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Sporadic Paralysis

This morning I was hugging my girlfriend and suddenly her right leg gave out and she dropped her car keys out of her right hand. She was then dizzy for about 5 seconds and was fine after. She has been fine all day. She ears healthy and wirks out 4-5 days a week.
Any input as to what would cause this would be deeply appreciated. My first thought was "mini stroke" but she has no symptoms.
Thank you fir help!
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I don't think it was a "mini stroke" (TIA). especially the fact that the paralysis was on the same side makes me think of a different neurological problem.

as a priority she should  do Complete Blood Count, ESR, liver function tests. in search of indirect signs of infections/inflammations.

the specific test to confirm that it wasn't brain ischemia is MRI to the brain but you should consult a Neurologist first.

I read of many people with mysterious neurological symptoms often associated with infections.

does she have bladder/urine symptoms?  

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Doesn't sound like any "mini stroke."  I wouldn't consider this any paralysis either.  

Any history of vascular issues, i.e. high blood pressure?

She should follow up with her physician; She should have some basic labs drawn and an assessment.

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