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cause of transient ischemic attack

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein answered
20 years experience in Neurology
Blood clot: Usually a clot that occluded a blood vessel to the brain. It usually comes from a plaque on the carotid artery or the heart.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Complex issue: Transients events can be due to heart defects, arrhythmia, blood pressure, blood sugar, drug effects, seizure, migraine, or blood vessel disorders. I ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
42 years experience in Neurology
No. : A transient ischemic attack is due to a temporary (usually 1 hour or less) episode of neurological dysfunction of part of the brain( different symptom ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
If: Risk factors exist for Stroke or CAD, the sympathetic response to anxiety and panic could lead to Stroke or TIA
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Nodes: Swollen nodes imply inflammation/infection and are not related to tia.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
35 years experience in Neurology
TIA: A transient ischemic attack is caused by the transient blockage of a blood vessel in the brain. Symptoms depend on the blood vessel being blocked. For ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
TIA: Tia or ministroke exhibit symptoms of paralysis, speech deficits which are typically get better in few hours time. Once someone has a TIA they are pro ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
40 years experience in Neurology
TIA TX: Tia's result from cardiac, carotid or vessel to vessel emboli usually from platelet aggregates (clots). A thorough eval by your neurologist or interna ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
10 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Mini stroke.: Sudden numbness, tingling, weakness, or loss of movement in your face, arm, or leg, especially on only one side of your body. Sudden vision change ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
35 years experience in Neurology
TIA: A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is caused by the transient blockage of a blood vessel in the brain. The symptoms depend on the blood vessel being bl ... Read More
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