Treatment for one-sided paralysis?

Transient? Hemiplegic migraine can cause temporary "one-sided paralysis", but if this is permanent, it is important to have a full evaluation. Treatment is based on causation. Best to start with a primary care physician and consider neurological consultation.

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How does someone get one-sided paralysis?

See answer below. One-sided paralysis can be frequently seen in strokes, and less frequently in hemicord injuries. Read more...

What kind of stroke leaves you with one-sided paralysis?

Stroke. Likely middle cerebral artery territory--as supplied by the carotid artery. Read more...
Stroke. Actually one of the most common types of stroke in an embolic stroke which travels through the middle cerebral artery either on the right or left a clot in this distribution can cause paralysis on the opposite side in both the upper and lower extremity. Read more...

My 68 yr old dad is having multiple (5-8/24 hrs) short lived (10 min) episodes of one sided paralysis. Its not tia, what else can it be?

Focal seizure/TIA. Transient 1 side weakness is either focal seizure or (less likely) tia. An eeg and brain mri/mra may pinpoint the exact area in the brain cauing these symptoms. A neurologist is the best doctor to sort out the diagnosis and recommend treatment hope he is better soon. Read more...
Seizures? If strokes/tias have been excluded, it is worth looking at other causes - seizures, damage to spinal cord (unless face is involved, then it is unlikely), migraine, anxiety/stress-related. Read more...