Tests and investigations

The doctor or consultant will arrange some tests to:

Brain damage• find out what caused the stroke
confirm the symptoms are definitely due to the stroke
• find out what kind of stroke
• find out what area of the brain was affected
• find out how severely it was affected

People may have all or some of the following tests:

Blood Test

Blood Tests


Chest Xray



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