A member asked:

What are the complications of transient ischemic attack?

8 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi answered

Specializes in Neurology

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.

Answered Apr 24, 2015


Dr. Idan Sharon answered

Specializes in Neurology

Is like a tremor before the quake. It should alert you that the body needs to be improved medically to reduce the probability of a full stroke.

Answered Mar 8, 2014


Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov answered

Specializes in Neurology

Most feared complication of a TIA is a stroke. Stroke can potentially be large and very debilitating. Tia necessitates careful evaluation and treatment.

Answered Oct 15, 2017



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