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You were in the hospital for ___________________________________.
After you go home, watch for these signs and symptoms:
Increasing or severe headache
Feeling sleepy all the time
Trouble waking up
Vomiting that won’t go away or stop
Trouble with walking or balance
New arm, leg, or facial weakness
Personality or behavior changes (quick mood changes, irritability)
Changes or loss of vision
Change in speech, swallowing, or talking
Numbness, tingling, or changes in sensation
Having a hard time concentrating
New bladder or bowel control issues or not able to go to the bathroom
Who to Call
Report any of these symptoms to Dr. _____________ at (608) 263-5442 or call your local emergency room.
After hours or on the weekend, call UW Paging at (608) 262-2122 and ask for the neurology resident on call. Leave your name and number with area code. The doctor will call you back.
Call 911 for signs of a stroke.
Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg
Trouble speaking clearly
If you are a patient receiving care at UnityPoint – Meriter, Swedish American or a health system outside of UW Health, please use the phone numbers provided in your discharge instructions for any questions or concerns.