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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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