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Cause of transient ischemic attack

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
If: Risk factors exist for Stroke or CAD, the sympathetic response to anxiety and panic could lead to Stroke or TIA
Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 33 years experience
No: While symptoms during a panic attack or episode of anxiety may mimic a transient ischemic attack(TIA) or stroke, panic attack and anxiety do not cause... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Nodes: Swollen nodes imply inflammation/infection and are not related to tia.
Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
Neurology 18 years experience
Unlikely: It is very unlikely unless there is direct pressure on the main blood vessel (carotid artery, for example).
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 21 years experience
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.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Blood clots: Typical tia's are associated with progressive closure of a blood vessel by thrombosis locally or by a clot at a distance lodging in a narrow blood ves... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
Neurology 43 years experience
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 41 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Hospital-based practice 11 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 23 years experience
Stroke: If untreated will give stroke, TIA has to be diagnosed as to cause like narrowed artery, blood clot, differentiating from other causes like seizure, m... Read More

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