Hello from JustAnswer.
What specialists have you seen for this?
Have you seen a Neurologist either during the initial visit to the hospital or since that time?
Are you taking any medicines for any other medical problems? Or are you only taking the clopidogrel and statin?
I had asked for some additional information and have not heard back.
The primary issue in this situation would be whether these symptoms are related to a neurologic disease. The presentation does not sound like ALS. MS can present with a wide variety of symptoms. There also can be a variety of symptoms that can be related to conditions affecting the blood vessels to the brain.
The fact that the paramedics said that it did not appear to be neurologic or cardiac is reassuring, but it would be better to have an evaluation by a Neurologist, if you have not already been seen.
If the Neurologist also thinks that this is not neurologic in origin, then it would be appropriate to consider certain systemic and metabolic conditions that can mimic neurologic disease, particularly certain endocrine problems, such as thyroid or adrenal disease. It is also possible that any neurologic condition can be caused by anxiety or depression, even to the point that it can mimic a stroke, but we typically only consider neurologic diseases to be due to anxiety or depression after neurologic and systemic/metabolic conditions have been excluded.
If I can provide any additional information, please let me know.
Yes, it is possible that what happened this weekend could be related to the previous TIA, in that there could be another TIA. A TIA would more commonly cause muscle weakness, but there can be associated muscle spasm. The assessment by the paramedics that this did not appear to be neurologic in origin would speak against this episode being a TIA, so I would consider that less likely, but as I said above, an assessment by a Neurologist would be more accurate than the assessment by the paramedics.
Until the nature of the episode can be clarified, it is difficult to predict a likelihood of recurrence.