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Can't blood clots be dissolved completely ?

HI, My mother is suffering from weakness in right leg, hand and arm since 6 days, also only 20% movement was possible then. First 48 hours we could not find any root cause of this sudden illness. However, on third day after MRI we came to know that there are blood clots in the arteries leading to brain . (no clots in brain). I am not able to understand exact reason for this clots. Doctor is giving 2-3 injections everyday since then so as to liquefy the thickness in blood. Now there is 50-60% improvement in physical capabilities on my mother only in right side of body, face is alright. But doctor said, that he cannot dissolve the clots completely. And only 70% recovery from paralyzed leg and hand is possible, even after physiotherapy . So is it real, that blood clots cannot be dissolved?, Also, can my mother recover 100% from this ? and can u please help me interpret meaning of 70% recovery on right hand side?..left side is alright.
Asked On : Mon, 30 May 2011
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Through arteries blood clot might have traveled in the brain causing this problem.
Now as treatment for clot and making blood thin are going on so do not worry.
But as doctor says 100%improvement is not possible it means due to clot some part of the brain area is damage due to cut of blood supply during initial period before treatment is started.
you continue the treatment and physiotherapy more improvement may be there.
ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 30 May 2011
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