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Full Question: Can Hemiplegic Migraines be caused by Chemical Exposure ? (specifically bleach or ammonia ). My wife has had 5 episodes simulating strokes in the last 10 months, but no health organization has been able to say 100% that she has had a stroke at all. Symptoms are usually in this order: 1. light-headedness 2. nausea 3. tingling in the left leg 4. blurred vision 5. sensitivity headache 6. tingling in the left arm 7. weakness in left arm and leg 8. pounding headache in both temple areas 9. exhaustion . in about 4 hours all symptoms usually subside except exhaustion. she is 38 years old. recently, we found a local heart doctor who feels strongly that she maybe having hemiplegic migraines. My wife has her own cleaning business and very recently we have finally noticed a pattern to these episodes. Every episode has occurred after she had breathing contact or skin contact with bleach and/or ammonia. One recent episode occurred within 3 minutes of removing a stain from a carpet ...
Alternative Names Discharge from the vagina Prevention References Anderson M, Karasz A, Friedland S. Are vaginal symptoms ever normal? A review of the literature. MedGenMed . 2004;6(4):49. Eckert LO, Lentz GM. Infections of the lower genital tract: vulva, vagina, cervix, toxic shock syndrome, HIV infections. In: Katz VL, Lentz GM, Lobo RA, Gershenson DM, eds. Comprehensive Gynecology . 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2007:chap 22. Sanfilippo JS. Vulvovaginitis. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 549. Spence D, Melville C. Vaginal discharge. BMJ . 2007;335:1147-1151.
Alternative Names Vaginitis - atrophic; Vaginitis due to reduced estrogen Symptoms Burning on urination Light bleeding after intercourse Painful sexual intercourse causing a loss in sexual interest Slight vaginal discharge Vaginal soreness, including itching or burning sensations Signs and tests A pelvic examination reveals thin, pale vaginal walls. A wet prep test of vaginal discharge may be done to rule out other causes for the condition. Hormonal studies may be done to determine if you are in menopause.
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