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How do you treat a TIA (transient ischemic attack)?

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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 internal medical doctor is manditory to prevent a stroke. You should be evaluated with carotid u/s, blood pressure evluation, ekg's, get lipid panels, checked for diabetes, and if necessary a hyper-coaguable state. Most patients are treated with aspirin.
Answered on Jul 8, 2015
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