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2 1 Fri, 30 Nov 2018
my dad had a stroke on 4/23/18. He has sever swelling of the lower limbs up to his thigh. The skin is now cracking and bleeding. His entire body has a yellow tone as of this morning. My mom has called the ambulance and he refuses to go to the hospital. He refuses to take the required medication...
2 1 Mon, 15 Oct 2018
My husband started a Asprin a day ordered by his dr .. After having an MRI that showed he had a stroke at sometime ., not sure when .. Maybe a year or so ... He had been taking Asprin for 2 weeks ... He showed me his ankles on both feet .. There is small brown spelled spots on his ankles ... ??...
2 1 Fri, 12 Oct 2018
My brother had a stroke Monday, I m super worried about him. But I also looked back on my own medical history and had an issue -Bilateral Carotid Bruits My records of the ultrasound of my carotid say: Vascular Caroid Duplex Bilateral, what does this mean?
3 2 Thu, 20 Sep 2018
My stroke was very mild. I did not lose use of any functions. It s been 6 weeks and my arm, leg, neck still have a feeling of being very tight. PT did not recommend any excercises, just said get on with life. How long will this feeling last. Almost the same feeling as when your foot is waking up...
2 1 Mon, 17 Sep 2018
Just received a call about a patient known to me who has developed sudden onset stroke symptoms 4 days ago, on Saturday, with progressive right hemiplegia, urinary incontinence, dysarthria and aphasia. CT Scan yesterday, shows small hypodensity involving left internal capsule suggestive of old...
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
Hello My friend has root canal tooth which is infected , he gets penicillin from a dentist and doesn’t want to remove that tooth , so he takes medication over and over. Recently he had a stroke . I am reading that some bad tooth root canals can cause stroke. Now he had seizure . He never had a...
2 1 Wed, 22 Aug 2018
My wife had a stroke two years ago. She is in a wheelchair and is a total transfer. Her left side is paralyzed. She has eaten well since coming home last year, but recently she has stopped eating. She just refuses. She also has not been urinating as much and has some yellow discharge
2 1 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
I am a 68 yr old woman with a number of issues. I had a mini stroke 5 yrs ago. For the past month I ve been trying to piece together the past year. Some tests and biopsies were done last year in May and July, but I thought it was Feb and March of this year. Could I possibly had a TIA?
3 1 Mon, 30 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?
3 2 Tue, 24 Jul 2018
I had went to the hospital last night. I thought that I was having a stroke some thing was not right. They did all the test STORKE the doctor said I probably had a TIA because I was not speech correctly but it said it should get better in a few days? I wonder how it usually takes for everything...
2 1 Wed, 18 Jul 2018
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, 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.