But it turns out your doctor was wrong. Because you are under the age of 50, he didn't even consider your symptoms to be warning signs of a stroke-and now you may suffer permanently for his mistake.
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A recent study found that many stroke victims are misdiagnosed by physicians in Virginia, making it much more likely that they will suffer lifelong injuries as a result.
A stroke is an interruption of blood flow to the brain that causes the brain to lose oxygen. If not treated quickly, brain cells begin to die-resulting in a number of life-altering injuries, including:
- Impaired movement
- Loss of speech function
- Cognitive and memory problems
- Loss of bladder or bowel control
- Difficulty swallowing
- Muscle weakness
If you or someone you love was misdiagnosed when having a stroke, an experienced Fairfax medical malpractice attorney can help you get the justice you deserve. Call Shevlin Smith today at (703) 721-4233 to start your free consultation.