A 41-year-old member asked:
Does a transient ischemic attack always cause one sided numbness?
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Neurology 43 years experience
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 symptoms such as numbness, weakness, speech or vision problems depending upon the part affected) due to ischemia (decreased blood supply) which can be caused by a clot in the blood vessel or a clot from somewhere else such as the heart or the carotid artery.
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Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
TIA: Symptoms may differ from individual to individual. Numbness, weakness, slurred speech, aphasia, or blindness are some of the symptoms.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Will a transient ischemic attack always have one sided numbness?
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Anesthesiology 29 years experience
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