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Signs And Symptoms Of Cva Stroke
It doesn't: Guillain-barre is an acute immunological inflammatory disorder affecting predominantly the myelin coverings of the nerves, and is an ascending weakness and paralytic syndrome. Stroke implies obstruction of blood vessels to brain or spinal cord. Gbs affects peripheral nervous system not directly brain or spinal cord;. ...Read more
No: These conditions are completely unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cva june '13. All the tests done were completely normal. Can you have a stroke and completely normal test results? Still have some weakness.
Stroke vs TIA: Stroke really refers to a neurological event where this is sign of damage. A tia, is a transient stroke like episode where studies are often normal. A bit unusual to have a "stroke" and not see anything on mri, but certainly not impossible. Might miss signs of damage on a ct scan. Stroke in young people is unusual and hope that you have a complete evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more
See below: A transient ischemic attack lasts less than 24 hours. A reversible ischemic neurologic deficit lasts between 24 hours and 2 weeks. A caerebrovascular accident is permanent. ...Read more
What is best test for massive stroke? 92 year old with prior mild left cva who largely recovered with ric and rehabilitation at hospital and at home
Heat Stroke!: Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known as sunstroke -- call an ambulance immediately and give first aid until paramedics arrive. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/heat-stroke-symptoms-and-treatment#1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have signs and symptoms of a stroke. 25 year old female no alcohol no smoking severe headache dizziness heart feela funny extreme tired and in a fog
Hypotension: Of the three choices given hypotension makes most sense. Neither cva nor TIA generally produces hypotension. I would be concerned about meds, metabolic and cardiac issues. Needs a few labs to sort this out quickly unless this contradicts his advance directive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sudden onset of cva and flank tenderness on my right side. Very mild pain when pressure is applied. No other symptoms. Is this a kidney issue?
If 92yo mom in nursing home reports symptoms to me and has some worrisome speech should I call their rns or her md? Prior ischemic cva, mild htn, utis
Depends: The issue here is how much intensive care your 92 year old mother wants to undergo. This is always a difficult decision since however much you are a realist and know that everyone dies, it is always difficult to let go. If the speech is changing in clarity and appropriateness and you want care, call her doctor. Nurses may or may not transmit this info to her doctors, or may or may not care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TIA & Stroke: Transient ischemic attack by definition symptoms resolve within 24 hours, be it slurred speech or weakness of extremity. This is due to temporary occlusion of the aren't decry of the brain. In contrast a stroke with residual defects occur when an artery is completely blocked. At this time it is not reversible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Duration of symptoms: A TIA is a transient event where the brain is deprived of adequate blood flow. The time course is less than one hour, and there are no permanant effects. Lay people use the term mini-stroke, but it is an inappropriate term. A cva is ususally not an accident. A cause is found in most cases. Stroke symptoms last greater than an hour and have residual deficits.Mri/ct imaging + in stroke, negative tia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer