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i had a drug induced stroke 7 years ago. i took to much X. im still all tingly and numb. am i more likely to have another one compared to someone who hasnt had one? should i be getting check ups often to?
I think the general rule is those of use who have had strokes are more likely to have another one than the general population. The goal (of you & your doctor) should be to manage what ever risk factors to prevent another stroke. This means some sort of follow up with your doctor.
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