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I woke with a really terrible headache & was sensitive to light. It felt similar to a headache I get when I am hungover. Was it a migraine?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

It is possible what you experienced was a migraine, however, headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities.
These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infections, migraines, tumors, and a number of other medical issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the cause before assuming a migraine.

In brief: Possibly

It is possible what you experienced was a migraine, however, headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities.
These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infections, migraines, tumors, and a number of other medical issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the cause before assuming a migraine.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Cynthia Point
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Please see your doctor to have this checked out.
If it was a migraine, there are medicines which can make it less of a bother.

In brief: Maybe

Please see your doctor to have this checked out.
If it was a migraine, there are medicines which can make it less of a bother.
Dr. Cynthia Point
Dr. Cynthia Point
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