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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to have a transient ischemic attack in your 20's?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
TIA: Unusual but possible at young age. Also concern for type of seizure or anxiety.
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Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
Neurology 19 years experience
Rare: While possible, it is quite rare. Certain genetic syndromes, blood vessel abnormalities can result in strokes and tias in young adults. If there are concerning symptoms, such as one-sided weakness, numbness, speech difficulty or visual deficit, you should talk to your doctor.
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A 24-year-old member asked:

What causes a transient ischemic attack?

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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 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.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the complications of transient ischemic attack?

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 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, migraine etc.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

What is a transient ischemic attack?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 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 prone for a stroke in future if no addequate meaasures are taken.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms for a transient ischemic attack?

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Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 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 changes. Sudden trouble speaking.Sudden confusion or trouble understanding simple statements.Sudden problems with walking or balance.A sudden, severe headache that is different from past headaches. If symptoms last longer than an hour, could be stroke.
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