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Diagnosed meniers disease. Done MRI. Prescribe soluble aspirin. Ischemic foci are tiny strokes. Advise?

I have had a recent MRI scan carried out as a result of being diagnosed with Menier s Disease. The results were fine apart from a tiny ischemic foci. My GPsays this is a common occurence in women aged 50 and over which I am, but has prescribed soluable aspirin 75mgs a day as a precaution. he says the ischemic foci are tiny strokes and are nothing to be worried about. Can you advise do I carry on as normal or are there things I shouldn t do
Asked On : Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear friend, welcome to HCM.

tiny ischaemic foci are very common , esp. at your age.

Your GP is right in giving aspirin (75 mg is a small dose , but correct ). I hope you had no contra-indications like ulcer bleeds, severe asthma etc.?

so go ahead. avoid trauma. keep regular health checks. and don't worry !

I hope to have satisfied your query. thanks.
Answered: Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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