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What is the aftermath of stroke?

What is the aftermath of stroke?

Stroke: The 'aftermath' of stroke depends on the type and location of the stroke.....I.E. Infarct or hemorrhage, lacunar (very small) or watershed (large), arterial or venous, cortical or subcortical. The question as you put it is too general to be able to answer generically. The consequences may be from minimal or nil to death, depending on the details. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Stroke (Definition)

Stroke is a loss of neurological function due to loss of blood flow to a part of the brain. This can be the result of clotting locally, an embolus from elsewhere in the vascular system or bleeding in the brain. It is usually manifest by a sudden ...Read more


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What do you think I should do to get over bullying aftermath?

What do you think I should do to get over bullying aftermath?

THERAPY: I assume that the bullying happened years ago but was enough to change your outlook on yourself, other people and maybe the world. If youre not over it, it may take psychotherapy and medication to resolve. Best to find a psychiatrist who has experience with ptsd (in case thats what it is). Seems whatever you came up with hasn't worked. Alone is not good. Let someone help. ...Read more

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Second chemo, and no bad aftermath! could it be because i changed my diet? I see people eating junk and looking ill..Whats your take on diet & chemo

Second chemo, and no bad aftermath!  could it be because i changed my diet? I see people eating junk and looking ill..Whats your take on diet & chemo

Chemotherapy: Eating a healthy diet is very important especially when taking chemotherapy. We even make sure our patients stay away from simple sugars (candy, sweets) and concentrate of fruits, grains, vegetables and protein. ...Read more

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Is there an aftermath of hernia?

Is there an aftermath of hernia?

Type of hernia: A hernia is an out-pouching of a cavity lining, most commonly the abdominal cavity through a weakeness in the abdominal wall/fascia called a defect. The end result is passage of abdominal contents or organs through the defect. Hernias progress from reducible (contents moving in/out) to incarcerated (contents stuck in defect) to strangulated (compromised blood supply) & possible organ rupture/death. ...Read more

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Is there an aftermath of encephalopathy?

Is there an aftermath of encephalopathy?

Maybe: Depends on the cause of the encephalopathy. If it was due to changes in metabolism (like cirrhosis, diabetes, etc.) then it may be quite reversible but there are some causes which may produce permanent and perhaps progressive damages. ...Read more

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What can be done about bullying aftermath?

Talk about it.: Bullying has always been with us, but today it has become more hurtful and hateful due to many factors. It is always best to talk to your child about coping strategies whether he is the bully or the bullied. If needed, see a counselor or talk to your child's health provider. ...Read more

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Is there an aftermath of chronic pancreatitis?

Is there an aftermath of chronic pancreatitis?

Pain, malabsorption: Some patients with chronic pancreatitis especially patients with cystic fibrosis have malabsorption. This usually means diarrhea and not absorbing certain vitamins. Other patients with chronic pancreatitis have severe abdominal pain that is difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Is there an aftermath of antiphospholipid syndrome?

Is there an aftermath of antiphospholipid syndrome?

Pregnancy outcome: Individuals with antiphospholipid syndrome may be at an increased risk of first trimester recurrent pregnancy loss. Treatments are available though to improve outcome. Make sure your OB or your fertility specialist knows so he/she can address appropriately. ...Read more

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How do I deal with the aftermath of night terrors? Scary stuff!

How do I deal with the aftermath of night terrors?  Scary stuff!

Aftermath ?: By definition, a kid will not awake easily during a night terror and will not remember having one. If you grab, hold, shake etc. You will likely scare them if they wake. Most nt are brief, lasting 5+/- min & the kid settles, awakes later refreshed with no recollection of the event. If you waken them, you will confuse them & must explain why you woke them to a kid who doesn't understand why. ...Read more