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good evening. my friend 45 female, recently been told she

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good evening. my friend 45 female, recently been told she has high bp. she has also just given up smoking. she went to doctor cpl weeks ago after feeling unwell. today she went swimming with a friend and after she has a heavy pain in the left back of her head & also lost vision in her left eye. she also forgot how to speak and where she lived.. i told them she should go straight to hospital but she doesnt want to go. i said this may be a mini stroke and should go now . can you give your profesional advise on this please and hopefully she will take notice . thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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you did the right thing.

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it could have been a ministroke

Dr. David :

from a small blood clot.

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you did the right thing to recommend going to the hospital or A&E department.

Dr. David :

I would have said the same thing.

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her symptoms are quite serious and need to be addressed at the hospital.

Customer:

i thank you for this and now that she has see this from a profesonal i will hope she will go .

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