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What causes sudden severe headaches? Are they considered migraines?
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Dr. Martin Schaeffer
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In brief: Maybe
There are many, many causes of sudden severe headaches from simple dehyrdation or lack of adequate food intake to life threatening vascular events (brain bleeds).
Migraines are a specific type of headaches which have a specific pattern and diagnostic criteria. If headaches persist they require speciatly consultation evaluation.

In brief: Maybe
There are many, many causes of sudden severe headaches from simple dehyrdation or lack of adequate food intake to life threatening vascular events (brain bleeds).
Migraines are a specific type of headaches which have a specific pattern and diagnostic criteria. If headaches persist they require speciatly consultation evaluation.
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
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Dr. James Marx
I wouldn't wait to get evaluated given your history of onset of symptoms.
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