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Boy who had a tingling tongue at school was having a stroke – Liverpool Echo

Wednesday, 1 June, 2022

Boy who had a tingling tongue at school was having a stroke – Liverpool Echo

Joey and his parents, Nick and Karen (Image: Handout)

 
A boy who felt his tongue tingling when he was at school was actually having a serious stroke.
Joey Devine, from St Helens, was only ten when he had a brain haemorrhage out of the blue on November 16, 2018. He was at school when he had a strange taste in his mouth, his tongue started tingling and he realised he couldn’t speak or feel his right arm.
His parents Karen and Nick drove him to Whiston Paediatric A&E, where scans showed he had an AVM – an Arteriovenous Malformation – when blood vessels in the brain are tangled. Joey’s had burst and caused a bleed on his brain.
Read more at: https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/boy-who-tingling-tongue-school-23943474

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