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What happened to me please not a stroke

I was at a friends house this last weekend out in the woods relaxing from the city life the first night was fine then the second night was a nightmare.  My head started to hurt so bad i felt weak i didn't want to walk or go anywhere.
we were supposed to go home that night but i felt if i got in a car i would vomit the pain was so bad i couldn't hardly get to the rest room on my on I was getting weird heat rushes out of nowhere and my left arm was going numb once in awhile i ate nothing the next day and drank only two bottles of water i forced down. the next day i woke up and everything seemed fine so we finally went home. i feel ok now but sometimes it seems like my mind isn't all there
could this have been a mild stroke?
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Were you drinking, eating or doing some activity that you normally do not do?  Any medical history?  Taking any medications?

It is difficult to say what exactly you experienced; you should have went to the ER that night.  

Lastly, I would follow up with your PCP/Family Physician and request an MRI of your brain/head WITH contrast asap.  
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no, no chemicals except a glass of wine and i didn't even finish it no activity at all and no medical history have been perfectly healthy up to this point
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I don't really have the money to get a MRI done and I have no insurance
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Hi,
How are you? According to the American Heart Association, stroke presents with sudden numbness or paralysis of half of the body, sudden headache, sudden confusion, or slurred speech. This can be diagnosed with imaging modalities such as Ct scan or MRI.   A stroke occurs when blood supply to part of the brain is disrupted, causing brain cells to die. Risk factors include high blood pressure,  high cholesterol, diabetes, and smoking. This can also be due to transient ischemic attack which also present with stroke-like symptoms but no neurological deficits and normal ct scan. If it recurs, you may need to have this evaluated further by your doctor for proper management.  Take care and regards.  
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This forum is for recommendations, no will be able to give you an appropriate/correct diagnosis without examining you.  This forum is not in lieu of getting checked.  

No free clinic and/or teaching hopsital in your area?   You really need to be seen.  

Lastly, if these are TIAs and you don't get seen,  your probability for having a major stroke is very high.  
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I meant no one will versus no will, terrible typing sometimes.  
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