A 25-year-old female asked:
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help.. can sudden first time flushing/red warm/hot/heat only one side of face mean stroke or tia? it lasted a few minutes and then went.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot.
Answered on Oct 30, 2015
Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
17 years experience Neurology
Unlikely: It is unlikely to be a stroke or TIA. Strokes/TIA usually causes loss of function - weakness, numbness etc. Your description does not fit classic stroke or TIA.
Answered on Mar 16, 2020

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