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silent strokes

I went to see a neurology doctor after I had a brain MRI and the Mri report said I had foci "pin point" demylination. I had this done due to I have a tingling almost like electrical impulses shoot down through my head and then down my arms to my finger tips. the sensation in my head is still there but has gone from my arms, and I get dizzy or lightheaded, along with not always able to get focus with my eyes. The doctor said it is migraines in which I disagree, and he said I had two silent strokes but not to worry they won't hurt me, should I be concerned about them and will they cause me to have a regular stroke later in life. I am 40 years old and would like to know if the doctor is blowing me off or what?
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Hi, Thank you for your question. Your demyelinating disease could be due to multiple sclerosis (most common), optic neuritis, devic’s disease and encephalomyelitis. However, persistent headache is more common with encephalomyelitis, which is inflammation of the brain and spinal cord due to post infection/injury. Other symptoms could be delirium, seizures and coma. But in multiple sclerosis symptoms could be loss of muscle coordination & strength, normal sensation and vision. If you suffer continuous headache, please arrange an appointment with a neurologist right away who will evaluate the possibilities here and can provide you further treatment. Hope this information proves helpful to you. Take Care & Regards!!!

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my neurologist said the white spots on my brain are in the wrong spot for ms he says they are silent strokes. I wish I had copies of my MRI to show you but I don't. The symptoms I have are blurred vision(unable to focus at times), a sensation(like electricity) going through my head and at times shooting down my arms, and as for my muscles I lost all my muscle tone. The white spots on my brain are one on each side of my brain. Does that sound like silent strokes to you?
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