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I have had severe migraines off n on since i was a freshman in high school. last year my neurologist did an mri and found 6 white spots on my brain. w?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
MRI: Spots on MRI can be for various reasons. Vascular problems can leave areas that look like spots. Sometimes people get calcifications that are benign. Other conditions like Multiple Sclerosis can look like spots.

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