A 22-year-old member asked:
my dad has spells where he has vertigo lips tingle and has a weird chemically taste in his mouth, could this be signs of stroke?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Absolutely: And he should be seen. Also, rule out a focal epilepsy variant.
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Neurology 18 years experience
Possibly: Signs of stroke can vary greatly. What you described can potentially represent signs of transient ischemic attacks (or so called "mini strokes"). This requires careful evaluation by a physician. Other conditions can do this as well. Notably, seizures, anxiety attacks and migraines can present this way.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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