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A 44-year-old member asked:

What can cause a cluster headache?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Cause unknown: We do not know the cause of cluster headaches. The diagnosis is usually clinical. Usually there is significant nasal congestion or a runny nose associated with increased lacrimation. The headaches can be quite severe and occur in clusters up to eight times a day. Usually multiple attacks are short-lived with excruciating one sided pain is typical.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is a cluster headache? What causes it, and how can I treat it?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Like a migraine : But different. Very severe headaches that throbb, make one want to move rather than stay still and are treated by oxygen therapy most successfully.
Lewistown, OH
A 21-year-old female asked:

What is a cluster headache?

3 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Def: Comes in clusters meaning not present continuously with autonomic symptoms like unilateral pain lacrimation, rhinorrhoea etc.

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