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My right side feels like a dead weight when I get out of

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My right side feels like a dead weight when I get out of bed. It isn't numb, but my leg drags, I can't lift my arm and I don't have any grip in my hand. Once I get up and move around it starts to go away. What could be causing this?
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: I have some swelling in my hand. When I move around the symptoms get better.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have high blood pressure.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  dr abid replied 1 month ago.

Hi. I amCustomerWelcome to Just Answer and thank you for the question.
I'm reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply.

Expert:  dr abid replied 1 month ago.

This seems to beRight sided Hemiparesis ( Weakness of right half of body ) and could be the alarming sign of near stroke.

It would be ideal for you to have Carotid Doppler and consultation with your dr to start risk factor modification like control of blood pressure , start Asprin , Statins .

This need immediate attention please.

Regards ***** ***** luck .

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