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Symptoms Of Stroke In Women Over 50
TIA: You can have stroke symptoms that resolve from a temporary impairment of brain blood flow that resolves before there is brain death. Make sure your carotid arteries have been checked with ultrasound, mri, or ct and that your doctor does not suspect small emboli from your heart. ...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
Had a lot of head CTs (7-8) & CTAs (2) due to TIA / stroke symptoms over the years and injuries associated to illness. Scared of brain cancer.
Induced Ca unlikely: I worry more about history of "TIA/stroke" and "injury" in a 38 yo. Radiation risk for the listed studies is well under 1 in 500 or so and "brain cancer" is even less likely. MRI is a great test for the brain and vessels as there is no ionizing radiation, BUT you must be able to have the test. For example no metal shavings in your eye from an injury and no unstable implanted ferrous metal. ...Read more
Having stroke symptoms only lasting a hour over past two weeks happened 6time ER couldnt find a cause. Dizziness right leg weakness headache any ideas?
If your having a stroke are the symptoms one-sided all the way through or can it start bilaterally and turn one-sided?
Stroke: Stroke with bilateral symptoms can occur with lower brainstem or pons location. Also with bilateral strokes (two strokes at the same time in two different areas of the brain). This may suggest a cardiac source of emboli or vasculitis. When brain lesions can not explain the symptoms then a spinal cord problem should be considered when facing a bilateral presentation. ...Read more
Mini stroke is: Symptoms of stroke that last just few minutes or hours but always less than 24 hrs. Consider a warning sign of a complete stroke. Also known as transient ischemic attacks is a serious event that should not be ignored. Treatment and diagnosis should be seek immediately. Symptoms include sudden numbness and tingling or weakness at face, arm or leg in one side of the body; confusion, trouble speaking. ...Read more
Location dependent: This depends upon the location of the stroke. It could include weakness, language difficulties, sensory abnormalities and visual loss. Other possibilites include personality change, neglect of one side of the body, transient visual hallucinations, inability to swallow, facial weakness and numbness, gait disorders, tremors and spasticity. The list is not all inclusive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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