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If elderly person has really high BP and slurred speech, does she need test for stroke?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
And go urgently to the er.

In brief: Yes
And go urgently to the er.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Richard Pergolizzi
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Seek medical attention immediately! even if the symptoms have been going on for some time, high blood pressure is one of the big risk factors for stroke and slurred speech is one of the symptoms.

In brief: Yes
Seek medical attention immediately! even if the symptoms have been going on for some time, high blood pressure is one of the big risk factors for stroke and slurred speech is one of the symptoms.
Dr. Richard Pergolizzi
Dr. Richard Pergolizzi
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