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Susanville, CA
A 25-year-old female asked:

My aura before migraine was different today, white flash with immediate large section of vision blurred with zig zags, not gradual like usual. common?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 years experience
"Common"?: Not sure what you mean by "common." It doesn't seem to be common for YOU. I recommend you look up "scintillating scotoma" & "fortification spectra" & see whether the descriptions fit your symptoms. Migraines can change over time, especially in women, as migraines are often exquisitely sensitive to either short-term or long-term changes in female hormones.
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