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2 1 4 days ago
My father in law, my husband and now my son have all had a stroke like episode in their 30 s. all had severe headache, lack of balance, numbness, vision blurring... it was 30+ years in between each of their episodes. My husband was misdiagnosed with MS in the late 1980 s. ten years later he had a...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
have a brother that has had multiple mini strokes in the past few years he is on a wheel chair, his left hand is curled up, now his mouth shakes when he talks, and sometimes hard to understand the words. Is there something out there that can help him out w/this affliction? thanks, Oscar
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
I had a stroke 2 an1/2 yrs ago ND Hd rehab for 6 wks. I did fine but now i am noticing its becoming hard to walk far and my legs hVE GOTTEN WEAKER IN THE LAST YEAR nd i M WONDERING IF I HAD OR AM HAVING A MILD STROKE AGAIN. HAD A PT AND HE HELPED TO MAKE MY LEG MUSCLES STRONGER BUT I AM DONE WITH...
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
Hello Doctor, My mom is now 60 years old and a few week ago she was suffering from stroke. MRI report show as below. (1) Acute non-haemorrhagic infarct (right periventricular/ posterior aspect of corona radiata) (2) Acute to early subacute infarct (posterior aspect of the right lentiform nucleus)...
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
I have had tingling in my feet now; headaches in past few months, but not now; sensitivity in my bottom molars for a year or more (being treated by a dentist presently regarding this); my ball-and socket joint in my left leg which could be related to my scolosis Could this all be signs of a stroke?
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
My mother who was 80 at time went to Turks+Caicos on vacation in April and the weather there was hot.She lives in Canada so the day after we arrived we walked in the hot sun around noon (although she had a hat and water) , after we stopped to drink something cold after walking about 30 min. and...
2 1 Fri, 29 Jun 2018
After being very angry, I experienced severe pain in my head, neck and shoulders. I am 62 years of age and this has happened 3 times now after anxiety. Could it be early stroke signs? The first time it happened my doctor said it was a blood pressure surge. It is very scary and I need to lie down...
3 2 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
I am post brain stem stroke almost five years. I have recovered very well I do have some issues but you cannot tell I have had a stroke. I was 43 at the time and I am now 48, my big fear is not living to a long old age. At the time of my stroke, everything I read said 5 to 7 years before I could...
3 2 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
Hi, im a woman stroke patient when i was 48, 4 years to be exact this year. Despite of going to therapist and exercising, until now im still disabled. I feel depressed and hopeless to recover. Anyway i can move my hands a bit but still very weak especially my legs. According to my doctor its a...
2 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Hello, 1)     I was clinically diagnosed with TIA stroke on Dec 16th. Right side tingling/heaviness; light-headed; slower mental processing; (potential) slight drop in right side of smile; hot feeling Inside head/face; acute high blood pressure. Note: MRI, CT, ECG, and EEG showed all ok. The doc...
2 1 Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Can a stress test cause a stroke of suspected endocarditis,also constant cramping is this sign of afore mentioned.I had this disease that caused a stroke at 44yrs of age; a piece of crustation broke off and caused stroke.pharmacuetical nuclear stress test.
2 1 Fri, 25 May 2018
I had open heart surgery 6 yrs. ago, repaired valve and closed up hole, and I recently had what they called a TIA. I ve been on blood thinners for all this time because I have AFib and suffered a blood clot 6 yrs. ago before surgery. Since the TIA and many tests now hey say I do not have high...
2 1 Fri, 25 May 2018
A Down syndrome patient with acute ischemic stroke, diabetes, and stage one kidney disease keeps ripping out feeding tube. Tube is needed because of dysphasia after stroke. One month after CVA can sedatives or sleeping pills be prescribed if patient is becoming unmanageable and causing self harm?
2 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
I am 74 yesr old woman who had a stroke in 2009. The stroke left me extremely weak on left side, especially my leg which drags when I WALK. I have been thru numerous therapies only for the weakness to return. Now I constantly suffer with pain which goes down the back of both legs causing extreme...
2 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
My boyfriend had a stroke on Dec 21,2016 found out it was due to a AVM,, Dr removed it on Jan 2,2017. He lost his personal vision, and he became a ass hole, he also lost the ability to write numbers and letters, but he can still spell out loud and count and Tex he just can t write it.? He will...
2 1 Fri, 1 Dec 2017
My father is stroke patients from last 8th month, he can t speak, can t eat, and had right side paralyzed, can t sit or move. He took the medicine Levipill,Eptoin,cilacar10, last eight month,how long this medicine to continue, we continu give physiotherapy but no improve ment at all what should...
2 1 Thu, 26 Oct 2017
My 85 year old father is in assisted living after suffering a stroke about 9 years ago. The other night , a nurses aid notice some fluid draining from his lower right leg. (His right side has paralysis)He doesn t have any visiable wounds around this area and It only seems to happen in the early...
2 1 Tue, 24 Oct 2017
My mother in law suffered haemorrhagic stroke in the frontal lobe. She is 81 years old and have a history of blood pressure and diabetes (all under control). She was very active and had a very healthy lifestyle. She suffered the stoke 6 days ago, given prompt treatment, ct shows reduced oedema...
2 1 Mon, 9 Oct 2017
I ve had a stroke (brain bleed) and yesterday, before I could get a CT Scan of my carotid arteries, they tested my kidneys and found I had an elevated creatinine level (1.7). This, and I ve had moderate sharp pain on my lower left side (back and side). The pain is 5-6. looking for ideas.
2 1 Wed, 13 Sep 2017
yesterday, I had a sharp pain in my chin as I was eating a sandwich. It lasted about a minute. Now my face feels funny and my wife said my mouth is drooping a little. I have glaucoma, but I have been having a little more trouble with my eyes today, especially the left one. My wife is concerned I...
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