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I HAD A STROKE ABOUT 4YRS AGO, AM 61, IN THE PAST COUPLE OF…

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I HAD A STROKE...

I HAD A STROKE ABOUT 4YRS AGO, AM 61, IN THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS I HAVE HAD SOME LEFT ARM PAIN AND DIZZINESS, THIS MORNING I WAS OFF BALANCE, i did have a BILADERAL BY PASS, AT THAT TIME I HAD A STENT THAT WAS BLOCKED.S HOULD I BE WORRIED ABOUT ANOTHER ONE COMMING ON? I ALSO HAVE HAD 2 HEART ABLATIONS AND WILL PROBLEY NEED ANOTHER.

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

Hands & ankles, but I AM NOW ON LASIX 40

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

HISTORY OF FAMILY HEART TROUBLE,BOTH PARENTS, SON, SISTER, ETC. ALL HAD HEART SURGERY AT EARLY AGE. BOTH PARENTS PASSED

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Your symptoms may not be related to heart. They may be ministroke which is termed as transient ischemic attack (TIA) or transient neurological attack (TNA).

You need following investigations;

1) MRI and MRA of brain.

2) Colored doppler study of carotid (neck) arteries.

These can detect the blood circulation of the brain.

You need to consult your doctor as soon as possible.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Thank you I will contact my heart dr on MON unless symptoms get worse in which case I will go to er, last resort.
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