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Can swollen lymph nodes in the neck cause a transient ischemic attack?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Nodes: Swollen nodes imply inflammation/infection and are not related to tia.
Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
Neurology 18 years experience
Unlikely: It is very unlikely unless there is direct pressure on the main blood vessel (carotid artery, for example).

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