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Memory loss post blood clot in the brain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   memory lost
User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i was wondering
User :   when somone has a memory lost
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   is it dangerous to tell them that they had forgoten you?
User :   or telling them they lost their memory?
Doctor :   what symptoms does this person have?
User :   gliomas
User :   well she had a blood clot in her brain
Doctor :   ok. is that person on treatment?
User :   ya
Doctor :   does he know of the diagnosis?
User :   ummm
User :   im not really sure
Doctor :   if yes, then he can be told that he has had memory loss
Doctor :   and teh disease explained to him
User :   okay
User :   also is gliomas dangerous to treat?
User :   like sergury?
User :   also another question if telling this person somthing is it possable it can trigger another memory lost?
Doctor :   if they have symptoms suggesting pressure effect, then surgery is advised.
Doctor :   no, it generally doesn't
User :   do you know the chances of suriving a gliomas surgry?
Doctor :   the outcome of surgery and prognosis depend on the type and location of the glioma
User :   oh okay
User :   thank your for all your help
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