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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: Some one can have series of TIA but still can survive. The definition of TIA is symptoms last less than 24 hours and will have full tecovery.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Absolutely: Someone who is having tias should most definitely have their carotids checked since the carotid arteries are the number one source for embolic strokes ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Address risk factors: The risk factors for tia, stroke, heart disease, vascular disease are the same. Lowering cholesterol, blood pressure, treating diabetes, increased ca ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Possible: While the answer is technically yes, most strokes and tias are not caused by vasospasm but rather by plaque rupture, platelet aggregation, and throm ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Karimi
15 years experience in Neurosurgery
All preventable: All of the above are preventable by routine measures such as good blood pressure control, proper diet, exercise and blood sugar control.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Not clear: Your question is not clear. Please reframe the question to get correct answer.
A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience in Cardiology
TIA: Transient ischemic attack which means episode of stroke like symptoms that resolve in minutes but should have full evaluation.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience in Geriatrics
Not necessarily...: A dissection means that the artery has begun to tear. This can lead to complete rupture or can occur slowly. In either case, there is an increased ris ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
TIA or STROKE: Tia or stroke are due to atherosclerosis of carotid arteries, or clot coming from heart. The majority of these processes happens in people with high ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
15 years experience in Neurology
TIA blurred visiom: Tia can rarely lead to sudden blurred vision but there are other disease of the eye or the brain that may cause it more often. An ophthalmologist eval ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience in Neurosurgery
Pathophysiology: Ischemic stroke occurs when an artery to the brain is blocked.A thrombotic stroke occurs when diseased or damaged cerebral arteries become blocked by ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Subtle changes: subtle changes in tissue and possible intermittent spasm in vessels or slight narrowing are clues
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Stroke: That is a cerebrovascular accident - also known as stroke. With a TIA the effects are not permanent - they resolve. With a stroke, at least some of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually not: The differential diagnosis for "spots" in your vision is varied with the most common cause being floaters secondary to a vitreous detachment. Other c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience in Cardiology
Not really: Tia or transient ischemic attack is essential a stroke that resolves quickly ... As such it is cerebrovascular disease which is part of the cardiovasc ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
PFO: The american academy of neurology published a guideline on this topic. You can find it here: http://www.Aan.Com/professionals/practice/pdfs/clinicia ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
It is a risk: Stroke is a known risk of carotid stenting. It is also a risk of the surgical option: endarterectomy. Your, or your family member's risk of stroke i ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
CTA or MRI: .
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
See comments: Are you referring to radiology reading of an MRI of brain? In elderly, often thought that white matter lesions are associated with "microvascular ang ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience in Neurology
Yes: The short answer is yes
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Tia : Plaice is sometimes given for tia.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience in Cardiology
Possibly: Less validated than coronary and peripheral vascular ischemia, but some data suggests her may be a role. There is an increased risk of strokes with th ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Depends on cause: Sudden hearing loss, vertigo and nausea are a triad that occur with injury to the auditory nerve/inner ear. It is unlikely to be a TIA which implies b ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Tests for a stroke: Ct scans, MRI scans, and physical exams are all done for tias and strokes.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Blocked plumbing: Your carotid arteries deliver blood to your brain and head. Carotid artery stenosis is when gunk and inflammation make it harder for the blood to flow ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
TIA?: A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is when blood flow to a part of the brain stops for a brief period of time. A person will have stroke-like symptoms ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
TIA: I suppose it is possible but if you never noticed a symptom not sure ho, w the diagnosis would be made. The definition implies a transient symptom.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience in Radiology
Depends: This is a complex question. It depends on what percent of is already showing signs of infarction (dead brain) rather than just ischemia (brain at ris ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Tobacco use and CVA: Tobacco use makes atherosclerosis worse and may lead to transient ischemic attack due to vascular lesions in the blood vessels in the brain.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Tia: Can be arrhythmia related especially afib.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
TIAs can present : In many different ways; one sided weakness, slurring of speech, monocular blindness, changes in mention and consciousness. If you suspect a tia, you ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Cardiac Stroke: A blood clot that starts in the heart (usually a bad valve, irregular heart beat causing pooling in the heart, or heart attack with damaged heart tiss ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: The pertinence & relevance in the question aren't clear to pointedly answer your question. Nonetheless, I would try. Seeing clear urethral disch ... 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 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Tia vs stroke: Tia symptoms are transient they disappear after a few hours. A stroke patient has symptoms that are present most of the time permanently. ( or more th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Time: A transient ischemic attack is a stroke that spontaneously resolves. All that it takes is time. However, often patients with a stroke are given clot ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
No cure: Can be prevented. But there is no cure , just like for diabetes, high BP etc.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience in Neurology
No: Even if you apply the older criteria to define a tia, all of your symptoms should have resolved in 24 hours. Using the currently accepted criteria, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Potentially: Can cause a significant drop in blood pressure or a drop in heart rate which cam mimic symptoms of a tia. See your doctor asap.
A 100-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: Depending on the specifics baby Aspirin is close to as effective as stronger blood thinners (within a few percent of absolute risk) while being much l ... Read More
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