Persistent aura without infarction

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What is persistent aura without infarction?

Persistent aura without infarction is a migraine accompanied by an aura that lasts more than 1 hour but less than 1 week and without radiographic (x ray) evidence of an infarction or neurological disease.

Common symptoms reported by people with persistent aura without infarction

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with persistent aura without infarction

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pristiq)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with persistent aura without infarction, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with persistent aura without infarction

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
mania increased
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pristiq)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
restlessness (akathisia) sexual dysfunction
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
headaches hypomania 3 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with persistent aura without infarction, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has persistent aura without infarction on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 3
30s 17
40s 24
50s 9
60s 9
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 14
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 58

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 28
Not Diagnosed 8

These charts show data from persistent aura without infarction patients who have completed their condition history
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