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?I've recently been told that I've had a silent migraine.. Basically, on Sunday (12-03-17) I was bent over picking washing up off the floor and as I came up my hearing on my left side went and was replaced by a large ringing noise which I've been told is tinnitus. About an hour after my hearing went my check was totally numb as if I'd been to the dentist to have a tooth removed. The numbing would come an go on and off throughout the day. When I woke up on the Monday morning I felt awful, my check was totally numb and so was my entire left side, it wasn't like pins and needles it just felt so heavy as if they weren't my limbs. I went to my GP and he referred me straight to the hospital as he was concerned I'd either had a stroke or I had bleeding on the brain.
?When I was at the hospital they ran bloods, sent me for a chest x-ray, 2 CT scans and an MRI scan. Everything came back normal- no signs of tumours, no bleeding, no clots, normal blood flow etc. There was absolutely nothing showing up on any of the tests. The first consultant I saw put it down to a medical mystery and told me there are some things medicine just can't explain and I was discharged from hospital on the Tuesday afternoon.
?By Wednesday I had blochy vision, vomiting, a pulsating feeling in my left leg- it literally felt like something was trying to burst through my leg- my left arm was numb and I felt so dizzy I didn't know where to put myself.
?I went back to my GP on Thursday and he sent me back to hospital where they ran more bloods and have now said it's silent migraine- so I have all these awful symptoms just without the headache.
?This is all totally new to me- I don't know how to tell if the symptoms coming and going are a sign of a new migraine or if it's the same one and the symptoms just come and go as they please? If anybody can offer any advice or share their experience I would be so appreciative because I have no idea how long this episode is going to last. It's been the worst 6 days of my life with no signs of it letting up anytime soon.
?Thanks for reading.
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