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    What causes numbness in right arm and right leg after a meal?

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Posted on Thu, 26 May 2016 in Elderly Problems
Question: My right arm, right leg go numb after a meal. I find it difficult to even walk.
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
It's likely a Stroke.Urgent CT scan of brain should be done.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX cr,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query.

Sudden onset right sided numbness is typical of a stroke.You should urgently rush to an emergency room and get a CT scan of brain done.

Earlier the diagnosis,better will be the outcome.

If you have any further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow-up.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
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