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Is Left Hanf Pain Sign Of A Stroke
The left side of my forhead will twitch maybe once or twice a day is that a sign of a stroke and somtimes my index finger will move by it self?
May be a: Tic? See a neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
My Left arm kinda feels numb but not numb at the same time. My left leg kinda feels the same. Just on the left side. Is that a sign of a stroke?
No: It very unlikely at ur age. Unless u have any serious medical problems, it all anxiety. Usually try behavior modification, punctuality in sleeping, read a book and warm milk fi u like. Avoid caffeine, drinking, TV in room. Do regular exercise and get busy with ur studies or work. Don't dx yourself. ...Read more
Is it possible that a dull, intermittant pain on the left side of my neck be a sign of an impending stroke?
I have had numbness in my face that switches from one side to another and sometimes my whole face for about 2 months now. I will also get numbness in my left side of head and right. Could this b signs of a stroke or something else? I do have nerve dama
U need to see U MD.: U had the above for 2 months and u have not seen u physician yet? I advise u to see u pcp for evaluation and assesment. ...Read more
My two year old boy, had an MRI which showed what they beleive is a 5x5cm astrocytoma however the only symptom show is left sided hemaplegia is this possible with no other signs of fits or sickness? They have also given the possibility of a stroke but ca
Yes: Unfortunately possible. Without a biopsy hard to tell otherwise. There are specific tests that I am sure will be considered prior to treatment in order to better understand the nature of this lesion. ...Read more
I have left arm numbness and heaviness like and my neck, and I been checked no signs of heart attck or stroke what else can it be? Its worrying me a lot
Lately my left arm elbow been twitching I thibk its a vain I am 32 male 57 145 pounds this a sign of a heart attack or a stroke coming soon?
My mother is 94. Headache just came on VERY suddenly. I gave her 2 tylenol (acetaminophen). It is over her left eyebrow & extremely painful. Is this sign of stroke?
Time to see the Dr.: When a healthy person is 94 years old, any sudden changes in condition need to be evaluated by a doctor. That means going to the emergency room, if one cannot reach her doctor. However, is a 94 year-old is on hospice care, or has been ill and getting close to hospice care, the considerations are very different. ...Read more
Is intermittent tingling on two fingers and a pressure feeling on the tip of thumb on my left hand a sign of impending stroke or heart attack?
Tingling: This is more than likely due to something in your neck irritating a sensory part of the nerve usually C6 or c7. If you are concerned about it you should see your family doctor. Signs of a stroke are usually more pronounced ie, facial weakness, arm weakness, speech disturbance, visual changes.. ...Read more
What the difference between my anxiety symptoms and angina? The left side of my body goes numb after eating. I've been examined in the ER and the doctors said I have no signs of heart attack, stroke, or cancer. I didn't notice I was depressed. Could I be
When it happens: Angina means heart pain which is much much more likely to occur in older people and during physical exertion while panic attacks are often random, or due to some specific trigger such as supermarket/closed space likely elevator etc...During a panic attack, the symptoms are quite like angina. Being 24 and had work-up without cardiac involvement, panic is likely. Consult doc for treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Urine Control: Generally, the answer is no. Urinary incontinance can be caused by primary dysfunction of the muscles of control of urination or by injury to the nerves controlling these muscles. Strokes generally do not effect these nerves in isolation. Seek the advice of your doctor and ask for a referral to a urologist. ...Read more
Not necessarily: More info is needed as well as an exam. Please see your family physician. Could be anything from a habit to a malocclusion. ...Read more
Unlikely: Stroke can cause numbness in your r hand, but it would be of sudden onset and maybe involve face, arm and leg, with weakness also. More likely that a nerve compressed at your elbow or wrist causing numbness/tingling. This can happen if you lean on the spot for too long, (sleep in a certain position & wake up with a numb hand). Also carpal tunnel can cause it. ...Read more
Numb lips at night only one side. But as soon as I wake up it goes away. Should I be concerned could that mean a sign of a stroke?
It could mean your diabetes isn't well-controlled yet or that the metformin you are taking is causing a
B12 deficiency. It could also be a mild stroke or other neurologic problems. Please see your physician ASAP for a consultation to check your glucose, hemoglobin-A1C, B12, complete neurological exam to detect any mild deficits or Neuro referral ...Read more
I keep waking up with a side of my face going partially numb. After a few moments of sitting up straight, I'm fine. Is this a sign of a stroke?
Nerve compression: No you did not suffer a stroke or even bells palsy. You are simply experiencing a compression of a nerve while you are laying on it that is causing the neurological symptom of numbness. This is equivalent to the deadening sensation when your leg falls asleep if you spend too much time sitting on something hard. It is not an illness or cause for alarm. ...Read more
Probably not: Weakness rather than soreness is more typical of stroke. Can you grasp and bend with your arm below your head? This may be tendonitis, arthritis or possibly a rotator cuff issue. If you are also having slurred speech, dizziness, changes in your vision, difficulty breathing, chest heaviness, etc. Go to the ER now! In any event, you should seek medical attention soon! ...Read more
If my right arm hurts, feels weak and the muscles ache without reason, could that be a sign of a stroke? I'm scared.
Not likely stroke: More common causes of your symptoms are a spinal problem, local trauma, and repetitive use disorder. Stroke symptoms would usually also involve facial, speech, and/or right leg symptoms. ...Read more
There's no sign of a stroke on my MRI of brain why would I have constant numbness in face, head ect? Afor 9 months now?
? nerve palsy: Keep seeking answers, as a normal MRI is very good news and rules out stroke etc., you may have a nerve palsy of some sort, severe sinus infection causing facial parasthesias, lymes disease, variant herpes zoster infection, etc. Hopefully a diagnosis will be forthcoming, so you can start to get better. Best wishes. ...Read more
My boyfriend is having a hard time swallowing he said the inside of his throat is numb is this the sign of a stroke
Are paresthesias along with loss of sensation in legs, burning in head a sign of a stroke? Can an MRI of brain detect previous strokes?
Emergency: This kind of question worries me. If you are watching anyone who you think is having a stroke then minutes count. Lives can be saved with rapid and immediate medical attention. If you have not already called 911 or gotten the person into medical care regardless of the answers here it may be wise to do so now. ...Read more
F = new onset facial weakness on one side, the mouth or the eye droops (smiling shows this up)
A = new onset arm weakness (you cant hold one of your arms up or lift it properly
S = speech problems, new slurring or difficulty finding the name for common objects e.g. pen, chairs, keys.
T = Urgent treatment in hospital is required. Call ambulance. ...Read more
See below: Sudden heavy feeling or paralysis or weakness of one side of the body, drooping of the same side of the face. Slurred speech, confusion, vision changes, and headache. These symptoms have a sudden onset and would all happen on the same side of the body. If you or someone you know is experiencing these signs, call for help immediately and take note of the time of symptom onset. ...Read more
Check the national institute for neurological disorders and stroke (ninds) for this info, the link is http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/stroke/knowstroke. Htm
different from heart attacks, most strokes don't hurt. Patients often show up too late. Severe headaches may indicate hemorrhagic stroke or aneurysm rupture. If in doubt, go to the emergency room. ...Read more