2 years ago I had a ct scan, it showed an old scar from a left sided cerebral infarction, the doctor said the scar was small and insignificant. I remember collapsing some years before and a blackness coming over my eyes but I was treated for vertigo nothing else , as I was very disorientated. I have had attacks of vertigo these days but not often, my doctor said 'even if i had had more small strokes they would only give me the medication clopedagril that i am on now so no further check is needed, is it possible to have a scar from a infarction and it be insignificant?,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. I can understand your concern but you see your symptoms are pointing towards the diagnosis of ministroke or transient ischemic attack. It is due to a short compromising of the blood supply to a particular area of the brain. Symptoms vary with every individual depending on the area of brain involved. It can vary from weakness, numbness and tingling to aphasia or loss of vision.
The medicines prescribed to you are correct and you should comply with them religiously. Also get other causes of vertogo ruled out. Eat a healthy diet and indulge in moderate exercises.
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