Can Migraines present with varied neurological deficits such as numbness and difficulty speaking and

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    I have had 2 migraines before in my life, very obviously linked to sleep disturbances. This week, I have had 3 on Sunday, Monday and Thursday that presented with neurological symptoms ranging from numb hands, lips and tongue to difficulty speaking and reading. Have you ever heard of migraines presenting with such varied neurological deficits? Jackie.



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    Dear Jackie;


    Yes, Migraines can present with the symptoms you describe. However, since these are new symptoms for you, it's important that you see your doctor to be sure that they are indeed from a Migraine and not something else such as a stroke.

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Published On: August 22, 2009