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What type of migraine do I have ? They hit with out warning. I get really sick to the point where I am vomiting, the light, smell of food or any noises make it worse.My face swells some times and all I am able to do is lock myself in a cold dark quite roo

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Dr. Michael Stern
Dentistry

In brief: Seek out MD

Tests required to diagnose the type.
If your face swells could be muscular in nature, which would be actually easier for me to treat neuromuscularly.

In brief: Seek out MD

Tests required to diagnose the type.
If your face swells could be muscular in nature, which would be actually easier for me to treat neuromuscularly.
Dr. Michael Stern
Dr. Michael Stern
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Not

Not all headaches that lead to vomiting are migraine headaches.
I recommend that you make an appointment with a neurologist for an evaluation of your headaches. He or she will be able to determine if these are migraine headaches and if not; what type they are. If migraine; you doctor will be able to diagnose which type of migraine and then help you with a treatment plan. You and your doctor will likely first make a decision between preventive and abortive medications.

In brief: Not

Not all headaches that lead to vomiting are migraine headaches.
I recommend that you make an appointment with a neurologist for an evaluation of your headaches. He or she will be able to determine if these are migraine headaches and if not; what type they are. If migraine; you doctor will be able to diagnose which type of migraine and then help you with a treatment plan. You and your doctor will likely first make a decision between preventive and abortive medications.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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