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i think I had a stroke or mini stroke, I haven't been eating properly and I have been smoking a lot more cigarettes recently and being drinking coffee and energy drinks. I was awake for 4 days due to insomnia, on the forth day I then fell asleep for an hour at 4pm, to which I was awoken in under an hour by a very intense sharp burning pain in my left leg and sharp chest pains an hour later. I shifted my body from laying down on my back to a vertical position and I put my feet on the ground and the pain got more intense and my vision became very shifty and blury, then I stood up and it continued to get more intense about 20 seconds after I stood up it began to subside. the whole experience lasted about 1 minute and 15 seconds to a minute and a half. its been 48 hours and the pain in my left leg has returned and is persistant. also I cant bend that leg too far or I begin to feel pressure. what do I do? do I go to the hospital? should I be concerned?
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replied April 19th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
These symptoms are consistent with depressive illness. I would suggest you to take antidepressants and pain killers to combat this problem.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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