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  • 2 months ago

    Stroke? Dementia?

    My husband is 66 years old. He is very healthy and pretty active. A couple of years ago while on the beach, he started having double vision and did not feel right. He made an appointment and went to see his doctor fearing a stroke. The doctor did an ultrasound on carotid and concluded he did not have a stroke. Over the past couple of years, I have noticed personality changes in my husband. He gets confused easily and has trouble understanding things. Recently, he got really upset because he did not....
  • over 1 year ago
  • over 2 years ago

    What happened to my grandpa?

    My grandfather is 67 years old, and this morning, as he was searching for a park space at the store, he began to feel a pain in his side. Within minutes he suddenly became confused. For example, he thought a tree was a parking spot. In the midst of his confusion he rams into a parked car. He had no idea what he had just done. He didn't even know who I was or where we were anymore and he was yawning like crazy, barely able to speak. I called 9-1-1, and when they arrived, they said his vitals were....
  • over 2 years ago

    What could I possibly be experiencing?

    Hello, Four days ago I had a microwave fall onto my head. It hurt a lot and I had a ringing in my head after that incident. I was alright nonetheless, just a little hurt from the microwave. In under 28 hours, I had a long day and then I was going to bed (I have been crying the whole day so my heart was hurting). As I was laying down I weirdly had a huge pop in my left ear, extremely sharp pains on the back of my head, my left shoulder and left foot couldn’t move. I was then able to lay on my bed....
  • over 2 years ago

    Summary at top 54 y/o Mom PLZ HELP dangerous symptoms no dx (blood test result incl)

    Summary of symptoms for anyone who cannot or does not want to read the detailed symptoms: *I have taken her to ER twice the first time they checked her heart and said nothing came up. The 2nd time 2 days ago they did a d-dimer, contrast CT and sent her home!! I asked them to scan her brain they didn’t and they only put Diagnosis of coughing up blood - she complained of right leg Charlie horses and they did not even check for a blood clot! Symptoms List Summarized: -chest pain over a year now -at....
  • over 2 years ago

    has anyone else experienced just theese symptoms before?

    yesterday when i was driving suddenly without warning i had strong tingling sensation all over my upper body and at the same time felt like i was going to faint i imeadiatly stopped my vehicle in the middle of the road and my arm movements became over exagerated when i tried to call 911 i grabbed my cell phone to call and my arms and hands kept moving farther than i would move them and really jerky by the time i finnally got my phone unlocked and starting to dial the symptoms went away i would say....
  • over 2 years ago

    panic,confusion & unconsciousness

    The other day I was in a very busy store and was feeling uncomfortable (which I thought was the cause, too many people) so I left and went to my car and sat for a few minutes. I could't remember if I had eaten so I went to the gas station and bought a snickers and something to drink. I got really panicked and disoriented in the gas station and had trouble finding my way out. This is the last thing I remember before crashing my car. Apparently I drove about half a mile then off the road and into....
  • over 2 years ago

    Dehydrated/stroke

    Can being dehydrated lead to stroke have very bad speech and loss eye sight weaking muscle strength very bad balance
  • over 2 years ago

    DVT-Factor V Leiden

    A few years ago, I was diagnosed with Factor V Leiden after having my second DVT in 6 years. I was prescribed Lovenox injections while in the hospital. Afterwards I was prescribed Warfarin first, then Jantoven; neither worked for me because I could never get my PT levels within range. I'm currently taking Xarelto & it seems to be working. However, I've recently started having severe headaches accompanied by nosebleeds & I'm just wondering if it could be caused by the Xarelto.....
  • over 2 years ago

    Can a Concussion be a Catalyst to a Stroke

    Late last December I was stopped for a light and rear ended by a car when the driver was pre-occupied on their cell phone. I only felt a grogginess after my head snapped forward but thought I would be OK. The grogginess soon became a mix of dizziness, periodic headaches, sudden, short term memory loss and a noticeable loss of balance when I hike or play basketball. I saw my doctor about week or so later for a yearly physical and mentioned my symptoms. Blood tests revealed my cholesterol was higher....