My mother is 65 and has suffered with migraines and dizziness for four years. She has had the symptoms of a stroke. The mri shows lesions and the left side where the popping feeling and pain is is white. What do I do? Olivia.
What did the doctor who ordered the MRI advise you? What you're describing on the MRI can have several different implications, and your question needs to be answered by an expert who has examined your mother and read the MRI.
If your mother's doctor doesn't have any advice for you, and your mother has not had a stroke, get copies of the MRI films and take your mother to see a Migraine specialist for advice. It’s important to note that neurologists aren’t necessarily Migraine and headache specialists. Take a look at the article Migraine and Headache Specialists - What's So Special? If you need help finding a Migraine specialist, check our listing of Patient Recommended Migraine and Headache Specialists.
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