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are auras without migrains serious or brain tumors or tias?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
A few caveats: Migraine auras are not indicative of TIA's or stroke risk, usually, BUT if a female smokes and takes oral contraceptives, the risk of stroke increases modestly. There is absolutely NO link to brain tumors.
Answered on Jun 15, 2015
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