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A 22-year-old female asked:

I get migraine with aura without the headache and im so scared its going to kill me and make me have a stroke ive had it since i was 14 is this rare?

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Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
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It's not rare: There are migraine with and without aura. The auras may be very specific, some people see colors, some people smell certain scents. Having a stroke at your age is something extremely unusual. If you're still worried about it, consult a neurologist.
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