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RTH Stroke Foundation user and staff generated content should not be considered as medical advice. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider because of something you read on the RTH Stroke Foundation’s website. You should always speak with your doctor for a proper diagnosis and prognosis. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. The purpose of this feature is to clarify medical questions that may be difficult to answer when pertaining to a specific case. If you believe you or someone you know are suffering from Stroke or another medical emergency, contact 9-1-1.