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Reasons for memory loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   was wondering about memory problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   could u specify what memory problems u have
Doctor :   since how long u have this problem
User :   well i dont remember the first 12 years... i dontknow how long i havn't had it and the years after that until now are very VERY hazy
User :   its scary
Doctor :   do u have problem remembering the recent event
User :   yes
Doctor :   did u sustain any head injury any time?
User :   couldnt tell you any details from 2 weeks ago
User :   probably.. many times
Doctor :   r u able to remember things which was done years back?
User :   not really
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is this problem presenting with increasing frequency
User :   yes. i've been noticing it for about 6 months, and its very scary what should i do
Doctor :   u can consult a neurology
Doctor :   neurologist
User :   what could it be
Doctor :   he will run few tests like blood routine, CT scan, EEG
Doctor :   it could be due to brain damage or injury
Doctor :   or emotional trauma
Doctor :   Normal aging may result in trouble learning new material or requiring longer time to recall learned material.
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