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A 23-year-old female asked:

I started getting more and more lightheaded over 6 weeks then eventually got migraine with aura (weakness). is this a normal presentation?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
See your doctor: Weakness is not an aura. An aura can be flashes of light, strange sounds or smells before the headache. You might be lightheaded because of all the medication you're on which can cause low blood pressure. Please see your doctor.

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Last updated Nov 10, 2014

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