresponsive after stroke?

How long can person go unresponsive after stroke?

Indefinitely: Depending on the size and location of a stroke, a person can remain comatose indefinitely, even with aggressive medical interventions. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a full stroke?

How long does it take to recover from a full stroke?

What is "full"?: A full stroke would best be defined as fatal. There is no such thing but there are completed strokes in which the full extent of the damage has already been realized. Stroke recovery depends on many things including age, co-mordities, life-style support systems (family, friends etc) and a person's determination to overcome the stroke. ...Read more

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How long does it take to regain vision after a stroke?

How long does it take to regain vision after a stroke?

Hard to say: It depends on the degree of the stroke, the exact location of the stroke and how quickly the stroke was treated. It could be hours to days to weeks or possibly never. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to recover from a stroke?

How long does it usually take to recover from a stroke?

Depends: Strokes are classified into a variety of subtypes. Recovery is often linked to the type of stroke that occurred. Regardless, patience and aggressive therapy is key to progressing. ...Read more

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How long do you have to be in the sun to get suns stroke?

How long do you have to be in the sun to get suns stroke?

Many variables: Age, temperature, humidity, medications, hydration status. Sunstroke also occurs with a high heat index such that the air is so humid one's sweat cannot evaporate to cool the body down. Many medications (primarily psychiatric ones) can interfere with the body's ability to regulate its temperature & lead to sunstroke. Keep hydrated; stay in a/c when heat index high. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to recover from a stroke?

Although the first f: The first few months is a significant predictor for the level of stroke recovery. However, recovery can continue over a much longer period of time. In fact there are some strategies that take advantage of neurologic plasticity for a sub group of patient to facilitate further recovery even years after the initial event. Evaluation and guidance by an appropriate medical specialist is critical. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to wake up from a stroke?

Please tell me how long it takes for to wake up from a stroke?

Stroke: Only stroke patients with the right damage become unconscious or comatose. Without knowledge of an individual's findings one can't predict. Even when one can predict, it is imperfect. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to fully recover from a stroke?

Varies greatly: From full recovery to no recovery. Factors that are important include size of the stroke, location of the stroke, presence of bleeding with the stroke, previous strokes, cause of the stroke, and baseline medical condition of the patient. ...Read more

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How long does someone live after a massve stroke, if it's even possible?

Yes, it is possible: Might be for years, as brain death or severe injury does not necessarily cause cessation of cardiac function, and artificial machine support could prolong life indefinitely. This assumes that the brain stem functions which support cardiac and vascular homeostasis have been unscathed. Different issue if stroke causes herniation, which can destroy brainstem function. ...Read more