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4 3 Wed, 21 Aug 2019
I had a stroke 10 years ago I m on ecosprin 75 from last 10years I had mca bypass surgery to brain due to poor blood flow now i don t have any problem. my neurologist don t do any investigations when I visit him. is there any need to take up any tests now my problem is I will get a blood clot...
3 1 Mon, 19 Aug 2019
after a patient had a stroke he was put on the vent. he was able move his left side. He then had cardiac arrest he is not moving at all. He now opens his eyes and he goes back to sleep. if you touch his face he responds. He bats his eyes and fround. He now cry. Is it possible for him to regain...
2 1 Wed, 14 Aug 2019
I have repeated redness in colored part of eye. 2 nights ago I experienced an odd shake on left side, then upon waking had dry burning in eye, and redness appeared. Blood pressure has been excessively high and Dr. trying me on different meds, scared these may be mini strokes,
3 2 Mon, 15 Jul 2019
A close friend age 44 had a massive stroke, lots of blood and fluid pooled in and around the brain. Removed part of his skull to relieve pressure. He didn t take blood pressure meds for a year. He is still in a coma (2wks). Only induced for a week due to brain seizures. Now breathing on his own...
4 2 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
I am 23years old. 6years ago I had taken poison due to which my both legs got paralysed ( below hips) but I can feel the touch. I can walk using a stick but without it I can t. I feel a lot better than before when I had just started the medication. But I took medication for 4 years only. Doctors...
2 1 Thu, 2 May 2019
My son is 46 years old. Suddenly his entire left side wnet numb to the point of not being able to move his arm or leg at all. He has been in the hospital and they gave him tpa ( ithink that s it) he didn t have any more episodes, until he came home from the hospital He has now been to the ER 2...
2 1 Mon, 1 Apr 2019
I’m am obese and have two strokes. Because of the strokes I don’t move much however I do keep going and am on my feet a lot. Im sweating a lot because I take cymbalta. The question is that I’m having severe muscle spasm often . Mosrly in my legs around the knee but so time it feels like my whole...
2 1 Mon, 1 Apr 2019
Hi, I am female, 55, worked as a litigation paralegal for over 30 years, lately, I have trouble concentrating, remembering, focusing, and staying on track. I have been taking Paxil for anxiety for at least 18 years. I am worried that I am about to have a stroke!
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