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gigisgram posted:
in the last week i've had the weirdest symptoms. i've been dizzy at first than nodding off (passing out) throwing up, stiff, went to the er blood pressue 200/100 my normal 100/60 they thought a side effect from a new med i was taking but my symptoms haven't changed. gotten worse. i'm drooling a little and i'm blurry in my right eye. not sure what to do. very emotional and feel so out of sorts. this isn't like me at all. i'm crying and yelling and not myself at all. my family thinks i've lost it. please help.
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Richard C Senelick, MD responded:
Unfortunately is difficult to tell what is going on without more information and examining you. Did you stop taking the new medication? The Emergency Room is a good place for emergencies, but is not the best place to work out complicated problems. Do you have a family doctor? If not, I would try and get an appointment with an Internist to sort thru your problems. Try and get a copy of all the tests that were done in the emergency room, so the doctor can look at them. If you cannot find a doctor and are still having problems, you can go back to the ER, tell them to take another look. They also might be able to suggest a doctor who is taking new patients.

Good Luck
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.


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