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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...
2 1 Mon, 30 Jan 2017
hi I am male, 44 years old & recently have been feeling feint, light headed, slightly blurred vision, I find it hard to talk - my speech is a tiny bit slurred but only a bit - it lasts for 1-3 hours and then passes but seems to come back a few times a day - do you have any ideas what this could...
2 1 Mon, 30 Jan 2017
I was diagnosed with CFH in 2015 and was hospitalized four times that year and three times from 11/2016-12/2016 due to having two strokes. Today I went to visit a friend and when I got out of my car, I had a strange quick pain in my head that made me briefly dizzy. Could that have been another...
123 1 Wed, 23 Mar 2016
An 85 year old who had a severe stroke 4 years earlier and was on quite a bit of medication in a nursing home dies. 5 days later in the morgue blood runs from eyes and mouth and due to this their body cannot be viewed by relatives. Why was there blood?
20 1 Wed, 23 Mar 2016
Augsburger disease: My husband s nephew (age 26) has this. This nephew s father, my husband s brother, had a massive stroke 4 months ago. My husband s brother is now home from rehab and his son is very little help to either his mother or his father. My husband s nephew has graduated high school...
46 1 Wed, 23 Mar 2016
I work in an acute rehab facility and have a patient with a right centrum semiovale stroke. she was non-ambulatory prior to the diagnosis. her major symptom was delirium, hallucinations, particularly worms on the walls of her room and in her bed. ?? is that a symptom ?? she also had an ongoing UTI
26 1 Mon, 21 Mar 2016
my sister had a stroke and died, she was on life support for a few days, after our family made the decision to take her off. a few hours before that while in her room she sat stright up and laid back down. this was her only movement in 5 days. we were told by nurses this was called acrhing. is...
32 1 Mon, 21 Mar 2016
My brother had a stroke 3 nights ago. He is 44 years old. He had a heart attack this same time last year. He has diabetes and high blood pressure which went pretty much untreated most of the year due to not being able to afford them. His speech is still very slurred and they haven t been able to...
28 1 Mon, 21 Mar 2016
my friend thinks she is fat but she definately isnt. she isnt really thin either she looks quite healthy. she has tremors in her hands and she doesnt eat very much at lunch at school. some of my friends say she has been like that for years but they have given up trying to help. when i ask she...
19 1 Mon, 21 Mar 2016
hello my name is christina im a transgenderd female ive been on hrt for 4months now im 46 im on sperolactone 100mg 2 times a day and viville dot 1mg patch every 4 days my reachurch tells me that if i dont take a progestren i will have a nother stroke my dr wont get me on any please help me
41 1 Tue, 12 Jan 2016
A stroke patient who has a seizure a month back and ever since whenever he moves his head in any direction he feels the circulation to his brain is getting effected. His left side is paralyzed. ever since the seizure he is feeling his jaw tighten, pressure in the head, as if his eye ball is...
41 1 Fri, 8 Jan 2016
In 2009 I had a failed root canal. I have been in constant pain since then. Within days I had a stroke followed by many heart issues. I was told not to try to solve the tooth pain because of infection. Recently I was given the go ahead to address the tooth pain and the dentist discovered long...
44 1 Wed, 6 Jan 2016
Hello, My grandmother suffered a debilitating stroke last week. Her speech and swallowing was affected. She is on a pureed diet. When feeding her, we noticed that she sneezes a lot. We are wondering what is causing the sneezing? Or is there something different we should be doing?
47 1 Thu, 3 Dec 2015
hi my names is hubert i have uncontraled bloodpressure and i had a stroke two years ago and i havn t been the same sines my stoke i have a hard time walking talking and my eyes twitch alot my motor skills are slow and i forget alot of stuff i need help asap!!! before something bad happens i went...
42 1 Mon, 23 Nov 2015
My husband is having a stroke I think. He was falling down quite a lot earlier today and now his speech is slurred and he says his right arm is numb I want to call an ambulance for him but he says he will leave if I do and I will never find him What are the consequences he will face with no...
41 1 Fri, 20 Nov 2015
I have a patient who we are told had a stroke. she has severe extensor tone in her hips and legs making impossible to transfer her without a sling. Her upper extremities are hypotonic with almost alien hand like movements. Any ideas on how to help her be functional?
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