I seem to have gone through something I can't explain. My neck became swollen and I developed a huge headache for the last three days. Now my eyes have dark rings around them and I didn't notice till today. I don't think I've had a stroke?
NHS (UK) advice on stroke diagnosis from the UK (free).
F - is your face drooping on one side?
A- is lifting both arms above your head difficult?
S- Speech Is your speech slurred?
T -If, in any number or all of the above answers is positive , TELEPHONE the ER
Remember the acronym F.A.S.T. because speed is essential.
You will know the answer to your original questions by now .
Please tell us how you got on?
Not a doctor! And don't play one on TV.
The five warning signs of stroke are:
Sudden onset of weakness or numbness on one side of the body.
Sudden speech difficulty or confusion.
Sudden difficulty seeing in one or both eyes.
Sudden onset of dizziness, trouble walking or loss of balance.
Sudden, severe headache with no known cause.