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What would cause migraines weeks after a motor vehicle accident?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Headaches auto accid

Post traumatic headaches are quite common and will go away after few weeks and are not serious but it is well documented that some headaches will persist and some have clinical features of megraine and have to be treated successfullly with anti migraine meds, why it happens is not known.
Although we know regular headaches may be due to neck injury, or post traumatic headaches.

In brief: Headaches auto accid

Post traumatic headaches are quite common and will go away after few weeks and are not serious but it is well documented that some headaches will persist and some have clinical features of megraine and have to be treated successfullly with anti migraine meds, why it happens is not known.
Although we know regular headaches may be due to neck injury, or post traumatic headaches.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Jeffrey Albright
Integrative Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Brain & Nerves

Following a motor vehicle collision, the soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, tendons, discs) and sometimes nerves and event the brain.
80% of headaches are referred from the neck. The brain can be irritated and migraine like symptoms are common. Monitor these symptoms closely and tell your doctor about them upon each visit, particularly if they worsen.

In brief: Brain & Nerves

Following a motor vehicle collision, the soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, tendons, discs) and sometimes nerves and event the brain.
80% of headaches are referred from the neck. The brain can be irritated and migraine like symptoms are common. Monitor these symptoms closely and tell your doctor about them upon each visit, particularly if they worsen.
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
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