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What causes headache and slurred speech?

Mar 2013
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Leg & arm weakness realeased from hosptl mri/ct clear. Nxt dy aftr hdache tnge feels fat and slurred speech. Cant get to my neurolgst shld i go bck to ER?
Posted Wed, 19 Feb 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 2 minutes later
YEs you should. IT sounds like a stroke.
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Follow-up: What causes headache and slurred speech? 1 minute later
Even tho my ct and mri was clear
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 10 minutes later
Brief Answer: EXPLAINED BELOW Detailed Answer: Yes, even though both the reports were clear, the headache and slurred speech could indicate an impending stroke or palsy. Why not go to the ER and have a repeat evaluation - always better to be on the safer side. Take care.
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