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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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I had a mini stroke last week, I’ve been home

I had a mini stroke last week, I’ve been home for about 4 days. Out of nowhere this evening I began having the same feeling that I had with the stroke so I headed toward the hospital but by the time I got here I began to feel a little better. Should I still get looked at?
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
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