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Does brain MRI show old stroke

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
This can happen: Yes, studies now do show that migraine sufferers do have little areas of scar tissue, believed to be areas of previous loss of oxygen due to constrict ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Stroke: Cysts in the brain do not develop one month after a stroke. The cyst predated the stroke. Discuss the MRI findings with a neurologist or neurosurgeon ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
MRI of neck: The use of contrast is really based on what the physician is looking for, for tumor or stroke it can be more helpful, for a bleed that shows up withou ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Not sure: Depend? Who stated you had a stroke? I have seen a number of non-neurologist misdiagnose stroke as well. Also, hard to say if anything was overlook ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
There is: a STATISTICAL association of classic migraine and strokes but single individuals are NOT "statistics"! Diet, Exercise, and control of your lipids will ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not common: If you are 41 as it says, you should be evaluated by a neurologist for your symptoms and MRI findings--they are more common in older adults.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Optical migraines: can be treated just like regular migraines can be. Especially if you are experiencing them frequently. Make an appointment with a Neurologist for eval ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
LIKELY OK: An MRI with contrast should demonstrate any sizable aneurysm, and really only the larger ones are risky. Suspect you should be reassured by negative ... Read More
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Allen
16 years experience Family Medicine
Neurologist: There can be several causes for the above abnormal findings and they usually are explained by some sort of brain injury or trauma. Abnormal brain MRI ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Need a diagnosis: Brain MRI lesions may be very nonspecific, and you need to have correlation with your clinical condition. White matter lesions can be seen with migra ... Read More
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