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The numbness in the right hand for 5 minutes along with dizziness at your age does not raise any suspicions of having a stroke or a transient ischemic attack. These symptoms could result from dehydration, vitamin deficiency and iron deficiency. Anemia can also cause dizziness along with sudden numbness or paraesthesia in hands or feet.
Since, the symptoms have been ongoing I would suggest that you get in to see your GP and get some tests done. Sugar levels, blood pressure, electrolyte panel and a full blood count. These tests should help us in reaching a conclusion and pin pointing the cause of the symptoms.
Till you can see your doctor I suggest that you keep well hydrated and get some bed rest.
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The more sinister conditions that you might be worried about present a little more frankly. However, a work up is mandated. You should continue to keep an eye on your symptoms, if you think they are progressing, a visit to the Urgent Care or the ER will be warranted rather than waiting for the appointment on the 8th of March.
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