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Are mini strokes a warning sign of something more deadly? Are there preventative measures?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Ministrokes can be a warning sign of a major stroke which could lead to severe brain damage or death.
Depending on your age you may need to have a thrombophilia work up. Do not smoke and avoid estrogen-containing contraceptives. You may need a blood thinnner while pregnant.

In brief: Yes

Ministrokes can be a warning sign of a major stroke which could lead to severe brain damage or death.
Depending on your age you may need to have a thrombophilia work up. Do not smoke and avoid estrogen-containing contraceptives. You may need a blood thinnner while pregnant.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. David Rothfeld
Radiology

In brief: Yes

See your doctor immediately.
.Recent studies have shown tia's are important precursors to major strokes....Get treated today......

In brief: Yes

See your doctor immediately.
.Recent studies have shown tia's are important precursors to major strokes....Get treated today......
Dr. David Rothfeld
Dr. David Rothfeld
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