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What is an abdominal migraine?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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