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Can a car accident lead to migraines?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Anesthesiology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Post traumatic headaches occur within one week of a car accident and these headaches may manifest symptoms similar to migraine headaches.
They occur proportionally to the degree of head and neck trauma. The good news is that these head aches typically resolve over time.

In brief: Yes

Post traumatic headaches occur within one week of a car accident and these headaches may manifest symptoms similar to migraine headaches.
They occur proportionally to the degree of head and neck trauma. The good news is that these head aches typically resolve over time.
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Migraine and trauma

Sometimes migraine headaches seem to start after a traumatic event.
A car accident is sometimes the impetus to a history of migraines. Most people with migraines have no history of trauma however.

In brief: Migraine and trauma

Sometimes migraine headaches seem to start after a traumatic event.
A car accident is sometimes the impetus to a history of migraines. Most people with migraines have no history of trauma however.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It could

The answer is in the full history. Go to your doctor and discuss.

In brief: It could

The answer is in the full history. Go to your doctor and discuss.
Dr. Jessica Allan
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