Is bone pain around the eye that triggers headaches and/or migraine considered a cluster headache?

Not that simple. Pain around the eye could be a symptom of either type of headache. However, having that symptom alone is not diagnostic. A medical assessment should help to clarify diagnosis.

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I have been to many doctors and its not migraine or cluster headache. I have a sharp pain behind my Eye and headache for many days, 2-4 times a month?

Eye pain. You should see an ophthalmologist (M.D.). If you have seen one already, get a second opinion from another one. A good one, even if their exam is normal, will be able to lead you in the right direction. Keep trying! Read more...

I have migraine-like stabbing pain and headaches in the front and sides of my head, behind my ears and eyes as well. Could I have cluster headaches?

Possibly migraine . Cluster headaches are severe type of headaches which often occur in middle of the night and affect men a lot more commonly compared to females. The pain in migraines can be as severe, but is often longer lasting. The head pain in cluster headaches is often accompanied by eye redness, etc. Consult your primary physician as soon as possible. . Read more...

What is a cluster headache? I often get migraines that last about 10 to 12 hours and it feels like my head is going to explode. It stops normal tasks.

Two answers. You sound like you have migraines. Migraine is far more common than cluster headaches. Cluster headaches have a very specific and distressing pattern. Also, you are a bit too young to have cluster headaches. Here's a bit more info: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000786.Htm. Read more...

Long sinus infection 3 weeks after oral in March. Slight headaches. Now stye on eye. Random muscle/bone pain, and red bump under tongue for week. HIV?

If you took risks, If you are aware that you do high HIV risk activities, you need to practice safety measures ALWAYS - condoms, clean needles, other prophylactic devices, etc. Also, appropriate testing and possibly prevention drugs. If you do not take risks, the chance is low, but a test may reassure you. Take care! Read more...

Is it possible to provoke a cluster headache or migraine in a clinical setting to get an accurate dx in a patient? A desperate patient. And treat it

Headache. Headache, particularly cluster and migraine, can be difficult to treat. It would also be difficult to provoke a headache due to the (sometimes) unpredictable nature of this illness. What may be more helpful is a headache journal, where you can log what triggers (if any) are causing your headache and then review that with your doctor. Best of health to you! Read more...

What's a good fix for a terrible migraine / cluster headache?

Sumatriptan sc 6 mg. Provides rapid relief for about 80%. Read more...
Headache specialist. There is a difference between the two. A good history and physical examination will determine which of the two you have. Medications such as Imitrex (sumatriptan) are a good start. Some patients with migraine benefit from nerve blocks or botox. For both cluster and migraine, there are surgical procedures and nerve stimulators that can offer long lasting relief in the right patients. Read more...

I have a headache from last 3 years. Took migraine and cluster headache medicine for it but in vain. Its there the whole day. Tests are clear?

Chronic Headache. Chronic headaches can be the result of a number of things. Often muslce tension in the neck and shoulder muscles can lead to headache and can be eliminated with careful stretching. Food sensitivities can also cause chronic recurrent headaches. The only way to know is to go on a rotation diet. A good source of information is "diet wise" by keith scott-mumby. Dehydration, tmj, sinus, rarely neur. Read more...
Headache specialist. Headaches can come from a very wide variety of sources ranging from stress to problems with your teeth to brain tumors. Sorting this out, particularly in the face of "clear" tests may well require a careful, specific analysis of your specific symptoms and headache triggers. This is probably best accomplished with a neurologist who specializes in headaches. Good luck. Read more...
Exercise, magnesium. Daily headaches are usually due to chronic migraines. The best & safest treatment is botox. It is also the only fda-approved treatment. Take magnesium, feverfew, & coq10, exercise regularly, avoid sugar & caffeine, get enough sleep. For pain try migralex. Read more...