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Basilar artery migraine in children

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Dr. Darren Gitelman
A Verified Doctoranswered
37 years experience
Generally unlikely: Basilar migraine is a rare type of migraine headache that causes symptoms in parts of the brain supplied by the basilar artery. The symptoms can inclu... Read More
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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
May be: If you get a serious stroke then you may, usually not.
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Dr. Thomas Karelis
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Not really: About 10 to 15% of the total population have migraine headaches. Basilar artery migraines are a specific type of migraine and are less common.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Uncommon form: Basilar migraine occurs usually in the younger people, and seems most common in adolescence. Becomes quite unusual in most as they become older. The... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Flyer
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Basilar migraine: A subset of migraine patients get this syndrome because of spasm to this artery system of the brain. Since the basilar artery provides blood to the b... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
Basilar migraine: The most common symptoms of basilar-type migraine in order of decreasing frequency include vertigo (sensation of environment spinning around you), dys... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicole Clark
Neurology 18 years experience
Complicated migraine: What we used to call basilar migraines are now usually called complicated migraines with neurologic symptoms accompanying the migraine such as numbnes... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Karelis
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Could be.: This type of migraine falls under the list of 'migraine variants'. As such, it may not act like a 'typical migraine'. Patients with migraine variant... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Dennis
Neurology 28 years experience
Basilar migraine: This is not a new diagnosis. This has been around for some time. It is a migraine that manifests as headache, double vision, slurred speech, vertigo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Maughon
Pain Management 25 years experience
Migraines: Generally speaking only chronic migraines have been shown to respond to Botox injections.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Genetics: Basilar migraine is a migraine variant that occurs mainly during adolescence, and is likely present in patients who have a genetic susceptibility in t... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Baek
23 years experience
It can be controlled: Basilar migraines can be controlled(not necessarily go away) with medications. You may be able to work depending on your job. Fibromyalgia is seen by ... Read More
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