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I had 2 strokes within a week and found pfo. I've had that repaired. First stroke about 2 months ago. PFO repair 1 month ago. continuing numbness on left side. How long normally before numbness goes away.
There is a condition of post stroke numbness .The stroke itself consists of one side of the body becoming numb.. Vitamin B deficiency could also be possibly related to. Also, they could just be a painful peripheral neuropathy due to a multitude of diseases such as diabetes which can be evaluated with EMG. As for treatment, there is no known cure but you could try neurontin, elavil, or tegretol. Good luck
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