A member asked:

I went to the er yesterday and had a mri and bloodwork done because the left side of my face and arm were numb. still numb today after they said im ok?

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Dr. Ernst Garcon answered

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology

See a Neurologist: You should consult with a neurologist. There may be several raisons for the numbness. In the er, they probably exclude the possibility of an acute stroke that might also present with numbness of face and arm. If you had an mri, most likely there is no acute stroke. However, it depend on how they protocole the mri, you may have for example multiple sclerosis, that is not picked up by the scan.

Answered 2/12/2014



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