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MRI scans are very sensative, but not specific. We order MRI scans of the brain in patients who have headaches to check for problems such as tumors, increased pressure in brain, infections and many others. The MRI shows many other things which are non-specific. That means we do not know what the exact cause is and it does not cause the symptoms we are trying to treat.
Over 50% of the MRI scans of the Brain that I order show "white spots".Many of the known assosciations are high blood pressure, migraine headaches, head trauma, congenital differences, smoking. Multiple Sclerosis and many others. Over 50% of whites spots are from unknown causes.
None of thse white spots cause headaches. I see 2-3 MRI scans week that have these type abnormalities.
There are many causes of headaches in a young women. We treat headaches in several ways . You should see a neurologist to work all of this out.