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Inability To Recognize People (Overview)

Inability to recognize people is a clinical finding in which a person cannot recognize people that they likely previously knew. This can occur with dementia, strokes, or other causes of brain damage.


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92 now. Stroke 3yr ago. What was likely site if couldnt then recognize people standing on my right, slurred speech and loss of ability to name objects?

92 now. Stroke 3yr ago. What was likely site if couldnt then recognize people standing on my right, slurred speech and loss of ability to name objects?

Stroke: The three questions a neurologist asks when someone has a stroke is where did it occur, where did it come from, and what needs to be done to prevent another. Your symptoms might have come from a left parietal region. It is very important to see your neurologist or family doctor and get answers (and treatment if needed) for the three key questions. ...Read more

Inability To Recognize People (Overview)

Inability to recognize people is a clinical finding in which a person cannot recognize people that they likely previously knew. This can occur with dementia, strokes, or other causes of brain damage.


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With hyperthyroidism, what causes the inability to focus and how do you get rid of it?

With hyperthyroidism, what causes the inability to focus and how do you get rid of it?

Hyperthyroidism: You correct the inability to focus by lowering your thyroid level back into the normal range. You can't focus with hyperthyroidism because 1) you are tired all the time, 2) you might not sleep well with hyperthyroidism so you are tired all the time, 3) your mind is too active so you have too many thoughts going on at the same time...It's similar to taking a high amount of caffeine... ...Read more

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What is the treatment for partial amnesia attacks (5-7min) with a healthy brain? This attaks occur after an event with inability to recognize people

What is the treatment for partial amnesia attacks (5-7min) with a healthy brain? This attaks occur after an event with inability to recognize people

No treatments: are known for amnesia attacks although there is a good overall prognosis if there is not an underlying medical condition. However, I would seek evaluation to rule out epileptic amnesia attacks. ...Read more

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92 now. Stroke 3yr ago. What was likely site if couldnt then recognize people standing on my right, slurred speech and loss of ability to name objects?

Stroke: The three questions a neurologist asks when someone has a stroke is where did it occur, where did it come from, and what needs to be done to prevent another. Your symptoms might have come from a left parietal region. It is very important to see your neurologist or family doctor and get answers (and treatment if needed) for the three key questions. ...Read more

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Is inability to recognize common objects a sign of a stroke?

Is inability to recognize common objects a sign of a stroke?

AGNOSIA: The problem could be due to a stroke but other causes can result in similar issues. A problem afflicting brain may be due to bleeding, tumors, infections, inflammation, and tests can determine precise etiology. ...Read more

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What condition causes an inability to get fat?

What condition causes an inability to get fat?

Uncommon disorders: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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What could cause my inability to reach orgasm?

What could cause my inability to reach orgasm?

Lots of things: Assuming you are a woman, low hormones, poor technique, depression, a hooded clitoris, and many other choices. Never having had an orgasm is different than having had them in the past and not having them anymore. If you are a "never had", get a physical exam. Most women have their first orgasm from masturbation. Ask your doc for help, this can be frustrating and it can be fixed! ...Read more

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Causes of inability to have feeling during sex?

Causes of inability to have feeling during sex?

Sex: This is usually a psychological rather than a physical problem. Suggest you see a clinical psychologist with interest in sex therapy. ...Read more

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What can cause this sudden inability to concentrate?

What can cause this sudden inability to concentrate?

Many things could : Cause an inability to concentrate from stress and anxiety to physical disorders. Speak with your physician and check out the medical possibilities first. If there is not a neurological or physical issue consider psychotherapy to see what emotional things may be interfering with your concentration. ...Read more