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Bitter taste, then locked jaw, then facial paralysis

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  • Posted By: cgee106
  • October 10, 2009
  • 11:52 PM

Hello, A friend of mine just came by, and is scaring me......he said about a week ago foods were tasting bitter....then, his right jaw "locked" for about 15 seconds......then the next morning, he has symptoms of a stroke....can not smile, flubbing his words, spills when drinking out of a bottle......I had him poke knife in face and could feel pokes on both sides......he is unemployed and concerned re" going to doc!!!!! Ant advice VERY WELCOME!!!!


thank you.....chuck

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  • Hello, A friend of mine just came by, and is scaring me......he said about a week ago foods were tasting bitter....then, his right jaw "locked" for about 15 seconds......then the next morning, he has symptoms of a stroke....can not smile, flubbing his words, spills when drinking out of a bottle......I had him poke knife in face and could feel pokes on both sides......he is unemployed and concerned re" going to doc!!!!! Ant advice VERY WELCOME!!!! thank you.....chuck could be parkinson's or Guillian barre due to facial stiffness, etc, especially one sided. Good luck
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    • October 11, 2009
    • 11:57 PM
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  • Hello, A friend of mine just came by, and is scaring me......he said about a week ago foods were tasting bitter....then, his right jaw "locked" for about 15 seconds......then the next morning, he has symptoms of a stroke....can not smile, flubbing his words, spills when drinking out of a bottle......I had him poke knife in face and could feel pokes on both sides......he is unemployed and concerned re" going to doc!!!!! Ant advice VERY WELCOME!!!! thank you.....chuck That is life-threatening... I'm hoping that he's gone to an URGENT CARE facility by now...
    ohfaithful 68 Replies
    • October 12, 2009
    • 03:08 AM
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