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what is weakness on one side of body

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Unilateral weakness: Sudden weakness on one side of the body could represent either a transient reversible ischemic event (tia, lasting oly a short time) or it could last ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not really: Temporary blood flow disruption called TIA"s typically reverse after 20-30 minutes. Persistent focal problems would be more consistent with a stroke. ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Transient ischemic episodes are transient.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hemiparesis: Hemiparesis describes the condition of weakness on one side of the body and not the other. Although there are multiple potential causes, having had a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience General Surgery
Get checked out: These symptoms are worrisome, get checked ASAP. Numbness and weakness and inability to speak are classic symptoms of a stroke, not common in your age ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shitel Patel
13 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stroke: You should go to the hospital as soon as possible to make sure you are not having a stroke. The time to treatment is crucial for recovery.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: This warrants an evaluation by a neurologist. Appropriate testing will be done. Concern is for entities like a stroke or lesion of the cerebral corte ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
49 years experience Radiology
It can be: Depends on exactly where the tumor is located. If it is on one side, it will produce symptoms on the opposite side of the body. If it is near the midl ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Replogle
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Call 911 and/or get to the er right away.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
By : By saying "thats all i had" are you stating that you are having these symptoms. If you are experiencing chest pain, blurred vision, slurred speech and ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Follow-up : With your neurologist, if not convinced seek a second opinion , but you won't find an answer or treatment online, good luck
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