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Signs of transient ischemic attack - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have a problem with my right arm and leg numbness
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed this numbness?
User :   Iam male , age 79
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed this numbness?
User :   Onset yesterday
Doctor :   Do the symptoms persist or have they reduced since the onset?
User :   Reduced slightly
Doctor :   Do you notice weakness of the limbs?
Doctor :   Do you have any difficulty in walking?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Have they appeared since yesterday, or this has been since a long while?
User :   Yes
User :   Yes, yesterday
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes/hypertension/highcholesterol levels?
User :   Hypertension
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   Since your symptoms have been acute in onset, there are possibilities that these symptoms may be signs of Transient Ischemic Attact.
User :   Please do
Doctor :   which will need evaluation.
Doctor :   I suggest you to report to your doctor as soon as possible for evaluation.
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   No
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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