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Let me get back to you in about an hour with more details (I am still in clinic seeing patients) but just a quick overview of her labs looks not troublesome.
Ok, sorry, I had to see a patient and didn't want you waiting without an answer.
Sippage of the blood is normal 4 days after the stitches have been applied. She has a lot of swelling in that leg and some of the fluid is leaking through an open area in the skin. Because her skin is so frail, it is also easier for the blood and other fluids to sip out. As long as the wound is not sipping yellow pus or is not becoming red and warm, there is no concern.
Her knee is swollen because she fell on it. Even if she didn't have osteoarthritis, her knee would still get swollen. The swelling is expected. If you can, apply ice to the knee. Ice takes down the swelling. Otherwise, swelling will go away on its own in a couple of weeks. With ice, it might be quicker.
Oxalate crystals in urine are common and their presence does not mean she will get kidney stones. The rest of her blood test results are normal or slight off but do not present any significance (for example, lymphocytes 44). I wish everyone had such great blood test results. And see, she is not even anemic :)
Yes, I understand that leaving the wound open is a bit complicated with your aunt. I think you are doing very well in taking care of it. I am sure wound-be-gone will not hurt anything, and hopefully, will even help. Sippage of small amount of blood or bloody mucus is normal with such as large wound, so be patient, it will heal well. They did a good job on stitching it.
I wish a lot of my patients had as nice of blood work as your aunts' :)
In terms of your question...you do not have ANY of the things you mentioned - no stroke, no dementia, no peri-menopause. None of the them. This just happens because it happens. Its a mild form of dyslexia. I do the same thing when I try to name the day of the week. In 90% of the cases, when I say a certain day of the week, I mean another one. I name the day of the week that I mean usually from the second try. It means absolutely nothing. I think it gets worse (at least with me) when I am overly tired but even in my normal state of being, I do this :)
Hi again :)
To me this screams fatigue, lack of sleep and stress. I am sure it is not dementia and stroke. Yes, stroke can present with inability to say the right word but it is really different than what you are describing. Its more like you know what you want to say but just cannot say it. If your periods are still regular, you are not going through peri-menopause. Usually it starts with irregularity of periods - you will have them infrequently or they will only last for a day or two. If you still have them regularly, then you are not peri-menopausal. Of course, to know for sure, you will need a blood test to look at your hormone levels but I don't think you need to get it just for the symptoms you described above.
I wish you could take a day off, sleep, rest and then see how you feel. But I can reassure you that you do not have dementia or stroke. Just lack of sleep and stress.