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SIDE EFFECTS OF MILD STROKE

04/20/2001

Question:

I BELIEVE I HAVE SUFFERED A MILD STROKE ITS DEFINATELY MORE THAN A TIA. AFTER A 10 DAY HA AND ELEVATED BP I AM NOW LEFT WITH NUMBNESS IN BOTH HANDS AND FEET MAKING IT VERY DIFFICULT TO WALK- WILL THE NUMBNESS GO AWAY ?

Answer:

It`s too early to say. You should definitely be talking to your physician about your symptoms and letting him/her follow your blood pressure closely.

S. Bartz MD

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Response by:

Elizabeth Joyner Gothelf, BSN, MAG Elizabeth Joyner Gothelf, BSN, MAG
Assistant Director
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati

Steven Bartz, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati