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A 49-year-old male asked:

Could a sudden temporary numb left hand( only) moving to lip lasting 4 mins be a tia? history of migraine and panic attack.

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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 22 years experience
Possibly: Those symptoms could be a TIA but can also be associated with migraine or even a panic attack, both of which are in your history. Four minutes is relatively short for a TIA so that diagnosis is less likely. If these symptoms persist, please seek evaluation.
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