A member asked:

Conditions that mimic a tia normally cause bodywide neurological symptoms, such as tingling..ive had left hand temp numb <2 mins 3mths ago.and right hand <2mins today.gp says highly likely migraine related without aura or headache,no tests ,agree?

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Unlikely Migraine: There are too many other causes of numbness and tingling in the hands to make a diagnosis of migraines. Numbness and tingling is not a good sensation and if repeats and becomes more constant should be worked up. Very brief and rare, or happening only once should be monitored. Some causes of numbness in the hands are: Carpal Tunnel, Ulnar neuropathy, cervical spine, diabetes, vascular, drugs...

Answered 3/21/2018



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