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I had a stroke after having a colonoscop. Think there was a

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I had a stroke after having a colonoscop. Think there was a connection?
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Customer: It happened at the v.a. Hospital in Nashville. From there they rushed me to the civilian hospital practally right next door. The doctors there went in through a blood vessel in my brain all the way up to my brain and removed the clot. I still have some impairment, but if not for the doctors at vanderbilt it would have been much worse.
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: My health is improving, no thanks to the v.a. Medical system. I am taking care of it myself. Very careful what I eat. Almost totally vegan. No sugar, no white flour, etc. lots of fruits and veggies.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

I am sorry to hear about your problem.

There is no relation between a stroke and a colonoscopy.

It is an unfortunate coincidence.

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