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my wife has slurred speach, confused, restless, back hurting,she

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my wife has slurred speach, confused, restless, back hurting,she is diabetic, and has lung cancer. any thing i need to do? do we need to go to doctor?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  MasterDoc replied 7 years ago.
If the back pain , restlessness, confusion and slurred speech are new you should IMMEDIATELY see an MD (indeed an ambulance might be best). She could be having a stroke and the damage could be mitigated by EXTREMELY prompt treatment. Or she could have an infection (with the back pain).
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