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I have had 5 mini-strokes within 2 weeks, can online doctor tell me the reason ?

I ve had 5 mini-strokes within 2 weeks, should I see a doctor? I m 17 years old and they happened a little over a month ago and I didn t know what was going on until i looked at some symptoms and realized that i was having ischemic attacks known as mini-strokes...although i haven t had any since then, could it still be a cause of something bigger or could it lead to a future fatal stroke later? i have been diagnosed but i fit all of the criteria for one from the paralysis, confusion, memory loss , nausea , excruciating headaches, and blackened vision...the only reason i havent went to a doctor because i need some insight before they give me all these tests and charge me thousands of dollars for something i could ve figured myself. even if its not ischemic attacks those are still some harsh symptoms and i would like some ideas for the cause...thank you I meant I haven t been diagnosed..
Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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see these are bells ringing for bad times.... may it not occur & u open your eyes ,,,oh so many times ..u are really lucky ..u have suffered multiple episodes of stroke some would have cleared by themselve ....some lodge d in vessels ....... anyday u can come across a big paralytic attack ....rush to a neurologist for a proper workup including mri/ echocardiography/ blood tests and management
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What were your symptoms that led to this neurological diagnosis.Do you have them now.?
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