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A 33-year-old female asked:

How to know the difference,aura migraine and aura seizure?get no headache.dizzy,blind,confused,hot,speech prob,heart palput.dad had grand mal seizure.

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Hard to tell: The best way to tell would be either having an EEG while you have the symptoms, or having a headache or a seizure after the symptoms. But if these symptoms are isolated, and this is all the information we have, it cannot be definitely called a seizure or a migraine aura.

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