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Are migraines associated with the symptoms of cluster headaches?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Can have both
A person can have both conditions, but they are not the same.
They are both types of headaches. Migraine is throbbing pain or pressure, normally on one side, with nausea or light sensitivity, and sometimes an aura or warning symptom. Cluster headache is a sharp or stabbing pain behind or around an eye with tears, nasal stuffiness or a droopy eyelid or red eye.

In brief: Can have both
A person can have both conditions, but they are not the same.
They are both types of headaches. Migraine is throbbing pain or pressure, normally on one side, with nausea or light sensitivity, and sometimes an aura or warning symptom. Cluster headache is a sharp or stabbing pain behind or around an eye with tears, nasal stuffiness or a droopy eyelid or red eye.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Migraine headaches
No migraine headaches are distinct entity and not associated with cluster headaches.
.These are moderate to severe associated with nausea, there usually is an aura, they are three times more common in women than men.The headahe is unilateral and pulsating type and can last from 2 to 72 hours.There is intolerance to light and loud sounds. While cluster headache is different.Read my answer to cluster.

In brief: Migraine headaches
No migraine headaches are distinct entity and not associated with cluster headaches.
.These are moderate to severe associated with nausea, there usually is an aura, they are three times more common in women than men.The headahe is unilateral and pulsating type and can last from 2 to 72 hours.There is intolerance to light and loud sounds. While cluster headache is different.Read my answer to cluster.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
In brief: Apples to Oranges
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The IHS defines migraine as an idiopathic recurring headache disorder with attacks lasting 4 to 72 hours laying in the dark room. Cluster headache is the most painful of all the primary headache disorders. Because of the intense pain, cluster patients often pace the floor or bang their heads. It is trigeminal autonomic cephalgia.

In brief: Apples to Oranges
items are compared that cannot be practically compared.
The IHS defines migraine as an idiopathic recurring headache disorder with attacks lasting 4 to 72 hours laying in the dark room. Cluster headache is the most painful of all the primary headache disorders. Because of the intense pain, cluster patients often pace the floor or bang their heads. It is trigeminal autonomic cephalgia.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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