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What are the symptoms of a major stroke?

What are the symptoms of a major stroke?

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 more

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What are the symptoms of a stroke?

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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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 a mini-stroke?

What are the symptoms of a mini-stroke?

Same as a stroke: A mini-stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack) is a stroke. However, it is a stroke that goes away, in as much as a few minutes to as long as 24 hours. If a stroke persists longer than 24 hours, it is generally considered permanent, though most tias resolve in a few hours, and the longer that it persists, the less likely it is going to go away. Be seen immediately for a stroke. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a "mini stroke"?

It varies.: A mini stroke typically refers to a transient ischemic attack which resolves on its own. There can be different symptoms, depending on the area affected. But unlike a stroke a TIA doesn't destroy brain cells or cause permanent disability. However, tias may recur and each TIA increases the risk of a subsequent stroke. You should talk to your doctor and get evaluated appropriately. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a stroke?

What are symptoms of a stroke?

Stroke: Two type of stroke: hemorrhagic (bleeding) stroke ischemic (non-bleeding) stroke common symptoms: speech difficulty loss of speech double vision focal weakness focal numbness imbalance memory loss facial weakness (abnormal face). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a stroke?

Stroke symptoms. : Strokes can cause symptoms ranging from almost undetectable problems to complete loss of function on one side of the body. Usually strokes cause changes in movement or weakness on one side versus the other. Speech and vision can also be affected as well as sensation. Often times strokes are preceded by warning signs in which the after mentioned problems could be transient in nature. If you're experiencing any of these problems seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a micro-stroke?

What are the symptoms of having a micro-stroke?

Transient ischemia: A TIA might be considered a mini-stroke, but it is typically transient lasting about 20-30 min. One might experience loss of speech, dizziness, unilateral weakness and/or numbness, perhaps unilateral loss of vision, maybe double vision, imbalance, etc. Variable in view of variations of brain circulation. A mini event might be termed lacune, and leads to vascular dementia. ...Read more

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What are the manifestations of a tia?

Various symptoms: A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is caused by the transient blockage of a blood vessel in the brain. The symptoms depend on the blood vessel being blocked and can be difficult to recognize because they can be very variable. For example, symptoms can include weakness, numbness, confusion, difficulty speaking, changes in vision, dizziness, etc. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms/signs of a concussion?

What are the main symptoms/signs of a concussion?

Classically,: Definition of loss of consciousness, loss of memory or combination of both, subsequent to head injury. However, recent studies of sports injuries raise concerns of low level brain injury persisting for perhaps several weeks subsequent to trauma. This is no longer considered just a "bump on the head", or getting "dinged". ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a vascular headache?

What are the symptoms of a vascular headache?

Vascular headache: A vascular headache is an outdated definition to describe certain types of headache which were thought to be related to blood vessel dilation or contraction. See your PCP for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brain hemorrhage?

What are the symptoms of a brain hemorrhage?

Varies: The symptoms may vary depending on the type of bleed. The most dramatic are bleeds from aneurysms in which the classic symptom is the sudden severe "worst headache of one's life". These may be coma producing. The intracerebral hemorrhage or hemorrhagic stroke frequently presents with sudden onset of neurological deficits like weakness on one side, speech problems, or altered level of consciousness. ...Read more

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What are some of the differences between a TIA and a panic attack in terms of symptoms?

What are some of the differences between a TIA and a panic attack in terms of symptoms?

Here's a few: Tia's will last a shorter time - pa's will peak before fading. Any paralysis or numbness is more likely with tia. Pa will often have other elements - rapid breathing, shaking, thumping heartbeat leading into the attack. Also, history - strokes are rare in young people and pa is more common in younger adults. But both are painful and it would not be foolish to go to an er or urgent care to be sure. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of meningitis?

What are the major symptoms of meningitis?

What age?: Generally meningitis presents with fever, sensitivity to light and sound, headache, stiff neck, nausea and vomiting, changes in mentation and possibly localizing neurological abnormalities, and alterations in sensorium. ...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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What are the symptoms of a retinal disorder?

What are the symptoms of a retinal disorder?

Many: A retinal disorder is a fixed visual problem no matter where you look or what refractive correction is done (see a decrease or distortion in vision), wavy, scotoma, and flashes of light if there is retinal traction. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of nephritis?

What are the major symptoms of nephritis?

See below: The most common symptoms of nephritis will typically be elevated blood pressure with values sometimes extremely elevated, increased swelling of the feet and legs from fluid retention which then will result in weight gain. Shortness of breath can occur if fluid builds up in the lungs. Obviously labs will be abnormal including kidney function abnormalities and abnormal urine tests. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symtoms of a stroke?

What are the signs and symtoms of a stroke?

Some common ones: Vision changes, slurred speech, arm/leg weakness. Any neurological change that is sudden needs to be attended to immediately. Seek medicial attn asap if any questions. ...Read more

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