U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 39-year-old member asked:

How to know it is just chronic migraine?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Migraine? : The term, migraine, is often used to include a large number of clinical presentations. If your diagnosis is a migraine; the chronic migraine classification is when a migraine is present for more than 15days/month, with headache lasting 4 hours a day or longer and occurrence is more than 3 month. Migraine is a disabling condition; 80% of the patients are undiagnosed. See your doctor for diagnosis.
Dr.
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Typical features: To be diagnosed as migraine, a headache usually has most (but not all) of the following features: Headache lasts 4-72, one side of the head, pulsating quality, moderate or severe pain intensity, aggravated by routine physical activity/light/noise, associated nausea /vomiting. Headache not attributable to any other disorder.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Sep 16, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.