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Does anybody know anything about scintillating scotoma relationship to later TIA or stroke?

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In brief: MIgraine

Scintillating scotoma is a common symptom of migraine.
Migraines are believed to marginally increase risk of strokes and tias later in life. Unfortunately there is not much data about this.

In brief: MIgraine

Scintillating scotoma is a common symptom of migraine.
Migraines are believed to marginally increase risk of strokes and tias later in life. Unfortunately there is not much data about this.
Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not a TIA or stroke

With the understanding that anything is possible, a scintillating scotoma is generally indicative of temporary arterial spasm as occurs in the prodrome to a migraine headache.
Migraines are not a risk factor for future stroke to the best of my knowledge.

In brief: Not a TIA or stroke

With the understanding that anything is possible, a scintillating scotoma is generally indicative of temporary arterial spasm as occurs in the prodrome to a migraine headache.
Migraines are not a risk factor for future stroke to the best of my knowledge.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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