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Stroke not shown in diagnostic tests - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   is it possible to have a stroke and it not show up on a catskan or MRI ON THE BRAIN OR BLOOD WORK
Doctor :   yes there is a possibility
User :   I got dizzy last thursday and blacked out my arm went numb and been dizzy ever since and have had a Mri and catskan and they said nothing is wrong but I am still dizzy and my right arm is still numb
Doctor :   stroke by defenition means paralysis
User :   what should I do? I called the emergency room and they said their is nothing they can do for me. every dr I have called can't get me in for atleast 3 to 4 weeks

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