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I am a healthy 26 year old female with no past medical history myself or family.  About 6 weeks ago I started suffering from dizziness, loss of balance, headaches, left sided numbness to the point of not being able to lift my arm, stuttering, and forgetfullness.  My normal BP is 120/60 and pulse rate 70.  On this particular day BP was 150/102 pulse rate around 150-170. They rushed me to the hospital where they did a CT that came back normal. Placed me in observation for 2 days then did EEG. That came back normal also.  They sent me home and I went to the doctor 2 days later that he then told me I have hypthyroidism.  I seriously doubt that because I am 5'2 ' and weigh 125 lbs about a year after having a child.  I seriously think I had a TIA/Stroke and was misdiagnosed.  Does anyone know what kind of doctor I need to go to and how long after a stroke and they still tell if you had one?  Please help me because I still have effects from this being trouble speaking and forgetfullness.
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970256 tn?1249423974
yeah, i have had the same thing happen to me. i am 27 and my left arm gets really weak and heavy. i cant lift it cause it feels like someone is pushing down on it. My left face gets numb and tingly and i feel like i cant remember how to talk, like a stuck feeling. My head feels like a giant block of marble, like its to heavy to hold up straight. i went to ER too, everything came back fine. My heart rate was high and bp too. I have a pacemaker for other reason but this isnt related, i dont think.
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445232 tn?1233649564
Hi again

Please refer to my answer in your other post.


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