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Memory Loss Slurred Speech
I passed out from orthostatic intolerance and hit my head. They scanned it but a year later I'm noticing memory loss, speech slur and dizziness, why?
Some people: Are particularly sensitive to any form of traumatic brain injury. But at a year out, with the symptoms you report, you should review this with your doctor to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more
What could be the cause or causes of extreme fatigue, drowsiness, slurred speech and memory loss without alcohol or drug use? A few weeks ago I simply could not stay awake no matter how hard I tried. It happened again last night but was accompanied by sl
Hello.: Hello. I don't know if you are an older person or if you have any significant healthy problems. I would see a neurologist soon to ensure that you are not having transient ischemic attacks or some other neurologic insult to the brain. Take care. ...Read more
My symptoms are serious pain in back of head, blurred vision, sickness, bit of memory loss, weak down one side, slurred speech. What could be wrong?
Can anxiety cause dizziness, slurred speech, tremors, minor memory loss, back pain, and leg pain? Thanks.
Yes and no: I would suggest that you get examined ...Read more
Will an MRI without contrast show the beginning signs of MS? Symptoms: slurred speech, memory problems, unsteady gait, confusion, etc.
Complex question: There are 3 types of MRI used to diagnose MS: T1-weighted, T-2 weighted, and FLAIR. No single test is used to diagnose MS, generally a combination of tests over time is needed to get a definitive diagnosis. You need to consult a neurologist experienced with MS and let him or her guide you. Do you have a family history of this disease? Although chronic, progression can be very slow. Good luck! ...Read more
80 y.o. female had hip fracture surgery month and half ago, on morphine and rehab since. Now intermittent slurring of speech and mild memory loss?
I have episodes of clumsiness, glazed eyes, slurred speech, loss of memory, severe fatigue it is like I am inebriated during these episodes. I don't remember them. I have to lay down and nap for several hours after. When I wake I have no memory of the epi
92 now. Stroke 3yr ago. What was likely site if couldn't 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
Having headaches, slurred speech, falling sensations, memory difficulties, and no periods for 3 months (not pregnant) aged 17 what could it be?
Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure.?
You need some work up to find the cause. Go to an urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. The treatment is according to the cause. Check this link.
http://www. Merckmanuals. Com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/symptoms-of-heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/fainting ...Read more
Hypothyroidism, with joint pain, stiff feet, tingeling fingers, bone pain memory issues dizzy spells and sometimes slurred speech. What gives?
Levels normal?: If your thyroid levels are normal on brand name T4 replacement, then look to other possible causes for your symptoms. ...Read more
Unlikely: If it is not a repetitive problem, it is unlikely to be related to lupus. ...Read more
Absolutely: And that is a big concern. A stroke could cause that as could a TIA (transient ischemic attack) r a basilar migraine. A headache with associated slurred speech is a red flag and it is best you be seen as soon as possible. The most benign possibility is a hangover, and even then I would suggest an evaluation. ...Read more
Common symptom: Slurred speech is a common symptom after sustaining a concussion, along with headaches, confusion, ringing in the ears, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, etc. I do hope you have been seen for this condition to make sure everything seems to be getting better. Rest is very important, both physically and intellectually (meaning not returning to school or work for several days in most cases). ...Read more
Universal suspect: Anxiety is a prime suspect for almost all symptoms - especially the "soft" ones w/out known lab tests or imaging. And, certainly - thinking about it makes it worse. In fact, you have a great Dx Tool here! If the symptom can change based on distraction or focus - it's probably anxiety. Fractures, tumors, poisons, viruses, etc. Do not come or go in response to a phone call, great song, annoying chat ...Read more
We thought mom had a mini-stroke2hospital days and ALL tests-no strokeShe's very active, but suddenly, coordination is BAD, slurred speech dystaksia?
Stroke: She could now be having a stroke despite past normal tests. She needs to go back to the emergency room now for a reevaluation. ...Read more
Suspect repeat stroke due to slurred speech so went over. She was leaning to 1 side, clenching fists, unable to stand, speech slurred-whatwas goingon?
ER: Could be stroke, could be bleed. In any case, this needs to be reevaluated. ...Read more
That is: Possible for a number of reasons.Get a more detailed answer ›
Uncover cause: Likely best to see a neurologist. There are multiple problems which can cause this, and treatment follows diagnosis. ...Read more
Speech difficulties: Acquired speech difficulties, such as slurring, are often associated with an underlying neurological or metabolic problem. A sudden onset of slurring ought to be investigated immediately, since it may be a problem that is reversible. Most commonly, slurring is associated with hypoglycemia and altered states of consciousness or a stroke (or mini-stroke)_. ...Read more
Not usually: Many things can cause slurred speech. With certain neurological conditions that cause slurred speech focusing on the problem can make it worse. (We also see this with stammering and stuttering). The list of conditions that cause the various types of slurred speech is lengthy. (From degenerative conditions to complicated migraine, stroke, focal seizure, poisonings and intoxication. ...Read more
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Don't wait!: Get to er asap!Get a more detailed answer ›
Lack of oxygen: In a stroke, brain areas that are essential to function such as language and movement are deprived of oxygen and nutrients. These areas stop functioning soon after blood flow stops. If flow is not restored promptly, these portions of the brain will be permanently damaged. ...Read more
I can feel chick walls swollen from inside but there is no pain, chin tingles, and sometimes I have slurred speech, not sure what is going?
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