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If facial droop was caused by a stroke could the droop come and go over a matter of hours or even minutes or would that point to an infectious cause?
If it's a TIA: Transient ischemic attacks (tias) are strokes that don't last. They're caused by temporary interruption of the blood flow, but the flow resumes before permanent damage occurs. You say "come and go" so i presume the situation was fully resolved. If not, you may want to resubmit your question in a more detailed way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stroke vrs Bell's : The picture shows a lady with a stroke and a man with bell's palsy: if you can raise both eyebrows, the facial nerve is intact. Therefore, the woman has had a stroke involving the left side of the brain producing paralysis of the right lower face and the man has a right bell's palsy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers