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Had stroke like symptoms but not confirmed to be a stroke. What else could it be?

Had stroke like symptoms but not confirmed to be a stroke. What else could it be?

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 more

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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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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

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

Go to your MD: Signs and symptoms of a stroke? Neurological Deficitis? Motor deficitis? Sensory deficitis? Does not seem like it Extreme tired? Fog? Read about thyroid issues or diabetes with sugar problems. Could also explain symptoms. If you are concerned go to your MD ASAP ...Read more

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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?

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?

TIA: It sounds like you may be having transient ischemic attacks, so-called "mini-strokes." by definition, tias are like strokes but the effects last for less than 24 hours. You should see your doc right away for a work up and management of risk factors. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a stroke?

What are the symptoms of a stroke?

Vision in both eyes: By definition, any vision changes that occur with stroke must show up in both eyes. Sometimes it is subtle, but because the nerves from your eyes cross over, any stroke will affect both. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of stroke?

What are the symptoms of stroke?

Many: Difficulty walking. Sometimes a sudden inability to speak or speaking non-nonsensically. Sudden loss of strength. Facial droop. Numbness. In ability to understand speech. Headache different from past headaches. ...Read more

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Can TIA stroke symptoms come and go all day for weeks?

No, but : Complex partial or focal seizures sure can do this, and would highly recommend neurological consultation, as this needs clarification and diagnosis. ...Read more

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If your having a stroke are the symptoms one-sided all the way through or can it start bilaterally and turn one-sided?

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

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What are the symptoms of a stroke?

Many: It could be any of these: confusion, speech problems, unable to move or feel arms or legs, loss or change of vision. You should see immediate help if you suspect a stroke. ...Read more

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