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How to recover from brain stroke due to blood clot?

How to recover from brain stroke due to blood clot?

Close F/up: After a stroke due to a blood clot aka-embolic stroke, one should be carefully followed by a doctor. This includes blood thinning medication and monitoring, physical and occupational therapy and in cases of speech impairment - speech and swallow therapy. The severity and the amount of total recovery or lack of recovery from the stroke dictates the length and time of follow up and treatment. ...Read more

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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Elderly lady had stroke due to blood clot. Has brain swelling. In a coma. Stroke induced. Chances of survival?

Elderly lady had stroke due to blood clot. Has brain swelling. In a coma.  Stroke induced. Chances of survival?

Hard to say: The pre-illness health, speed of recognition and early care all play into this status.The physicians at the bedside have a better access to the information needed to answer this question. ...Read more

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What does it mean when someone has a blood clot on their brain & incubated after a stroke?

What does it mean when someone has a blood clot on their brain & incubated after a stroke?

Not good news: There is bleeding and clot in the brain will lead to major problems and will need all kind of care.prognosis in my experience is not good ...Read more

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Could it be possible for a blood clot from the wound to travel to his brain and cause a stroke?

Unlikely: A blood clot in a wound is unlikely to travel at all. If it did it would go to the lung except in the case of a heart defect called a patent foramen ovale. ...Read more

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Am I gonna have a stroke? I believe smoking weed has caused a blood clot in my brain.

Am I gonna have a stroke? I believe smoking weed has caused a blood clot in my brain.

Stroke risk: The research doesn't prove that smoking weed will cause a stroke. However, it provides the strongest evidence that smoking or cannabis use is closely associated with a doubling of stroke risk. Quit smoking for good with help from your PCP. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if there is a blood clot in the brain, how can you prevent a stroke from happening?

Could you tell me if there is a blood clot in the brain, how can you prevent a stroke from happening?

New technology: Depending on how and when the blood clot formed, newer technologies (suction aspirators and stentreiver devices) allow endovascular neurosurgeons to enter the brain arteries and remove the clots. Generally speaking, the earlier the better and most artery territories are best treated before t6 hours. ...Read more

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Would an MRI or mra of the brain show a blood clot forming, or stroke risk?

Would an MRI or mra of the brain show a blood clot forming, or stroke risk?

No: It is not a useful test for looking at the caliber of the artery to assess for risk of stroke or forming a blood clot. Ct angiography or cerebral angiography would be better tests for this problem. ...Read more

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A 37 yr old has suffered a stroke'/ has blood clot on brain, two surgeries to relieve pressure. On ventilator, unresponsive, is there hope of recovery?

A 37 yr old has suffered a stroke'/ has blood clot on brain, two surgeries to relieve pressure. On ventilator, unresponsive, is there hope of recovery?

Stroke: Prognosis depends upon the extent of brain damage so impossible to tell. Hang in there. Brain is complicated but more plasticity at a young age. Prognosis has to do with both clinical course and findings on brain scans. ...Read more

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Are most strokes in pregnancy due to high blood pressure conditions or blood clot somehow going to brain? im terrified of pregnancy because of this

Are most strokes in pregnancy due to high blood pressure conditions or blood clot somehow going to brain? im terrified of pregnancy because of this

Clotting disorder: Most strokes,in pregnancy occur when the patient has an underlying thrombophilia, or clotting disorder. Often this is not known until after the fsct. If you have a strong family history of blood clots, strokes or heart attacks, you might want to be evaluated for your risk. If there is no history, I would not worry about it, as the risk would be extremely rare. Also, not smoking can decrease risk. ...Read more

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33 yo woman, drug addict, had a stroke, has 3 blood clots in the brain and some kind of brain lining deterioration. Dr advised no treatment. hope?

33 yo woman, drug addict, had a stroke, has 3 blood clots in the brain and some kind of brain lining deterioration. Dr advised no treatment. hope?

How sad!: What a tough time for you! You don't say what her condition is at present, but it sounds dire. Talk to the doctor and your family, and a second opinion and even a third is always a good idea. It helps to write things down so you remember better what was said and to have your questions written down, too, so you don't forgot them when you are talking with the docs. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more