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Can a catscan of the sinuses detect migeaines?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda answered

Specializes in General Surgery

No, but: it can detect sinusitis, which is another common cause of headache. Migraine is a problems with spasm of blood vessels, so a sinus CT would not be able tell either way. Ask your doctor for specific recommendation for proper evaluation of your headache.

Answered 9/28/2016



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