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Is light sensitivity common for people who have migraines?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Extremely

Light sensitivity, or photophobia, is one of the hallmarks of migraine headache.
In fact, if someone has headaches and does not have light sensitivity, it casts some doubt upon migraine as the underlying diagnosis!

In brief: Extremely

Light sensitivity, or photophobia, is one of the hallmarks of migraine headache.
In fact, if someone has headaches and does not have light sensitivity, it casts some doubt upon migraine as the underlying diagnosis!
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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Dr. Randolph Evans
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

About 80% of migraineurs have light sensitivity during headache attacks and about 80% have noise sensitivity as well.

In brief: Yes

About 80% of migraineurs have light sensitivity during headache attacks and about 80% have noise sensitivity as well.
Dr. Randolph Evans
Dr. Randolph Evans
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