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Is it a migraine if you have a sudden painful headache, nausea?

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Dr. Karen Sibert
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

It certainly could be a migraine.
However, other types of headache such as sinus headaches may be associated with nausea as well. If your headaches recur, see your primary care doctor. Try to keep a record of what time of day the headaches occur, if you actually vomit, and if anything seems to provoke them or bring them on. This will help your doctor decide if any tests are needed.

In brief: Not necessarily

It certainly could be a migraine.
However, other types of headache such as sinus headaches may be associated with nausea as well. If your headaches recur, see your primary care doctor. Try to keep a record of what time of day the headaches occur, if you actually vomit, and if anything seems to provoke them or bring them on. This will help your doctor decide if any tests are needed.
Dr. Karen Sibert
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possible.......

Possible with atypical migraine.
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In brief: Possible.......

Possible with atypical migraine.
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
Dr. Tapan Joshi
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