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Numbness of right arm and face, dizzyness, trouble concentratin

I have been having headaches, nimbleness of left side of face and arm. Now I am getting dizzy. Went to my Dr and had an MRI of Brain done. These are the results

Impression:
1 punctate are of increased signal intensity in the right frontal periventricular white matter which could be secondary to Ischemic or demelinating disease, Ischemic change or Vasculitis with no evidence of an acute infarct.

2 inflammation changes in the right mastoid air cells

I went to my primary Dr and he referred me to a neurologist. He said it have a SPOT what the heck and not to worry about it but that I have to hear this from a specialist.

Does anyone understand what this means? And what does it mean could be secondary? Is all this just to cover there butts?

Any advise would be great
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replied July 3rd, 2013
Hello,
You did not mention type of headaches and timing dynamics of the numbness in the hand and face. If you have migraine, one of the possibilities is a migraine aura followed by headache. W/o details no diagnosis can be made. Regarding the MRI: this "spots" are a common finding with or without history of migraine. Radiologist's comment "secondary to..." does not mean anything without proper disease symptoms of the mentioned conditions.
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