Do strokes cause permanent brain damage?

Strokes can cause permanent brain damage, but sometimes the damage can be stopped or reversed.

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Can a stroke cause swelling into the brain?
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In a small percentage of strokes there is bleeding into the brain. This bleeding can be from a b...
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What are the effects of having a stroke?
The effects of a stroke will vary depending on the part of the brain and the amount of brain tissue ...
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How common is pain in people who have had a stroke?
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Pain is a frequent complication of stroke. In one study, 32% of stroke survivors had moderate to sev...
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What dangers do strokes pose?
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A stroke occurs when arteries carrying blood to the brain are blocked by a clot or rupture, causing ...
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