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A 17-year-old female asked:

My daughter is 17 and recently experienced an "episode". day 1: woke up with serious head pain on left side, muscle spasms snd weakness left side only?

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Dr. Joseph Oh
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Migraine: Unsure w/o more information, but could be a hemiplegic migraine, in which one side or other of the body becomes weak. Should see her pediatrician and maybe a neurologist. Very unlikely to be a stroke, which you may be worried about.

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Last updated Dec 15, 2014

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