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Is this aphasia or something else if all of a sudden a senior with prior tias can remember basic words and has really high bp?

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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Could be

This may represent a new stroke or tia.
Anyone with a history of prior TIA or stroke who has a sudden onset of speech difficulty should be evaluated quickly to rule out an acute stroke.

In brief: Could be

This may represent a new stroke or tia.
Anyone with a history of prior TIA or stroke who has a sudden onset of speech difficulty should be evaluated quickly to rule out an acute stroke.
Dr. Reza Karimi
Dr. Reza Karimi
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dysphasia

Sudden speech problem sounds like a TIA or even stroke if it not short lived.
The cause may be a clot (embolus) going to the brain and affecting the speech center the origin may be the heart or the great vessels in the neck.

In brief: Dysphasia

Sudden speech problem sounds like a TIA or even stroke if it not short lived.
The cause may be a clot (embolus) going to the brain and affecting the speech center the origin may be the heart or the great vessels in the neck.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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