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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Abdominal Migraine (Overview)

Abdominal migraine is a disorder primarily of children which presents with episodes of abdominal pain without an accompanying headache. It is difficult to confirm the diagnosis as there are not a set of features that is specific and thus it can take time before the diagnosis is made. The condition is rare in adults.


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Abdominal migraine or intolerance?

Abdominal migraine or intolerance?

See your doc: Need to see your doc, get history, bring food diary, get examined to even to begin to answer that question. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
28 doctors shared insights

Abdominal Migraine (Overview)

Abdominal migraine is a disorder primarily of children which presents with episodes of abdominal pain without an accompanying headache. It is difficult to confirm the diagnosis as there are not a set of features that is specific and thus it can take time before the diagnosis is made. The condition is rare in adults.


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Managing Migraines (Tip)

Managing Migraines

Do get regular sleep and manage stress. Don't use opiods, eat foods known to worsen migraines. ...See more

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Managing Migraines (Checklist)

Keep diary of when you get the migraine
Once
Keep track of migraines' duration and severity, plus other symptoms
Once
Consider that a TMJ/TMD issue may be causing migraines
Once
Watch for grinding of the teeth (bruxism) and clenching during day
Once
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Does extreme heat cause an abdominal migraine in females around 12

Does extreme heat cause an abdominal migraine in females around 12

It can: Heat is known to trigger migraines in predisposed individuals. Abdominal migraines usually occur in children who have a family history of migraines. Abdominal migraines more commonly occur in girls than boys, and are rare in adults. Children that have abdominal migraines often have migraine headaches as adults. For more info see: http://understandingmigraine.blogspot.com/ ...Read more

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What is the treatment of abdominal migraine?

.Depends: If they are occurring frequently, i will give a migraine prevention medications. One thing that you have watch out for, is the use of triptans such as imitrex (sumatriptan). It can make these migraines without headaches worse. ...Read more

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Treating Headaches (Checklist)

Identify events that trigger headaches
60 Min, Hourly for 4 Weeks
See your doctor and bring a diary of when headaches occurred
Once
Watch for food reactions
60 Min, Daily for 4 Weeks
See a dentist about your headaches
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What is an abdominal migraine?

What is an abdominal migraine?

Usually in kids: Abdominal migraine, to put it as simply as possible, is involves pain in the abdomen, even when there's no headache. Typically, the pain lasts about two hours, but anywhere from 1-72 hours. Between attacks, things are fine. Sometimes there are other symptoms, such as nausea and/or vomiting, sensitivity to light, irritability, diarrhea, loss of appetite, headache. ...Read more

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Abdominal migraine or intolerance?

See your doc: Need to see your doc, get history, bring food diary, get examined to even to begin to answer that question. ...Read more

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Does anyone have adult abdominal migraine? What to do?

Does anyone have adult abdominal migraine? What to do?

Marijuana use?: If you use marijuana, you could have cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome which is often the cause of abdominal migraine associated cyclic vomiting in adults. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
1,416 doctors shared insights

Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
1,797 doctors shared insights

Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more