Does Your Arm and Leg Go Numb with Tias?

Q:
Does your arm and leg go numb with tias?

A:
Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is often called ministroke. It may lead to some symptoms wiich are similar to the symptoms of stroke. But, its symptoms usually last only a few minutes and causeno permanent damage.

People with tias may have such symptoms including:

  • Weakness, numbness or paralysis in face, arm or leg, typically on one side of the body.
  • Dizziness or loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden, severe headache with no known cause
  • Blindness in one or both eyes
  • Double vision
  • Slurred or garbled speech
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