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Invisible stroke?

I'm 16 years old and i'eve had 5 mini-strokes. But the weird thing is that i would also get migraines and like flashing strobe lights before they hit. These mini-strokes happened right after I ate a hot-dog believe it or not. I had them periodically for 3 years. I thought of botulism, listeria, and stroke. Stroke was the most prominent one I thought about because of the numbness on the left side of my body, lack of speech and delirious hallucinations. I'm completely lost as to what this condition is. Help?
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The nitrites in the hot dog could have brought on your migraines. Did you go to the ER and get a CAT scan for your strokes? My stroke was very much like a migraine, in fact I had two brain bleeds and I thought the first one was a migraine and treated it like one with migraine meds. During one of my MRI's of my noggin the Dr said she could tell from the MRI that I was a migraine sufferer.
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