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what are different types of headache?

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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Specializes in Family Medicine
Primary or secondary: Primary or secondary. A. Primary headaches have no underlying causes and classified as: 1. Migraine 2. Tension headache, and 3. Cluster headaches. B. Secondary headaches have underlying causes such as tumor, infection, vascular, drug or medicine.
Answered on Oct 18, 2016
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Primary & secondary: There are two main types of headaches; primary and secondary. Primary headaches tend to be without a known underlying medical illness and includes migraines, tension type headaches, myofascial headaches, cluster headaches and others. Secondary headaches tend to be due to an underlying medical condition.
Answered on Oct 14, 2016
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