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continuously vomiting and unable to sense his right side

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My father is just hit with an attack and he is continuously vomiting. He also complains that he is unable to sense his right side. He is admitted in a hospital however, i wanted to know what kind of stroke it could be and what course of action should be taken. he is 59 years old.
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replied May 19th, 2011
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

It is difficult to interprete the symptoms described here, but the most common cause would be due to thrombosis of the blood vessels in the brain.

The first step in the diagnosis would be a CT scan of the brain.

You might consult with a neurologist for further advice and treatment.

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