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Louise again. Just wanted to check some recent things:

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Hi Louise Wood again.
Just wanted to check some recent things:
Yesterday i was with a friend in London and my friend went in a nearby pub to use the toilet. Then a while later we were walking along and i was doddling and taking pictures and i then said to her'sorry im doddling along and you are busting for the loo and she said 'what? Ive just been' and then i remembered!
Then tonight i have been to the cinema and see maggies plan and then at the end when talking to someone in the group i was with i could not remember the name of the main character which was obviously maggie doh! There was another incident as well at work today with a colleague telling me about a faulty product and then about half an hour later he started saying more about it and i was like what? And then remembered...... Again my fear is of dementia or something else? And yes again i am quite stressed
Can you ease my panic?

Hi Louise!

How have you been?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok generally in terms of not having so much to ask you lately! just these past couple of days these things happening, but yes i still have alot going on family wise if thats what u mean.

Louise, this is normal short term memory issues

This is not dementia

definitely not dementia

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks Dr Phil, other thing is that even when i was writing above the word doodling i was getting confused between doddling as in walking slow and doddling!

I think you are looking too much into this Louise

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