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Lightheadedness, could not speak. Scared

Hey, just this morning I got out of the car to get fuel, I started feeling weird, light headed then my right hand touched my left hand while opening the fuel tank, I pulled it away Becasue it didn t feel like my hand, then when I tried to speak I couldn t, I felt like it was all slurr. I started feeling better and now I feel fine. Just wondering what that might be it scared me a bit. Thanks
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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Thanks for the query

It looks like you have suffered from a transient ischemic attack. Since your right hand was involved it indicates that your left brain which had a transient loss of blood supply which also explains your slurring of speech. Please do not neglect the matter, you need to seek help from a neurologist as soon as possible for a MRI brain with angio. You will also need to be further evaluated for the TIA

I hope I have answered your query

I wish you good health

Answered: Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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