A 41-year-old male asked:
Just had a sudden numbness in back of neck, face, shoulder, chest, arm...all on left side...still numb over an hour?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Saundersanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Urgent evaluation : Numbness or weakness on one side of the body lasting more than one hour could possibly signs of a stroke. You should go to the nearest emergency room ASAP.
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