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Dr. Thomas Karelis
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Yes: True hemiplegic migraines are rare, but they can run in families. There is genetic testing that can be done to see if you carry the genes that make y ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Karelis
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Rare: True hemiplegic migraines are rare, but they can run in families. There is genetic testing that can be done to see if you carry the genes that make y ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
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Common enough: A tingling and numbness of the face and hand are very common during a migraine attack. True paralysis of the arm and leg are rare, but numbness and u ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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See below: Hemiplegic migraine (hm) is a rare, neurological disease. Hm is classified as migraine with aura accompanied by motor weakness. When a hemiplegic migr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Take her to doctor?: I would think this is the first step.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melanie Tugaoen
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Lets review your que: Hemiplegic migraine is one of the symptoms of migraines but it is far less common than the more typical symptoms: Scotoma, visual changes, photophobia ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
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Yes: It is not normal but common. But not a worrisome sign.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Genetics: there is usually a genetic component in all migraine variants; however, hemiplegic migraines are certainly less common than classic migraine; however, ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
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Yes: Migraines are associated with somewhat increased risk of stroke. You should do your best to minimize risk by not smoking and not taking birth control ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Migaine hurts a lot: Tia typically does not cause pain, or only little. Migraine, on the other hand, often hurts quite a bit, as well as being a recurrent thing. Migraine ... Read More
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