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Is it possible to have Temporary Agnosia after a traumatic incident (besides that cause by a stroke)?

Is it possible to have Temporary Agnosia after a traumatic incident (besides that cause by a stroke)?

Yes it is: possible, with most brain injuries even with a concussion. Closed head injuries especially can cause temporary agnosia with some permanent sequelae as brain cells do not regenerate like most of the rest of the body. Please see a board certified neurologist ASAP for diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

Dr. Mario Mendez
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Agnosia (Definition)

inability to interpret sensations and hence to recognize things, typically as a result of brain damage. The sensory mechanism is not defective but the processing of the sensory input is defective causing inability to identify objects, persons, sounds, shapes, ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Agnosia?

What is the definition or description of: Agnosia?

Agnosia is the: inability to interpret sensations and hence to recognize things, typically as a result of brain damage. The sensory mechanism is not defective but the processing of the sensory input is defective causing inability to identify objects, persons, sounds, shapes, touch input or smells. ...Read more

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Can you have two types of agnosia at the same time?

Can you have two types of agnosia at the same time?

Of course: But, we need more details to more fully answer your enquiry. Contact concierge service to complete our understanding of your difficulties, so you can be helped obtain what you need. ...Read more

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What do people see when suffering from color agnosia?

Shades of gray: Cerebral achromatopsia patients, who have had brain damage from disease or injury, may be unaware of the change and attribute the gray look in part or all of the field to poor lighting, but understand they have a defect once it is pointed out to them. ...Read more

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Difference between anomia, agnosia?

Difference between anomia, agnosia?

Speech and awareness: A simple definition of anomia (inability) or dysnomia (difficulty) is trouble with naming things. This can involve confrontation naming, and sometimes is more evident when being asked to name parts of objects. Agnosia means lack of awareness or knowledge. There are many specific types such as lack of awareness of illness (anosagnosia), lack of ability to recognize faces (prosopagnosia) etc. ...Read more

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How does visual agnosia apply to health?

V. agnosia: Not being able to recognize objects visually can interfere with activities of daily living in older adults, and with school performance in youngsters. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the etiology of visual agnosia?

Can you tell me the etiology of visual agnosia?

V. agnosia: Not being able to recognize objects visually can interfere with activities of daily living in older adults, and with school performance in youngsters. Can result from pathology in posterior occipital &/or Temporal lobes of brain. ...Read more

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Information on agnosia and aphasia services?

Information on agnosia and aphasia services?

Sensations VS speech: Aphasia is the inability to process language. The impairment can be in inability to talk, to understand, to name objects, to write, to read, to repeat, or to do all these tasks. The lesion in the brain is usually in the dominant hemisphere. Agnosia is related to aphasia but has to do with inability to recognize sensory impulses as perceived by the senses (inability to recognize, odors, sounds). ...Read more

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Preached, words in bible didn't make sense to me for a few seconds. Visual agnosia? Auditory b/4 too, guy had to repeat words x3. Petite mal history.

Preached, words in bible didn't make sense to me for a few seconds. Visual agnosia? Auditory b/4 too, guy had to repeat words x3. Petite mal history.

Meaning of works: It is important for you to see your doc ASAP. He/she MAY refer you to a neurologist. Then you will know what happened and the best way to stay healthy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Doctors, what is the difference between anomia/agnosia/dementia?

Doctors, what is the difference between anomia/agnosia/dementia?

All found in AD.: Anomia is a problem with word finding and aphasia is a loss of ability to communicate which are all seen in progressive dementia such as Alzheimer's Disease.Aphasia therefore encompasses the anomia. ...Read more

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Can there be any pills to ignore pain temporarily?

Can there be any pills to ignore pain temporarily?

Yes: There are many medications of varying strengths that can abate pain. Please discuss with your physician to find out what would be the best match for you. Take care. ...Read more

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What is recommended to help to fix a cold temporarily?

What is recommended to help to fix a cold temporarily?

Cold tips: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What causes blinking to seem to temporarily improve eyesight?

What causes blinking to seem to temporarily improve eyesight?

Wets the eye: The thin layer of tears that coats the eye is important to vision. Your blink restores that. If you feel the need to blink a lot, try putting some artificial tears in your eyes. ...Read more

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Anorgasmia from ssri temporary?

Anorgasmia from ssri temporary?

Anorgasmia.....: Caused by ssri may be resolved by lowering dose but unfortunately it tends to continue for as long as you are taking the ssri.There are non ssri meds that are less likely to cause this problem. Please ask your md about this. ...Read more

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Can cold urticaria be temporary?

Can cold urticaria be temporary?

Sometimes: Cold urticaria is usually a chronic problem but sometimes it can be temporary if triggered by another problem which resolves. An allergy evaluation can be helpful. ...Read more

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Could colostomy bags be temporary?

Could colostomy bags be temporary?

Yes: In the presence of a permanent colostomy, especially if the colostomy is in the distal bowel, daily irrigations and wearing a gauze pad can replace the need for a bag. A colostomy nurse can train to irrigate. After a while the stoma will not function unless irrigation is employed. ...Read more

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Could i smoke with temporary veneers?

Could i smoke with temporary veneers?

Sure but...: I wouldn't advise it, either for your temporary veneers or the rest of your body. ...Read more

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Way to reduce hba1c level temporarily?

Way to reduce hba1c level temporarily?

Chronic measure: The hba1c is a test indicating average blood sugars over a past 3 month time period. To temporarily change the result, acutely, one would have to bleed quite a bit and/or have a blood transfusion. Otherwise it takes lower blood sugars over time to lower the hba1c. ...Read more

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How long will a temporary filling last?

How long will a temporary filling last?

Depends: Materials like irm can last for 3 to 6 months. Other material like cavitec will last a matter of weeks. Get the permanent restoration fixed sooner, rather than later. ...Read more

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I get temporary loss of side vision. Why?

I get temporary loss of side vision. Why?

Loss of vision: Temporary loss of vision may have many causes. First, you must determine how long the vision loss occurs and if it involves one or both eyes. Some possible causes are migraine variants or strokes. If loss of vision occurs, it is always a good idea to see your local ophthalmologist for a complete eye checkup and to discuss these symptoms with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Inability To Recognize Objects (Definition)

Agnosia is a broad term for problems with sensory perception. It can include visual agnosia, some types of which can result in problems recognizing normally familiar objects. See a ...Read more