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I am 60 yr old female in good health. Have had several

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I am 60 yr old female in good health. Have had several episodes in the past week, usually at work. I get a sudden weakness in both arms followed by pain that seems to connect across my back. Lasts about 10 seconds. Today this has recurred 3 times in an hour. Any thoughts?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


Yes, go to the ER.

A heart problem is possible.

A spine problem.

A stroke.

Not normal, potentially serious./

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