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Diagnosed with TIA

Posted by Anonymous-b5702d3a in Brain & Nervous System, Sep 9, 2011

Since March I have been having left sided facial numbness that over a period of days escallates to pressure, blurring and redness in my left eye, ringing ears and my face starts to get a burning sensation. My MRI shows spots indicative of a possible stroke. I have been sent to every specialist , cardiac, rheumatology, GI, etc to rule out any other condition. No paralysis or drooping during these episodes. Honestly it feels like my face is severely infected. That is the only way I can describe it. Yesterday I felt like I was in a boxing match and my face lost. My question is does anyone else have pain with a stroke or TIA. I recently saw the neurologist and at this point no treatment except for aspirin. Of course I have the risk factors of high blood pressure (on treatment) and elevated glucose levels(no treatement just diet) and hypothyroidism(on treatment). These episodes continue and I am not even sure at what point I need to seek medical care again. Thinking about going to Mayo Clinic ...not trusting what I am being told at this point.


Posted by @elizabethrice, Sep 28, 2011

Thanks for your comment. If you do want to go to Mayo Clinic, you can click on the "Request an Appointment" button at the top of the page.


Posted by @shanhay, Nov 7, 2011

Have you been tested for Lyme Disease?

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