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is intense pain from a complex migraine or brain problems?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See neurologist: There are several types of migraine headaches. A "complex migraine" is one in which there are neurological symptoms such as weakness, loss of vision, or difficulty speaking in addition to the headache. In fact, a complex migraine may be mistaken for a stroke.
Answered on Dec 14, 2012
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