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27yrs old and an elite athlete who suffered a mild ischemic stroke 24hrs ago. Any key decisions my docs are likely to be facing?
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
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In brief: What's mild CVA @ 27
Stroke at age 27, athlete or not, is unusual.
All strokes should be thoroughly worked up, preferably by neurologists. Since there are so many variables, such as location, causation, associated health issues, that your question cannot be answered with the limited information you are able to present.

In brief: What's mild CVA @ 27
Stroke at age 27, athlete or not, is unusual.
All strokes should be thoroughly worked up, preferably by neurologists. Since there are so many variables, such as location, causation, associated health issues, that your question cannot be answered with the limited information you are able to present.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Answers
Finding the cause for your stroke in your 20's as an elite athlete is the main focus of your dr.'s right now.
They are looking for answers as to why a young person who's healthy has a stroke. Vasculitis? Protein c or s deficiency? Antiphospholipid antibody? Vitamin B12 deficiency? Other reasons?

In brief: Answers
Finding the cause for your stroke in your 20's as an elite athlete is the main focus of your dr.'s right now.
They are looking for answers as to why a young person who's healthy has a stroke. Vasculitis? Protein c or s deficiency? Antiphospholipid antibody? Vitamin B12 deficiency? Other reasons?
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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