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Posted by Pooky
on August 25, 2000 at 19:34:55:
In Reply to: Stroke question, I hope someone can help me posted by Tammy on August 24, 2000 at 12:39:50:
: I have been haveing a feeling of weakness in my left arm and leg and a feeling of numbness in my face on
: the left side since Friday of last week.. I did have a headahce, not bad though. It is not weak cause I can hold my leg up and my arm up and they
: don't fall. My face is not crooked. I am not confused and no blurred vision. I can close my eyes tight and
: try to life them open wtih my hand and they won't and I can pucker my face and it is not drooping.
: Could this be a stroke? I have been diagnosed with panic/anxeity attacks? Could this be that? I do have
: high blood pressure but on meds and it is staying about 140/90. Do you think any of this can be stroke
: related. I am 29 years old.
I can't tell you if what you have been experiencing is a stroke. You should probably ask your doctor and get a CT Scan and/or MRI. My sister said that when I had my stroke I was waving my hand towards my face because I couldn't feel it. I guess my face got numb, too. By the way, I was only 22 when I had my stroke.
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