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Sudden recent extremely frequent forgetfulness sign of early dementia?
wheremyheadsat posted:
For 4 months at least my forgetfulness has gotten so scary that I cry a lot. Now it is so bad that every time I turn my attention away from what I was working on or doing I lost the object/ notes etc. If I leave the room I almost always forget why. I know a little of this is common but this is way WAY beyond normal. Also, my neuro today told me I don't have MS but have small clogged areas in my white matter in my brain and am getting carotid arteries checked. What do you think? early dementia or stroke? Can I do anything? Anxiety level is quite high due to the panic involved in losing things every minute of the day.
Amelia_WebMD_Staff responded:
I'm so sorry to hear of your recent concerns!

Please speak with your doctor about your worries, for he/she will have the best advice and insight into your situation with your medical background. I wish that I could personally be of more help.

Wishing you the best!
Best Wishes!

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