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A 71-year-old female asked:

I have been getting a migraine aura with. no headache.about every other day over christmas,after i feel fine and just get on with my day.aspirin help?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Aura: Migraine aura caused by vasospasm can be a forerunner of an ischemic stroke. Have you a longsanding history of this? Either way, I advise an evaluation by a neurologist or a headache clinic to ensure that you get appropriate diagnosis and treatment and interrupt this pattern of symptoms. I don't think aspirin helps to prevent the aura but may be a protection against ischemic stroke.

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Last updated Jan 12, 2019

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