My dad had a left temporal lobe stroke about one month ago. He is a diabetic. His recovery seemed excellent where he was released from the hospital with outpatient therapy basically for his right hand. He has no mental issues and seemed pretty self sufficient but he seems to be regressing. He was able to use his hand a bit but now there is a lot of swelling and what progress he made seems to have reversed. He was able to walk and stuff but last night he was unable to get up out of bed and urinated o himself. He sleeps erratically and is obviously scared and is more and more convinced he is failing. Also every other morning because of his diabetes he is very unsteady and thus it seems like we expected and saw too much progress and now it looks like he is getting worse. Is this normal? Will his symptoms roller coaster until he gets steady?
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