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mri shows cloudy spots on brain

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Nonspecific: White matter lesions could be nonspecific and can be associated with prior head injury, migraine, atherosclerosis, aging, and multiple sclerosis. Mos ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Mri follow up: Tests that may be done to help find out what caused the spots on an mri could be: 1. physical exam / blood pressure check 3. blood tests 3. spinal ta ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Radiologist: In these situations I feel the best practice is for your primary care physician or neurologist to review the images with the radiologist who interpret ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Migraines: I can't comment on the likelihood of MS without hearing your story and seeing your MRI, but certainly poeple who get migraines can have white spots on ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
TBI brain holes.: Without seeing the MRI cannot say. But suspect part of your brain is dead there from TBi. But can be due to many other things such as high blood press ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Nonspecific: One tiny spot will not be diagnostic, and could be due to migraine or your head injury. If you do indeed have ms symptoms, further information can be ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
Need more info: "spots" can mean a lot of things. Most commonly, there are small areas of increased signal on t2 or flair MRI sequences which generally represent sma ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
MRI report: There are too many possibilities and unknowns here. Why did you have an mri? In these instances one must ask the physician who ordered the test what ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
It depends....: How white, grey or black signal on an MRI scan is interpreted depends on the type of sequence that spot appears in. So without knowing the sequence, i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Shaffer
16 years experience Neurology
Spots: Headaches/migraines can have small lesions on mri. These are different size, location and shape than ms lesions. I see so many people in my clinic for ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
17 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Lots of things: "bright spots" on an MRI have various causes. They can range from benign, insignificant findings to infections, injuries, metabolic problems and more ... Read More
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