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Posted by: Celeste | 2012/06/27

stroke

Hi there!! My mother in law is unable to swollow food from saterday, she speaks funny and walking is diffucult. Do you think she might have had a stroke, can a stroke victim survive like this?

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Celeste

Unfortunately, it does sound like she had a stroke. Stroke victims can recover but she will need specialised medical care. If she is unable to swallow, the doctors can pass a feeding tube to keep her nourished and hydrated.

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