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Does ovoid plaques cause unexplained dizziness ?

I ve suffered from unexplained dizziness episodes for 7 yrs now and just discovered if I turn my head slightly to the right, it makes it go away. Have had many tests done including MRI & MRA of brain and a spinal tap. The MRI showed ovoid plaques in/on left and right frontal lobes but spinal tap did not show anything. Was just wondering if the dizziness is related to these ovoid plaques or possibly my torticollis?
Fri, 25 Jan 2019
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Those plaques might partially obstruct the blood flow to the brain and leads to the symptoms.

Consult a physician to rule out other causes also.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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