Numbness on one half of the face and arm accompanied with blurred vision
could be the symptoms of brain stroke. As you suspect, it could be a minor stroke, also referred to as transient ischemic attack
. You need to consult a neurologist
to determine the risk factors for stroke (in addition to high blood pressure
, if any). Also, you may require to start antiplatelet drug (such as aspirin) and statins to reduce the future risk of stroke.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Health City, Hyderabad