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Friend has muscle paralysis, numbness, coldness, slurred speech, dizziness after jogging? What is going on?

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Dr. Leto Quarles
Family Medicine
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In brief: Call 911 !

Paralysis, numbness, slurred speech, dizziness can all be signs of a stroke.
Needs to be assessed and treated right away in nearest er. Can be fatal or cause permanent disability - rapid treatment decreases chances of bad outcome. If it turns out not to be a stroke, could still be heart problem, severe electrolyte disturbance, or various other dangerous causes. Get friend to er now!

In brief: Call 911 !

Paralysis, numbness, slurred speech, dizziness can all be signs of a stroke.
Needs to be assessed and treated right away in nearest er. Can be fatal or cause permanent disability - rapid treatment decreases chances of bad outcome. If it turns out not to be a stroke, could still be heart problem, severe electrolyte disturbance, or various other dangerous causes. Get friend to er now!
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