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Suffered paralysis, pins and needles, headache, high WBC count, weight loss, vomiting. Cause?

my nephew has just suffered left side paralysis .... the feeling has come back, but he still has pins and needles in his left hand ... he cannot make a fist.... he has a severe headache He is only 28. He has had problems over the last few years which have never been diagnoised... these included high white blood cell count... weight loss ... extreme vomiting without any immediate prior symptoms He has had mri s, cat scans etc and nothing has shown up... do you have any idea what could be causing this?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.

The symptoms are suggestive of minor brain stroke. The underlying cause needs to be evaluated.
In a young person, focus should be on a heart disease, vasculitis, thrombogenic state, etc. These can be found out with blood tests. Angiogram may be required in some cases.
Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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Answered: Mon, 29 Jul 2013
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